Today's increasingly competitive job market can present a pretty intimidating challenge to the newly graduated or soon-to-graduate Whitman student, and many soon discover that networking is vital. That's why the Student Engagement Center (SEC) is currently looking for ways to connect more students to alumni through social media.
Scholastic pressure at Whitman can be tremendous, especially as midterms approach and the end of the semester looms ahead. In light of this, some students turn to non-prescription Adderall to help them manage their heavy workload.
When researchers on the Karahoa fished up a previously undiscovered “supergiant" amphipod off the coast of New Zealand last fall, senior Mackenzie Gerringer was on board to witness the momentous occasion.
The Whitman Sweets are gearing up for another successful season and in doing so help represent the changing culture of collegiate Ultimate on the Whitman campus.
The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) training attracts a large number of Whitman students every year. The 80-hour course, offered by Whitman Medicine Institute of NOLS every January and March, takes students through class and hands-on learning in order to educate them about medical practice in the outdoor environment. This weekend, ...
The Pioneer searches out Whitties who bring an extra splash of sartorial daring to the campus. This week's Style Spotlight: the cast of The Vagina Monologues.
Starting this Friday, Feb. 24, Feminists Advocating Change and Empowerment and the Voices of Planned Parenthood will bring V-Day, an event of global activism, to campus. Started in 1988 by Eve Ensler, author of "The Vagina Monologues," V-Day is a campaign and organization that fights for an end to violence ...
Fundraising campaign supports expansion of experiential learning and international emphasis.
A little rain or frozen ground usually does not stop Whitman athletes from hitting the fields to kick around a soccer ball or toss a Frisbee. However, when athletes run on muddy fields, their concern is usually for the game, and not the turf.
A graphic designer and comic illustrator with many diverse projects under his belt, Whitman senior and KWCW Art Director Sam Alden took a moment to chat with The Pioneer about his recent endeavors, artistic process and future plans.
Film critic Nathan Fisher delivers his predictions and hopes for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, broadcasting on Sunday, Feb. 26.
With the variety of internships and community-based courses that Whitman offers on a yearly basis, it is no surprise that both the student body and administration place a high value on education through experience. Courses like Semester in the West, History and Ethnobiology of the Silk Roads, and State of ...
Although Like a Little and Whitman Encounters can be endlessly entertaining when you're trying to procrastinate, the issues trying to be solved on the site, both personal and campus-wide, are greater than the sites themselves.
Blaming the poor, especially those on food stamps, for their poor food choices is to ignore the deep, underlying problems with an industrial system of food production. Personal choice is worthless if all options are unhealthy.
It's a scenario out of the worst, buried nightmares of humanity. Recent blockbuster 'The Grey' depicts an oil drilling team stranded in Alaska after a plane crash, who are stalked by a malicious pack of wolves. There's one problem with this thrilling scenario—it's utterly absurd.
Rihanna, the pop world's most prolific star, has released an astonishing six full-length albums over the past seven years. Her most recent one, Talk That Talk, is an uneven but cohesive collection of songs that center on love and sex, two topics that have been present throughout her discography.
A varsity spring sports preview of conference and national rankings
Hello, fellow Whitman students. I just wanted to let you know that sometimes you say some weird things. To demonstrate this, I have written down some conversation snippets, word for word, that I have found worthy of publication. (Of course, to ensure that I don't have people tracking me down ...
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What will I eat for lunch? . . . Screw Friday Encounters, hungover again. . . . Does anyone not own North Face? . . . I can't wait for the new season of "Downton Abbey." . . . Didn't do the reading, again. . . .
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For a one-time payment of $30 billion, we as a species could cordon off 25 hotspots across the globe and preserve 60 percent of the Earth's biodiversity, but is this plan worth the economic and ethical costs?
Numbers in the news is a weekly feature highlighting numbers and statistics of interest to college students.
To All: We are wondering who left a frozen reindeer carcass in Narnia adjacent to "flerbruksrommet." According to eye witnesses, it has been there since autumn, and none of the "usual suspects" in reindeer-related science want to have anything to do with it, apparently. Could we ask the owner of the carcass to ...