Two Whitman students were in a car accident on Monday, Oct. 31. The collision occurred at the Highway 12 and Heritage Road intersection near College Place. According to the police report, the student driving the car failed to yield to a pickup truck.
Police arrested a Whitman student the morning of Thursday, Oct. 27, for allegedly creating false Whitman identification cards to gain swipe access to a number of restricted areas. Senior Simon Van Neste is accused of second-degree identity theft and second-degree burglary and was detained for four days at the Walla Walla ...
On the Whitman campus, Whitman ID cards are both credit card and key. One swipe can allow access to dorms and other campus buildings, authorize purchases to a Student Account, charge meals or flex dollars from a Bon Appétit meal plan and check out materials from the library. In the aftermath ...
A series of revisions to ASWC's bylaws may change the way ASWC distributes funding to student organizations and initiatives . Four of the revisions would moderate use of the Travel and Student Development fund, while the fifth would institute a more rigorous review process for all media organizations on campus.
When I think "rock star," I think of moments such as Paul Simonon smashing his bass on the cover of "London Calling," John Lennon's bed-in with Yoko Ono, or Bob Dylan's responding "play it [expletive] loud" to fans booing him for going electric. What unites these moments are the expressions ...
Exciting news for improv fans: Whitman is now home to a second improvisational group under the name "Unpretentious Comedy."
For junior cross country runners Emilie and Katri Gilbert, the shift from fall to winter sports seasons means running in two different directions: one onto the court and one into the stands.
In this letter to the editor, a student cries out against futility. When it comes down to it, who gives?
The landscape of campus changes when you're a Whitman security officer. A peaceful place to sit and read or an easy path to take to get to class could become a more dangerous area after dark. These spotsâ€”whether poorly lit at night or difficult to see from trafficked areasâ€”see criminal ...
In the Bible, God acts as a benevolent figure, but not really, 'cause I really don't wanna write this encounters paper. In the name of all that is holy, how the f*$% am I gonna put this piece of crap together? The reasons for his benevolence are shown in Luke ...
As pre-registration approaches and finals loom, those students ready to declare may be questioning their choice of major. Though it is impossible to represent every major on campus, professors from each division speak to the uniqueness of their own field and the competition between departments on campus.
The cloud is the next big thing in tech. Here's what you need to know.
Numbers in the news is a weekly feature highlighting numbers and statistics of interest to college students.
There are just so many options of what we'd rather do, it's time to make a list of them.
Since 2002, artist Hasan Elahi has lived with the repercussions of his groundless inclusion on the FBI's terrorist watch list. Elahi has chosen to overcome this obstacle with creative new media solutions, and presented his work and story in Maxey Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 27.
Members of the Industrial Composting Working Group and Campus Climate Challenge hold a ceremony to introduce the public to the newly installed vermicomposter on Saturday, Oct. 29. The shed is home to over 45,000 worms.
Feature highlights major competition, merits of liberal arts degree.
The Pioneer searches out Whitties who bring an extra splash of sartorial daring to the campus. This week's Style Spotlight: first-year Evan Griffis.
Famed â€świzard rock" band Harry and the Potters took the stage of the Reid Campus Center on Saturday, Oct. 29, delivering an energetic, exciting concert experience.
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Community-Based Research as a Democratic Practice, commonly known as State of the State, is a politics class with a focus on community involvement. Recently, the class attended a prominent conference in Seattle, Wash., where it learned from and discussed immigration issues with community leaders in Washington State and researchers ...
He just don't care, he just don't care, he just don't...
Besides questions about the independence of Tibet and Taiwan, the "only child question" ranks the third on the list of the questions I have been asked as an international student from China: Are you an only child? Do all Chinese families have one child? Will families get fined if they ...
I'm surprised I even took the time to write a description for this.
On Tuesday, Nov. 1, students gathered in Olin to participate in a discussion with three experts about masculinity in the military, the subject of this year's gender studies round table discussion.
"Margin Call," starring Zachary Quinto, depicts harrowing moral struggles born out of the nature of money and a corrupt financial system.
A collection of student opinions on the most pretentious major here at Whitman College.
Some of the most successful teams around campus share a similar trait: They do not call themselves the Whitman Missionaries.
We shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars and spend four years going to class, but does it really get us anything? Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and Twitter were all founded by college dropouts who have now become billionaires. At Whitman, the Student Engagement Center says it is worth it to ...