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Trevor Lewis, Humor Writer December 8, 2016

Your Mom’s Gonna Love That New Ying-Yang Face Tattoo   “Why are Finals?” and Other Questions Asked in the Quiet Room at 4:00a.m.   Local First-Year Can’t Wait to Continue...

In The News

Ben Freedman, Humor Editor November 10, 2016

MONDAY Study: BBMB Majors choose course of study solely for intellectual self-aggrandizement TUESDAY Thanksgiving dinner with Wisconsin extended family poses foreseeable conflict WEDNESDAY Beginning...

The Blue Mountains east of Walla Walla. Photo by Marra Clay

Whitman Announces New Mascot

Marra Clay, Publisher November 3, 2016
The Blues will officially become Whitman College’s new mascot. On Thursday, November 3rd, President Kathy Murray emailed the announcement to the Whitman Community. She wrote “After looking at all the responses from alumni, students, faculty and staff to the most recent survey, it became clear right away that the Whitman Community feels the Blues is the mascot that best represents Whitman.”
Illustration by Meg Cuca

Treat your journalists right

Andrew Schwartz October 20, 2016

Two headlines off the impetuous digital press dateline September 8, 2016: “The Entire Seattle Seahawks Team Will Protest the National Anthem at Opening Game” and “Entire Seahawks Team Planning to...

This week in the news

Jeffrey Gustaveson, Staff Writer September 8, 2016

-Post-80s dance Prentiss brunch the surest sign yet that the apocalypse is nigh -RA spends a heartbreaking amount of time making bathroom “Crush Board” poster that will be covered in phallic imagery...

In The News

April 1, 2016

THIS JUST IN: Parents just really think you should major in BBMB “Honey, your cousin Tim majored in Biology at the U, and he’s in med school now! And remember, there’ll always be sick people in...

KWCW Show of the Week

Megan Hearst, Staff Writer September 24, 2015

It’s been just a few days since the Pio Hour’s last broadcast, and already sophomores Andrew Schwartz and Anna Middleton are gearing up for next week’s bimonthly release. As the show’s editors,...

Photo by Hannah Bashevkin.

Art Installation Calls Attention to Lack of Economic Diversity

Lachlan Johnson September 18, 2014

Before sunrise on Thursday, September 18th, a group of Whitman students created an unauthorized art installation on the steps of Memorial Building to protest and draw attention to issues of oppression...

Class of 2014 Fellowships Profiles

Class of 2014 Fellowships Profiles

Helen Angell May 15, 2014

After graduation, some Whitman seniors will be heading all over the country and the world pursuing their goals with the help of fellowships. The Pioneer spoke with three students about the fellowships...

Class of 2014 Thesis Profiles

Class of 2014 Thesis Profiles

Emily Lin-Jones May 15, 2014

Many Whitman seniors conducted year-long thesis research as part of their major's graduation requirements. The Pioneer sat down with three members of the graduating class to discuss their projects, the...

Class of 2014 Future Plans Profiles

Class of 2014 Future Plans Profiles

Andy Monserud May 15, 2014

By the time they move their tassels, many Whitman seniors-turned-graduates will have already determined what they will be doing once they leave Walla Walla. The Pioneer spoke with three students about...

Bridges Picks ‘Reservation Blues’ for Summer Reading

Andy Monserud April 10, 2014

Another in a series of "lasts" for President George Bridges came over spring break, when the Whitman Office of Communications announced his choice for this year's summer reading, "Reservation Blues" by...

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