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Letter to the Editor: Catonsville Nine

March 8, 2018

Dear Editors: I brought Daniel Berrigan to the Whitman campus twice, once in the mid-1970s and again in the early 1980s. I had already brought him to Willamette University in 1975. In each case, I...

Editorial: Wire Receives Letter from the KKK

November 1, 2017

When an envelope addressed to the “Campus Student Media Group” appeared in The Wire’s mailbox, it had a stamp in place of a return address. The stamp read “Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan”...

Pioneer Past: A history of activism

November 1, 2017

On October 4, 1971, a Whitman alum sent the school newspaper (previously called The Pioneer) a letter urging the editor to denounce the students responsible for flying the school flag backwards on the...

Letter to the Editor: Re: Letter to Faculty

In response to News Editor Chris Hankin's opinion piece "Letter to Faculty," published Oct. 26 in The Wire.
October 31, 2017
The Whitman faculty under the current administration is somewhat like the Republican Senate under Trump; neither can openly say what they think for fear of damaging progress toward their goals.

Letter to the Editor: Mr. Whitman’s Success

November 2, 2016

To the Editor and Publisher: The Kappas’ recent achievement of raising more than $50,000 from the Mr. Whitman contest for The Health Center is astonishing and should be celebrated. I would be surprised...

To the Editor: A Letter of Support from Members of IPECC

February 25, 2016
As members of the Indigenous Peoples Education and Culture Club (IPECC), we support the campus newspaper changing its name from The Pioneer.

An Open Letter to President Murray from Divest Whitman

September 10, 2015

An Open Letter to President Murray from Divest Whitman Dear President Kathleen Murray, It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to Whitman College. As you begin your inaugural semester at Whitman,...

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘Residence Life Shuts Down Camp Whitman’

February 13, 2014

Dear Whitman Pioneer, I wanted to express my thoughts about the article published entitled "Residence Life Shuts Down Camp Whitman," published in a recent edition of The Pio. While I understand it...

Letter to the Editor: Lighten Up, Whitman

October 3, 2013

An open letter to the student nighttime cyclist I encountered last week: You were dressed in black and you had no lighting. Sitting at the stop sign in my car, I saw that all the oncoming vehicle...

Letter to the Editor, Jack Issue version

March 28, 2013

To the editor, This piece was so obtuse that it came across as nothing more than a writer learning that he or she can write the word "penis" in print and not get in trouble. Once taught that belief,...

Letter to the Editor: Thank You for Lincoln High School Support

March 7, 2013

Thank you, Whitman College, for inviting Lincoln High School to come to Maxey Hall and share about our trauma-sensitive model. We appreciate all the Whitman students that have come to Lincoln to volunteer...

Letter to the Editor

February 27, 2013

My thanks to The Pioneer and to [first-year] Jacqueline Rees-Mikula, who wrote the article about the Whitman Student Composers Concert in Chism Recital Hall on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, featuring new...

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