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Breath, Sweat, Hair, Dirt, Dust

Photo by Tywen Kelly
April 20, 2017

A sweeping set of performances came to the stage at Harper Joy Theatre for Whitman’s annual Spring Dance Performance, titled “breath, sweat, hair, dirt, dust.” Performances ran from April 12...

Built to Spill comes to Main Street Studios

Built to Spill comes to Main Street Studios
November 17, 2016

On Saturday, November 12, Walla Walla's indie rock lovers stormed into Main Street Studios. They had come to see a three-and-a-half hour concert headlined by the 90's Idaho band Built to Spill, in their...

Antigo Nick Contemporizes Greek Tragedy

November 12, 2016

The classic Greek tragedy of Antigone has been brought into contemporary times through Anne Carson’s unique and radical translation of the play, “Antigo Nick” (alternately spelled “Antigonick”)....

“Kaleidoscope” is a unique music experience

Photo by Samarah Uribe Mendez
November 10, 2016

Bagpipes, accordion, strings, Ghanaian drums, guitar, electric bass, brass and singers are among the many musical sounds that came together for a unique performance in Hunter Conservatory. “Kaleidoscope,”...

#AskKathy video series offers opportunity to meet incoming president

Dr. Murray was on campus filming parts of the video series. Photo contributed by Michelle Ma from Whitman Communications.
April 23, 2015

This week the Whitman Office of Communications began releasing the first videos in a series titled #AskKathy. In the series, Whitman's incoming president, Dr. Kathleen Murray, answers questions submitted...

Pio Past: Spring Spirit

Pio Past: Spring Spirit
April 23, 2015

For almost 120 years, The Pioneer has reported on news from the Whitman campus and surrounding community. Pio Past pulls old articles from past decades from the Penrose Library archives to give modern...

Office of Civil Rights investigates possible Title IX violation

November 20, 2014

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights (OCR) is currently investigating Whitman College for possible violation of federal law. The investigation is in response to a complaint filed by...

14th President Murray will lead college into next phase

Photo by Annabelle Marcovici.
November 20, 2014

Lachlan Johnson contributed reporting. Last Thursday the Presidential Search Committee named Kathleen Murray, currently provost and dean of faculty at Macalester College, as Whitman's 14th president....

ASWC seeks to increase student input on tenure

ASWC seeks to increase student input on tenure
November 20, 2014

ASWC representatives are preparing a resolution based on research of the process for granting tenure at Whitman's 12 comparison colleges, in response to students' desire to become more involved in the...

Mease not Mooses: The perfect mug

Mease not Mooses: The perfect mug
November 20, 2014

Comic by Asa Mease.

Students Pass on Love of Reading with Story Time

Students Pass on Love of Reading with Story Time
April 24, 2014

The Story Time Project gives Whitman students a chance to pass on their love for books by reading to children who might not otherwise have much literature in their lives. Story Time is one of...

Renaissance Faire Skits to Entertain with Royal Style

Renaissance Faire Skits to Entertain with Royal Style
April 24, 2014

Whitman College's 44th Annual Renaissance Faire will take place this Saturday, April 26 and will last from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the lawn in front of Memorial Hall. A highlight of the events the...

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