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Monday, Nov 04

For aspiring Whittier College actors, it might take some convincing, but in the end, most will reach the conclusion that professor Gil Gonzalez led them to, Shakespeare is still king. “Students always feel they’d rather do a contemporary play—... More

Wednesday, Oct 30

The Asian Students Association promotes Asian culture and traditions, as well as the contributions of Asian-Americans. The club hosts social events throughout the year but is best known for its signature event, Asian Night, which is held every... More

Tuesday, Oct 29
Seiors Acosta and Rigo recognized for reaching landmark of 1000 digs and 1000 kills

Prior to Saturday’s game against Chapman University, seniors Alyssa Acosta and Alayna Rigo were recognized for achieving two milestones in their volleyball careers at Whittier College. This season, Acosta, a libero, achieved 1000 digs, while... More

Tuesday, Oct 29
Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon

Literary couple Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon were in town this weekend for a fundraising event, “Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon in Conversation,” to benefit the Whittier Scholars Program and Whittier High School.  The talk allowed the... More

Wednesday, Oct 23
Last Days of Judas Iscariot

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot will be coming to the Whittier College Stage November 20-23 at 8:00 p.m. and November 24 at 2 p.m. in the Studio Theater of the Ruth B. Shannon Center of the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90608.... More

Wednesday, Oct 23
Volunteers clean up area near Tijuana River

Five dozen Whittier students traveled to the U.S./Mexico border last week to join a group of nearly 300 volunteers in picking up trash at Border Field State Park. The students were led by professors from various departments including Julie Collins-... More

Wednesday, Oct 23

Thalian Society member Claudia Munoz was presented with the Dr. Hilmi Ibrahim Award for her volunteerism by Whittier Councilman Owen Newcomer during the Thalian Society Whittier College Homecoming brunch. “I’m very honored to have received the award... More

Tuesday, Oct 22

Brightly dressed traditional Ecuadorian dancers, Andean melodies, Mexican regional songs, and salsa dancing were all part of the 42nd Annual Tardeada – a celebration of Latino culture and traditions. During the afternoon’s festivities, Whittier’s... More

Tuesday, Oct 22

Hot off the press! In this issue of the WSP Newsletter, we connect you to alumni news and look at the year ahead and the many opportunities for you to get to know and support our current Scholars.  

Tuesday, Oct 22

Albert Upton Professor and Chair of English Tony Barnstone is featured in a new Poetry.LA interview series hosted by former Whittier lecturer Mariano Zaro. The series features noted poets of the Los Angeles area and beyond. Click  here to watch the... More

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