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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

Thursday, November 10, 2016
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) poster

Seeing all 37 of William Shakespeare's plays would likely take the better part of a week. Instead, the bard's comedies, historical dramas, and tragedies are crammed into 97 minutes in Whittier College's production of The Complete Works of William... More

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Whittier College Community, One of the most important things we learned from this election is how little we know about people outside our own social circle. We learned that so many people—across political perspectives, race, ethnicity, and... More

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Carey (Baker) Halio '95

Carey (Baker) Halio '95 has been promoted to partner at Goldman Sachs, continuing her successful career in the financial industry. Halio was among 83 others promoted to the position at the global company, a list that includes the largest... 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

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Men's cross country team poses for a group photo at Prado Regional Park.

Heading into the NCAA West Regional Cross Country Championship, Whittier College's men's team is all but certain to move far ahead of their No. 32 national ranking after a strong showing at the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic... 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. President Barack Obama recently awarded Valdez... 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