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Response to the COVID-19 pandemic: The Wire is moving forward

April 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has scattered our student body across the country.  Campus is nearly empty. Those who have remained must stay in their own dorms or off-campus homes due to Gov. Inslee’s stay-at...

Letter from the Editor: Circuit 10

Photo by Marcovici
April 1, 2014

Spring is without a doubt my favorite time of year. Maybe it's just because I grew up in Salt Lake City, where you get to experience four seasons, or maybe it's because I think that nothing good can come...

Circuit Letter from the Editor

Editor-in-Chief Rachel Alexander. Photo by Susie Krikava.
May 13, 2013

I've sat down to write this letter half a dozen times, but it's always seemed like an impossible task. My predecessors, sitting where I am today, have reflected elegantly on their time at Whitman and...

Final Letter from the Editor

May 2, 2013

This issue of The Pioneer will be the 91st and final issue I've worked on during my time at Whitman. I've saved my personal reflections for our graduation magazine, issue 7 of The Circuit. For now, I want...

Letter from the Editor

September 6, 2012

I joined the staff of The Pioneer my freshman year at Whitman, mostly because I thought I'd have a better shot at making friends if I was involved in something on campus. I was a news reporter with no...

Goodbye letter from the Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2012

This is the last regular issue of The Pioneer, but it isn't my last letter from the editor. I've saved my nostalgia for the graduation edition of The Circuit, out next week. Here, I would like to recognize...

The Circuit, Issue 2

The Circuit, Issue 2
March 13, 2012

Does anyone else get a serious case of the winter blahs every February? I spent a fair amount of time last month searching "beach vacation" on Google and imagining I was somewhere with sand and sun––somewhere...

The Circuit: A Pioneer Publication

The Circuit: A Pioneer Publication
December 13, 2011

Welcome to the first issue of The Circuit. The Pioneer is a continuously evolving entity. Every issue is a product not only of the current staff, but of those who have come before and the contributions...

Letter from the editor

September 8, 2011

Why do we read newspapers? I suspect that each of you will have a different answer to this question; I'll give you mine. We read newspapers because we are conscious that something in this world apart from...

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