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Guest Lecture: Evan Thomas

Being NixonLunch, book signing, and conversation with respected journalist Evan Thomas, author of Being Nixon: A Man Divided. This event is free and open to the public but RSVPs are required. 

RSVP by September 8 to Terrie Valenzuela or 562.907.4219.

Network Outage

A network outage is impacting communication systems at Whittier College. Inbound and outbound phone service is unavailable as are the College's email system and student portals. The College is working to restore these services as quickly as possible. Business is continuing as usual through the outage. For on-campus emergencies ONLY, contact Campus Safety at 562.842.5042.

Whittier College Institute to Host Conference for Educators on August 22

Whittier College, Institute for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive TeachingAccess and academic language used to teach English Language Learners are topics  of great interest to educators, particularly those in California. Teachers want to ensure that immigrant children receive the same challenging academic experiences and meet the same achievement standards as their English-speaking peers.

Guest Lecture: The Real Watergate Scandal

5:30 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Lecture

In an unexplored—and mostly unknown—side of Watergate, former Whittier College alumnus and trustee, and one of the transcribers of the White House tapes, Geoff Shepard ’66, builds a case against President Nixon’s prosecutors in his recently published book The Real Watergate Scandal: Collusion, Conspiracy and the Plot that Brought Nixon Down. 

Watergate’s Watergate: The Scandal Behind the Watergate Prosecutions

Geoff Shepard, Whittier College alumnus, President Richard Nixon, WatergateMore than four decades have passed since Watergate, one of the greatest presidential scandals in American politics, which continues to cause great debate and discussion. Richard M. Nixon ’34 resigned from his post as President of the United States, becoming the only presidential resignation in our nation’s history.  But does the American public know what happened behind the scenes?

La Leçon d'Eugène Ionesco

$10 General Admission
$5 Students

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Presented in French
Directed by Andre Nerman
Assisted by Stéphanie Laurent
Performed by the Paris-based Compagnie Caravague

Preview Day

The Office of Admission will hold its Whittier Preview Day on Sunday, October 25, 2015. Set foot on the Poet campus to check out what Whittier College has to offer - and bring your family along, too.