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“Still Life” exhibition in Sheehan Gallery displays senior art thesis work

Leo Polk , A&E Reporter April 29, 2021

  Whitman's senior art majors have worked tirelessly to create a physical exhibition of their thesis projects at the Sheehan Gallery. The finished exhibition, titled “Still Life,” opened...

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Writing theses as varsity athletes

Ryder Brookes, Staff Reporter February 20, 2020

Senior year at Whitman is both a celebratory and stressful time for students, especially as they go through crafting theses and preparing for major exams. As a senior capstone project, the thesis is...

Senior Thesis: Research Bringing Students Around the World

Alex Brockman, Feature Editor March 7, 2019

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...

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

Emily Volpert, Whitman College Senior April 30, 2017

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...

Class of 2014 Thesis Profiles

Class of 2014 Thesis Profiles

Emily Lin-Jones May 15, 2014

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...

Localizing the Shutdown

Localizing the Shutdown

Dylan Tull October 10, 2013

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...

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