Rarely do Whitman students get the chance to hear about the innovative projects and newsworthy accomplishments of classmates beyond their immediate friend group. The Pioneer sat down with several graduating seniors––with a diverse range of academic passions and other interests around campus––to discuss ... Read more »
The labels that have been assigned to current college-aged youth are endless, from the multitaskers and echo boomers, to the "Yes-We-Can" generation. The Pioneer sat down with Professor David Schmitz, the Robert Allen Skotheim Chair of History, to place a discussion of generational labels in its historical... Read more »
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This week Feature was inspired by a recent Seattle Times article: "Amazon a virtual no-show in hometown philanthropy." We sought to shed light on the interplay between big corporations and small local shops in Walla Walla. Ultimately, does buying local rather than corporate matter to Whitman students?
Whitman's $400 million endowment remains a mystery to many students. This week Feature delved into the substance behind the numbers; attempting to understand where the money comes from and what initiatives it supports here on campus.
Wine and onions foster a local economy centered on specialty products.
Founded in 1983, L'Ecole No 41 is one of the oldest wineries in the Walla Walla Valley. The family-owned winery is located in the historic Frenchtown School in Lowden. Next year will be the 30th anniversary of L'Ecole. Marty and Megan Clubb, the current owners of L'Ecole, have built on what Megan's... Read more »
Spring in Walla Walla offers the chance for a mid-semester adventure. Whether you prefer to indulge in local food and drink, explore hiking trails or take an OP sea kayaking trip, opportunities outside the Whitman bubble abound.
Questions: 1. What are your top five favorite books of all time? 2. What was the most life-changing book you read while in college or at grad school? Why? 3. What is a book that you are eager to add to your collection? Don Snow, senior lecturer of environmental humanities and general studies ... Read more »
Walking through the massive front doors of Maple Counter Café, one is enveloped by an atmosphere of warm, farmhouse style comfort. This welcoming atmosphere is created by the hard work of Kory and Rachel Nagler, the proprietors. "My family is a restaurant family. I was literally raised in a restaurant... Read more »
Why is community service on campus largely dominated by female students?
Fundraising campaign supports expansion of experiential learning and international emphasis.