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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Cue the melody and hit record. On Wednesday, Whittier College’s Department of Music officially opened the doors to the Peasley Center's new state-of-the-art Chowdry Music Studio. A project three years in the making, the soundproof studio comes... More

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

The Whittier College Brazilian World Percussion troupe made its Rose Bowl stadium debut this Monday during the 2014 Bowl Championship Series (BCS) festivities. Arriving to the stadium with the BCS tailgate in full swing, the Poets made their way... More

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Nelson Mandela and Linda Biehl '65

Senior Faith Govan spent last fall abroad, studying in Cape Town and working with the Amy Biehl Foundation, an NGO dedicated to providing “transformative experiences for young people in under-served communities” in post-apartheid South Africa. "I... 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, December 4, 2013
Margo Campus (Whittier Daily News)

Whittier women’s basketball co-captain Margo Campos was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a junior in high school. “It completely changed my life,” said Campos in a recent interview with the Whittier Daily News. Still, the Poet point guard decided... More

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

The Greenleaf Gallery is pleased to present Return to the Unknown, a solo exhibition by Klutch Stanaway. The exhibit will run December 2 - January 17. An artist talk and opening reception is scheduled for Tues., December 3 at 7 p.m. Stanaway is a... More

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

The Whittier College men’s water polo team will travel to Palo Alto to compete against Stanford University for the national championship on Thursday, December 5. “We’ll represent our conference and our college and we’ll do our best,” said Head... More

Monday, December 2, 2013

Though often times of celebration and relaxation, the Holidays can also be stressful times for many college students.  Increased awareness of specific stressors can help families support their college student and get them the help they need (Dr.... 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

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Attending panel discussions with heady titles such as “New Realities of 21st Century Leadership,” “Lessons Learned from a Social Entrepreneur,” and “The Link Between Inclusiveness and Innovation,” a trio of Whittier business majors emerged from a... More

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