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Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

In Defense of Dining

Chloe Hansen, Opinion Columnist September 22, 2022

Modern academia has lost track of the concept of balancing society and intellectualism; the cure for finding it again is to reacquaint ourselves with in-person discourse through the hosting of dinner parties. This...

Illustration by Anna Stone.

Professors, parenthood and the pandemic

Zoe Schacter-Brodie, Feature Reporter November 4, 2021

The daily schedule of a professor tends to extend far beyond a typical 9-to-5, often obscuring the lines between work and home life—especially so for those with children. The pandemic has blurred these...

Professors and students balance the pros and cons of in-person learning

Ross Koller, News Reporter September 23, 2021

The switch to remote learning offered many challenges for professors and students alike. For many, it was an ordeal that they are glad to see the end of, but for some there were takeaways from online learning...

My professor saw me cry and now she’s my mom

AE, Unprofessional Young Professional November 7, 2019

Amidst midterms and thesis proposals, I was feeling especially stressed and unprepared for the week. I went into my professor’s office hours in hopes of asking for just one measly extension but came...

English Department Reinstates Creative Nonfiction Position

Daniel Kim May 8, 2014
For the 2014-15 academic year, the English department will offer Whitman College students various supplementary courses that will be taught by the new Creative Nonfiction Writing, Adjunct Assistant Professor of English Kisha Schlegel.
Staff, Faculty Share Favorite Films

Staff, Faculty Share Favorite Films

Nathan Fisher April 17, 2014
I took the bold step of seeking out a handful of Whitman intellectuals to see what movies they enjoyed and why.
Whitman Women in Academia Reflect on Challenges, Achievements

Whitman Women in Academia Reflect on Challenges, Achievements

Helen Angell April 1, 2014
Being a woman in academia is no longer an unusual feat. But female-identified professors are still a minority at Whitman. The Pioneer spoke to three female professors at Whitman about their experiences in academia.
Upcoming Movies for Pre-Finals Procrastination

Upcoming Movies for Pre-Finals Procrastination

Nathan Fisher April 1, 2014
Movie reviewer Nathan Fisher provides a number of different movie in preparation for pre-final procrastination at Whitman in May.
Alternate Universe Spells Trouble

Alternate Universe Spells Trouble

Nathan Fisher September 26, 2013
So another Harry Potter movie? See how movie reviewer Nathan Fisher feels about that.
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