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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Illustration by Anna Stone.

“I’ll see you in Walla Walla”: Students react to “Walla Walla” by The Offspring

Isabella Hunter, Campus Life Reporter November 11, 2021

Apart from our dry, humble home boasting over 100 wineries, “Walla Walla” is the title of The Offspring’s eighth song on their 1998 album “Americana.” Why Walla Walla? There’s a rather large...

White Smoke Billows Out of the Climbing Gym; Crowds Eagerly Await Announcement of next Rock Pope

Anthony Reale, Mickey Shin's Cheez-It Fetish February 8, 2018

The Whitman College climbing gym eagerly awaits the announcement of the Rock Pope after the characteristic white smoke and scent of armpits wafted out of the climbing gym Tuesday. This occurrence was...

The Best Tracks on “Lemonade”

Martina Pansze, A&E Editor April 28, 2016
Last weekend, Beyoncé released her sixth album “Lemonade” on HBO. Here are some of the tracks that stuck out.

KWCW Show of the Week

Daniel Kim May 7, 2015

Show Title: 'Carry The Zero'' Time: Tuesday 10-12 p.m. Hosts: Jenna Rolle Ever wanted to learn about the subgenres of rock 'n' roll and its artists as well as the political implications of their music?...

Soundtrack of My Life: Professor David Schmitz

Adam Heymann November 21, 2013
As professor of the History and Sociology of Rock 'n' Roll, history professor David Schmitz is familiar with a wide arrange of music. Schmitz sat down with The Pioneer to discuss the soundtrack to his life.
College students from all over the Pacific Northwest gathered at the Whitman College Climbing Center for the Sweet Onion Crank climbing festival last weekend. Photos by Catie Bergman.

Climbers from All Over the Northwest Hit the Climbing Wall for the Sweet Onion Crank

Kyle Howe May 2, 2013
Whitman's climbing gym hosted one of the largest regional climbing competitions last saturday after months of preparation.
Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners

Radio waves carry signal of hope for incarcerated listeners

caitlinhardee May 9, 2012

Ensconced behind the soundboard in the cozy KWCW studio, it's easy for a college DJ to imagine that nobody is actually listening. Few Whitties own radio sets, and while friends and family might be...

Credit Faith Bernstein

Dabbles in Bloom brings diversity in life, music to campus

caitlinhardee September 22, 2011
Whitman band Dabbles in Bloom discuss their philosophy of fusion, their diverse musical influences and their upcoming plans in Walla Walla.

Whitman rockers Plateau build success on the road

caitlinhardee September 8, 2011
The Pioneer chats with Whitman rockers Plateau as they head to their biggest concert yet. The band spent the summer touring the West Coast, opening for The Posies, and writing new music.
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