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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.

Marge Jesse – The Post Office Supervisor

Emma Casley and Hannah Poukish
November 13, 2015
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, MEDIA, VIDEOS

Marge Jesse has been working in the Whitman post office for the past 18 years. This year she has decided to retire to spend more time with her daughter and two grandchildren in Spokane. Videographers Emma Casley and Hannah Poukish have put together this video as an opportunity for Marge to say a proper ... Read more »

Hundreds rally against racism on library steps

Hundreds rally against racism on library steps

Lachlan Johnson, Investigative Director
November 13, 2015
Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

Over 250 Whitman community members rallied against systemic racism on campus.

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Day of the Dead Festival

Hannah Poukish and Tyler Warren
October 28, 2015
Filed under MEDIA, VIDEOS

Videographers Hannah Poukish, Tyler Warren, and reporter Eric Anderson explore the recent Dia de los Muertos Festival in Walla Walla, WA and investigate the relationship of Whitman College to the greater Walla Walla community.

Train Hopping, Women in Undergraduate Education and Stories: The Pio Hour Show 4

Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz
October 25, 2015
Filed under MEDIA, The Pio Hour Podcast, Web Only

In this podcast hosts Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz interview Whitman students who hopped trains from Seattle to Spokane. They also meet with Dean of Admissions Tony Cabasco and sociology professor Michelle Janning to learn about the increase in Whitman's female population and how that relations... Read more »

Pranks, Fishing, and Human Rights: The Pio Hour Show 3

Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz
October 2, 2015
Filed under MEDIA, The Pio Hour Podcast

In this episode of the Pio Hour, hosts Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz interview Chris Hankin '18 about his summer working on a fishing boat in the Bering Sea. Anna also pulls a prank on Andrew and interviews alumni about historic Whitman pranks. This episode also features Allie Donahue '16 as she... Read more »

Inclusive Language, Walla Walla Roastery, and the ARC: The Pio Hour Show 2

Mary Kampa and Julio Escarce
September 23, 2015
Filed under MEDIA, The Pio Hour Podcast, Web Only

In this episode of the Pio Hour new hosts Mary Kampa and Julio Escarce interview residence hall directors regarding the Inclusive Language Campaign. They also learn about the roasting processes used by the Walla Walla Roastery and learn about new changes at the Academic Resource Center at Whitman College. Turn... Read more »

Marra Clay

September 20, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

Marra Clay is a junior Chemistry-Environmental Studies major from Minnetonka, Minnesota. This year she is the publisher of The Pioneer. During her first year at Whitman College Marra worked as a photographer, then served for one year as the photography editor.

Rodeo and Stories: The Pio Hour Show 1

Andrew Schwartz and Anna Middleton
September 18, 2015
Filed under MEDIA, The Pio Hour Podcast, Web Only

Anna Middleton and Andrew Schwartz host The Pio Hour's first show this week. In this podcast they visit the Walla Walla Fair, investigate the new library couches, interview Pioneer editor-in-chief Sarah Cornett about the new residence hall projects, and talk with Kyle Donald '16 about his pursuit of... Read more »

Off the Record

Marra Clay
November 6, 2014
Filed under MEDIA, VIDEOS

Off the Record, a Whitman band featuring Jonas Myers (2013) and Maya Abramson (2015), has been becoming popular on campus this year. Videographer Emma Casley works with writer Daniel Kim to interview the duo to learn more about their music styles and the group's aspirations.   *This a... Read more »