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Whitman’s Residential Identity: Student Housing Responds to Changing Market

Chris Hankin, News Editor

February 1, 2018

Walla Walla is changing, fast. Between wine, tech and tourism, the valley is seeing a dramatic influx of white-collar folks looking for homes, and the market is responding. Whitman College is hardly immune to these trends, and the school is taking action to better understand the changes and their imp...

Tommy’s Dutch Lunch: Never Leave Hungry

Tommy’s Dutch Lunch: Never Leave Hungry

Aleida Fernandez

December 9, 2013

When I first walk into Tommy's Dutch Lunch, a small greasy spoon down W. Pine St., it's immediately obvious that the restaurant is a place full of stories. The decor is straight out of the 1970s and the walls are littered with paintings and a Union Bulletin profile from a few years ago. It's also i...

Search Begins for New Assistant Vice President of Communications

Karah Kemmerly

March 21, 2013

Spring has brought some changes for the Whitman Office of Communications. By the start of next school year, the office will have a new assistant vice president of communications and a new web content specialist. Previous Web Content Specialist Phil Thompson recently left Whitman so that he could focus...

U-B Letters to the Editor spur conversation on climate change

U-B Letters to the Editor spur conversation on climate change

Emily Lin-Jones

April 19, 2012

"Here's a challenge for anyone who really believes anthropogenic global warming exists: prove it," wrote Steve Singleton in a December 2011 letter published in the Walla Walla Union Bulletin. Over the past few months, several Whitman students and Walla Walla residents have taken Singleton up on...

Production night liveblog

Production night liveblog

Cara Lowry

March 2, 2012

What follows is a faithful account of the production of Issue 6 (taking place the evening of Feb. 29/early morning of March 1) as witnessed by me, The Pioneer's Managing Editor. 4:49 p.m. Arrive in Pio office. Check email: Thirteen new messages, eight from Editor-in-Chief Tricia Vanderbilt. Respond...

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