A Whittie Look at the Past 4 Posts
Explore the dynamic history of Whitman and Walla Walla through a discussion of its artifacts. Each post presents one or more images of pistols, gavels, dictionaries, diaries, hats, pipes, pearls, fence posts, Nobel Prizes, accessories for divination, and anything in between from the Whitman College Archives. Each item is then discussed for its specific context and greater historical significance.
Between the Speakers 9 Posts
Club Spotlight 0 Posts
Allison Kelly gives us the scoop on on-campus clubs.
It's Owl Good 0 Posts
Everything and anything about those predatory birds we all love.
Le Lovely Kitchen 2 Posts
Lights, Camera, I Like Movies! 8 Posts
Vincent Warne discusses a wide variety of topics related to film and culture.
Tuggboat Art Life 13 Posts
Tuggboat's favorite music and film from whenever.
Under Close Examination 7 Posts
Photography used to see things on the Whitman campus from an unusual perspective, as well as capture objects and events that may not be seen by a Whittie unless they look just a little bit closer.
Czech It Out 3 Posts
Sarah Cornett is spending the fall 2014 semester in Prague.
Deixa Te Falar Uma Coisa 20 Posts
In "Deixa Te Falar Uma Coisa," I share stories from my year as a Fulbright English teaching assistant in Brazil. I'll focus on what I learn while planning class activities for college students, struggling to become proficient in Portuguese, and comparing my experiences here and to my travels elsewhere in Latin America.
From Sweet Onions to Satay: Adventures in Indonesia 6 Posts
Maya Volk is spending the fall 2014 semester in Indonesia.
Jess Goes West 7 Posts
Jess Faunt '17 writes about her experiences on Whitman's Semester in the West program.
Little Sparrow with Dreams of Swans 17 Posts
Follow Rachel as she spends four months in Shanghai, China, the city of 24 million, and immerses herself in its rich culture, food, and history. Special attention will be paid to the changing roles of women and the family in modern Chinese households.
Living in History 6 Posts
An account of what I learn and experience during my time in Jerusalem on both an academic level and a personal level. I will address the significance of politics, religion and history in the area, under the frame of Jerusalem as an amazingly diverse and dynamic city.
Sprechen Sie Englisch? 9 Posts
A Whittie travels to Vienna, Austria and tries to find the best bratwurst, lederhosen, and beer while attempting to speak German.
ASWC Unpacked 25 Posts
Darwin's Finches 10 Posts
Sophomore Jessica Parker discusses zoology in the context of environmental and wildlife concerns.
One Woman Round Table 12 Posts
Contemporary issues and current events from a female student's perspective. Exploring both political and cultural landscapes.
What's In A Name? 7 Posts
Sophomore Ari Appel discusses the meaning and history of various linguistic trends.
Northwest Sports Optimist 11 Posts
The Pioneer has a lot of uses, but in one sense, we are a record and a reflection of Whitman College. The Editors’ Blog is a record of The Pioneer itself in its efforts to capture Whitman.
It’s only been a week since Semester in the West ended, and I have already transformed a nomad to couch potato. Last night, curled up in my sleeping bag, I ...
Pangolins (also called scaly anteaters) are strange creatures that are quietly being eaten to extinction. They are coved in scales are actually modified hairs. They also have large claws on ...
As promised, here is a recap of the second half of my weeklong excursion, this part featuring adventures in North Bali. As you first read this entry the ...
Meet the lovely ladies of the 2014-2015 first-year senator delegation! Deepraj Pawar What drew her to Whitman: The amazing atmosphere when I visited. Everyone was so kind, supportive and motivated. I also ...
Five men are stuck in a room, forced to watch hundreds of video documents and work together to determine the shared meaning between all of them. If they do not ...
Japan has always had a rich cinematic history. It has produced some of the all time greatest and most influential directors, including the international cinema giants Kenji Mizoguchi, Akira Kurosawa, ...