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Back to School, Back to Movies: Fall Movie Preview

Back to School, Back to Movies: Fall Movie Preview

Nathan Fisher

September 11, 2014

Illustration by Lya Hernandez. For the past three years at Whitman (I feel old), I have used my weekly trip to the movie theater to keep me sane. This semester, with my film thesis, oral exams and math written exams looming, the movie industry better offer some high-octane escapisms to keep me fr...

Scramble games

Tristan Gavin

October 18, 2012

As we enter the second half of the semester, most first-years are getting settled into the rhythm of college life. Some first-years, however, still have not yet set foot on campus as enrolled students. While most Scrambles found their way back to campus prior to classes, one group of students remains...

Style Spotlight: Anuradha Lingappa ’15

cade beck

April 26, 2012

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 biology major Anuradha Lingappa. Style Soundbites "My sweater––I got it from my grandmother's basement, 'cause she was moving o...

‘Hunger Games’ brings deadly dystopian struggle to big screen

Illustration: Binta Loos-Diallo

Nathan Fisher

April 5, 2012

I am proud to report that I actually read a non-required book this week––"The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins. Okay, okay, it's an easy fun read, 374 pages with big print, with words of fewer than eight letters. The film version is a surprisingly good adaptation of the book, making me pleased...

Hunger “Games”

Illustration: Julie Peterson

Tabor Martinsen

April 5, 2012

All this "Hunger Games" mania got me thinking: What would happen if a similar situation occurred at Whitman? What circumstances could lead to such a terrifying prospect? Here is a potential and (hopefully) unrealistic situation: Due to lack of available food, laziness to continue to produce food, punishment to ungrateful...

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