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On- and Off-Campus Dining

Emily Lin-Jones

May 8, 2014

Which dining hall is the best? And how do students adjust to life after the meal plan? This week, The Pioneer explores how Whitman students prefer to eat and cook their meals.

Unique Variety Show Format Creates New Opportunities, Challenges

Unique Variety Show Format Creates New Opportunities, Challenges

Serena Runyan

December 12, 2013

Putting together a variety show has proven challenging for the "Ukulele!" team, but the myriad of personal talents onstage make for a joyful performance. Assistant Professor of Theatre Jessica Cerullo created the themes and story line for "Ukulele!" Using inspiration from Vaudeville and other variety...

More Accurate Christmas Carols

Rosemary Hanson

December 12, 2013

O Christmas Tree: O finals week O finals week Why study when there's Xbox? O finals week O finals week Why study when there's Xbox? Halo's great, though violent be And have you played Assassin's Creed? O finals week O finals week Why study when there's Xbox?   ...

Anti-Racism Coalition Prepares for Spring

Lachlan Johnson

December 12, 2013

Efforts by students, staff and faculty to confront racism on campus have continued in the three-week period between Thanksgiving and Winter Break. Student organizers have come together to form the Coalition Against Racism Everywhere, faculty have passed a motion to cancel classes for a day next spring...

Athletes Gain Crucial Benefits from Sleep

Athletes Gain Crucial Benefits from Sleep

Marah Alindogan

December 12, 2013

Between classes, extracurricular activities and much-needed study breaks, sleep can be a luxury rarely offered to college students. However, sleep can take on a whole new meaning as a collegiate athlete. The individual sleeping habits of college varsity athletes can be fruitful or detrimental to their performance on and ...

Bon Appétit’s New Holiday Menu Polarizing

Bon Appétit’s New Holiday Menu Polarizing

Molly Johanson

December 12, 2013

"Do you want ham, turkey or peppermint bark?" This week's greeting at Bon Appétit's Fire and Spice is a little different than usual. For the rest of the semester, Bon Appétit has decided to bring some holiday cheer to the menu. "This is really what Bon App is all about. Giving the students what they want ....

Whitman Provides Housing, Community Ties Over Long Breaks

Whitman Provides Housing, Community Ties Over Long Breaks

Lorah Steichen

December 12, 2013

While most students are able to take advantage of school breaks as an opportunity to head home and unwind, a select number of Whitman College students remain on campus even while residence halls close. During winter and spring vacations, students who are not able to make other accommodations are housed in residence halls. In addition to intern...

True Facts: Holiday Edition

True Facts: Holiday Edition

Melina Hughes

December 12, 2013

All right, y'all, it's time to drop some 100 percent accurate knowledge jingle-bombs, so get ready. It's the holiday season, and there are a lot of rumors out there about what's going on. Some people call them "holiday tales" or "carols," but I call them lies. Don't worry, though. I have some legit facts for you. 1. "Santa" isn't bringing you presents, okay...

‘Blue Moon’ Expands Digital Media Presence on Campus

‘Blue Moon’ Expands Digital Media Presence on Campus

River Sterne

December 12, 2013

"Blue moon's" digital media section wants to use digital media to redefine our understanding of where media and art collide. The digital media staff hosted a Digital Media Opening in Reid Campus Center on Friday, Dec. 6 to present their work to the public. The digital media staff is one of "blue ...

Behind the Scenes of ‘Ukulele!’

Karah Kemmerly

December 12, 2013

This week, The Pioneer spoke with dancers, a juggler, a sound technician and actors participating in the upcoming Harper Joy Theatre variety show, "Ukulele!" Find out more about the director's rationale behind the show and about some of the unique student talents on stage.

This Is a Headline (Get It?)

Elena Aragon

December 2, 2013

What's up, y'all? Time for my favorite time of the week –– writing my article for the Backpage! So what's up with the Science Building, am I right? Oh, shit! I have a Genetics final tomorrow. Damn, better get crackin'. Anyway, it's so cold in there. What's up with that? Cold, frosty beer....

First Generation and Working Class Club Organizes May Day Gesture

Daniel Kim

May 4, 2013

Custodians and Bon Appétit employees may be the most unrecognized workers at Whitman College. Members of the First Generation and Working Class Club are aware of this, and they're working to change it. To accomplish this goal, club members will be posting fliers with photos of workers and notes of...

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