ASWC has beef with meat dress, rejects appeal

ASWC has beef with meat dress, rejects appeal

caitlinhardee
December 8, 2011
Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

On Sunday, Dec. 4, ASWC Senate heard an appeal from junior Clare Spatola-Knoll, whose request to the Finance Committee for $450 to recreate Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress with prosciutto and wire had been initially denied. The refusal prompted Spatola-Knoll to rework the proposal and appeal for $100.... Read more »

Whitman students to ‘Teach the Movement’ in Walla Walla

Whitman students to ‘Teach the Movement’ in Walla Walla

Molly Johanson
December 8, 2011
Filed under News

It was the week before finals, and all through the campus, Whitman students were being trained to teach civil rights in Walla Walla Public Schools. The volunteer project, called Whitman Teaches the Movement, was born out of a partnership with the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Walla Walla Public... Read more »

Curt Bowen ’08 speaks about Semilla Nueva, non-profit work

Dylan Tull
December 8, 2011
Filed under News

Whitman alumni Curt Bowen '08 and Joseph Bornstein '08 work with farmers in rural communities in Guatemala, one of the most malnourished countries in Central America, and in three short years built from the ground up a successful non-profit organization called Semilla Nueva. Bowen and Bornstein, executive... Read more »

Whitman bookstore sacks plastic, adopts bagless policy

Whitman bookstore sacks plastic, adopts bagless policy

Rose Woodbury
December 8, 2011
Filed under News

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Whitman Christian Fellowship plans for cultural exchange in China

Whitman Christian Fellowship plans for cultural exchange in China

Sam Chapman
December 8, 2011
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, News, News Highlight

Next summer, members of the Whitman Christian Fellowship will find themselves about as far from campus as a group could be. For six weeks, members will participate in a cultural exchange mission in China, coordinated by the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, a nationwide evangelical organization that... Read more »

10 facts about Whitman’s MUN

Shelly Le
December 8, 2011
Filed under News

1. The club was founded by former Pioneer Editor-in-Chief Derek Thurber '11 but went inactive when he went abroad.   Sophomore Kayvon Behroozian and junior Olivia Ware reactivated the club in the Spring 2011 semester. 2. Last semester, the reactivated club sent ten members to the Nation... Read more »

KWCW Show of the Week

The Editors
December 8, 2011
Filed under A&E

Graphic by Alden. "Kibbles N Bit's Scribbles N Beats" DJ Kibbles and DJ Bit... Read more »

Style spotlight: Rachel Rice ’14

cade beck
December 8, 2011
Filed under A&E

Every week, The Pioneer searches out Whitties who bring an extra splash of fashion consciousness and sartorial daring to campus. This week's Style Spotlight: sophomore theatre major Rachel Rice. ... Read more »

What’s the price of unpaid student internships?

Alyssa Fairbanks
December 8, 2011
Filed under Feature, Weekly Topic

Internships can provide valuable experience when trying to get a job in the "real world." Over the summer, countless Whitman students explore internships in different fields, often having an experience they did not expect. Some critics of student internships say these positions often focus on basic administrative... Read more »

Political Cartoon

Political Cartoon

kellydouglas
December 8, 2011
Filed under Opinion

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Profile: Who’s that dancing man?

Profile: Who’s that dancing man?

maddybell
December 8, 2011
Filed under Sports, Sports Highlight

As the stands stood packed with sports fans this Dec. 2 and 3, shuffling and shouting for the first basketball conference home games against George Fox and Lewis & Clark, one man stood out from the crowd, swaying to the music on the community/visiting side of the bleachers and waving his gloved Mickey... Read more »

Q and A with Professor Apostolidis

Kinsey White
December 8, 2011
Filed under Feature

1. Do you feel as if Whitman students are politically involved, or are we trapped in the Whitman bubble? I know many Whitman students who are politically involved in a variety of different ways, from forming their own organizations to working for public officials to working with local... Read more »