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Friday, July 16, 2010
Poet Lacrosse Player Sam Russel '12 Makes his first goal in world games.

Thursday marked the official start of the Lacrosse World Championships being held in Manchester, England. Whittier junior Sam Russell, the second-youngest member of the senior English squad and a "rising star" in England lacrosse, scored one of a... More

Monday, July 12, 2010
ASWC President Gabe Papa goes to the capital.

ASWC president Gabe Papa '11 was one of 13 students selected nationwide for a summer internship with the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS). The goal of the eight-week internship program is for participants to learn... More

Tuesday, July 6, 2010
Whittier College included in the top 10 selling college guide in the U.S..

Whittier College has been included in the 2011 edition of The Fiske Guide to Colleges which features the country's "best and most interesting" colleges and universities. Edward B. Fiske, a 17-year education editor for The New York Times, wrote The... More

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Whittier College alumnus James Adomian '02 is one of the top 10 finalists on the NBC reality program Last Comic Standing. Last Comic Standing features some of the best and brightest comics from all over the country in a competition for top comic.... More

Friday, July 2, 2010
Legendary Whittier College and NFL Coach Don Coryell dies at 85.

Whittier College Hall of Fame coach Don Coryell, one of the founding fathers of the modern passing game, has died. He was 85. An outstanding professional and college football coach, it was under the direction of Coryell that the Poets won three of... More

Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Whittier Alumna Julie Nise '78 helps parents of world's only deaf-blind triplets keep their marriage together.

Nationally recognized relationship coach Julie Nise made an appearance on the Dr. Phil Show where she was recognized for her work with George and Liz Hooker, the parents of disabled triplets. The situation with the couple, who are the parents of the... More

Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Whittier is on list of california's top 10 liberal arts colleges.

US News and World Report has included Whittier College in its list of top 10 liberal arts colleges in the state. The list, which includes other top schools such as Pomona and Occidental, is part of the 2010 edition of America's Best Colleges... More

Sunday, June 27, 2010
Edmonton press gives alumnus Senator Strickland due respect for sports prowess and being an all around 'nice guy'.

In the recent article "From Senate Chamber to Center Court" (Edmonton Journal), CA State Senator, campaigning State Controller on the Republican ticket, and two-season L.A. Lightning basketball athlete Tony Strickland '93 demonstrates why he's a... More

Sunday, June 27, 2010
Geologist Alumnus Ramon Arrowsmith '89  profiled for groundbreaking earthquake study

Dr. Ramon Arrowsmith '89, a geologist and professor at Arizona State University, was part of a team of researchers studying earthquake behavior, specifically along a key part of the San Andreas Fault in California. Supported in part by the NSF, the... More

Sunday, June 6, 2010
Whittier student film makers have vegas debut

Four Whittier College student-produced films will be screened at the Campus MovieFest (CMF) 2010 International Grand Finale (IGF) at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. From June 10-13, CMF—the world's largest student film festival—will host... More

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