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Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

After a summer of preparation, faculty and staff launch online classes

Abby Main, Staff Reporter September 10, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced Whitman to halt in-person classes last spring, professors scrambled to transition. This semester, their online classes will benefit from a summer of preparation. Mary...

Photo by Tywen Kelly

Deep Summer

Andrew Schwartz, Feature Editor September 7, 2017
You know about the doldrums.
Photo by Tywen Kelly

Near Totality on Ankeny

Martina Pansze, Editor-In-Chief August 26, 2017
On August 21st, Walla Walla caught a glimpse of what has become known as “The Great American Eclipse.”
Photo by Natalie Mutter

Jacob Hashimoto’s Larger-Than-Life Artwork Descends Upon Whitman Campus

Martina Pansze, Managing Editor September 8, 2016
Hashimoto draws upon traditional Japanese art in his works. "Gas Giant Fragments and Silence" is on display in the Sheehan Gallery this Fall, and "When Nothing Ends, Nothing Remains" was permanently installed in the foyer of Penrose Library.
Student Engagement Center Offers International Internship Grants

Student Engagement Center Offers International Internship Grants

Daniel Kim April 17, 2014
For the first time at Whitman College, the Student Engagement Center has distributed six internship grants to Whitman students pursuing internships abroad this upcoming summer.
Alumna Connects Whitties to Roman Archaeology Opportunity

Alumna Connects Whitties to Roman Archaeology Opportunity

Marie von Hafften September 15, 2013
A Romanian archeological goldmine has been the source of summer opportunities for multiple Whitman students. Recent alumna Emily Hanscam, assistant site director, has created a bridge between curious students and the site.
A Whirlwind Tour of 14 Weeks of Movies

A Whirlwind Tour of 14 Weeks of Movies

Nathan Fisher September 12, 2013
Read about movie reviewer Nathan Fisher's whirlwind summer adventure including music, movies, and a male stripper turned crime fighter.

A Different Kind of Internship

Tristan Gavin August 29, 2013

When I told my friends what my summer plan was, many of them expressed to me how challenging it sounded. This came from friends doing chemistry and biology research I could not even begin to describe to...

Illustration by Luke Hampton

Summer Movie Preview

Nathan Fisher May 2, 2013
The summer brings an action and laugh-filled movie list.
Illustration by Emily Jones

A Perfect Summer Playlist: Upbeat, Excited and Full of Life

Emma Dahl May 2, 2013
Here's The Pioneer's go-to guide for the perfect summer playlist.

Entire Summer Movie Season Recap

Nathan Fisher August 23, 2012

MMMMOOOVIES were my great escape from working a zillion hours at two minimum-wage jobs lifeguarding and scooping balls at the golf-driving rang. Thankfully, this summer was filled with great flicks. Here's...

Illustration: Ruth Hwang

‘Pirates! Band of Misfits’ brings nonstop laughs for all

Nathan Fisher May 3, 2012
After years of “maturing” and stretching way outside my comfort zone, this week I retreated back to my roots with the innocence of kids’ movies. “The Pirates! Band of Misfits,” a claymation wonder filled with clever wit and humor, was spot on.
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