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Vol. CLIV, Issue 4
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Tips for navigating Thanksgiving dinner

Grace Canny, cranberry jelly lover November 16, 2023

The week we get off at the end of November always comes at the right time: when you are literally falling apart. So why would anyone want to spend one of those precious days traversing the harrowing...

Illustration by Alicia Buchter.

 Tuning in to senior music majors: seniors reflect on spring recitals

Alexa Grechishkin, Campus Life Reporter April 20, 2023

Blossoming trees, baby ducklings and senior thesis preparations mark the start of spring at Whitman. Eager to show off what they’ve accomplished during their four years at the college, students conduct...

Photo contributed by Aneel Al Fatayri.

Spring break in Walla Walla

Amelia Leach, Campus Life Reporter April 6, 2023

Over spring break, most Whitties dispersed to places near and far, getting to experience a change in scenery during their time off. However, several students stayed in Walla Walla over break for varying...

“Kissing the Witch” graces the Harper Joy Theatre stage

Amelia Leach, Campus Life Reporter March 2, 2023

On Thursday, March 2, the Whitman community will  have the exciting opportunity to get the lesbian feminist perspective on classic fairy tales they didn’t know they needed. "Kissing the Witch," a play...

Photo by Aidan Tribolet.

“Robbed Women” calls attention to human trafficking and exploitation

Tenzin Uden, Campus Life Reporter November 10, 2022

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, students and faculty gathered in the Freimann Studio for a staged reading of “Robbed Women,” a new one-act play by senior Sylvia Adome. Adome, an international student from...

Photo by Jake Lee.

One-on-one with Dragtastica organizer Lukas Zmuidzinas or “Princess Crow”

Ben Kearney, Campus Life Reporter April 14, 2022

Dragtastica is a popular annual on-campus event featuring a drag competition. The show consists of dancing, singing and comedy. A number of students participated in the event, with all performers winning...

Photo by Bridget Kennedy.

Senior art majors return to studio to pursue theses

Jaime Fields, A&E Reporter March 4, 2021

For senior art majors, this semester has required a bit of an adjustment. From navigating the studio to working on their theses, there are plenty of challenges to overcome, but there are also unexpected...

15 Ways that a Thesis Lowers Your Standards

15 Ways that a Thesis Lowers Your Standards

Austin Biehl, staff writer May 5, 2016

Illustration by Taylor Penner-Ash. You pee sitting down just to have a brief moment of rest. You stop washing dishes and instead start eating off of other household objects. You...

Senior Thesis Profiles

Natalie Berg May 18, 2015

Many seniors have spent this year researching and writing theses in their major. The Pioneer spoke to three of these seniors about their projects. Nate Higby - Sociology The Pioneer: Tell me about...

Despite the Stress, Seniors Endure Exams Regardless of Future Path

Audrey Kelly February 5, 2015

If one is to leave Whitman College to be a salmon fisher, why write an extensive thesis utilizing current theory to analyze sociological phenomena? It is not unheard of for Whitman students to go from...

Senior theater majors prepare for their performance in Top Girls. Front row, from left: Kathryn Bogley 15, Annie Szeliski 15. Back row, from left: Sarah Ann Wollett 15, Caroline Rensel 15. Photo by Halley McCormick.

Seniors showcase skills in “Top Girls”

Daniel Kim October 23, 2014
Senior theater majors have been preparing senior projects for "Top Girls". Sarah Ann Wollet, Caroline Rensel and Kathryn Bogley have been researching their roles and the play, while senior Anne Szeliski has been preparing as stage manager
Sunshine Disrupts Senior Hibernation

Sunshine Disrupts Senior Hibernation

Melina Hughes February 27, 2014
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