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Pio Picks: Week of Dec. 3

Martina

November 19, 2015


Filed under A&E, Pio Picks

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 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.,Reid Ballroom. Paper Tigers screening, Thursday, Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m., Cordiner Ha...

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


Filed under NEWS

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 the bicyclist's, were minor, but many of the vehicles involved sustained heavy damage. Acco...

‘Blue Moon’ Expands Digital Media Presence on Campus

‘Blue Moon’ Expands Digital Media Presence on Campus

River Sterne

December 12, 2013


Filed under Events, NEWS

"Blue moon's" digital media section wants to use digital media to redefine our understanding of where media and art collide. The digital media staff hosted a Digital Media Opening in Reid Campus Center on Friday, Dec. 6 to present their work to the public. The digital media staff is one of "blue ...

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

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

Lachlan Johnson

April 25, 2013


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, News Highlight

What does it mean to be part of a community? Looking around the Whitman campus, it is easy to recognize students, professors and administrators as Whitties. But there is another group at Whitman, rarely seen but essential to the day-to-day life of the college. The staff of Whitman's dining halls cook, serve, clean and clear the dishes of hundreds...

Students and Alumni Get “Real” About Life After Graduation

Students and Alumni Get “Real” About Life After Graduation

Emily Lin-Jones

October 25, 2012


Filed under NEWS

"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...

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

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

Lachlan Johnson

October 4, 2012


Filed under NEWS

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. Despite...

Guide to common campus nicknames and landmarks

Allison Work

August 23, 2012


Filed under A&E

You find yourself in an unknown place, overwhelmed by the action, dazed and confused. Maybe you know this feeling; maybe this, your arrival at Whitman, is your first experience with it. While Whitman is by no means a large campus, the local lingo and affectionate campus aficionados can be a lot to...

Mug share, bike share programs encourage campus participation

Allison Work

April 26, 2012


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

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. The pilot bike share progr...

College Creek overflows

College Creek overflows

Shelly Le

November 14, 2011


Filed under NEWS

Whitman is generally a picturesque campus, with well maintained lawns and flowing fountains.   Last Sunday, Nov. 13, however, was a different story. Around 3:30 p.m., Landscape Supervisor Bob Biles received a call from a grounds crew employee notifying him that College Creek had overflown onto Park...

ID crime hits campus: Whitman student suspected of identity theft, burglary

Shelly Le

November 3, 2011


Filed under NEWS

Police arrested a Whitman student the morning of Thursday, Oct. 27, for allegedly creating false Whitman identification cards to gain swipe access to a number of restricted areas. Senior Simon Van Neste is accused of second-degree identity theft and second-degree burglary and was detained for four...

Security breaches on Whitman campus prompt changes in swipe system

Shelly Le

November 3, 2011


Filed under NEWS

This article was co-authored by Patricia Vanderbilt. On the Whitman campus, Whitman ID cards are both credit card and key. One swipe allows access to dorms and other campus buildings, authorizes purchases to a student account, charges meals or flex dollars from a Bon Appétit meal plan and checks...

Student arrested for identity theft, burglary

Shelly Le

October 28, 2011


Filed under Breaking News, NEWS

Early Thursday morning, Oct. 27, the Walla Walla Police Department arrested a Whitman College student for supposedly creating false Whitman identification cards to gain access to areas with restricted swipe access. Senior Simon Van Neste is currently being held in the Walla Walla county jail under...

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