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The Ascent of the “General’s General”

The Ascent of the “General’s General”

Marra Clay, Publisher

January 26, 2017

Filed under NEWS

General who spoke at Whitman in 2015 confirmed as Defense Secretary

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Alcohol at Whitman: Blues and Booze

Katharine Gillen and Olivia Gilbert

November 10, 2016

Filed under FEATURE

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 make that dream a reality. As part of their larger vision of an on-campus bar, this Friday, Nov. 11, C...

Comedian Andy Hendrickson performs at Reid Campus Center

Missy Gerlach, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016

Filed under A&E

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 Andy Hendrickson, who performed at Whitman College on Oct. 20, proved that his dry, witty humor transcend...

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

Ben Freedman, Humor Page Editor

September 15, 2016

Filed under Humor

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 began last night,” began Tidmond. “I felt a strange pang in the corner of my stomach that wa...

Meet The Filharmonic

Megan Hearst, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Filed under A&E

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

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Whitman Events Board Shapes Student Programming

Georgia Lyon

March 10, 2016

Filed under ASWC, Community, NEWS

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

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The Pio talks gaming, genres with Robert DeLong

The Pio talks gaming, genres with Robert DeLong

Megan Hearst and Martina Pansze

February 14, 2016

Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

The Pioneer sits down with EDM artist Robert DeLong. DeLong was brought to perform at Whitman on Feb. 11th by Whitman Events Board along with openers Chrome Sparks and Colours. His newest album “In the Cards” was released last September.

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March, speech, volunteer day to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

January 17, 2016

Filed under NEWS

Martin Luther King Jr. is to be celebrated on Whitman College’s campus through a march, keynote speaker, and service day this coming week.

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WEB welcomes the Mowgli’s

Emma Cooper, A&E Writer

September 17, 2015

Filed under A&E

On Thursday, Sept. 17, Whitman will welcome the indie-folk band The Mowgli’s, in an evening concert sponsored by the Whitman Events Board (WEB). The Mowgli’s debuted in 2013 with their hit single “San Francisco” hitting the radio waves. Their music is predominantly upbeat and fun, meant to leave ...

WEB, non-profit partner for film fest

Geoffrey Leach

April 30, 2015

Filed under A&E

On May 2, Whitman College will host The Wild and Scenic Film Festival at Cordiner. Whitman Events Board (WEB) in a partnership with the Blue Mountain Land Trust will be showing eight independent films that are deeply rooted in the environment. The Wild and Scenic Film Festival is a national film festival...

‘Dear White People’ examines the life experiences of black students

James Kennedy

February 12, 2015

Filed under A&E

"Dear White People," an award-winning entry at the Sundance Film Festival, will be shown at Whitman as part of the Power and Privilege Symposium on Thursday, Feb. 19. The showing is open to all Whitman students as well as Walla Walla community members, and it will start at 8 p.m. in Cordiner Hall...

Many groups fund activism workshop

Linnaea Weld

October 3, 2014

Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow

Today artist and activist Dana Lyons will be offering both a workshop and concert for students. Campus Climate Challenge (CCC) has been working on bringing Lyons to campus since last semester, but many groups on campus have helped to put on today's events. Senior Collin Smith was instrumental in gaining...

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