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  1. Whitman falls in Forbes top colleges rankings News August 3, 2012

    Whitman is the 44th best college in the country, according to "Forbes". That's down from 16th in 2010 and 36th last year. "The primary takeaway is that Whitman is among the top ...

  2. Sweet Onion Restaurant Week comes to Walla Walla News July 11, 2012

    Diners at Walla Walla restaurants are in for a sweet treat this week—a sweet onion treat, that is. July 9 through 15 is the first annual Sweet Onion Restaurant Week, an event meant to highlight the variety of ways to prepare Walla Walla’s signature crop and ...

  3. President Bridges denies Galindo’s appeal for tenure Breaking News News June 17, 2012

    President George Bridges has upheld a decision by Whitman's personnel committee denying tenure to Alberto Galindo, assistant professor of foreign languages and literatures for Spanish. Galindo was informed of the decision on Friday, June 15. The appeal directly to Bridges took place after the personnel committee denied Galindo tenure in ...

  4. We’re here for the summer! Editors' Blog May 22, 2012

    For the last 115 years, The Pioneer has more or less shut down for the summer, leaving a four month gap in our coverage of Whitman news. In the past this made sense--not much happened, and not many students were around to write or read a weekly newspaper. But with  ...

  5. Personnel committee denies Galindo’s appeal for tenure Breaking News News May 16, 2012

    Alberto Galindo, assistant professor of foreign languages and literatures for Spanish, was again denied tenure after the faculty personnel committee reconsidered his case. Galindo, who has been at Whitman for six years, applied for tenure during the Fall 2011 semester, as is typical of sixth-year assistant professors. His request was denied by ...

  6. In the closet: Some students mask LGBTQ identities at Whitman Front Page Slideshow News News Highlight May 3, 2012

    LGBTQ students who are not out describe their experiences at Whitman. Junior Marcos Garza* is in many ways a typical Whitman student: hes studious, a member of a fraternity and active in campus clubs. Yet theres a part of him that only a small number of his friends know ...

  7. Student hit by car while crossing Isaacs Breaking News News April 17, 2012

    A Whitman student was hit by a sport utility vehicle while using the pedestrian crosswalk on Isaacs Ave. shortly before 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16. The student, senior Stephen Stradley, was taken to Providence St. Mary Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries following the incident. Dean of Students Chuck Cleveland ...

  8. Admitted Students’ Day offers slice of Whitman experience News April 15, 2012

    About 205 admitted students, along with 200 of their parents, got a taste of life at Whitman during Admitted Students� Day on Saturday, April 14. The day included such activities as sample classes, a mock Humans vs. Zombies mission, a tour of residence halls and an opportunity to learn about programs ...

  9. Behroozian elected ASWC president, other executive council winners announced Breaking News News April 9, 2012

    For the first time in recent memory, the Whitman student body elected a rising junior to ASWC president.

  10. Pio picks: undergraduate conference Events News April 8, 2012

    The 14th annual Whitman Undergraduate Conference is this Tuesday, April 10. If you're not sure where to go, check out these Pio Picks: Session I, 9 a.m., "Food for Thought," Reid Campus Center G02 See how food affects culture throughout the world and here in the Northwest. Presentations include looks at meat-eating ...

  11. Adam West gets Hollywood star News April 5, 2012

    Whitman alumni have a long list of recognitions, but here's a new one for the list: Adam West '51 became the first Whittie to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, April 5. West, famous for his roles as TV's Batman and the eponymous mayor on Quahog on "Family ...

  12. Rejected from Whitman College Humor April 1, 2012

    Whitman will notify all applicants for the Class of 2016 as to whether they will be admitted by April 1. The Pio raided the Office of Admissions and found some of the rejection letters they were sending out.

  13. Jew-It Hall, Out House among ResLife housing changes Humor April 1, 2012

    Whitman College Residence Life has announced plans to re-appropriate five residence halls in order to meet the changing needs of students. The affected halls are Jew-It Hall, the Out House, CoHo and GloHo, and And Her Son Hall.

