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Saturday, September 14, 2013
San Jose Mercury News

California legislators recently approved a bill that will raise the minimum wage from $8 to $10 by 2016. This 25 percent increase has been met with mixed reactions. Supporters of the bill say that the wage increase will help California’s poorest... More

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Erin Clancy Honored as an Innovator

Alumna Erin Clancy ’07 was recently included in the Diplomatic Courier’s “Top 99 under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders” list. This honor recognizes Clancy as one of the “brightest and most innovative minds of the time” and hails her ability to design a... More

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Whittier Law School

National Jurist Magazine, in their September 2013 issue, has just named Whittier Law School one of the Top 15 Most Innovative Law Schools in the nation. Whittier Law School is listed at #6, citing its new "Experience the Law" curriculum. Read the... More

Monday, September 2, 2013

They're here.  The Class of 2017 descended on the Poet campus Sunday, marking the start of their undergraduate stay at Whittier College. Hauling luggage, boxes, mini-fridges, economy-size boxes of goldfish crackers, and other must-have... More

Friday, August 30, 2013

Long-time educator Alice Keiko Nishimoto '78 was named Garvey School District's 2013 Teacher of the Year.  Nishimoto has taught for 15 years at Rice Elementary School in Rosemead, CA and has been awarded numerous grants from the National Endowment... More

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Across the nation, people celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech.   According to religious studies professor Joseph Price, King’s message is closely aligned with the values of the... More

Monday, August 19, 2013
Princeton Review

Whittier College is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The College is featured in the education services company's new 2014 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 378... More

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Hailing from 21 states across the U.S. and 19 countries around the globe, the 450 newest members of the Poet Family will be arriving to Whittier on September 1 for their official welcome to campus at Orientation.  Here, we take a closer look at the... More

Monday, August 5, 2013

At the base of Griffith Park's rolling hills and above a makeshift stage, Angelenos looked on - from their lawn chairs and blankets - as actors from the Independent Shakespeare Company brought the literary tragedy Macbeth to life as part of LA's ... More

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Aloha Concert Series 2013

Whittier welcomes the 19th Annual Aloha Concert series. Throughout the 2013-2014 season, there will be five concerts that exemplify the rich heritage of Hawai'i. Come relax as the Lim Family Generations, Teresa Bright, The Makaha Sons, Hi’ikua... More

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