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Live Blog Issue 1

January 27, 2016
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

The Pioneer is back for 2016 and the winds of change are blowing! With a night class for our illustrious Production Manager Kerr, we have shifted our schedule dramatically forward. Will we meet our eager deadlines? Stay tuned to find out. 2:20 pm: Five Production Assistants have finished their layout... Read more »

Eating Cheap in Walla Walla: A Grocery Guide

January 26, 2016
Filed under Vegan Beats

Welcome back to Vegan Beats! After a hiatus, we are back and excited to once again talk food with you. As the new year gets into full swing, money and health-related resolutions can easily get pushed aside for Bon App coffee cakes and Taqueria burritos. This little guide can help you on your journey to... Read more »

Check out “A Way With Words”

January 24, 2016
Filed under What's In A Name?

Hello readers. It's been a while. I was abroad last semester in Argentina. Needless to say, I'm excited to get back to blogging. At some point I'm hoping to write about the linguistic points of interest from my time in Argentina.   This morning, I was listening to an episode of "A Way With Words,"... Read more »

Live Blog Issue 13

December 9, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

Last live blog of the semester. Wow. So sad. So many memories. Anthony calling me his dad, Anthony being loud, Sarah and Marra being fantastic, bosses, Anthony bring loud. -MPS 8:11 PM: Art director Maggie Baker: "I wish I was artsy" 8:12 PM: Anthony: "I had a very successful baseball career... Read more »

The Distinct Importance of “Aesthetic” in My Life

Anthony Reale, Blogger
December 7, 2015
Filed under A&E Blogs, BLOGS, Tastefully Idiotic

If you happen to be near me at any point in the day, it is quite possible definite that you'll hear me go "ooooh that's my aesthetic."  Now, this proclamation can be about anything from a pattern on a piece of fabric to a flock of birds pecking someone's eyes out nice lamps in a restaurant.  You're right to... Read more »

To Consume or Not To Consume

December 5, 2015
Filed under A&E Blogs, BLOGS, Tastefully Idiotic

Let's imagine together:   I am home for the Thanksgiving break, attempting to keep cool.  My friend suggests that we go downtown for the day.  Heck yes! is my only thought.  Downtown LA, despite its relative closeness to my high school, remains an untouched stomping ground for me.  So, into my frie... Read more »

Ray’s Anatomy

Anthony Reale, Blogger
December 4, 2015
Filed under A&E Blogs, BLOGS, Tastefully Idiotic

**I realized that because of the timing of this post, it's completely unclear how the heck someone could be at the beach (seeing as it's a wintry hellhole out there right now).  The explanation?  I'm a SoCal native. (Cue eyes rolling)  This story is coming at you from last week, when I was home in the 87-degree w... Read more »

Meet Anthony

Anthony Reale, Blogger
December 2, 2015
Filed under A&E Blogs, BLOGS, Tastefully Idiotic

"WOULD YOU STOP SCREAMING AT THE WINDOW?!  WE GET IT, IT'S SNOWING." I sat down, obviously scandalized by this latest update from the voices in my head.  I mean, c'mon!! It's snow.  The Southern California boy that I am is panicking, crying internally, and attempting to resist the urge to run outside with mou... Read more »

Live Blog Issue 12

December 2, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

The diligent Pioneer editors and PAs are back after giving thanks with their families and loved ones and have turned their collective attention to putting together Issue 12, our second-to-last issue of the semester. This is certainly a bittersweet moment, as it means I only have one more of these live... Read more »

Issue 11 Live Blog

November 18, 2015
Filed under BLOGS, Editors' Blog, Production Night Blog

I cannot believe we're already to Issue 11. Today's production night is much like any other. While the newspaper includes new stories every week that refresh the paper's content, there is a certain monotony to the weekly routine we all continually experience. I'm in a reflective mood this week with our... Read more »

Senate, Round Three

Tyler Maule
November 11, 2015
Filed under BLOGS

Though shorter than usual, Sunday’s Senate had no shortage of productive decisions. During updates, Finance Chair Anya Tudisco raised concerns about the budget deficit due to under enrollment at Whitman this year. Nominations Chair AnnaMarie McCorvie encouraged upperclassmen to apply for the currently inco... Read more »

Sunday’s Senate, in Seconds

Tyler Maule
November 11, 2015
Filed under BLOGS

As the song  “Cupid Shuffle” faded out, ASWC representatives gathered for the year’s second Senate. During Senate updates, ASWC’s committees continued to prove their productivity and commitment. Anya Tudisco, chair of the Finance Committee,  solicited advice on the use of ASWC’s Savin... Read more »