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Thursday, January 16, 2014
White House

Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger joined fellow higher education leaders at the White House today for a meeting with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to discuss how to increase access to college for low-income students... More

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Whittier College is pleased to present two discreet bodies of work by Los Angeles artists Bob Alderette and Margaret Lazzari. Place, Change, Light juxtaposes these artists’ approaches to the act of painting. Through the physical abutting and... More

Monday, January 13, 2014

Whittier College is part of a new consortium of five West Coast liberal arts colleges tasked with developing an educational model that combines high impact, face-to-face teaching practices with technologically-based instruction. The effort, led by... More

Monday, January 13, 2014

The San Francisco Chronicle has named Whittier alumnus Steve Matthiasson its "Winemaker of the Year" for 2013. The son of anthropology professors, Matthiasson was born in Winnipeg and traveled west to attend Whittier, where he graduated in 1991 with... More

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Cue the melody and hit record. On Wednesday, Whittier College’s Department of Music officially opened the doors to the Peasley Center's new state-of-the-art Chowdry Music Studio. A project three years in the making, the soundproof studio comes... More

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

The Whittier College Brazilian World Percussion troupe made its Rose Bowl stadium debut this Monday during the 2014 Bowl Championship Series (BCS) festivities. Arriving to the stadium with the BCS tailgate in full swing, the Poets made their way... More

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Earlier this year, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge found the city of Palmdale in violation of the California Voting Rights Act for holding elections under the at-large system. According to some experts, this ruling could have implications for the... More

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Nelson Mandela and Linda Biehl '65

Senior Faith Govan spent last fall abroad, studying in Cape Town and working with the Amy Biehl Foundation, an NGO dedicated to providing “transformative experiences for young people in under-served communities” in post-apartheid South Africa. "I... More

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Margo Campus (Whittier Daily News)

Whittier women’s basketball co-captain Margo Campos was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a junior in high school. “It completely changed my life,” said Campos in a recent interview with the Whittier Daily News. Still, the Poet point guard decided... More

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

The Whittier College men’s water polo team will travel to Palo Alto to compete against Stanford University for the national championship on Thursday, December 5. “We’ll represent our conference and our college and we’ll do our best,” said Head... More

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