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Thursday, March 18, 2010
Latino Students thriving at Whittier despite national graduation trend.

With a 63 percent graduation rate, Whittier College's Latino students are outperforming their peers on a national level. According to a new study of national college graduation data by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), across the country,... More

Monday, March 15, 2010
Booth at his brewery.

Nevada businessman and Whittier graduate Doug Booth was named the Reno Gazette-Journal's 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year. Booth is the co-owner of Buckbean Brewing Co. based in Reno. Buckbean, established in 2008, is a microbrewery that distributes... More

Monday, March 15, 2010

Whittier College's Hispanic Student Association and MEChA present AMIGOS— a celebration of Latino culture with student performances, live music, and food from various Latin American countries on Friday, March 19, 6:00 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon... More

Friday, March 12, 2010

In a letter sent March 10 from President Herzberger, the Whittier College campus community was updated on a variety of news items, including the implementation of a modified academic calendar for the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 school years. In short,... More

Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Whittier students Brownie Sibrian '10 and Kourtney Zilbert '11 traveled to Sacremento to advocate for Cal Grants.

Whittier students Brownie Sibrian '10 and Kourtney Zilbert '11 traveled to Sacramento with Dave Carnevale '97, director of financial aid, as part of the 2010 Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) Cal Grant Student... More

Wednesday, March 3, 2010
American Novelist Tim O'Brien to Keynote Whittier College's 107th Commencement Ceremony

Tim O'Brien—award-winning author of" The Things They Carried"—will give the keynote address and Keith Jackson, lauded sports announcer, will be a special guest at Whittier College's 107th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 28, 9 a.m. in Memorial... More

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Tim O'Brien—award-winning author of The Things They Carried—will give the keynote address and Keith Jackson, lauded sports announcer, will be a special guest at Whittier College's 107th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 28, 9 a.m. in Memorial... More

Monday, March 1, 2010

Whittier College's 73rd Annual Johann Sebastian Bach Festival, the oldest collegiate Bach festival west of the Mississippi, will take place March 23-28 at Whittier College. This year's festival, "Bach and the Dance," highlights the music of Bach... More

Monday, February 22, 2010
Professor of religious studies Joseph Price

As the Christian lenten season begins, professor of religious studies Joseph Price reflects on how non-religious films and other forms of popular culture can offer a spiritual message. "There's actually quite a bit of spiritual in the secular," said... More

Monday, February 22, 2010
Professor Sal Johnston celebrates Wanberg dorm going green.

Sociology professor Sal Johnston will be the new Hartley House faculty master for fall 2010. As part of his new post, Johnston, who also coordinates the environmental studies program, is leading the charge of converting Wanberg resident hall—... More

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