  14. College gets high with new Whitman airline Humor April 1, 2012

    Whitman College is getting into the airline charter business, having recently purchased two Boeing 737s to start a college-run airline, missionAIRy. "We wanted to provide our sports teams with a quicker way to travel than buses," said Dean of Sports Malcolm Putz. "Quite frankly, we're above that. See, get it, we're ...

  15. Photos: Outhouse celebrates Earth Month with cake News March 30, 2012

    The Outhouse rang in April as Earth Month with a giant earth-cake (actually several smaller cakes) and a twist. Members of the house offered free cake to passersby in Reid Campus Center on Friday, March 30, but only if they agreed to stay until the gargantuan cake was eaten. Not a ...

  16. Whitman admits fewer for Class of 2016 Breaking News News March 26, 2012

    Following years of record numbers of admitted students, the Class of 2016 looks a little leaner. On March 23, the Office of Admissions announced that 1,364 people were admitted to Whitman this year, the lowest level since 2006, and down from last year's record of 1,654. The college also had fewer ...

  17. Whitties react to the Washington legislature passing same sex marriage Breaking News News February 9, 2012

    The Washington State House of Representatives voted 55 to 43 on Wednesday, February 7 to allow same sex marriages. This, following the senate voting in favor of same sex marriage last week and Gov. Gregoire's pledge to sign the bill, makes Washington poised to be the seventh U.S. state, in ...

  18. Exciting additions to the Pio’s website Editors' Blog January 31, 2012

    The Pio is expanding its web presence, and I for one am excited! I'm the Pio's web content editor, a new position created to help make whitmanpioneer.com a destination that expands beyond what appears in print each week.

  19. Whitman community gathers to remember George Ball News January 28, 2012

    Over 300 colleagues, alumni, current students and family members gathered in Cordiner Hall on Saturday, Jan. 28 to celebrate the life of George Ball. Ball, an esteemed professor and mentor who established the religion department at Whitman in 1960, passed away on Jan. 1 at the age of 96. Adam Kirtley, ...

  20. Faculty votes to split RMS into 2 departments Breaking News News January 26, 2012

    The faculty voted Wednesday, Jan. 25 to split the Rhetoric and Media Studies Department into two new departments with three majors. Film and media studies will be a new interdisciplinary major with two dedicated faculty members, plus film courses in other departments. The new Rhetoric Studies Department will feature a ...

  21. Students with Asperger’s face challenges News October 20, 2011

    There are no official numbers on Whitman students with Asperger's, though Director of Academic Resources Juli Dunn said she works with "a small handful." For Whitman students with Asperger's, their differences affect their experiences both in the classroom and in Whitman's broader social sphere. The Pioneer talked with two Whitties ...

  22. Report shows decrease in crime on campus News October 6, 2011

    Whitman was a safer place in 2010 than 2009 according to the college's Annual Security Report released Thursday, Sept. 29. The report, federally mandated by the Clery Act of 1990, noted that incidents of robbery, burglary and forcible sex offenses at Whitman decreased from the previous year.

  23. Whitties abuzz over ‘unpretentious’ t-shirts News News Highlight September 8, 2011

    Whitman boasts an unpretentious culture, at least according to its website, but is it pretentious to say so? A new line of "unpretentious"-branded t-shirts and sweatpants from the Whitman Bookstore has Whitties wearing the new statement with ironic pride.

  24. Whitman web site to get facelift News May 16, 2011

    The first incarnation of whitman.edu was student-designed and had a duck flying across the homepage. Over 15 years later, the college is once again trying to spruce up the web site, with plans to launch a new version of the web site in November. This is the latest in a series ...

