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KWCW Spotlight: Students Talk Race, Sexuality and More on Air

KWCW Spotlight: Students Talk Race, Sexuality and More on Air

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under A&E

"We're Black, We're Queer, We're Here" brings the intersectionality of race and sexuality to KWCW radio.

Board of Trustees Meets to Address Diversity, Divestment

Sam Grainger-Shuba

February 13, 2014


Filed under ASWC, Events, NEWS

Whitman's Board of Trustees meets four times each year to discuss the state of the college. This Thursday and Friday, Feb. 6 and 7, they met again to discuss divestment and diversity. Due to student unrest and a protest during the last board meeting, the student representatives to the Board of ...

A ‘Dangerous’ Battle Cry to Rethink Racism

A ‘Dangerous’ Battle Cry to Rethink Racism

Sarah Cornett

September 19, 2013


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Writer Mia McKenzie challenged students in a performance of readings and conscience-raising on Friday, Sept. 13, in a packed Reid Campus Center Coffeehouse. McKenzie discussed what it means to be an ally and asserted that racism will never go away. Slam poetry team Almighty Ink opened with five poems,...

‘Bang With Friends’ Will Revolutionize Sex

‘Bang With Friends’ Will Revolutionize Sex

Maggie Mae Lemaris

April 11, 2013


Filed under OPINION, Opinion Highlight

Bang With Friends, a Facebook-linked website that took only two hours to code, has the potential to change sex forever. I would even go so far as to argue that Bang With Friends is the most innovative sexual outlet since the Internet itself. The genius behind Bang With Friends lies in its form. You enter the site with a single c...

Is America Ready for a Gay Athlete?

Dylan Snyder

April 7, 2013


Filed under I Didn't Bother to Pick My Category

Note: Before I even begin this piece I would like to acknowledge the fact that this may be seen as a point of contention. I would like to say that I in no way mean any offense to anyone and apologize in advance if I do so. In the United States today we are currently witnessing a new civil rights m...

‘The Altruists’ explores themes of sexuality, social protest

‘The Altruists’ explores themes of sexuality, social protest

Clara Bartlett

November 10, 2011


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

From Wednesday, Nov. 9, through Sunday, Nov. 13, "The Altruists," directed by senior theatre major Sarah Wright, will be performed in the Freimann Studio Theatre of Harper Joy. The title of the play illustrates its underlying conflict: Does true altruism or unselfish concern exist in our world? Or are most people inherently selfish? The Pioneer went behind the scenes to chat with cast members at a Thursday night rehearsal....

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