Brushes with Authority

Adam Brayton
May 2, 2013
Filed under Feature, Weekly Topic

For most Whitman students, interactions with legal authorities are virtually non-existent. However, when police interact with students, they usually only see the underbelly of campus activity.

Indie Women Make No Appearance This Year

Adam Brayton
April 25, 2013
Filed under Feature, Feature Highlight

Though last year they dazzled the crowd singing Lady Gaga and the year before belted a Sara Bareilles medley in their bright blue gowns, this year the Independent Women will be absent from the 87th annual Choral Contest. Though the Independent Women's choral group has even won out against the Greek... Read more »

Sing it Loud

Adam Brayton
April 25, 2013
Filed under Feature, Weekly Topic

A closer look at the 87th annual Choral Contest.

Encounters of the Second Kind

Adam Brayton
April 18, 2013
Filed under Feature, Weekly Topic

Encounters has grown from obscurity into its own niche forum in just over a year of existence. As the administrator graduates, we look back at what brought us to this point, as well as what lies in the future of the website.

Car Spotlights: Steven Klutho ”˜13 and Zack Strater ”˜14

Car Spotlights: Steven Klutho ”˜13 and Zack Strater ”˜14

Adam Brayton
April 4, 2013
Filed under Feature

After spending last semester repairing his car, Steven Klutho ‘13 and his ‘74-ish Volkswagen Beetle are now taking to the streets and driving around town. After driving his orange automobile to the library, he gave The Pioneer the grand tour of his car––new engine and all. Car Soundbites: ... Read more »

New Campaign Name to Battle Campus Sexual Ineptitude

Adam Brayton
March 28, 2013
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

In the new title-taking wave that is sweeping campus campaigns and organizations, there is a new player that hopes to re-imagine itself in a way that another campaign has already imagined itself: the Green Dot Program. Sexual Misconduct Coordinator Barbarella Mixwell announced on Tuesday, March 26... Read more »

So Ten Years Ago.

So Ten Years Ago.

Adam Brayton
March 22, 2013
Filed under A&E, Circuit

That's So Ten Years Ago Remember "Survivor"? When Arnold Schwarzenegger became governator of California? Limp Bizkit? "Bad Boys II"? If you laughed or cringed at any of those, imagine what you'll be laughing at 10 years from today; imagine the things that were so cool and trendy today that will make y... Read more »

In the Net

Adam Brayton
March 7, 2013
Filed under Feature, Weekly Topic

The internet is integral to our college experience, but how much is too much? Whitman students are finding that lines that must be drawn before computer and internet use becomes an addiction.

Whitman, Walla Walla University Accept Personal Marriage Views

Whitman, Walla Walla University Accept Personal Marriage Views

Adam Brayton
February 27, 2013
Filed under Feature, Feature Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

When junior Jamie Edison first came to Whitman, he had a certain preconceived idea of how college relationships worked. Both his parents had met and hit it off in college, and so did his grandparents––at Whitman, no less. There seemed to be a big difference between his expectations of Whitman... Read more »

Parental Guidance, Emphasis on Education Draws In Legacies

Parental Guidance, Emphasis on Education Draws In Legacies

Adam Brayton
February 14, 2013
Filed under Feature, Feature Highlight, Front Page Slideshow

When senior Nick Marquiss sat down at his first Encounters class, he found himself sitting across the table from the same professor who taught his father decades before. This situation may seem strange, but not with the kind of legacy representation found at Whitman. The Office of Admission defines... Read more »

For the Birds

Adam Brayton
February 7, 2013
Filed under Feature, Weekly Topic

From waterfowl to raptors to songbirds, Walla Walla stands as both a figurative and literal bird sanctuary.  In fact, it's law.

A Gluten-Free Walla Walla Restaurant Guide

Adam Brayton
January 31, 2013
Filed under Feature

One would think at first glance that Walla Walla would be a difficult place to navigate while being gluten-free. However, restaurants old and new have a great variety of options beyond soups and salads to accommodate for the gluten-free foodie without having many hoops to jump through. Green Spoon ... Read more »