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Survey Shows Survey Matters

Megumi Rierson, staff writer

April 7, 2016

If you identify as a Whitman student with a pulse, chances are you’ve received a few emails with links to surveys about the various nuances of the privileged existence that society has so carefully crafted for you. Just recently, surveys released have included the Campus Climate survey that apparently ...

Oh yeah, I forgot, the yearbook

Matt Raymond

April 25, 2013

After the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) narrowly voted against decommissioning Waiilatpu, the college's yearbook, various students across campus reported that, oh yeah, guess we have a yearbook at Whitman again. Although Waiilatpu will receive much less funding than its supporters...

Student responses to eating disorders survey

Rachel Alexander

January 26, 2012

The  Pioneer  surveyed students about stress, coping behaviors, food and body image as part of the research process for  our article on eating disorders. One hundred ninety-two students responded (almost double the typical  Pioneer  survey response rate). As almost 80 percent of  respondents  were femal...

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