Whitman Wire

Understanding the impeachment process from the perspectives of the Whitman community

Jessica Lilly, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

Impeachment — the issue dominating national headlines — has drawn varying levels of attention from the Whitman community. Of the 15 students in the dining hall asked by The Wire to go on record about the impeachment, nine declined to comment, citing lack of knowledge on the topic. Among response...

Staff Member Profiles

Whitman Staff Member Julie Aichele.

Audrey Hecker, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2018

Maybe you’ve seen them at Reid Campus Center during lunch rush, or toting a custodian’s cart by their side down the hall of your dorm — or maybe you have seldom heard of them, tucked away in seemingly far-off Boyer House, among all the rubber and printing ink that keeps our printers going. R...

Visiting Professors Enrich the Whitman Community

Visiting Professor Eva Hoffmann poses with the Walla Walla autumn. Hoffmann began working at Whitman in the fall of 2017.

Sophie Leibsohn, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

When Visiting Assistant Professor of German and Gender Studies Eva Hoffmann was growing up, she never imagined she would someday end up in small-town Walla Walla. Her path has taken her all the way from Germany to New York to Oregon and finally just this last year, to Whitman College. While their...

The Paradox of Private Bookstores

The Paradox of Private Bookstores

Claire Ommen, Features writer

September 24, 2015

With the beginning of the new academic year, all students feel the financial pressure of buying textbooks. With a steady increase in the price of textbooks in the last ten years, many students have sought alternatives to purchasing traditional textbooks. Students see e-books or retailers such as Amazon...

Inked: Whitman Community Members Express Personal, Permanent Expression Through Tattoos

Senior Molly Johansen shows her white ink tattoo. Photos by Goard.

Sarah Cornett

April 1, 2014

Buddhist symbols hidden in white ink. A professor's passion inscribed on his inner arm. An ancient symbol of symmetry and harmony. The Whitman community––the faculty, staff and students that live and work in the pursuit of intellectual and emotional growth––express themselves in creative and dive...

Spring 2013’s Trends Personalized

Spring 2013's Trends Personalized

Clara Bartlett

February 7, 2013

A Style Guide: Spring 2013 Trends Personalized Let's get real: what's in rarely reflects what actually works fashion-wise. So follow this easy flowchart to personalize spring fashion trends so they actually work for you and not some generalized demographic of females aged 17-40 dictated by some a...

Letter to the editor: Appreciation for Alberto G. Support

March 1, 2012

To the Editor, As students who advocated further review of Professor Alberto G.'s* tenure application, we would like commend The Pioneer for its thoughtful and accurate coverage. In particular, we found the Editorial Board's critique of student evaluations timely and stimulating. We also thank th...

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