Top 10

Rachel Palfini
May 28, 2014
Filed under Little Sparrow with Dreams of Swans, Off-Campus Blogs, Web Only

This post is somewhat overdue as our Spring Break was more than three weeks ago, but as finals are fast approaching, I need a reminder of the good ole vacation days. To start the trip, Christa Lee '15 and I went to visit last year's Chinese language assistant in Xi'an! Catherine was the best host and... Read more »

Dangerous Roads

Erik
May 23, 2014
Filed under Deixa Te Falar Uma Coisa, Off-Campus Blogs

In the Dominican Republic last summer, almost every bus, taxi, and car had a decal like this slapped on the windshield: - God is loyal. - God takes his time, but he never for forgets. - With God by my side, who can be against me? I quickly came to see these as prayers for safety on the roads. The ... Read more »

Volunteering at Migrant School

Rachel Palfini
May 22, 2014
Filed under Little Sparrow with Dreams of Swans, Off-Campus Blogs, Web Only

There are a lot of migrant workers in China, over 130 million. Most migrant workers are leaving poor, rural villages and moving to cities on China's eastern coast in search of better job opportunities. Most of these jobs are in factories, low-paying according to American standards, but much higher wages... Read more »

Das Ende

Das Ende

Aleida Fernandez
May 17, 2014
Filed under Off-Campus Blogs, Sprechen Sie Englisch?

It's really over. I leave Vienna tomorrow. I arrived in Vienna with high expectations. I had heard so many great things about the city, study abroad, etc. that I figured I would be in Austrian heaven from day one. As I noted in my first blog post, this wasn't really the case. Yet somewhere along the ... Read more »

The Book Reborn: Is Print Actually Dead?

The Book Reborn: Is Print Actually Dead?

Ben Caldwell
May 15, 2014
Filed under Circuit, Front Page Slideshow, Opinion

You've heard it before, you'll hear it again: the last 15 years have given rise to technologies that have changed almost every aspect of our daily lives. Cell phones and mobile computers of every shape, size and customizable color have ascended to the status of sacred objects that we insist on... Read more »

Opportunities Abound If You Know Where to Look

Opportunities Abound If You Know Where to Look

Pamela London
May 15, 2014
Filed under Circuit, Opinion

When my mom picked me up after my first semester at Whitman College, she asked me, "Are you sad that you only have seven semesters left?" At the time, I knew the answer: definitively yes. I was a varsity soccer player and English major-to-be living in Jewett Hall and the best section ever (3-West, fo... Read more »

Off the Court: Basketball Seniors Reflect on Journey to NCAA Final Four

Off the Court: Basketball Seniors Reflect on Journey to NCAA Final Four

Marah Alindogan
May 15, 2014
Filed under Circuit, Sports, Sports Highlight

This semester, seniors Marah Alindogan and Sarah Anderegg juggled the positions of being Pio sports reporters while also playing on the Whitman women's basketball team––national runners-up and one of the most successful teams in school history. Alindogan and Anderegg reflected on their journeys as Whit... Read more »

Class of 2014 Senior Art Profiles

Class of 2014 Senior Art Profiles

James Kennedy
May 15, 2014
Filed under A&E, Circuit

Three seniors at Whitman will be heading down the creative path after graduation. The Pioneer caught up with each of them before they leave to discuss what they will miss about Whitman, their plans for the future and how their creativity will drive their careers.  Katie Gorman Environmental Art... Read more »

Whitman Fosters Power of Beauty

Whitman Fosters Power of Beauty

May 15, 2014
Filed under Circuit, Opinion, Opinion Highlight

This guest column was written by Allison Bolgiano '14 The spring of my junior year, I had two evening seminars in Maxey. Later in the semester, when I caught sunsets on my walks across Ankeny, I'd savor the golden light that turned Lyman's bricks merlot red and made green, glowing candles out of the leaves on the big trees. Ev... Read more »

Class of 2014 Student-Athlete Profiles

Class of 2014 Student-Athlete Profiles

Marah Alindogan
May 15, 2014
Filed under Circuit, Sports

Ethan Parrish Ultimate Frisbee "I started playing ultimate in high school. I absolutely loved it. I was actually recruited to play baseball at Whitman, and I played on the team freshman year before I hurt my elbow and needed Tommy John's surgery. Two weeks after baseball season ended, I went to regionals for Ultimate and that year w... Read more »

Class of 2014 Fellowships Profiles

Class of 2014 Fellowships Profiles

Helen Angell
May 15, 2014
Filed under Circuit, News

After graduation, some Whitman seniors will be heading all over the country and the world pursuing their goals with the help of fellowships. The Pioneer spoke with three students about the fellowships they received, the programs they will go on and what they will be doing in the near and distant ... Read more »

Students Must Engage More with Life Outside Whitman Bubble

Students Must Engage More with Life Outside Whitman Bubble

May 15, 2014
Filed under Circuit, Opinion

This guest column was written by Jane Carmody '14 Before I arrived in Walla Walla, it was always a struggle to describe to those in my hometown where exactly I was going to be spending my undergraduate days. Walla Walla sounded like a fairytale, something unreal and too good to be true, but coming from Albuquerque, I guess I ... Read more »