  25. Discussion lacking in naming reincarnated yearbook “Waiilatpu” News May 5, 2011

    Two-thousand eleven has been a whirlwind for the students bringing back a Whitman yearbook, but lost in the process was broad discussion about their decision to stick with the yearbook's historical name -- Waiilatpu.

  26. ‘Unpretentious’ label draws student criticism News April 14, 2011

    The Whitman College website recently began using the word "unpretentious" as part of a broader effort to differentiate the college, but not all students are fond of the word choice.

  27. Faculty votes to allow student representation on curriculum committee News April 14, 2011

    In a close vote, the Whitman College faculty voted Wednesday, April 13 to allow student representation on its new Curriculum Committee next year. The decision means that the ASWC President and Vice President will be allowed non-voting seats on the committee. "This is a tremendous victory for ASWC and Whitman students in ...

  28. Whitties fold cranes for Japan; trip to Japan canceled News April 7, 2011

    Nearly a month after a devastating magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit Japan on March 11, Whitman students and faculty are stepping up to help out. The nuclear fallout from the earthquake also led a class that was planning to go to Japan this summer to cancel last week. Throughout this week, students ...

  29. ASWC Executive Council Elections ASWC News April 7, 2011

    ASWC's Executive Council elections take place Monday, April 11. The Pioneer asked president, vice president, finance chair and nominations chair candidates to answer questions about their views and what they would do if elected.

  30. Administration to provide viewing stations for Beer Mile Humor March 31, 2011

    If you've ever found yourself curious about Beer Mile, but didn't want to run it, there's a new option in store. Last Thursday, Whitman College administrators announced the purchase of 10 ViewFinder viewing stations, common at zoos and natural attractions, for the annual pre-finals nudist event. Beer Mile viewing stations will ...

  31. New dot system proposed Humor March 31, 2011

    With the success of Green Dot at lowering sexual assault on campus, the Dean of Students Office is expanding the program to include more than Red Dots and Green Dots. Below is the proposed new dot system: Red Dot : Sexual actions without consent. Green Dot : Sexual actions with ...

  32. Whitman rental house catches fire, no one injured Breaking News News February 26, 2011

    [caption id="attachment_26956" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="Firefighters respond to a house fire which occurred in a Whitman rental house last weekend. The house was being rented by a Whitman professor at the time of the fire. Kendra Klag, a Whitman Pioneer photojournalist, is featured in the foreground. Credit: Ethan Parrish"]...

  33. Whitman’s Missing Students policy put to test News February 17, 2011

    When a student was reported as missing on Saturday, Feb. 5, his case was the first under Whitman's new Missing Student Notification Policy. The policy, which went into effect at the start of this academic year, includes who to contact when a student goes missing, the steps the Dean of ...

  34. Students to mark anniversary of O’Brien’s death News February 10, 2011

    One year after Richard O'Brien's death, his friends and fraternity brothers are intent on keeping his memory alive.

  35. “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal could mean return of military recruiters to campus ASWC News January 27, 2011

    The repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell means that military recruiters are once again allowed to recruit on campus.

  36. Students, administrators feel mixed about waitlist process News December 9, 2010

    First-year Nilce Alvarez had a smile and a sense of relief on her face last Monday, Dec. 6—she had just received an e-mail saying that she'd made it off the waitlist and into the section of Chem 126 that she wanted. That notification ended her month-long, stressful experience with the ...

  37. Crime report shows increase in burglaries, drug referrals; decrease in sex offenses ASWC News News Highlight October 7, 2010

    Whitman released its 2010 Annual Security Report, including crime statistics for the calendar year of 2009, last Friday, Oct. 1. The college discloses the statistics in accordance with the federal Clery Act. Most notably, between 2008 and 2009, reported sex offenses on-campus and in students' off-campus houses fell from 18 to ...

  38. Administration aims to reduce course compression, may revamp schedule News September 16, 2010

    In an effort to reduce course conflicts, Whitman administrators and faculty are considering several changes to the way courses are scheduled. The possible changes, which include a more even distribution of when courses are scheduled throughout the day and a switch to Monday-Wednesday-Friday and Tuesday-Thursday classes only, would create ...

