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Internation Celebration promotes diverse nationalities, open discussion

Internation Celebration promotes diverse nationalities, open discussion

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017


Filed under A&E

Excitement and an air of festivity filled the Reid Coffeehouse as performers took the stage to offer tastes of their cultures. This was the sixth annual InterNation Celebration, held on Saturday, Feb. 25. It showcased both international and domestic students, who performed with a wide variety of songs, ...

Community College “Poetry and Dance Project” translates art to new forms

Community College “Poetry and Dance Project” translates art to new forms

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under A&E, Events, Front Page Slideshow

Poetry, dance, music and theatre were intertwined in a moving performance at Walla Walla Community College. “A Poetry and Dance Project” was held at 7 p.m. on Oct. 8, and was centered around the poems of Raymond Carver and Tess Gallagher, paired with other art forms including music and dance. The s...

Pio past: Ducklings down the drain

October 15, 2015


Filed under NEWS

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 readers a glimpse of campus history. Tragic accident strikes Whitman duck population Originally...

Fast Facts: The future of printing

Lachlan Johnson

March 5, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Fast Facts: The future of printing Many students uses GoPrint to bring handouts and reading to class, but change is coming. User Support Services Consultant Cate Lyon and Campus Sustainability Coordinator Tristan Sewell are considering ways to make printing on campus less wasteful and more cost-ef...

Pio Past: Students build protest shanty town

Lachlan Johnson

March 5, 2015


Filed under NEWS

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 readers a glimpse of campus history. Originally published March 13, 1986 By Randy Edison Easily the most...

Sustainability director’s role takes shape

Lachlan Johnson

March 5, 2015


Filed under NEWS

On Feb. 22 ASWC passed an act renewing the sustainability director position for next year. When it was created last spring, the job of the ASWC sustainability director was purposefully vague. Over the last six months, the first two sustainability directors, sophomores Margo Heffron and Dani Hupper, have...

Voices of the Community // Issue 6

Voices of the Community // Issue 6

Rachael Barton

October 16, 2014


Filed under MEDIA, OPINION, Voices of the Community

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Whitman Faculty, Staff Members Receive Recognition

Josephine Adamski

March 6, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Whitman professors, faculty and staff are often honored for their hard work throughout the year. Usually their accomplishments are known to their colleagues and students, but they may not be acknowledged by the community as a whole. Three of Whitman's faculty and staff members, featured here, have rece...

Students Seek Counseling Center Alternatives

Ben Caldwell

March 6, 2014


Filed under FEATURE

When they need a listening ear, most students view the Counseling Center as their first resource. But does the Counseling Center have enough support for everyone? There are alternative resources on campus and in the community, but unfortunately not as many students seem to take advantage of them. La...

SEC Partners with Koru

Sam Grainger-Shuba

March 6, 2014


Filed under NEWS

Whitman's Student Engagement Center announced their partnership with Seattle-based company Koru on Feb. 20, adding to the array of post-Whitman resources the SEC offers to Whitman students and young alumni. Koru is a new company that partners with colleges to act as a connector between college students...

Fun Facts about the Female Body

Rosemary Hanson

March 6, 2014


Filed under Humor

There is no clearer illustration of how the patriarchy controls the representation of women's bodies than the story of the famous art critic who, on his wedding night, discovered in abject horror that (unlike Grecian statues) women have (not to put too fine a point on it) hair. Subsequently the marriage...

#liberated: Tweets From a Well-Intentioned Feminist

#liberated: Tweets From a Well-Intentioned Feminist

Natalie Berg

March 6, 2014


Filed under Humor

verbosefeminist: To combat men's efforts to silence the female voice, I hereby promise to make my tweets as lengthy as possible. I also promise to invoke elements of feminist theory because I feel I must take ownership of my educa… verbosefeminist: …tion. I studied gender studies at a ...

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