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Students Take Caution to Avoid Zika Virus

Students Take Caution to Avoid Zika Virus

Marra Clay, Publisher

April 14, 2016


Filed under NEWS

The Zika virus requires caution for students traveling abroad.

KWCW Show of the Week

Hannah Poukish

September 30, 2015


Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight, VIDEOS

Did you know that the Pioneer has a weekly podcast: The Pio Hour? Videographer Hannah Poukish interviews Andrew Schwartz and Anna Middleton, two of the show's four hosts. To listen to the Pio Hour live, tune in to KWCW 90.5 FM Mondays at 10 a.m., or visit The Pio Hour Podcast.  ...

The Mainline: A Whitman Pioneer Mini-Doc

Halley McCormick

February 20, 2015


Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight, VIDEOS

The Mainline bus passes Whitman College over twenty-five times each weekday as it travels down Isaacs Avenue. Videographer John Lee brings us an investigation into what happens on the Mainline. This is a part of the Whitman Pioneer Mini-Doc video series. ...

“Rhythms of India” Showcases Indian Culture

“Rhythms of India” Showcases Indian Culture

Halley McCormick

October 29, 2014


Filed under MEDIA

On Saturday, October 25, Rhythms of India, a bhangra and bollywood dance company, performed for students and their families in Reid Campus Center Ballroom. Videographer Emma Casley brings us the highlights of the rich and vibrant dance form. ...

Artist John Powers Creates Installation Piece in Stevens Gallery

Artist John Powers Creates Installation Piece in Stevens Gallery

Halley McCormick

October 16, 2014


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, MEDIA, VIDEOS

During the week of October 6, artist John Powers set up a temporary studio in Reid Campus Center's Stevens Gallery where he constructed a futuristic art piece out of foam rods. Videographer Tywen Kelly brings us a look into the artist's work, mind, and process. ...

Farewell Letter from 2013-2014 Editor-in-Chief

Shelly Le

May 8, 2014


Filed under Letter from the Editor, Letter from the Editors, OPINION

When someone asks me what my favorite thing about Whitman is, there are a lot of things that come to mind, but one of the first is The Pioneer. I've worked for the paper every semester in college, with the exception of when I was abroad. It has been a significant portion of my life during the past fou...

The Student Body

The Student Body

Marra Clay

April 1, 2014


Filed under Circuit, Front Page Slideshow, Media Highlight, Photo Essay, Photos

Whitman is active––this isn't a secret. With my fresh first-year perspective, I still meander around campus, jaw dropped in awe of both the physical and intellectual talents of my peers. From the soccer player who is a potter in her free time to the BBMB major who has a passion for singing, the students...

Production Night Live Blog for Feb. 26

Shelly Le

February 26, 2014


Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

What follows is a faithful account of the production of Issue 5 (taking place the evening of Feb. 26/early morning of Feb. 27) as witnessed by me, The Pioneer's Editor-in-Chief. 4:10 p.m.: I'm in! Production Manager Sean McNulty announces to the production staff that Circuit 10 layout begins thi...

Production Night Live Blog for Feb. 19

Shelly Le

February 19, 2014


Filed under Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

What follows is a faithful account of the production of Issue 4 (taking place the evening of Feb. 19/early morning of Feb. 20) as witnessed by me, The Pioneer's Editor-in-Chief. 4:08 p.m.: I'm in! Here's to another long night of antics and not working on my politics thesis. Though, I'm bummed that I...

Say Hello to the Spring 2014 Pioneer Editorial Board!

Say Hello to the Spring 2014 Pioneer Editorial Board!

Shelly Le

January 25, 2014


Filed under Editors' Blog

Another semester gone and another looms ahead. I am halfway through my tenure as editor-in-chief and I'm feeling a mixture of excitement and nervousness. This is our chance to reflect on the mistakes that we made last semester and improve on our decisions this semester. I hope to let a few things go...

Presenting the Fall 2013 Pioneer Editors and Managers!

Presenting the Fall 2013 Pioneer Editors and Managers!

Shelly Le

September 13, 2013


Filed under Editors' Blog

This afternoon was our first editors critique meeting and I can't honestly say more about how proud and honored I am to work with such dynamic, fun, dedicated, and good-looking (If I do say so myself!) individuals. Our majors span from BBMB to Economics to German Studies and our non-Pio interests incl...

Letter from the Editor for Jamie Soukup Reid

Letter from the Editor for Jamie Soukup Reid

Shelly Le

September 12, 2013


Filed under Letter from the Editor, Letter from the Editors

This August, The Pioneer community lost one of our dearest members. Alumna Jamie Soukup Reid '10, her husband Will Reid and their unborn child passed away in a car accident in North Carolina as they were returning home from a friend's wedding. Jamie and Will were married in May of this year. During h...

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