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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Students take a literal step outside of their comfort zone by taking the Jan Term course Simplicity taught by Professor of Philosophy Paul Kjellberg. The course teaches students simplicity,... More
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Professor of English Andrea Rehn has been appointed associate dean and director of the Whittier Scholars Program (WSP). Charles Eastman, senior lecturer and director of the writing program, will be... More
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
This Jan Term, students have the opportunity to explore the frightening worlds of zombies, serial killers, witches, and those possessed by the dead. The course, Try Not to Scream: Horror and the... More
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Whittier College Sports Network (WCSN) stepped off campus and visited The NFL Network Studios located in Culver City. Organized by Lance Franey, associate athletic director for communications, the... More
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Miguel Santana
Miguel Santana '91, the Los Angeles city administrative officer, has been named president and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles County Fair Association (LACFA), the private non-profit that... More
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Julissa Tobias and the men's team at the NCAA cross-country nationals
Whittier College’s Cross Country team made history this past weekend with Poets setting a new record as a team and excelling individually. On a cold and windy Saturday, the men’s team competed at... More
Friday, November 18, 2016
Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger
Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger, along with more than 100 presidents of colleges and universities across the nation, just signed onto an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump... More
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Luis Valdez at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts.
Award-winning playwright Luis Valdez and actress Alma Martinez ’84 returned to the Whittier College stage to share their stories with the Poet community. Valdez, who President Barack Obama... More
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Luis Valdez receives the National Medal of the Arts from President Barack Obama.
Luis Valdez, one of the most important and influential American playwrights, and actress Alma Martinez '84 will grace the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts on November 16 at 4:30 p.m... More
Monday, October 17, 2016
Danny Lozano
Two-time Grammy award-winning flautist Danilo Lozano, Professor and Richard and Billie Deihl Distinguished Chair in Music, brought his talents to a national stage this past weekend during the... More

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