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Students, co-workers mourn death of 11-year Whitman staff member

Gillian Frew

October 22, 2009


Filed under NEWS

Ann Jauhiainen took pride in her work.   As general merchandise buyer for the Whitman College bookstore, she devoted more than 11 years of service to the campus, and was the recipient of Whitman's Town-Gown Award (now the Pete and Hedda Reid Service to Walla Walla Award) in 2007.   She participated...

Parents’ questions about Whitman answered

helenjenne

October 22, 2009


Filed under FEATURE

As a Whitman parent, especially if your Whittie is a first-year, you probably have many questions, not all of which your son or daughter can answer. To help inform you, The Pioneer asked current parents what questions they have about Whitman, and here we report on the most frequently discussed topics. ...

Sustainability model: Whitman’s bubble not so bad after all

Lisa Curtis

October 15, 2009


Filed under Columnists

At Whitman we enjoy talking about "breaking out the of the bubble." As the semester wears on, many of us sign up for OP trips or go on road trips to Seattle, attempting to satisfy this nagging feeling that there is more to life than lies between Maxey Hall and Reid Campus Center. As a senior, it has...

Fall Visitors’ Day attracts diverse group of applicants

Fall Visitors’ Day attracts diverse group of applicants

Lea Negrin

October 15, 2009


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Prospective students and their family members flocked to Whitman on Friday, Oct. 9, for the first of two Fall  Visitors' Days. Of the 260 people in attendance, 105 were prospective students. The students who came hailed from 13 different states. "We even have someone from Texas," said senior and...

Whitman releases crime statistics in Annual Security Report

Gillian Frew

October 2, 2009


Filed under NEWS

In an annual security report released Thursday, Oct. 1 that Associate Dean of Students/Student Programs Barbara Maxwell sent to students, faculty and staff, the college provides a breakdown of crimes reported on and around campus during the most recent three-year period from 2006-2008.   This data inc...

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