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Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Whittier College professors Seamus Lagan and David Paddy perform in "It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play"

It’s said—by adorable children in classic American film—that every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings. And just as assuredly, It’s a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play returns to the Whittier College stage to delight audiences with its... More

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Three Poets pose for a photo booth picture at Homecoming Festival 2016.

Nearly 1,000 Poets celebrated their Whittier College pride, shared memories, and made new ones at Whittier Weekend 2016. During the homecoming festivities this past Friday through Sunday, alumni, students, family, friends, faculty, and staff ... 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 the Performing Arts, running from Oct. 20-23. ... More

Monday, October 10, 2016
Joseph Price

With the Chicago Cubs nearing the World Series, fans are holding their breath to see if the team's so-called curse is about to be lifted. For the Cubs' faithful, there's an overlap between one's devotion to the team and religious devotion—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 Whittier City Council, senior staff, faculty,... More

Monday, September 19, 2016
Wendy Furman Adams, Milton, Literature, Eve, English

Professor of English Wendy Furman-Adams presented the opening keynote speech for The Afterlives of Eve, a conference that dealt with Eve in art, literature, theology, Islamic Studies, quantitative biology- from Genesis to Ursula Le Guinn and... More

Friday, July 1, 2016
Jason "Jake" Carbine

A new resident of one of Whittier College's masters' houses plans to bring together students and faculty, beyond the classroom, with a vibrant, global vision. President Sharon Herzberger announced that Associate Professor Jason Carbine, the C.... More

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Rosemary Carbine, Religious Studies, Whittier College Faculty

Associate Professor Rosemary Carbine, a scholar of feminist theology who focuses on religion and political engagement, has joined distinguished colleagues around the country in the Workgroup on Constructive Theology in a call for courage in public... More

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
2016 Honors Convocation

More than 100 Whittier College students were recognized for their dedication to academics, service, and leadership at the 2016 Spring Honors Convocation held at the Graham Athletics Center last month. The event acknowledged graduate and... More

Monday, May 9, 2016
Amanda Cabanilla, Class of 2016

Amanda Cabanilla, a senior majoring in sociology has a desire to radically transform the world and has been able to thrive as a researcher at Whittier. Next stop: University of Chicago. Major: Sociology major with a minor in religious studies... More

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