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WEB reaches students with lucky bamboo plants

Illustration by Kiara Paninos.
November 19, 2020

In place of the Whitman Events Board’s (WEB) annual Succulent Spectacular, WEB Creative Arts Director and junior Environmental Studies and Biology double major Nicole Song organized to send 100 DIY...

WEB finds creative solutions to build community

Illustration by Lily Buller.
September 24, 2020

Even from afar, Whitman Events Board (WEB) is committed to giving students fun, creative opportunities to take a communal study break. WEB is adapting to this online semester with virtual events like the...

ASWC creates support projects for students

April 11, 2020

On March 12, Whitman College President Kathy Murray announced that Whitman would be moving to online learning after spring break in response to COVID-19. That afternoon, the Associated Students of Whitman...

WEB Winter Wonderland: Skating and singing into the season

Senior Serina Vue sings a solo with a capella group Schwa.
December 12, 2019

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, the platform outside of Cordiner Hall was turned into a winter wonderland — WEB’s Winter Wonderland, to be exact. Between hot drinks, ice skating and performances from Whitman’s...

Fall Festival: Celebrating the season

Juniors Sara Dong and Shubhra Tewari pose at the event's photobooth (left).
October 31, 2019

This past weekend, students and parents alike gathered on the Stanton lawn for caramel apples, a photo booth and no less than 120 pumpkins to carve for the second annual Fall Festival, hosted by the Whitman...

Wire Watch: Sept. 26-Oct. 3

Wire Watch: Sept. 26-Oct. 3
September 26, 2019

Fridays at Four Recital Series: John Mortensen Friday, September 27, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., Kimball Theatre at Hunter Conservatory. Join nationally renowned Cedarville Music Professor John Mortensen as he...

The Ascent of the “General’s General”

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January 26, 2017
General who spoke at Whitman in 2015 confirmed as Defense Secretary

Alcohol at Whitman: Blues and Booze

Illustration by Claire Revere
November 10, 2016

Ever dreamed of grabbing a beer with a professor or fellow student after class at a convenient on-campus location? Although it’s not yet possible, seniors Mitchell Cutter and Spencer Mueller seek to...

Comedian Andy Hendrickson performs at Reid Campus Center

Hendrickson's dry style and humorous anecdotes entertained audiences in Reid last Thursday
October 27, 2016

The basement of Reid Campus Center is undoubtedly a change of scene for a comedian that made his career in New York City and currently lives in Los Angeles. Despite the different crowd, visiting comic...

Local man uses Web M.D. to diagnose terminal ilness

Illustration by Penner-Ash
September 15, 2016

Walla Walla – After noticing an unfamiliar pain in his stomach, local man Jim Tidmond decided to “play it safe and check out Web M.D.,” before self-diagnosing a debilitating terminal illness. “It...

Meet The Filharmonic

The Pioneer sat down with "The Filharmonic" members Joe Caigoy and Jules Cruz to talk boybands, touring and original music.
May 5, 2016
The Pioneer sat down with "The Filharmonic" members Joe Caigoy and Jules Cruz to talk boybands, touring and original music.

Whitman Events Board Shapes Student Programming

March 10, 2016
Whitman Events Board (WEB) is the student-run group in charge of programming on campus.
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