  39. Administration prepares for commencement Front Page Slideshow News May 18, 2010

    As graduating seniors receive their diplomas on Sunday, May 23, they're not the only ones who have put in a lot of work to get to commencement. Whitman's administration undertakes in a massive effort to make sure the special day is, well, special.

  40. Student survey shows frustration with 3-2, pre-registration News May 5, 2010

    Nearly 250 students, largely frustrated by reduced course offerings as a result of the upcoming 3-2 teaching schedule, larger classes and a 16-credit pre-registration cap for fall 2010, expressed their concerns in a recent ASWC survey on pre-registration. Faculty and administrators, meanwhile, are pointing to statistics indicating that the effect of ...

  41. ASWC senate votes to allow students abroad to vote in elections News May 4, 2010

    The ASWC Senate voted on Sunday, May 2, to allow students studying abroad and in domestic off-campus study programs to vote in ASWC elections. Until this year, such students had been unable to vote in ASWC elections because they technically were not paying ASWC dues while abroad.

  42. BFFC adjusts Saturday hours in response to feedback, seasonal changes News April 29, 2010

    The Baker Ferguson Fitness Center quietly changed its Saturday hours on April 17 in response to student feedback and seasonal changes in usage across Whitman's athletic facilities. Saturday hours are now 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; they had been 8 a.m. to noon since the ...

  43. Juniors abroad surprised about ineligibility to vote News April 15, 2010

    In the midst of last week's Executive Council elections and yesterday's Senate races, several Whitman students studying abroad were surprised to find that they are ineligible to vote. Their exclusion resulted from their not paying ASWC dues this semester; students studying abroad and in domestic off-campus study programs generally pay ...

  44. Admissions up, applicants down for the Class of 2014 News April 8, 2010

    Whitman admitted a record number of students for the Class of 2014 despite a slight dip in the number of applications.

  45. Five percent tuition, fee increase brings Whitman to $50,000 price-point News April 1, 2010

    A Whitman education is set to have a sticker price of just under $50,000 next year following the Board of Trustees' approval of a five percent tuition and room and board hike at its winter meeting. The increase, which raises tuition from $36,620 to $38,450 and standard room and board charges ...

  46. Pio Picks: Undergraduate Conference News April 1, 2010

    The 12th annual Whitman Undergraduate Conference takes place Tuesday, April 6, and features the work of nearly 200 students.

  47. Politics professor Mary Hanna passes away News March 4, 2010

    Retired Whitman Politics professor Mary Hanna passed away on Wednesday, March 3, after a battle with cancer. Hanna came to Whitman in 1983 as an associate professor of political science and retired in 2000 after a distinguished teaching career. She taught courses on gender and politics, politics and the media and ...

  48. Gang members arrested in connection with off-campus burglaries News February 25, 2010

    Walla Walla police returned stolen property to a number of Whitman students who were robbed over the winter break. The items were recovered from a house across town, and six juvenile gang members were arrested in connection with the robberies.

  49. Students grieve, come together to remember Richard O’Brien News News Highlight February 18, 2010

    Richard O'Brien's tragic death in a skiing accident on Feb. 13 has brought feelings of both sadness and togetherness to the Whitman community. Countless numbers of O'Brien's friends, family, fraternity brothers, professors and peers have united to remember him.

  50. Campus resources for grieving students News February 18, 2010

    In the aftermath of Richard O'Brien's death, and at any other occasion, a variety of resources are available to students who are in the grieving process or need to talk to someone. Counselors and administrators are encouraging students to take advantage of these resources. Peer Listeners: This group of Whitman students seeks ...

  51. Whitman student killed in skiing accident News February 13, 2010

    Whitman first-year Richard O'Brien was killed in a skiing accident at the Bluewood Ski Area on Feb. 13.

