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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 »

Voices of the Community // Issue 10

November 12, 2015
Filed under OPINION, Photos, Voices of the Community

Karissa Hampson polls the community with the question, "If you could do away with a silly social convention, which would it be and why?"

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 »

KWCW Show of the Week

Hannah Poukish
September 30, 2015
Filed under MEDIA, Media Highlight, VIDEOS

Did you know that the Pioneer has a weekly podcast: The Pio Hour? Videographer Hannah Poukish interviews Andrew Schwartz and Anna Middleton, two of the show's four hosts. To listen to the Pio Hour live, tune in to KWCW 90.5 FM Mondays at 10 a.m., or visit The Pio Hour Podcast.  ... 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 »

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 »

Graduation Circuit

May 19, 2015
Filed under MEDIA

Commencement is just a few days away. Congratulations to the class of 2015! The graduation issue of our magazine, The Circuit, is now available online. Print copies can be found around campus as well. In this issue: - A farewell letter from George Bridges - A welcome letter from Kathy Murray ... Read more »

Pio Radio Hour Twelve

Natalie Berg
May 3, 2015
Filed under MEDIA

This week on the Pio Radio Hour, "Things we Fear." - Militarization of the police force, featuring an interview with Kevin Huxoll, head of Walla Walla Police Dept.'s SWAT team - Climate change: the divestment sit-in - Income inequality, featuring an interview with Andrew's father Peter Schwartz,... Read more »

Pio Radio Hour Eleven

Natalie Berg
April 20, 2015
Filed under MEDIA

The eleventh episode of the Pio Radio Hour aired yesterday, April 19, at 10am. On this episode: - Reporting about FACE's annual Take Back the Night event, including interviews with FACE co-president Erika Nkwocha and student feminist Hannah McCarthy. - A conversation about the Cuban Missile... Read more »

Pio Radio Hour Ten

Natalie Berg
April 5, 2015
Filed under MEDIA

Today on The Pio Radio Hour: stories of love and language. Listen here! - A conversation with Associate Professor of English Mary Raschko, Taylor Middleton and first-year Robin Rounthwaite about the development of English and dialect. - Students Mira Engel, Chris Hankin, Kai Tsubota, Marta Pi... Read more »