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We need better COVID-19 communication from the administration

November 19, 2020

By now, you’ve probably heard about the four staff members and one student who recently tested positive for COVID-19. Perhaps you first found out through The Wire. Maybe you found out through last Thursday’s...

Student deaths in the Northwest

Whitman College hosted a vigil in honor of deceased Linfield College student Parker Moore. Photo by McCormick
November 26, 2014

November has been a sad month in the Northwest Conference. This month marks the death of Aaron Altman of George Fox University, Parker Moore of Linfield College and Alex Sengoba of Whitworth University. Altman...

Whitworth a strong choice for non-Christians

Abby Nyberg Graphic Artist
October 16, 2014

This story was originally published in The Whitworthian of Whitworth University on October 15, 2014. It was written by Whitworth columnist Matthew Boardman. According to the Whitworth website, "Whitworth...

Men’s Basketball Falls Short in Second Battle of the Whits

February 19, 2014

In the second battle of the Whits in men's basketball this season, both Whitman and Whitworth had their fair share of ups and downs throughout the 40 minutes of play.  However, it was the 13th-ranked...

Whitman Women’s Basketball Holds Off Whitworth to Remain Undefeated

January 22, 2014

The Whitman College women's basketball team survived a hotly contested game against the Whitworth Pirates, winning 60-57 on Tuesday, Jan. 21 in Sherwood Center. The Pirates surged to an 11-2 lead at...

Men’s Soccer Falls to Whitworth

October 14, 2013

It was a tale of two halves for the Whitman men's soccer team as they took on Whitworth University this past Saturday, Oct. 12, but after a competitive 90 minutes of play, the visiting Pirates left Walla...

Fantasy Sports Boast Real Benefits

Fantasy Sports Boast Real Benefits
September 19, 2013

One thing that Whitman College seems to lack for the average student is the presence of sports passion. This isn't to say that we don't have athletic successes or that our games have empty bleachers,...

Senior Day a Success for Whitman’s Baseball Team

Senior Day a Success for Whitman's Baseball Team
April 29, 2013

After two tough losses in a doubleheader last Saturday, April, 29 against Whitworth University, Whitman Baseball bounced back with a dominating performance in what marked a very successful final home game...

Whitman Women Lose, Men Triumph in Conference Semi-Finals

February 22, 2013

In a hard-fought NWC semi-final matchup, the Whitman women's basketball team came up a few plays short of victory, falling to the Whitworth Pirates 55-54 Thursday evening at Ball Court. The Missionaries...

Senior Day Swim Meet

Senior Day Swim Meet
January 31, 2013

For four years, the seniors of Whitman's men's and women's swimming teams have made the Harvey Pool a second home. Last Saturday, they climbed into the water for their last home meet ever. The meet...

How Whitman stacks up: A sport-by-sport look at the upcoming fall season

September 20, 2012

The Whitman fall sports season heated up with the beginning of conference play last week, but how do the teams stack up compared to the rest of the Northwest Conference? The Pioneer takes a look at each...

Women’s Soccer Team Drops Home, Conference Opener to Rival Whitworth

September 12, 2012

Despite a promising first half, the Whitman women's soccer team lost their home and conference opener to the Whitworth Pirates at the Whitman Soccer Complex Wednesday afternoon. The Missionaries put...

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