  52. Bon Appétit aims to reduce waste News February 4, 2010

    Bon Apptit saw mixed results after conducting a campaign during the week of Jan. 35-31 to reduce student and kitchen waste in dining halls.

  53. Students organize to help Haiti News January 26, 2010

    Following the devastation of a magnitude 7.0 earthquake near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, several Whitman students have sprung into action with fundraisers to raise money for disaster relief. The quake, which killed 200,000 people and displaced as many as 1.5 million Haitians, occurred on Jan. 12. The American Red Cross said in a ...

  54. Bon Appétit apologizes for misleading menu prices News December 8, 2009

    The Pioneer's investigation leads Bon Apptit to take down menu boards with outdated prices.

  55. Jacobs, Radosevic and Allen continue recovery from Nov. 6 crash News December 2, 2009

    Jacobs, in a Level III coma but improving, flies to her home state of New Mexico today, while a wheelchair-bound Radosevic eagerly awaits her return to Whitman next month.

  56. Horizon Air shrinks Walla Walla schedule to two flights News November 18, 2009

    Lost flight means less selection for Whitman students and professors. More people may fly out of Pasco or Portland for greater time selection.

  57. Crash brings out best in Whitman community News November 11, 2009

    When four Whitman students crashed last Friday, it sent a ripple through campus that has inspired the best the campus and community has to offer.

  58. Bridges updates students on crash victims’ status News November 9, 2009

    Lindsey Jacobs rests in a medically induced coma, while Katie Radosevic will have surgery tomorrow and is expected to fully recover.

  59. Global Awareness House organizes support for Friday’s crash victims News November 8, 2009

    The Global Awareness Interest House hosted a cardmaking effort Sunday in honor of Friday's crash victims, which included one of their own residents, Katie Radosevic.

  60. Jacobs in serious condition, Radosevic upgraded to fair condition News November 6, 2009

    UPDATE NOV. 8, 4:54 P.M.: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center has just confirmed that Lindsey Jacobs is now in serious condition and that Katie Radosevic is in fair condition.

  61. A sit-down with WCLU co-president Kelli Kuhlman: voting in an off-year election News October 29, 2009

    With no national races, the elections on Tuesday, Nov. 3, aren't at the forefront of most voters' attention, but that doesn't mean democracy comes to a ...

  62. Whitman GLBTQ, Coalition Against Homophobia hold own Coming Out Day celebration Front Page Slideshow News October 22, 2009

    Ryan Creal ‘12 jumps through the Coming Out Door on Ankeny on Oct. 16. GLBTQ and Coalition Against Homophobia hosted the door to encourage Whitties to embrace their identity, be it sexual orientation or any other identity. National Coming Out Day is observed each Oct. 11, but GLBTQ and Colalition ...

  63. Parents fuel Walla Walla economy during Family Weekend News October 22, 2009

    Downtown Walla Walla hotels and restaurants are set to get an economic boost this Friday, Oct. 23, and Saturday, Oct. 24, when parents of Whitman students come for Family Weekend. Visiting parents, who book hotels and dine with their students, will bring business to sellout levels at several local establishments. That's ...

  64. New group hopes to bring energy-efficient CFLs to low-income households News October 15, 2009

    If Whitman's newest environmental group gets its way, many of Walla Walla's low-income households will shine brighter this winter with donated compact fluorescent lights. The yet unnamed environmental justice group, inspired by similar projects in Washington, D.C., hopes to start installing the energy-saving light bulbs as early as next month. ...

  65. Translated webpages link Whitman to Shantou University News October 5, 2009

    Whitman's online footprint grew a little bigger on Monday, Sept. 28, with the translation of the first Whitman webpage into Chinese. Rensi Ke, a senior China Sherwood Scholar exchange student from Shantou University, posted a translation of Whitman's Fast Facts page onto her school's online bulletin board.   This is the ...

