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What to do When You’ve Forgotten Someone’s Name

Clara Wheeler, Humor Writer

November 10, 2016

Uh oh. That person sees you again. You know the one, the nice young woman who knows your name but you have absolutely no idea who she is. Where do you know each other from? A shared class? Club activity? One night stand? She smiles at you and greets you by name. “Hey you,” you say before you pass each other...

Whitman Overhauls Image with New Mascot Ideas

Clara Wheeler, staff writer

September 15, 2016

Recently, the former Whitman mascot “the Missionaries” was deemed a mark of past times, a time when people killed others due to cultural differences. Luckily, we have advanced since then and the age of suffering by minority figures has ended, ushering in a new age which must have a new figurehead...

Alumni and Administration Enraged About the Name Change of…What’s that Paper Called Again?

Austin Biehl, staff writer

March 10, 2016

In an unexpected turn of events, it seems that people have actually read an article published in the Pioneer. Vitriolic anger exploded last week when the Pio announced its radical decision to change its name from a symbol of racist colonialism to something more culturally appropriate. “God dammit,” sw...

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