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Conversations Held About Douglas Hall Tree

Photo by Tywen Kelly
April 14, 2016
Concerns over structural safety vs. personal value of the Japanese maple tree in Douglas Hall has led to conversations about the future of the tree.

Practice outpaces policy in sexual misconduct investigations

April 16, 2015

It has been over two months since ASWC passed a resolution calling for changes to Whitman's Sexual Misconduct Policy. While many of the resolution's suggestions have been adopted in practice, several remain...

Office of Admission prepares for Admitted Students Day

April 16, 2015

Hundreds of admitted students, both prospective and already committed, will be welcomed to Whitman this Saturday for Admitted Students Day 2015. The day will include opportunities for students to sample...

Juniors lead local Girl Scouts troop

Juniors lead local Girl Scouts troop
April 16, 2015

The Walla Walla Valley has more girls who want to be Girl Scouts than they have troop leaders. To fill the gap and give local girls the chance to be scouts, four Whitman students have stepped up to lead...

Browning Out: Summer job hunt

April 16, 2015

Spring is rapidly approaching, and we all know what that means: Summer is just around the corner. And again, we all know what that means: You had better find yourself a job, you lazy asshole. Personally,...

Jackpage: Note found!

April 16, 2015

The other day, I found a crumpled letter in a wastepaper basket. What was I doing snooping through the garbage? An ordinary person might think it unusual to browse through trash cans, but I find it actually...

Inside the financial aid machine

Illustration by Cooper-Ellis
November 13, 2014

Financial aid was among the top concerns at the Board of Trustees' meeting this past week. National financial aid expert Sandy Baum presented to the board, faculty and select staff and students to...

College adviser to visit campus, discuss FGWC experiences

Photo contributed by Vikki Madden.
November 13, 2014

In an effort to continue discussions concerning accessibility and support for first generation and working class (FGWC) students, Whitman College will bring guest speaker Vicki Madden to campus on Nov....

Technology tools advance campus research, creativity

Technology tools advance campus research, creativity
November 13, 2014

Though it looks like a box and is equivalent in size to perhaps the crate of a large Beagle, it is much more sophisticated than a home for a dog. It has a clear lid and, inside, a grid that looks somewhat...

‘Interstellar’

'Interstellar'
November 13, 2014

Illustration by Sophie Cooper-Ellis. I am a huge fan of movies that explore the final frontier: space. My voyages to unknown worlds in "Star Trek" and going to infinity and beyond in "2001: A Space...

Voices of the Community // Issue 10

Ben Hernried, Sophomore.
November 13, 2014

Do you read the Pio? Photographer Denali Elliott takes a poll. [portfolio_slideshow]

Staff, Faculty Share Favorite Films

Staff, Faculty Share Favorite Films
April 17, 2014

Whitman College professors have lives outside of the Whitman campus and classroom, right? Well, I decided it would be interesting to assume they did, and I took the bold step of seeking out a handful of...

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