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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Miguel Santana
Miguel Santana '91, the Los Angeles city administrative officer, has been named president and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles County Fair Association (LACFA), the private non-profit that... More
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Julissa Tobias and the men's team at the NCAA cross-country nationals
Whittier College’s Cross Country team made history this past weekend with Poets setting a new record as a team and excelling individually. On a cold and windy Saturday, the men’s team competed at... More
Friday, November 18, 2016
Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger
Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger, along with more than 100 presidents of colleges and universities across the nation, just signed onto an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump... More
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Luis Valdez at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts.
Award-winning playwright Luis Valdez and actress Alma Martinez ’84 returned to the Whittier College stage to share their stories with the Poet community. Valdez, who President Barack Obama... More
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Luis Valdez receives the National Medal of the Arts from President Barack Obama.
Luis Valdez, one of the most important and influential American playwrights, and actress Alma Martinez '84 will grace the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts on November 16 at 4:30 p.m... More
Monday, October 17, 2016
Danny Lozano
Two-time Grammy award-winning flautist Danilo Lozano, Professor and Richard and Billie Deihl Distinguished Chair in Music, brought his talents to a national stage this past weekend during the... More
Friday, October 14, 2016
Poster from 'The Good Person of Sichuan'
How can people remain good in a corrupt and desperate world? That's the question posed by The Good Person of Sichuan, the upcoming Whittier College student play at The Ruth B. Shannon Center for... More
Friday, October 7, 2016
Homecoming crowd at Whittier Weekend
Whittier College is welcoming hundreds of alumni, students, faculty, staff, and families to the annual Whittier Weekend and Homecoming festivities on October 21-23.  The weekend features a... More
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger addresses the audience at the grand opening of the newly renovated Science & Learning Center.
Whittier College welcomed hundreds of members of the Poet community to dedicate the newly renovated Science & Learning Center (SLC). President Sharon Herzberger was joined by a member of the... More
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Evening photograph of Wardman Library at Whittier College
With fall officially here, aspiring college students are thinking about which schools to apply to—and Whittier College fared well in a new ranking from College Choice. This week, the independent... More

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