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2014 Writer's Festival: Craft Talk with Dave Alvin

As part of the Whittier College Writers Festival, Grammy Award-winning artist Dave Alvin will be hosting a Craft Talk at the Ruth B. Shannon Center on Sat., April 26, at 5 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Dave Alvin Live In Concert will take place after the talk, beginning at 8:00 p.m. 

2014 Writer's Festival: Craft Talk With Joy Harjo

As part of the Whittier College Writers Festival, musician and author Joy Harjo, will be hosting a Craft Talk at the Ruth B. Shannon Center on Fri., April 25, at 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. She will also be hosting a Reading and Q&A after the talk, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

2014 Writer's Festival: Craft Talk With Ismet Prcic

As part of the Whittier College Writers Festival, Ismet Prcic, author of the award winning SHARDS, will be hosting a Craft Talk at the Ruth B. Shannon Center on Thurs., April 24, at 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. He will also be hosting a Reading and Q&A after the talk, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

  • Monday, Mar 10
    Poet Alumna and Grandfather Run In Los Angeles Marathon

    More than 25,000 runners participated in the 2014 Los Angeles Marathon last Sunday. ... More

  • Friday, Mar 07
    Professor Price Speaks About Faith and Sports in the New York Times

    Professor of Religious Studies Joseph Price shared his expertise on the intersection between sports... More

One Major... Many Paths

The Major Decision Doesn't Have to be so Major 

Haven’t chosen your major yet? 

Not sure how you major will connect you to career opportunities after graduation? 

  • Thursday, Mar 06
    Cutting-Edge Training Device to Energize Whittier Runners Program

    Whittier College athletes will soon be seen around the streets of Whittier utilizing a new and dynam... More

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Winter storms and freezing temperatures have resulted in thousands of uncollected blood and platelet donations.The Red Cross needs you now!

To participate in the blood drive, sign up online at www.redcross.org (sponsor code: WCLEAP), or contact Eva Covarrubias at 562.907.4986.

All participants will receive a voucher for discounted tickets to select LA Kings hockey games. 

Taste of Uptown

Graduates of the Last Decade (G.O.L.D) are invited to enjoy drinks and appetizers while networking with fellow Poet alumni at Sage Brewhouse. Cost is $20 per person. Click here to register

Meet the Authors & Bookfaire

Whittier College's annual The Friends of the Shannon Center Meet the Authors & Bookfaire will take place Saturday, Mar. 15, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts.

The Bookfaire is an opportunity to meet great authors, discuss books with other bibliophiles, and enjoy lunch on stage. 

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