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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Students Shine in the Stevens Gallery Fall Exhibit

Students Shine in the Stevens Gallery Fall Exhibit

Holly VanVoorhis, Campus Life Reporter September 14, 2023

  Bright lights illuminate vibrant oil paints, the contrast of a black-and-white photograph and the sheen of mod-podge over poster clippings. Located within Reid Campus Center, the student...

Illustration by Kai Bowen.

Student orders 4lbs of bees to Reid post office

Grace Canny, dutiful roommate to Alissa Berman April 7, 2022

Early Wednesday morning, while all of campus slept, a detectable hum was in the air. Not a single bird dared chirp nor a duck dare quack. Whitman was nearly silent except for one building: Reid Campus...

Photo by Michael Lans.

“Holding Patterns” exhibition in Stevens Gallery navigates artistic moral questions

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter March 11, 2021

Last week, colorful abstract paintings filled the walls of the Stevens Gallery, with pinks, oranges and blues popping out from the walls of the small room. The display, “Holding Patterns,” was...

Pio Picks: Week of Dec. 3

Martina November 19, 2015

Each Thursday, The Pioneer highlights several events happening on campus or in Walla Walla during the weekend. Here are this week's picks. Annual Outdoor Program Gear Sale, Thursday, Dec. 3, 11:00...

Multi-car Collision on Park Street Leaves Community Shaken, Unharmed

Multi-car Collision on Park Street Leaves Community Shaken, Unharmed

Andy Monserud April 10, 2014

A driver, apparently impaired by a medical emergency, struck 11 cars and indirectly damaged a bicycle on Palouse Street, Alder Street and Boyer Avenue last Friday afternoon, April 4. All injuries, including...

Blue Moon Expands Digital Media Presence on Campus

‘Blue Moon’ Expands Digital Media Presence on Campus

River Sterne December 12, 2013
"Blue moon's" Digital Media staff hosted a Digital Media Opening in Reid Campus Center on Friday, Dec. 6 to present their work to the public. The opening featured two videos played on the walls of the art gallery, as well as other pieces done by "blue moon" staff members and submitted by students.
Illustration by Asa Mease

In the Kitchens: The Voices in Whitman’s Dining Halls

Lachlan Johnson April 25, 2013
Bon Appetit employees share the trials and tribulations of juggling their jobs with their lives off-campus.
Photos by Halley McCormick.

Students and Alumni Get “Real” About Life After Graduation

Emily Lin-Jones October 25, 2012
“I had no idea what I wanted to do when I got out of school,” said alumna Kate Morrison ’95 to a small group of students gathered in Reid Campus Center 240 on Monday, Oct. 22. For the next hour, she described her journey to her current career as a freelance web and graphic designer and answered questions from students interested in entering that field. The event was the sixth installment in the Student Engagement Center’s Real Talk with Alumni series, a semester-long series of workshops that invites local alumni from a variety of professions to share insight and career advice in a small group discussion setting.

ASWC Senate convenes for year’s first official meeting in Memorial

Lachlan Johnson October 4, 2012
The Memorial Building hosted the first senate meeting of the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) on Sunday, Sept. 30. Senate meetings this year will be held in Memorial, the physical and symbolic center of campus, rather than their traditional location in the basement of Reid Campus Center.

Guide to common campus nicknames and landmarks

Allison Work August 23, 2012
While Whitman is by no means a large campus, the local lingo and affectionate campus aficionados can be a lot to take in during the first few days, and locations are often critical during the bustle of orientation.

Mug share, bike share programs encourage campus participation

Allison Work April 26, 2012
The month leading up to Earth Day brought new ways of being green to campus as Campus Climate Challenge unveiled two new “share” programs: a pilot bike share program and a Reid Campus Center mug share. Both projects aim to bring students resources not currently at Whitman.
Credit: Faith Bernstein

College Creek overflows

Shelly Le November 14, 2011
On Sunday, Nov. 30, College Creek overflowed onto Park Street.
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