  66. Bratton dedication marks Whitman’s renewable energy efforts News October 4, 2009

    A rainy day without a drop of sunlight in the sky didn't detract from the dedication of the new solar panels atop the Bratton Tennis Center on Saturday. The dedication, which featured a series of speakers involved in the process of making the solar panels a reality, celebrated the arrival of ...

  67. ASWC elections: first-years choose senators, seniors win the right to vote ASWC September 21, 2009

    First-year Calvin Atkins walked briskly across Ankeny to the ASWC offices in Reid to learn his fate in senate elections on Monday, Sept. 21. For him, the news was good: he will be on ASWC's Finance Committee. "It was kind of like relief," he said. "I could see the election going ...

  68. First-year senator candidate bios ASWC September 16, 2009

    Nathan Abrams Why I am running for ASWC Senator: The main reason I am running is that I want to contribute to the Whitman community and get involved; I feel like I have good ideas, but more importantly, I have a strong work ethic and a desire to help improve ...

  69. Whitties go to the polls for first-year senate, amendment on senior voting ASWC September 16, 2009

    First-years heading to the polls this Monday, Sept. 21 got an opportunity to meet their senator candidates for the Associated Students of Whitman College (ASWC) in a forum that was as much about Disney princesses as it was about politics.

  70. Whitman’s Princeton Review rankings fall, but are still high News September 15, 2009

    Think you know Whitman? The Princeton Review sure does. According to its latest college guide, "The Best 371 Colleges: 2010 Edition," Whitman has the 9th best professors, 12th best college theater, 19th best college library and 20th best quality of life in ...

  71. Ramadan at Whitman: a lonely fast News September 14, 2009

    On many days throughout the month of Ramadan, senior Neda Ansaari gets up before sunrise to eat and drink before her day starts. "I'll eat and make sure I drink lots of water, and then I pray and go to bed again because classes start a little later," she said of ...

  72. Administration preps for fall swine flu risks Front Page Slideshow September 3, 2009

    With the start of the school year and the continuing spread of H1N1 influenza, also known as swine flu, Whitman's administration is urging students to take steps to prevent the spread of the virus.

  73. Class of 2013 ‘most diverse’ News September 3, 2009

    First-year Autumn Knutson was moments away from enrolling in another college when a phone call from a Whitman parent changed her mind. "The moment I walked down my stairs towards the computer, the phone rang," she said. "It was a Whitman parent who wanted to tell me how Whitman had impacted ...

  74. All about the Class of 2013 News September 3, 2009

    Accomplishments: Completed photojournalism projects around the world. Raised funds for and taught in a Burmese Orphanage Surviving Cancer A 2012 Archery Olympic hopeful Organized a seven week trip through New Zealand, working on organic farms around the country Won an essay contest for NACAC Summited Denali Marathon runner Very successful triathlete Awareness and activism surrounding a paper company's mistreatment of ...

  75. Upcoming campus events News September 3, 2009

    Now through Sunday, Sept. 6 Walla Walla County Fair Walla Walla County Fairgrounds Hours Vary Livestock, Frontier Days, and cooking contests are among the displays at this annual tradition Thursday, Sept. 3 Pioneer Release Party Reid Side Lawn — 4-6 p.m. Join the Pioneer staff and bands such as Red Light Blue Light to celebrate the Back ...

  76. Whitman’s reputation grows and changes with class of 2009 News May 18, 2009

    As graduating seniors leave Whitman behind, they leave a place with a bit of a different reputation than when they first arrived. More selective, less hippie and more diverse are just a few of these changes, according to a survey of students. But seniors also leave a place that retains many ...

  77. Board of Trustees expected to pass Maxey Hall renovations News May 7, 2009

    An entrance to Maxey on Ankeny? That could be a reality in less than two years if the Board of Trustees approves an overhaul of Maxey Hall to begin this summer. The Board of Trustees will meet this weekend for it's last meeting of the '08-'09 academic year.   The project, ...

