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Saturday, September 28, 2013
During the early morning hours on September 28, more than 500 Poet volunteers – students, staff, and faculty alike - gathered in Whittier College’s Campus Center Courtyard with a hunger not only for... More
Friday, September 27, 2013
The Grizzly’s Christmas
Soon to be released children’s story, The Grizzly’s Christmas, holds special ties to the Whittier College community. Written by the late Professor Malcolm Farmer, the book has been adapted with notes... More
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Poet soccer team in Washington D.C.
Whittier athletics is expanding its horizon and hopping on planes. This season so far, the Poet women’s soccer team has traveled to Washington D.C. to compete in two games and men’s football headed... More
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Comedy of Errors
William Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors, will appear on the stage of the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Avenue, Whittier, CA, 90608, Whittier College on October 16- 19 at... More
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Susan Reverby
Dr. Susan M. Reverby, historian of American health care, will be the keynote lecturer at the 2013 Whittier College New Student Convocation on October 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ruth B. Shannon Center for... More
Monday, September 16, 2013
The first NASA grant to be awarded to Whittier College will support an astronomer’s study of blazars. Professor of Physics and Astronomy Glenn Piner has been awarded a $94,991 grant from the Fermi... More
Monday, September 16, 2013
Claire Peters '14
Whittier College students were busy this summer getting a head start in the professional world while interning at top companies, as well as health and non-profit organizations such as... More
Saturday, September 14, 2013
San Jose Mercury News
California legislators recently approved a bill that will raise the minimum wage from $8 to $10 by 2016. This 25 percent increase has been met with mixed reactions. Supporters of the bill say that... More
Thursday, September 12, 2013
U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges
Whittier College has once again been named one of the top national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report in the magazine’s annual college rankings issue. In addition, U.S. News’ 2014... More
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Erin Clancy Honored as an Innovator
Alumna Erin Clancy ’07 was recently included in the Diplomatic Courier’s “Top 99 under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders” list. This honor recognizes Clancy as one of the “brightest and most innovative minds... More

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