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Devi Veysey '16 Set to Screen Her Short Film at Cannes

Devi Veysey, Whittier College, Filmmaker​Devi Veysey ‘16, a double major in child development and theatre has always been surrounded by creative people. "My dad would carry a video camera and make home videos of us when we were growing up. Later on, my sister and my cousin got involved in filmmaking and I picked up some skills from them, " said Veysey.

Tiny the Giraffe Set to Make Whittier College Permanent Home

Tiny the GiraffeTiny the Giraffe brought cheer and joy to Poets of all ages during his memorable appearance at Spring Fest Carnival hosted by the ASWC Program Board, an effect that did not go unnoticed by the College's administration and student leaders. As a result, new funds have been allocated to adopt Tiny and bring him to Whittier College permanently.

Guest Lecture: Gloria Molina

Gloria Molina: Lessons on Leadership

In a conversation moderated by Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger, former Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina will share insight on leadership with the Whittier College community.


Gloria Molina became the first Latina ever to be elected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on February 19, 1991.

Professor McBride Offers Expert Testimony on Human Rights

Mike McBride, Professor of Political Science, Whittier CollegeProfessor of Political Science Mike McBride has been a consultant for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) since 1993, works on projects for the organization, and serves as a member of UNHCR's secretariat during its executive committee sessions each October in Geneva, Switzerland.

Flukes Arrives at Whittier College

FlukesWhittier College is the new home of Flukes, a cast bronze sculpture by Gordon Lund L.H.D. ’93 depicting the graceful sway of a pilot whale’s tail. The sculpture, a gift from the Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation, arrived in November and was installed in February after meticulous planning.