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Students Take Caution to Avoid Zika Virus

Students Take Caution to Avoid Zika Virus

Marra Clay, Publisher
April 14, 2016
Filed under NEWS

The Zika virus requires caution for students traveling abroad.

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Former Astronaut, Alumna Returns to Whitman College

Former Astronaut, Alumna Returns to Whitman College

Marra Clay, Publisher
April 7, 2016
Filed under Events, Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Dorothy "Dottie" Metcalf-Lindenberger '97, a first-generation educator astronaut, returned to Whitman to speak about Science, Technology, Engineer and Math (STEM) education

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Nukes All Around!

Nukes All Around!

April 1, 2016
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

Dorothy "Dottie" Metcalf-Lindenberger '97, a first-generation educator astronaut, returned to Whitman to speak about Science, Technology, Engineer and Math (STEM) education

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JK Prowling announces “History of Magic in the Middle East”

April 1, 2016
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

Dorothy "Dottie" Metcalf-Lindenberger '97, a first-generation educator astronaut, returned to Whitman to speak about Science, Technology, Engineer and Math (STEM) education

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Interview with the EIC and Publisher

Interview with the EIC and Publisher

April 1, 2016
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

Every year at this time, the leaders of Revisionist go on the record about the joys of working for a campus newspaper. This year, we found Editor-in-Chief Sharra Hornet and publisher Maya Kay enjoying their favorite pass time, repeatedly explaining the definition of the words “newspaper” and “jour... Read more »

Campus Climate Survey Finds Students Believe in Global Warming

Marra Clay, Token Science Major
April 1, 2016
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

After six weeks of surveying the Whitman College students, staff and faculty with the Campus Climate Survey, the College’s Administration announced that they can now confidently say that most students believe global warming is real. This came as a shock to many students who felt isolated by their envi... Read more »

Missed Connections

News Section
April 1, 2016
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

Puking my heart out Where: TEK basement When: Friday, 1:30am You were on the far side of the basement. Our eyes met. I could tell this was something special, and I stumbled my way through the dancers. But as soon as I crossed the room and opened my mouth to speak, I vomited on your shirt. If yo... Read more »

Vote Smallpox for the End of Times!

Vote Smallpox for the End of Times!

April 1, 2016
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

There is a beauty in decay. Imagine an old barn, its roof sagging with moss, the red paint worn away by the elements. Now imagine that beauty, but for the entire world. This is the promise of smallpox and other biological weapons. Humankind has constructed wondrous technological marvels around the globe over ... Read more »

College Administration Uses Residence Hall Telephones to Spy on Students

College Administration Uses Residence Hall  Telephones to Spy on Students

North Bennett, The Funniest of the Funnies
April 1, 2016
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, Humor, Jack Issue

Student whistle-blowers have revealed that the Whitman College administration has been using dorm room telephones to spy on student interactions. Two student employees, who were hired by the college to listen to the surveillance recordings, spoke with The Pioneer about the program on the condition of... Read more »

Whitman Professor Involved in Groundbreaking Gravitational-Wave Detection

Whitman Professor Involved in Groundbreaking Gravitational-Wave Detection

Marra Clay, Publisher
February 11, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

One hundred years ago, Einstein developed his theory of General Relativity. Today, a team of physicists from around the world, including a Whitman professor, announced they had the evidence to prove it. At 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 11, students and faculty gathered in the Hall of Science, wai... Read more »

Voices of the Community // Spring 2016 Issue 2

Tyler Warren, Videographer
February 5, 2016
Filed under MEDIA, VIDEOS, Voices of the Community

Videographer Tyler Warren polls the community with the question: "Which whitman staff, faculty, or administrator would you like to have lunch with?"

Style Spotlight with Arthur Shemitz

Style Spotlight with Arthur Shemitz

Emma Casley, Videographer
February 4, 2016
Filed under A&E, Front Page Slideshow, MEDIA, VIDEOS

Videographer Emma Casley brings us this week's Style Spotlight featuring Arthur Shemitz, a Whitman College junior.