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Anti-violence and the Black Lives Matter movement

Ava Liponis, Columnist October 22, 2020

The 1960s Black Power activist formerly known as H. Rap Brown once said that violence is “as American as cherry pie.” Black Lives Matter protests in June and July were sites of alarming acts of violence....

Photo by Andrew Schwartz

‘I’m Going to Go Chill in the Bathroom’

Andrew Schwartz, Feature Editor October 19, 2017
Highlight number three occurs on the dancefloor, where we boogy and shimmy buckwild to the 1996 Mark Morrison's hit, “Return of the Mack.”
Interns Learn to Budget in Small and Large Cities

Interns Learn to Budget in Small and Large Cities

Talia Rudee September 12, 2013

This summer, senior Jane Carmody worked 40 hours per week as an unpaid intern at the U.S. House of Representatives. She was one of 109 student recipients of the Whitman Internship Grant (WIG), but...

Besides being a star player, Janin also serves as the teams coach.  Photos by Brennan Johnson.

Janin Steps Up for Sweets

Tristan Gavin April 4, 2013

Skeptics of the 2013 Whitman Sweets will point to the void of leadership and star power after graduating a strong class last spring. That is where Jacob Janin comes in. Janin, a senior, is one of...

Credit: Cade Beck

Style spotlight: Evan Griffis ’15

cade beck November 3, 2011

Every week, The Pioneer searches out Whitties who bring an extra splash of fashion consciousness and sartorial daring to campus. This week's Style Spotlight: First-year Evan Griffis. Style Soundbites "One...

Credit: Cade Beck

Style spotlight: Lauren Platman ’15

cade beck October 27, 2011

Every week, The Pioneer searches out Whitties who bring an extra splash of fashion consciousness and sartorial daring to campus. This week's Style Spotlight: first-year Lauren Platman. Style Sound...

Middle-class ‘Occupy Portland’ protestors should harness power of education

Elizabeth Cole October 27, 2011

I arrived in Portland over four-day on a Friday night. The air was biting yet alive with the bustle of a city whose bedtime is long past Walla Walla's. The streets were filled with activity, and as my...

Credit: Faith Bernstein

Dan Terrio appointed new Chief Information Officer

Karah Kemmerly September 8, 2011

After a long and in-depth search process last spring, Dan Terrio has been appointed new Chief Information Officer at Whitman. He is the successor of previous CIO Keiko Pitter, who retired last year. Terrio...

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