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Senior Thesis: Research Bringing Students Around the World

Alex Brockman, Feature Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, Front Page Slideshow

Genevive Foster: Rethinking the Hawaiian Luau Genevieve Foster, a senior Anthropology major, is using her personal experience of growing up in Hawaii and her love for creative non-fiction in her thesis which takes the non-traditional form of three creative non-fiction essays focusing on images of the...

Op-Ed: Suggestions for Improving the Sexual Assault Survivor’s Experience at Whitman College

Emily Volpert, Whitman College Senior

April 30, 2017


Filed under OPINION

At Whitman, the number of reports of sexual assault has consistently increased over the last five years. While reports of sexual assault on campus are steadily increasing, far fewer assaults are investigated than are reported. And according to the 2000 National Crime Victimization survey, 90% of sexual...

Class of 2014 Thesis Profiles

Class of 2014 Thesis Profiles

Emily Lin-Jones

May 15, 2014


Filed under Circuit, Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Many Whitman seniors conducted year-long thesis research as part of their major's graduation requirements. The Pioneer sat down with three members of the graduating class to discuss their projects, the scope of their research and results.  Colin Strong History Water and Power: A History of Large Dam Construction in Yunnan, China 1980 -...

Localizing the Shutdown

Localizing the Shutdown

Dylan Tull

October 10, 2013


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, Politics

The tense, drawn-out government shutdown has entered into its 10th day, the Oct. 17 deadline to raise the debt ceiling looms ever closer and tensions have only increased between President Obama and the GOP. American citizens have been relegated to useless bystanders, turning the entire crisis into a frustratin...

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