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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 9
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Creative Voices of Whitman

Sarah Cornett May 13, 2013
Creative writers at Whitman discuss their creative processes and their varied styles of expression.
Editor-in-Chief Rachel Alexander. Photo by Susie Krikava.

Circuit Letter from the Editor

Rachel Alexander May 13, 2013

I've sat down to write this letter half a dozen times, but it's always seemed like an impossible task. My predecessors, sitting where I am today, have reflected elegantly on their time at Whitman and...

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Whitman Alumni Find Environmentalist Views Evolving

Sam Chapman May 13, 2013
Environmental issues are a prominent concern amongst Whitman activists, yet many claim that their youthful idealism dies out once faced with the 'real world.' Here, the Circuit catches up with four environmentally-minded alumnae to see how post-grad life has affected their environmental vision.
Illustration by Kelsey Lund

Guide to Summer in Walla Walla

Rachel Alexander May 13, 2013
Want to know what to do in Walla Walla after most folks have left? We've got you covered.
Illustration: Ruth Hwang

How well do campus resources prepare students for life after Whitman?

Rachel Alexander May 9, 2012

Before I set off for Whitman, my parents sat down to give me some good old-fashioned advice. After all the usual concerns about studying hard and making good use of my time in college, they turned...

The Circuit: Graduation Edition

The Circuit: Graduation Edition

Patricia Vanderbilt May 9, 2012
My fellow seniors and I are about to let go of one of the main things that has defined us over the past several years: Soon, we will no longer be Whitman students.
Credit: cade beck

Whitman teaches us to create the world we live in

May 9, 2012

This column was contributed by Alice Minor '12 We've tried to climb Styx or observed someone fail to do so. Thrown or been hit by a Frisbee. Attempted the Reading Room challenge or watched Sam Alden's...

Senior profiles

Alyssa Fairbanks May 9, 2012

Rarely do Whitman students get the chance to hear about the innovative projects and newsworthy accomplishments of classmates beyond their immediate friend group. The Pioneer sat down with several graduating...

Senior post-grad plans: Meghan Bill, Jimmy Kaplan, Adam Delgado

Sylvie Luiten May 9, 2012

Meghan Bill "[My plans are] still being formed. I wrote my thesis on museums in the local area because I'm really interested in museum studies and museum education, so I'm searching for opportunities...

Senior sports profiles: David Michaels, Katie Tackman

Peter Clark May 9, 2012

David Michaels "Training for me is ya know, getting up at 6 a.m., working out, lifting with our assistant coach, Coach Garnett. We get up [and] lift, I go to classes, come back, get up shots for...

Credit: cade beck

Interview with Professor David Schmitz

Alyssa Fairbanks May 9, 2012

The labels that have been assigned to current college-aged youth are endless, from the multitaskers and echo boomers, to the "Yes-We-Can" generation. The Pioneer sat down with Professor David Schmitz,...

Credit: Allie Felt

Senior thesis profile: Gaea Campe

Shelly Le May 9, 2012
My thesis examines the interconnections between biodiversity and linguistic diversity and builds the argument that preserving the world's endangered indigenous languages is an ecological imperative. Indigenous languages have been spoken in the same bio-regions for thousands of years and have accrued knowledge of those ecosystems that's often beyond the scope and specificity of scientific literature.
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