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Voices of the Community: Issue 13

Voices of the Community: Issue 13

Jade Blake-Whitney

December 12, 2013

What are you looking forward to about break? Videographer Jade Blake-Whitney polls the community on what they are looking forward to about break....

Voices of the Community: Issue 11

Voices of the Community: Issue 11

Tanner Bowersox

November 20, 2013

What is your opinion on the Whitman Encounters website? Videographer Tanner Bowersox polls the community on what they think about the Whitman Encounters website....

Voices of the Community: Issue 5

Voices of the Community: Issue 5

Tanner Bowersox

October 8, 2013

If you could take a class in anything what would it be? Videographer Tanner Bowersox polls the community on what classes they would like to take if they could take a class in anything....

Presenting the Fall 2013 Pioneer Editors and Managers!

Presenting the Fall 2013 Pioneer Editors and Managers!

Shelly Le

September 13, 2013

This afternoon was our first editors critique meeting and I can't honestly say more about how proud and honored I am to work with such dynamic, fun, dedicated, and good-looking (If I do say so myself!) individuals. Our majors span from BBMB to Economics to German Studies and our non-Pio interests incl...

‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home’: Audience should stay home

Nathan Fisher

April 26, 2012

  Some movies are decent, and yet, you just don't enjoy watching them. "Jeff, Who Lives at Home" was one of those movies for me. Maybe I still have not recovered from the adrenaline rush of "Cabin in the Woods" or am spent from my differential equations midterm/zombie attack Friday aft...

Do you need something glossy in your life?

Do you need something glossy in your life?

Patricia Vanderbilt

February 29, 2012

Hey Pio readers! Does anyone want something shiny in their lives? Not to fear, The Pioneer is bringing you Issue 2 of The Circuit; set to arrive just before Spring Break. But wait! There's more! Issue 2 of The Circuit will be TWO TIMES as long as Issue 1! That's two times the length for the s...

‘Moneyball’ redefines America’s pastime

Nathan Fisher

September 29, 2011

Admittedly, I am not a big baseball nut. The point of baseball for me is going to the ballpark to eat a good hot dog and spit sunflower seeds. But Bennett Miller's new film "Moneyball," surprisingly, is not only for the baseball fanatic. In fact, very little baseball is played in the first 90 minutes...

Letter from the Editor: Reading and writing

Gillian Frew

December 8, 2009

Dear readers, Good endings are important. Whether you're writing an article or wrapping up another semester at Whitman, you always want to leave things in just the right place before marking that final period, or packing up to leave for the holidays. Good endings also tend to be reflective. But when...

Letter from the Publisher: Reflections on a Pioneer education

Kim Sommers

November 18, 2009

Dear Whitman Pioneer Community, I am writing to report on the state of The Pioneer and of the plans for The Pioneer's future. Because of a summer resignation the recently established position of Publisher became vacant. The Publisher's position was established in order to raise the focus on the ...

The Pio’s midterm check-in – Letter from the Editor

Gillian Frew

October 22, 2009

Dear Readers, This semester, even more than most, has been a time of transition for the Pio. We hired a predominantly new staff of reporters, columnists, photographers, illustrators, production and business associates and even a few new editors, while welcoming back our core returning staff members....

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