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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 manages the Fairplex in Pomona. Dubbed "LA's Mr... More

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Associate Professor Sara Angevine sits at a desk in her office.

Although women have made strides in entering public office, from local to federal levels, experts note that there is still work to be done. Among them is Whittier College Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science Sara Angevine, who spoke... More

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Whittier College professors Seamus Lagan and David Paddy perform in "It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play"

It’s said—by adorable children in classic American film—that every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings. And just as assuredly, It’s a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play returns to the Whittier College stage to delight audiences with its... More

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Ryan Richard

Whittier College has long equipped students to become active citizens. And this election season, at least three alumni—two in California and another in Hawaii—are competing in their local and congressional races to become or remain influential... More

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Three Poets pose for a photo booth picture at Homecoming Festival 2016.

Nearly 1,000 Poets celebrated their Whittier College pride, shared memories, and made new ones at Whittier Weekend 2016. During the homecoming festivities this past Friday through Sunday, alumni, students, family, friends, faculty, and staff ... More

Friday, October 14, 2016
Poster from 'The Good Person of Sichuan'

How can people remain good in a corrupt and desperate world? That's the question posed by The Good Person of Sichuan, the upcoming Whittier College student play at The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, running from Oct. 20-23. ... More

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Visiting Assistant Professor Sara Angevine

How has gender bias factored into Hillary Clinton's bid to become president of the United States? On Tuesday, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science Sara Angevine joined the Berkeley, California-based KPFA's Letters and Politics radio... More

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger addresses the audience at the grand opening of the newly renovated Science & Learning Center.

Whittier College welcomed hundreds of members of the Poet community to dedicate the newly renovated Science & Learning Center (SLC). President Sharon Herzberger was joined by a member of the Whittier City Council, senior staff, faculty,... More

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Luz Castro, Study Abroad, Gilman Scholarship

With the award of a prestigious national scholarship, Luz Castro ’17 will travel to Argentina this fall to study social movements and human rights. Castro received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which announced its recipients... More

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
2016 Republican National Convention logo

In a highly competitive presidential election year, three Whittier College students will have the opportunity of a lifetime to experience democracy first-hand at this summer’s presidential national conventions. Two Richard Nixon National... More

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