Letter from the Editor: Circuit 11 Graduation Issue

Letter from the Editor: Circuit 11 Graduation Issue

Shelly Le
May 15, 2014
Filed under Circuit, Letter from the Editor, Letter from the Editors

The morning I left for college is still a vivid memory to me. I woke up at 5 a.m. to catch my flight and hurriedly said goodbye to my mother, upset that she wasn't able to come to the airport to drop me off. Yet, despite how clear this memory is to me today, it's almost surreal how different I've... Read more »

Farewell Letter from 2013-2014 Editor-in-Chief

Shelly Le
May 8, 2014
Filed under Letter from the Editor, Letter from the Editors, Opinion

When someone asks me what my favorite thing about Whitman is, there are a lot of things that come to mind, but one of the first is The Pioneer. I've worked for the paper every semester in college, with the exception of when I was abroad. It has been a significant portion of my life during the past fou... Read more »

Production Night Live Blog for May 7.

Shelly Le
May 7, 2014
Filed under Production Night Blog

What follows is a faithful account of the production of Issue 13 aka, the last issue of the year (taking place the evening of May. 7/early morning of May 8.) as witnessed by me, The Pioneer's Editor in Chief. 4:08 p.m.: I'm in the office for the last issue of the year! My current migraine is bei... Read more »

Invisible Category: First-Generation Students at Whitman Face Unique Challenges

Invisible Category: First-Generation Students at Whitman Face Unique Challenges

Shelly Le
May 1, 2014
Filed under Feature, Front Page Slideshow

"Class is invisible. You can dress and act a different way and no one would ever really know what you might be struggling with. First-generation students really are in an invisible category." As the adviser for Whitman's First Generation and Working Class Club, Professor of History Julie Charlip ... Read more »

Roasted Cauliflower Soup With Cumin

Roasted Cauliflower Soup With Cumin

Shelly Le
April 15, 2014
Filed under Le Lovely Kitchen

Photos by Alecia Lindsay I get a pretty bad case of winter blues whenever November roles around and it usually doesn't go away until around the beginning of March (which just so happens to be during Daylight Savings Day). Growing up in Salt Lake, I'm used to gray skies and cold weather, but being a college stu... Read more »

Letter from Divestment Movement to Whitman Board of Trustees

Shelly Le
April 10, 2014
Filed under Opinion

This letter was authored by members of the Divest Whitman organization in response to the Whitman College Board of Trustees' decision to not divest the college's investments from fossil fuel companies.    Dear Ladies and Gentlemen of the Whitman College Board of Trustees: Thank you for ... Read more »

ASWC Executive Candidates 2014-2015

ASWC Executive Candidates 2014-2015

Shelly Le
April 10, 2014
Filed under ASWC, News

The Associated Students of Whitman College executive council elections will be held on Monday, April 14. The Pioneer asked the candidates about their qualifications, goals for next year and proudest memories at Whitman. President To serve as next year's ASWC president would by my honor and privilege! I am ded... Read more »

Driver Hits Cars, Bicyclist on Park Street

Driver Hits Cars, Bicyclist on Park Street

Shelly Le
April 4, 2014
Filed under Breaking News, Front Page Slideshow, News

Andy Monserud contributed additional reporting.  A driver in a red Silverado struck eleven cars and left one bicyclist injured this afternoon after apparently losing control of his vehicle while driving through campus. Between 2:45 and 2:50 p.m. on Friday, April 4, the truck drove into one moving car on the south ... Read more »

ASWC Minutes for Senate Meeting March 30

Shelly Le
April 3, 2014
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

Ratified the Students for Puppy & Kitten Adoration Club by a vote of  14-0-4. Ratified the Students in Favor of George Bridges Bringing Back his Constant Use of the Bow Tie Club by a vote of 16-0-2. Recognized that no longer needing to wear fancy business clothes to Sunday ASWC senate meeting... Read more »

Penrose Library to Throw Rager

Penrose Library to Throw Rager

Shelly Le
April 3, 2014
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

Drinking trashy beer, playing music at top volume on speakerphones and flirting with that cute first-year boy down the hall from you will soon be acceptable at Penrose Library. Whitman College officials recently announced that the college would be hosting a "rager" at the library in commemoration of students' achi... Read more »

ASWC Standoff Over Bylaw Interpretation Enters 11th Day

ASWC Standoff Over Bylaw Interpretation Enters 11th Day

Shelly Le
April 3, 2014
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

  As the heated student government debate over late-night pizza heads into its 11th day, neither senators nor members of the Associated Students of Whitman College administration appear ready to budge from their positions. Despite bleary eyes and listless hand waves, senators have been unwilling to ... Read more »

Pioneer Opinion Editor Kyle Seasly Shows Up for First Sunday Meeting of Semester

Shelly Le
April 3, 2014
Filed under Humor, Jack Issue

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's just junior Opinion Editor Kyle Seasly showing up for his first Pioneer budgeting meeting of the semester. Members of the Pioneer editorial and managerial board expressed surprise and excitement over Seasly's appearance, noting that Seasly sauntered into la... Read more »