Junior Clare Spatola-Knoll's request for ASWC funding to recreate Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress was denied and her appeal was defeated in a 15-3 vote, but not without extensive debate.
Whitman Teaches the Movement, is born out of a partnership with the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Walla Walla Public School district in response to a study conducted by the center. Whitman students will teach civil rights subjects to students in local elementary, middle and high schools.
Two Whitman alumni, Curt Bowen and Joseph Bornstein, graduated Whitman in 2008, and in three short years built from the ground up a successful non-profit organization based in Guatemala called Semilla Nueva.
Last Thursday, November 29th, the bookstore formalized a policy it had been casually subscribing to for a while—it will no longer offer customers plastic bags unless they ask for them.
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 works to establish religious communities ...
10 fun and interesting facts about Whitman's Model United Nation's club.
DJ Kibbles and DJ Bit explore and uncover the tastiest hip-hop/electronic beats the world has to offer.
The Pioneer searches out Whitties who bring an extra splash of sartorial daring to the campus. This week's Style Spotlight: sophomore Rachel Rice.
Students discuss the pros and cons of unpaid summer internships
A weekly editorial cartoon by Kelly Douglas.
His name is Stephen Rubin and his affiliation with Whitman College began as one of the faculty. Rubin was hired on as a professor in Whitman's Psychology Department in 1971...
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 groups. Also, some ...
It's the holiday season, and that means there's a bumper crop of video games pouring out of development houses and vying for our screen time. Two of the biggest releases this year are "Battlefield 3" and "Modern Warfare 3," a pair of photorealistic First-Person Shooters that put you behind the ...
Need the vocabulary boost that'll turn your paper from a zero to a hero? Look no further!
Lately there has been debate over the value of internships—are they really excellent practice for the real world, or are they simply glorified coffee-making lessons? Whitman students report that, for the most part, their internships have been valuable and have helped further their career goals.
Members of the Whitman community will continue the holiday tradition of bringing some joy to the lives of disadvantaged families in Walla Walla with the Adopt-A-Family program. Although the program has been run without significant changes for several consecutive years, this holiday season will see some minor adjustments.
With Winter Break only two weeks away, Whitman men's basketball is just beginning the league portion of their season.
Tthe number of men in Beginning Ballet has increased this year. Students discuss stereotypes surrounding sexuality in ballet.
Junior Classics majors, Kate Kight and Mariah Lapiroff decided to bring a national Classics Honors Society, Eta Sigma Phi, to bring more awareness of the Classics major on campus.
It's that time of year when things start breaking in the middle of finals and your life seems like a disaster and you don't know what to do... but have no fear! The HOLIDAY TECHIE is here!
When most Whitties think of IM, they think of flying dodge balls, floating discs and blue t-shirts; one team that may be often overlooked is IM Debate, which holds only a few official events per year.
Finals bringing your holiday spirit down? The Backpage has some tips on how to make your spirit tell finals to shut up.
December is officially here, so bring on the holiday movies! The animated flick “Arthur Christmas" brings home the Christmas cheer.
Numbers in the news is a weekly feature highlighting numbers and statistics of interest to college students.
When people think of China, one of the things that pops into one's head is communism. In America, there is uneasiness when we hear the word communism. Though the feeling is not as pronounced as in the Cold War Era, it still exists in trace amounts.
Consider this your Greyhound ticket to thoroughly enjoyable procrastination. From Thursday, Dec. 8, through Sunday, Dec. 11, Harper Joy Theatre presents the romantic comedy “Bus Stop" by William Inge on the Alexander Stage, directed by Visiting Instructor of Theatre Katie Pearl.
Prior to my freshman year at Whitman, I had never done any running. Even three-mile runs seemed like an unfeasible distance. The idea of running a marathon was simply crazy. But last month I ran the full, 26.2-mile Portland Marathon.
This past Saturday, Dec. 3, saw students lining up to get into the WEB-sponsored Q&A with famed flop director Tommy Wiseau and a screening of his magnum opus, “The Room."
Dancers and choreographers alike are busily preparing for "Airport!!!," a production scheduled to hit the stage of Cordiner Hall on Friday, Dec. 9, and Saturday, Dec. 10.
According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, “An internship is a legitimate learning experience benefiting the student and not simply an operational work experience that just happens to be conducted by a student." This is the standard to which Whitman adheres to when supporting student internships and considering ...