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KWCW Spotlight: Students Talk Race, Sexuality and More on Air

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor October 4, 2017
"We're Black, We're Queer, We're Here" brings the intersectionality of race and sexuality to KWCW radio.

KWCW Show of the Week: “Radio Wrongthink”

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer February 23, 2017

Diversity of thought is the focus of "Radio Wrongthink," sophomore Emma Philbrook's contribution to KWCW talk radio. Controversial topics and challenging ideas are plentiful in this unconventional show,...

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Live Blog: Spring Issue 5

Marra Clay, Publisher February 22, 2017

Publisher Marra Clay taking over tonight's Live Blog! Hold on to your horses, it's going to be a doozy. 4:22 - Opinion Editor Peggy Li has brought the most amazing (read: questionable) production snack...

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6×6 Perspectives on Display

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer October 5, 2016

Around a thousand six by six-inch squares of artwork, each unique and different, lined the walls of CAVU Cellars as people milled around listening to music and picking out their favorite paintings. This...

Politics, Rhetoric unite to help students engage in election season

Politics, Rhetoric unite to help students engage in election season

Georgie Lyon, News Editor October 5, 2016

Live screenings of presidential debates have allowed more opportunities for Whitman students to contemplate how political rhetoric is an important component of American democracy. This year, the Politics...

KWCW Show of the Week: Mossy Tentacles

Martina Pansze, Managing Editor September 29, 2016

The fall mornings seem to be getting a bit chillier every day, but you can warm up and prepare for your week with the radio show “Mossy Tentacles.” Hosted by senior Art History and Visual Culture Studies...

Pio Past: The origin of The Pioneer

Pio Past March 3, 2016
The first article from the first issue of The Pioneer, published in November 1896, explains the origin of the paper's name.

Absence of houses for women’s fraternities has historic roots

Georgia Lyon February 25, 2016
The sexism of the past reaches into the present through the housing options available to Greek Life at Whitman College.

Whitman’s Ethics Bowl team wins Ladenson Award

Lachlan Johnson February 25, 2016
Seven students traveled to Washington, D.C. last weekend to compete in the Ethics Bowl National Championship, a competition where students from across the nation face off to see who can have the most thoughtful conversation about modern ethical dilemmas.
Photo contributed by Bob Carson.

Students call for removal of Snake River dams

Lachlan Johnson February 26, 2015

A new environmental group on campus, Rethink Dams, is advocating for the removal of the four dams on the lower Snake River. Sophomore Fiona Bennitt formed Rethink Dams after she was inspired by the...

Fast Facts: ASWC Tenure Resolution

Lachlan Johnson February 26, 2015

Students' only voice in tenure decisions is through course evaluations. ASWC wants the Personnel Committee, which makes tenure decisions, to also consider evaluative letters by students. If the faculty...

ASWC plans for Health Center Advisory Board

Jeremy Alexander February 26, 2015

ASWC representatives are preparing a resolution to create an advisory committee for the Welty Health Center. The resolution, written by junior ASWC Senators Olivia Hagel and Nick Hochfeld, is expected...

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