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Thursday, October 16, 2014
The Egypt Game

Whittier College alumna and Newbery Award recipient, Zilpha Keatley Snyder, who captivated two generations of children and young adults authoring nearly 50 books, died on Oct. 7 in San Francisco, CA. She was 87. Her books lauded with Newbery Awards... More

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Department of Homeland Security

Since the intentional distribution of anthrax spores (Bacillus anthracis) through the U.S. postal system in 2001, the prospect of bioterrorism in food, water, and agriculture has identified critical needs in prevention, protection, and mitigation... More

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Latino graduates

Whittier College has been named as one of the nation’s Top 50 Colleges for Hispanic Students by BestColleges.com. Whittier was ranked as number four in a list that includes many other top public and private institutions of higher learning. According... More

Thursday, October 2, 2014
Institute for Baseball Studies

Whittier College is now home of the Institute for Baseball Studies, the first humanities-based research center of its kind associated with a college or university in the United States. The Institute is a partnership between Pasadena-based Baseball... More

Monday, September 29, 2014
Helping Hands Day

From helping organize a food pantry to painting walls at a homeless shelter to beautifying a local park, Whittier College Poets came out en masse to help their community on Saturday, September 27 for the College's 20th Annual Helping Hands Day. The... More

Friday, September 26, 2014
Whittier students and children participate in FIfth Dimension program

The Fifth Dimension, a program delivered by a team of 13 Whittier College students and the Boys and Girls Club of Whittier (BGCW) was recently featured in the Whittier Daily News. The program is unique for its engagement of local youth through the... More

Friday, September 26, 2014
President Sharon Herzberger, Ariella Greene (JSU), Joshua Magana (Christian Poets), Nayely Limon (Newman Club), and Andrianna Martinez (Asst Director of the Cultural Center) with Gandhi as the role model for interfaith understanding.

President Sharon Herzberger, Assistant Director of the Cultural Center Adrianna Martinez and Whittier faith-based club representatives Joshua Magana (Christian Poets), Ariella Green (Jewish Student Union), and Nayely Limon (Newman Club)... More

Friday, September 26, 2014
Whittier College Football Team

The young men of the Whittier College football program are dedicating blood, sweat and tears to creating the new standard for Poet football. With a focus being placed heavily on teamwork and an overall family spirit, this year’s team is hopeful for... More

Thursday, September 25, 2014
George Tenopir sits behind desk

George Kenneth Tenopir, a beloved member of the Poet family, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 21, 2014. He was 90 years old. Born in 1923 in Friend, Nebraska, Tenopir served with the Army in World War II before completing his studies at... More

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Alumna Dawn Finley (right), Jenn Witte (left) and custom "bookcycle"

Alumna Dawn Finley’s ’00 Feminist Library On Wheels (FLOW), a mobile library project, was recently featured in the Column One section of the Los Angeles Times. Traveling on a custom tricycle equipped with bookshelves, Finley and friend Jenn Witte... More

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