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  • Monday, Jan 13
    Alumnus Steve Matthiasson '91 Named Winemaker of the Year

    The San Francisco Chronicle has named Whittier alumnus Steve Matthiasson its "Winemaker of the... More

"ESCLAVAS" A Play in Spanish

The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts and Teatro Sinergia proudly present "ESCLAVAS," written and directed by Rubén Amavlzca-Murúa. Every year, hundreds of young women are kidnapped using violence, deceit or coercion and forced into prostitution. The victims are held using threats, forced debt, lies, and violence. "ESCLAVAS" tells the history, inspired by a real case, of a young Mexican woman brought to the US under the promise of marriage and forced to work as a prostitute, while her mother desperately searches for her. 

The play is in Spanish.

  • Thursday, Jan 09
    Whittier Opens State-Of-The-Art Music Studio

    Cue the melody and hit record. On Wednesday, Whittier College’s Department of Music officiall... More

  • Tuesday, Jan 07
    Brazilian World Percussion Performs at BCS National Championship Pregame Show

    The Whittier College Brazilian World Percussion troupe made its Rose Bowl stadium debut this Mo... More

  • Monday, Oct 21
    A Storied Past

    Beloved Student Newspaper "The Quaker Campus" Achieves Centenarian Mark from The Rock, Fall... More

  • Wednesday, Dec 04
    Poet Women's Basketball Team Supports Diabetes Associatio

    Whittier women’s basketball co-captain Margo Campos was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a junior i... More

  • Wednesday, Dec 11
    Political Science Professor Speaks on Local Election Rules

    Earlier this year, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge found the city of Palmdale in violation of the... More

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