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Friday, February 26, 2016
Economics Senior Presentations

This year’s Whittier College Department of Economics Senior Projects tackled topics ranging from the relationship between marriage and economics to financing of terrorist groups in Africa. Eleven students brought awareness about social issues... More

Monday, February 22, 2016
Impact of student activities infographic

The Leadership Experience & Programs Office is excited to share the results of an assessment conducted by Campus Labs in Spring 2014 regarding the Impact of Student Activities at Whittier College. Participants: 101 students took the Campus... More

Friday, February 19, 2016
John Fitzgerald, Whittier Law School Interim Dean

John K. Fitzgerald, attorney, alumnus, and legal educator, steps into post Whittier Law School has appointed John K. Fitzgerald as the Interim Dean, effective March 1, 2016. Fitzgerald replaces Penelope Bryan who is stepping down as the Dean of... More

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Men's Basketball

In honor of their 100th season, the Poet men’s basketball team hosted 100 Poet alumni back on campus to be part of the Centennial Celebration held at the Graham Athletics Center (GAC) on February 13. As part of the activities, fellow Poets and... More

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Fulbright logo

Whittier College has set a new record this year with five applicants for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award being recommended by the U.S. National Screening Committee for the next stage of the competition. These five Whittier... More

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Ivannia Soto

Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto has co-authored the article "Creating Classroom Buzz" published in the February issue of Language Magazine where she and co-authors Whittier College Adjunct Professor Kent Besocke and South El Monte... More

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Robin Wright, Feinberg Lecture

Whittier College announces renowned journalist Robin Wright as the 2016 Feinberg Lecturer Robin Wright, one of the nation’s most accomplished foreign correspondent and television commentator, will address the Whittier College community as the... More

Sunday, February 14, 2016

At around 10 p.m. on Sunday, a suspicious individual was reported near Harris Hall. The individual matched the description of a suspect who was possibly armed and reported off-campus, near Friends and Washington Avenues. Out of an abundance of... More

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Mago Latif memorial

Early in the spring semester, Whittier College was rocked with the passing of one of its own, Sophomore Margo Latif, a bright young woman with tremendous promise. Soon after the news was known on campus, students organized a candlelight vigil... More

Thursday, February 11, 2016

It is our deep regret to inform you that on Thursday, February 11 a student death was reported in Johnson Hall. There is no known threat to the campus community. We ask that non-residents of Johnson stay clear of the area while the Whittier Police... More