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Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the Classroom

Lena Friedman and Alex Brockman

April 25, 2019

As American society continues to rely more heavily on technology year by year, it has become a topic of hot debate whether the use of technology in classrooms enhances or hinders the experience of students and teachers. At Whitman professors take a range of stances: from strict no computer policies to...

Pio Past – ACLU President Defends Pornography

Ben Kunz, News Reporter

March 29, 2018

The Pioneer published the following article in volume 107 issue 24 on May 1st, 1997. It was written by Jennifer Allen, a Staff Writer. “Censorship of pornography would be counterproductive to the feminist movement,” ACLU president Nadine Strossen stated to a crowded Chism auditorium Monday at 8 p...

Whitman in the Wallowas gears up for second summer

Whitman in the Wallowas gears up for second summer

Dylan Tull

February 2, 2012

Last summer, Whitman in the Wallowas took 12 Whitman students deep into Wallowa County, Ore. to work with residents and study interdisciplinary environmental issues through hands-on work in the community. Following the success of the program's first outing, Miles C. Moore Professor of Political Science...

Whitman community concerned about Koch-funded lecture

Emily Lin-Jones

November 17, 2011

The conservative-allied Charles Koch Foundation and Whitman College would not normally seem an ideal pair. However, when the foundation funded a recent lecture series, this unlikely pair was brought together, resulting in mixed opinions from the Whitman community. The Classical Liberalism Lecture...

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