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Monday, October 6, 2014
William Hougan

In 1970, President Richard M. Nixon '34 signed into law the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act (CDAPCA), a revolutionary statute that initiated America’s “War on Drugs.” More than 40 years later, political science and history double... More

Thursday, September 11, 2014
US News and World Report

Once again, Whittier College has been named one of the top national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Monthly, among others, in the annual college rankings roundtable.   Of note, the U.S. News' 2015 Best Colleges... More

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Fred Bergerson

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s ’34 resignation from office, portions of a rarely-heard interview with former aide Frank Gannon have been published by the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Richard Nixon... More

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Whittier College has named 229 undergraduate students to the Spring 2014 Dean's List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean's List honors if he or she earns a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing a full-time course load (12 units) in... More

Friday, May 16, 2014
Fr. Greg Boyle

Seated under a brilliantly sunny sky in Whittier College's Memorial Stadium, the nearly 450 members of the class of 2014 listened attentively as humanitarian Jesuit Priest Father Gregory J. Boyle entreated them to not only “promote” justice with... More

Monday, April 21, 2014
2014 Honors Conovcation Attendees

More than 100 Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from departments and college heads for their dedication to academics and service at the 2014 Honors Convocation. Click here to see a full list of student honorees and here to... More

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Armilla Staley-Ngomo '03

Criminal defense attorney Armilla Staley-Ngomo ’03 has been named a 2014 New Leaders Council (NLC) Fellow. The NLC Institute is a highly selective leadership and professional development, training, mentoring, networking, and career and political... More

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The ABC Government Affairs Internship Program is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of how an industry’s government affairs department operates. Interns can gain insight into the role that politics plays in the construction... More

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Earlier this year, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge found the city of Palmdale in violation of the California Voting Rights Act for holding elections under the at-large system. According to some experts, this ruling could have implications for the... More

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The United States Institute of Peace (US IP) has awarded a more than $100K grant to Dr. Joyce Kaufman in support of her collaborative research project, “Women and Post-conflict Transformation: Lessons of the Past, Implications for the Future,” which... More

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