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A Streetcar Named “Death of the G.O.P.”

A Streetcar Named
Day 3 at the Republican National Convention
July 20, 2016

Cleveland, Ohio -- The Republican Convention is now three quarters complete. Wednesday brought another day of inconsequential protests and a heavy police presence outside the convention, while inside...

Students Demand Sexual Misconduct Prevention at Trustee Meeting

Students Demand Sexual Misconduct Prevention at Trustee Meeting
April 29, 2016

Editors note: this article was updated on May 5 to reflect developments since last Friday's interruption. Please see the concluding section to read about these developments. “Your silence is...

Changes at The Pioneer

September 10, 2015

Happy fall! Thanks for picking up The Pioneer's first issue of the 2015-2016 year. We’d like to share a couple of quick updates and projects on the horizon for us as Whitman’s campus newspaper. First...

Summer Updates from The Pioneer

June 30, 2015
We are excited to inform you all of some new and exciting developments in The Pioneer's future!

Farewell Letter from 2013-2014 Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2014

When someone asks me what my favorite thing about Whitman is, there are a lot of things that come to mind, but one of the first is The Pioneer. I've worked for the paper every semester in college, with...

Senate Round Up March 9

March 12, 2014

At Sunday's meeting, the ASWC senate recognized two new clubs and confirmed the new heads of each campus media organization (CMO). ASWC recognized Running Club and HAPA club.  Running club meets twice...

Letter from the Editor: Mid-Semester Check-in

November 7, 2013

This is our ninth issue of the year, and while we've passed our halfway mark of the semester and of publication, now is a better time than any to reflect on the work we've done so far this semester. This...

Presenting the Fall 2013 Pioneer Editors and Managers!

Presenting the Fall 2013 Pioneer Editors and Managers!
September 13, 2013

This afternoon was our first editors critique meeting and I can't honestly say more about how proud and honored I am to work with such dynamic, fun, dedicated, and good-looking (If I do say so myself!)...

Letter from the Editor for Jamie Soukup Reid

Letter from the Editor for Jamie Soukup Reid
September 12, 2013

This August, The Pioneer community lost one of our dearest members. Alumna Jamie Soukup Reid '10, her husband Will Reid and their unborn child passed away in a car accident in North Carolina as they were...

Letter from the Editors on Debate Investigation

May 18, 2013

Over the past three weeks, a team of Pioneer reporters has been working to shed light on the circumstances leading up to Jim Hanson's decision to step down from his position as Director of Forensics. Our...

Security breaches on Whitman campus prompt changes in swipe system

November 3, 2011

Disclaimer: The name of the student charged with these offenses was removed from this article on Oct. 22, 2020 and replaced with "Philip Forest." The original charges were vacated from his record five...

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