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Op-Ed: An Open Letter to the Board of Trustees, Provost Alzada Tipton, and President Kathy Murray

Ellen Ivens-Duran, Sarah Cornett, Caitlin Foster, Anna Sheridan, Cali Goldberg, Noah Oltman, Jack Percival, Alumni

May 9, 2017


Filed under OPINION

We write to express our deep disappointment regarding the recent decision to discontinue tenure-track positions in the humanities and social sciences. We are 2016 graduates and alums of Whitman’s History Department. The choice to not renew a position in Twentieth Century U.S. History is unsettling, especially...

Rodeo and Stories: The Pio Hour Show 1

Andrew Schwartz and Anna Middleton

September 18, 2015


Filed under MEDIA, The Pio Hour Podcast, Web Only

Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz host The Pio Hour's first show this week. In this podcast they visit the Walla Walla Fair, investigate the new library couches, interview Pioneer editor-in-chief Sarah Cornett about the new residence hall projects, and talk with Kyle Donald '16 about his pursuit of...

Changes at The Pioneer

September 10, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Happy fall! Thanks for picking up The Pioneer's first issue of the 2015-2016 year. We’d like to share a couple of quick updates and projects on the horizon for us as Whitman’s campus newspaper. First and foremost, we have updated our website. While we loved the previous look and feel of the ...

Summer Updates from The Pioneer

Sarah Cornett

June 30, 2015


Filed under Editors' Blog

We are excited to inform you all of some new and exciting developments in The Pioneer's future!

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Bratislava, Classes, the City, and Whitman

Sarah Cornett

October 5, 2014


Filed under Czech It Out, Off-Campus Blogs

It's been almost a month here in Prague- I apologize for the sporadic updates, but now that we have finished our first week of real class I am finally feeling settled. Contrary to the plans of most of the program kids, I am staying in Prague this weekend rather than taking Munich for Oktoberfest. I us...

Settled in Central Europe

Settled in Central Europe

Sarah Cornett

September 23, 2014


Filed under Czech It Out, Off-Campus Blogs

After almost a month in Prague, I finally feel like I have a good handle on the city. Our first day of classes was yesterday- before that we had two weeks of an intensive Czech language course and a week of orientation. Czech is very overwhelming to say the least, but now I can at least order food and...

Hello from Sacramento!

Sarah Cornett

August 28, 2014


Filed under Czech It Out, Off-Campus Blogs

Hello to all who have  found themselves on my study abroad blog- one of thousands covering a semester spent in a large European city, I'm sure! I told myself I wouldn't give in to the blog ‘hype,' but I found that I (and my parents) very much enjoyed blogs created by some of my other friends on...

Presenting the Fall 2013 Pioneer Editors and Managers!

Presenting the Fall 2013 Pioneer Editors and Managers!

Shelly Le

September 13, 2013


Filed under Editors' Blog

This afternoon was our first editors critique meeting and I can't honestly say more about how proud and honored I am to work with such dynamic, fun, dedicated, and good-looking (If I do say so myself!) individuals. Our majors span from BBMB to Economics to German Studies and our non-Pio interests incl...

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