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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
LA KISS

Whittier College’s Memorial Stadium will be the official training facility for Arena Football League (AFL) expansion team the Los Angeles KISS. The team held its first practice on Saturday with 35 players competing for the 25 spots on the team’s... More

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Whittier College seal

Whittier College has named 232 undergraduate students to the Fall 2013 Dean's List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean's List honors if he or she earns a 3.70 grade point average (GPA) while completing a full-time course load (12 units) in the... More

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Eric Colunga ’12 and Alyssa De Santiago ’10 hardly imagined that a Whittier College toga party would be the place to find love. The story behind how exactly they met at that party, however, depends on whom you ask.  While dancing with her... More

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
NCAA

Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger has been elected to serve as chair of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Division III Presidents Council for 2014. She first joined the council in 2012 and has previously served as vice... More

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Beasts in the Apartment

English professor Tony Barnstone has published a new book of poems, Beast in the Apartment. The book is divided into five sections that include narrative poems and traditional sonnets.  According to the New York Journal of Books, "This collection... More

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Professor David Hunt

Philosophy professor David Hunt was recently featured in the public television program Closer to the Truth, “the definitive series on Cosmos, Consciousness and God.” The episode was filmed in Florida where Hunt was chairing a session at a conference... More

Friday, January 31, 2014
Carlos Bailey Jr. '37, Whittier Daily News

Retired physician Carlos A. Bailey Jr. celebrated his 100th birthday on January 27. Bailey credits his love for ice cream, specifically strawberry ice cream, as the key to longevity. According to Bailey, his father, Carlos Sr., a long time avid fan... More

Friday, January 31, 2014
Wardman Library

Whittier College has recently incorporated a first-rate collection of rare Quaker books into its Special Collections at the Bonnie Bell Wardman Library. The donation, which comes from Los Angeles-based collectors Douglas and Curtis Dombek, comprises... More

Friday, January 24, 2014
David Bohnett at Whittier College

Social-networking pioneer and philanthropist David Bohnett L.H.D. ’12 will receive the Ira E. Yelling Community Leadership Award on January 29. The award given by the American Jewish Committee Los Angeles (AJC) salutes the accomplishments of... More

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Artemis Project participants near Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

With the goal of introducing high school students to hands-on scientific research, Whittier College student mentors and nine Pioneer High School students visited the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium recently as part of the Center for Engagement with... More

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