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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

How to initiate: Backpage edition

Callie Brown February 5, 2015

It's the dawn of a new age: Second semester has officially begun. It's been two weeks, so obviously it makes sense that everyone is completely exhausted already. The countdown to spring break has already...

Wholesome group activities that are totally awesomer than any initiation practices

Elena Aragon October 6, 2011

Looking for some fresh and creative ways to initiate your group? Consider these exciting options that not only catalyze bonding but also test the strengths of the individuals joining, creating some solid...

Cry for help from a ‘Pioneer’ writer

Tabor Martinsen October 6, 2011

In light of this week's newspaper initiation, my boss asked me to write an article about my  experience thus far so here it is. On the first day, Satan my boss Adam made me clean his dirty laundry...

Illustration: Eddy Vazquez

TKE puts Pio staff on probation

Dana Thompson October 6, 2011

The Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) fraternity has placed The  Pioneer on probation for questionable goings-on during the infamous Pioneer Initiation Week, a representative said on Wednesday. "The initiation...

Credit: Ethan Parrish

Allegations of hazing leveled against TKE initiation practices

Molly Smith March 3, 2011

This article was also co-authored by Derek Thurber with contribution from Rachel Alexander and Josh Goodman. Several weeks ago, The Pioneer was approached by senior Dan Hart with some of the allegations...

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