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The pets of Whitman

The pets of Whitman

Rosa Woolsey, News Reporter

May 8, 2020

Owner: Toyona Howard Name: Bleu Nickname: Lil’ Beta Age: Adult Length of Companionship: October 2019 Favorite Treat: Blood worms Fun Memory: Any time Toyona gets near the top of the tank, where she feeds Bleu from, he gets really excited. Hobbies: Hangs out at the top of the tank.   (No picture) ...

Whitties Helping Non-Whitties

Megumi Rierson, staff writer

April 28, 2016

As a humor writer for the Whitman College Pioneer (we’d love input on a less-racist name change, by the way), I am a vociferous proponent for making fun of the Whitman student body. Every day, I am bombarded with potential jokes about the various absurdities of living in this Birkenstoked hive min...

Game Night at Sweet Basil

Emma Cooper, Columnist

September 24, 2015

If you're looking for more than just pizza at Sweet Basil, Wednesday nights are the time for you. Sweet Basil hosts the Walla Walla Go Club (WWGC) game night each week on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. A few Whitman students, especially members of the Japanese club, have frequented Go Club. Go is an...

Singing (more like laughing) in the rain

Jessica Faunt

September 29, 2014

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - Monroe Mountain, UT Today could have been miserable.  With a GPS, measuring tapes, and cameras in hand, we were sent in groups of three up the steep slopes of Monroe Mountain to find randomly selected coordinates in recently burned conifer and aspen stands.  Followi...

Captain America: A Superior Sequel

Captain America: A Superior Sequel

Nathan Fisher

April 10, 2014

I've said it before, and I'll say it again: I love (good) superhero movies. Surprisingly, Marvel's recent installment, "Captain America:  The Winter Soldier" does not disappoint. After the Marvel superhero clan banded together in "The Avengers" and reminded us how awesome Thor, Iron Man, the Hulk and Captain America are, Marvel has not backed...

‘Pokémon’: Bugs To Riches

'Pokémon': Bugs To Riches

James Kennedy

September 26, 2013

In less than a month, half of Whitman College will be hunched over their 3DS's with either "Pokémon X" or "Y," swearing under their breath as they waste another Ultra Ball trying to nab an elusive catch, while the other half be wondering why the hell people are treating Charizard like it's a new P...

‘Some Nights’ brimming with anthemic Fun.

Mallory Martin

March 11, 2012

F un. is the name of the band, and their latest album Some Nights is just that. After the breakup of his band The Format, lead singer Nate Ruess went on to create Fun. in 2008. Tuesday, Feb. 21 marked the release of their second LP, which was unfortunately leaked in advance. Despite this, the albu...

Scary Things

Scary Things

Sara Portesan

November 7, 2011

Before you read any more of this blog, a quick survey please! Look at the next two photos and comment below (or think in your head or tell the person next to you) what you think they are of. I will get back to these in a minute; jump to the end if you simply cannot wait.   First, a little about my Hallo...

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