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Jostling at Whitman

Peggy Li, Opinion Editor

October 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION

What is the ‘jostle,’ you may ask? I will hence define the ‘jostle’ as: competition and exclusivity within a realm of little to no importance, by which members of the in-group struggle for dominance within their narrow realm. Examples prominently include, but are not limited to: shopping at used...

Whitman and Goodwill: A Love Story

Whitman and Goodwill: A Love Story

Andy Monserud

April 1, 2014


Filed under Circuit, FEATURE

The thrift shop down the road from campus, Goodwill, sells Whitman College students hundreds of items each year. Goodwill Industries is a nonprofit organization that works to give disadvantaged people the skills required to succeed in the modern labor market. But the name is best known to Whitman...

Style Spotlight: Ryan Campeau ’13

cade beck

March 1, 2012


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

Every week, The Pioneer  searches out Whitties who bring an extra splash of fashion consciousness and sartorial daring to campus. This week's Style Spotlight: junior French and theatre major Ryan Campeau. Style Soundbites "I bought [my ring] in December-ish, when I was studying abroad in N...

From fly to fugly: The Backpage style guide

Dana Thompson

November 10, 2011


Filed under Humor

Good Style Fifi von Grotenboten is known around campus for her razor-sharp style. "I had this jacket made at a custom leather shop in Milan. I hand-picked the cow," she boasts proudly in her trademark "trumpet with a stuffy nose" voice. "The top is made out of old curtains stolen from the palace ...

Style spotlight: Nanyonjo Mukungu ’12

Style spotlight: Nanyonjo Mukungu ’12

cade beck

November 10, 2011


Filed under A&E

Every week, The Pioneer searches out Whitties who bring an extra splash of fashion consciousness and sartorial daring to campus. This week's Style Spotlight: Senior politics major Nanyonjo Mukungu. Style Soundbites "My vest: my friend got for me a couple Thanksgivings ago. She went shopping a...

Style spotlight: Evan Griffis ’15

Style spotlight: Evan Griffis ’15

cade beck

November 3, 2011


Filed under A&E

Every week, The Pioneer searches out Whitties who bring an extra splash of fashion consciousness and sartorial daring to campus. This week's Style Spotlight: First-year Evan Griffis. Style Soundbites "One of my dear friends was traveling in London last year, and she was just kind of buying a...

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