  78. Swine flu hits Washington News April 30, 2009

    Though an outbreak of swine flu in Washington State has not yet been confirmed, on the evening of Wednesday, April 29, the Washington State Department of Health announced the identification of six probable cases: three in Seattle, two in Snohomish County and one in nearby Spokane County. Whitman's administration is ...

  79. College catalog moves online, saves resources News April 30, 2009

    Registration edged closer to paperless this year, as all returning students were migrated to electronic versions of the catalog of the college. In years past, the college had provided each returning student with a hard copy; now only incoming students receive one. The switch was an effort to save money and ...

  80. Whitman students feel pressure to live up to ranking News April 30, 2009

    Everyone's seen the Princeton Review rankings proclaiming Whitman's students among the nation's happiest. In an environment full of young, like-minded, active and intelligent people, who wouldn't feel satisfied? Though Whitman students' collective level of happiness is reportedly very high: first in the nation in 2007 according to the Princeton Review, although ...

  81. Admitted Students get a taste of Whitman life Events April 23, 2009

    As spring temperatures approached 80 degrees, hundred of admitted students and their family members flocked to campus for Admitted Students' Day on Saturday, April 18. The annual event, featuring tours, sample classes and information on programs such as study abroad, provided an opportunity for many high school seniors to get a ...

  82. Record waitlist leaves applicants in flux News April 16, 2009

    [caption id="attachment_4873" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="For Kevin Dyerly, Director of Admissions, the work doesn't end once acceptance letters are sent out. Credit: Klein."][/caption] The college ...

  83. Class of 2013 the first to switch to Gmail News April 9, 2009

    Ever want to instant message in your Whitman e-mail or use it for online documents? You may not be able to, but the class of 2013 will. Next year's incoming first-years will use Gmail for their Whitman email using a special login page, gmail.whitman.edu, and their Whitman IDs and passwords. Gmail, ...

  84. Printing forum fails to get student involvement News March 12, 2009

    For all the hype over the new printing quotas, fewer than a dozen students showed up to last Thursday's forum on the issue, the first of two. Those in attendance, though, had a platform to share their views. “The purpose of this event is to solicit information and opinions," said forum ...

  85. Away from home: Coping on campus Feature February 26, 2009

    Walla Walla has plenty to do, but the small size can feel isolating, particularly for people from larger cities. Many Whitties find ways to stay busy beyond campus, though. “Runs through the wheat fields are great for getting some perspective," said senior Gus O'Malley. “Or I just hunt down some ...

  86. Financial aid office prepares for increased need News February 19, 2009

    Making ends meet is hard in a single-parent household making $15,000-20,000 per year.   Throw in Whitman's annual tuition plus living expenses: over $45,000: and it's impossible without financial aid. That's the reality for sophomore Alex Kearns. She is one of many students anxiously waiting to see how the economic downturn, which ...

  87. Coffeehouse seeks new co-manager A&E February 12, 2009

    When senior Tricia Chow graduates this spring, she'll leave behind friends, professors and her job as co-manager of Coffeehouse. That leaves the weekly concert series, featuring Whitman students and the occasional out-of-town band, in search of someone new. Chow believes the position needs someone extremely motivated who works well with others. ...

  88. Students ‘Bowl’-ed over for commercials A&E February 5, 2009

    By Josh Goodman Anybody looking for a wardrobe malfunction would have been disappointed.   But for everybody else, the non-football parts of last Sunday's Super Bowl XLIII were sure to please. At least Cardinals fans have something to laugh about. Most popular among national audiences and Whitman students was a Doritos commercial where ...

  89. Pay to print: new quota News February 5, 2009

    When first-year Lyndsey Sherman printed an assignment for her Core class last week, she had to release her printing job using a new program called GoPrint. For each page she printed, five cents were deducted from her new printing account. Her experience is the experience of the entire Whitman population. With ...

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