Students Matt Bachmann and Cecily Foo (both '11), Whitman's KWCW manager and music director respectively, attended the 30th Annual CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival in NYC with fresh ideas for the college radio station.
A&E Writer Nate Lessler previews 5 of the must-see films the 2010 winter film season: Somewhere, Tron: Legacy, Blue Valentine, True Grit and Black Swan.
With only two weeks left before the end of the first semester, it's time for students to start thinking about gifts for the holidays. Below, The Pioneer provides a list of the top eight local shops to check out for holiday gifts: all within just a very short distance of ...
[caption id="attachment_23449" align="aligncenter" width="393" caption="Photo Credit: Isabel Hong"][/caption] Harper Joy Theater will be ending the first half of the 2010-2011 season with "The Sea", a play that has provided its cast and crew with an incredible experience and promises to do ...
Denzel Washington's runaway train movie "Unstoppable" plays like a non-fiction version of "Speed."
A&E writer Nate Lessler gives students suggestions for things to do in Walla Walla over Thanksgiving Break.
Whitman students reenact cult film phenomena "Rocky Horror Picture Show" on Saturday, November 13 at 10:30 p.m. in Maxey Auditorium.
blue moon's Big Art takes place at The Underground this year and will sell featured artwork as well as treats from the Colville Street Patisserie.
Students should not be surprised if Whitman starts to take on qualities of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry over the upcoming week. WEB and KWCW's "The Witching Hour" are cooperating to produce a series of Harry Potter-themed events. The series started on Nov. 7th and will continue until the ...
PBS documentary "Between the Folds" portrays the changing shape of origami to Whitman students. The film was shown alongside a presentation by origami artist Joseph Wu, and exposes the aesthetic and scientific prospects of this unique art form.
David Fincher, director of "Se7en" and "Fight Club", exposes the darker side of the deeply intertwined college and internet lifestyle in "The Social Network."
Fat suits, farce, and satire found in Jeffrey Hatcher's adaptation of Nikolai Gogol's "The Government Inspector," playing at Harper Joy Theatre October 21-24.
Spotlight on four Whitman bands: Dabbles in Bloom, Plateau, Chastity Belt and Orange Fight.
Canadian documentary filmmaker Magnus Isacsson has been at Whitman College for the past two weeks putting on film screenings, visiting classrooms, answering questions and teaching an evening course. The visit was made possible via funds from the O'Donnell Visiting Educator program. "The O'Donnell Visiting Educator program has been a good source of ...
A&E writer Nate Lessler looks at the history and the inspiration behind the prominent sculptures on campus.
Ben Affleck proves to be a natural born director with his sophomore Boston crime drama "The Town"
The Walla Walla County Emergency Management Department coordinated an earthquake simulation at Walla Walla Regional Airport on Monday, Sept. 13.
Audience members may get more than they bargained for when attending "The American", starring George Clooney.
Senior Seth Bergeson was chosen by his classmates as this year's student commencement speaker. A history major from Seattle, Bergeson is notorious for spending as much time in his room studying as socializing with his endless group of friends, which is to say, a lot. During his time at Whitman, ...
Last fall, Whitman was one of the first colleges in the state to adopt Green Dot, a sexual misconduct prevention program, after the Washington Sexual Violence Prevention College Coalition decided it would be the most effective program to implement at colleges in Washington State. One year after the program's inauguration. ...
A number of campus clubs and organizations got a boost in participation last Saturday, April 17, as dozens of admitted students participated in “Get Whittie," a program organized by the Office of Admissions to give students admitted to the class of 2014 the chance to jump into campus life during ...
The registration process for fall 2010 will be significantly different from past years due in part to the upcoming switch to a 3-2 teaching schedule. Changes have also been made to address concerns that the current registration system is disadvantageous to incoming students.
Whitman students are more likely to use counseling services than their peers at other schools.
Harper Joy Theatre is about to get an overhaul thanks to a decision from the Board of Trustees last month to approve a $7-7.5 million renovation. Construction—which will include a new black box theater, costume shop, rigging system and faculty offices—will begin this summer.
Whitman's Men's and Women's Club Ultimate Frisbee teams traveled to Stevinson, Calif. last weekend to compete in the Stanford Open. But they only got there after lengthy negotiations that prompted intervention from ASWC's finance chair.
Whitman has become a "feeder" school for Teach for America, which has garnered controversy over the years for its approach to educational reforms. Four students from the Class of 2010 have committed to the program for the next two years.
Whitman students' liberal arts educations are largely funded by alumni who contribute to the college's Annual Fund. Over the past decade, however, graduates have made fewer gifts to the school as they struggle to pay off student loans.
The Whitman College Office of Admission expects a similar number of applications for the Class of 2014 compared to the Class of 2013.