News (main)

Poet Selected for National Bowl Game

Mark Kozhaya in football gearMark Kozhaya '17 will compete in the elite National Bowl Game, where he could catch the attention of NFL scouts.

Hand Bells Concert

Bells ‘n’ Thumbs, Burroughs

Carol of the Bells, Wagner         

Veni Emmanuel, Cowen

Jingle Bell Rock, Hascall

Patapan, Wagner

Quick Praise, Burroughs

Meditating Together

The Dean of Students Office and the Metaphonian Society have teamed up to help relieve your stress! Buddhist nun Venerable Youheng will guide a meditation experience, with an introduction by Professor Paul Kjellberg.

President Herzberger Joins Campus Leaders with Open Letter to Donald Trump

Whittier College President Sharon HerzbergerWhittier College President Sharon Herzberger, along with more than 100 presidents of colleges and universities across the nation, just signed onto an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump urging him to "condemn and work to prevent the harassment, hate, and acts of violence that are being perpetrated across our nation."

See the full letter below.

First-Years Get Hands-On with Scientific Research

Students study plants in the east Whittier hills.At a point when STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) graduates are crucially needed, first-year students at Whittier College are learning these disciplines hands-on in several new research-focused writing seminars.

Cross Country Makes NCAA National Championships

Whittier College men's cross country team poses for a photoThe Whittier College Men's Cross Country team has qualified for the NCAA Division III national championships for the first time in the program's history, and a female Poet will return to the competition for the second time in her career.

Civil Discourse and Nonviolence at Whittier College

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 socioeconomic class—feel tenuous in their lives, unsupported by their government, unheard by the “haves,” the media and all in power. People chose various ways to express their feelings of alienation, including voting for the person who most gave them hope.