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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Brightly dressed traditional Ecuadorian dancers, Andean melodies, Mexican regional songs, and salsa dancing were all part of the 42nd Annual Tardeada – a celebration of Latino culture and traditions. During the afternoon’s festivities, Whittier’s... More

Monday, October 21, 2013

Beloved Student Newspaper "The Quaker Campus" Achieves Centenarian Mark from The Rock, Fall 2013 As an English professor at Whittier College during World War I, Maxwell Anderson wrote to the Quaker Campus criticizing the executive committee of the... More

Monday, October 21, 2013

A photo from 1960 shows then Choir Director Eugene M. Riddle as he leads Whittier’s A Cappella Choir in song. Although we cannot hear the vocals spilling from students’ diaphragms, there is a visual harmony in their confident posture, perfectly-... More

Monday, October 21, 2013

During a three-day celebration of the Purple and Gold, hundreds of Poet alumni, students, family members, and guests were on campus for Whittier Weekend 2013. During the yearly event, the College celebrated the 100th Anniversary of the Quaker Campus... More

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

1. Say Hello to the Rock Whether it’s being spray painted for someone’s 21st birthday or in honor of a society, the Rock is kind of like that old friend you must visit with whenever you're in town.  2. Say 'Cheers' at a Social Mingle with... More

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

This Whittier Weekend will witness the gathering of many Poet families, but one family legacy stands out from the rest. Meet the Kingsburys, whose family ties to Whittier College began 80 years ago. The story begins with grandfather Ralph Kingsbury... More

Monday, October 14, 2013

“Trumpets blowing and drums pounding.” That’s how the Acropolis yearbook describes the Whittier College homecoming festivities that took place 50 years ago in 1963. Black and white photographs document attractive, young undergrads - dressed in what... More

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Professor Lana Nino recently authored an article, "Precursors of professionalism in college seniors: Influence of major, gender, and institution," for the journal Research in Higher Education, which examines the role that higher education plays in... More

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Professors Marie-Magdeleine Chirol and Jake Carbine have recently been appointed as the Hazel Cooper Jordan Chair in Arts and Humanities and the C. Milo Connick Professor of Religious Studies Chair, respectively.These appointments recognize the... More

Saturday, September 28, 2013

During the early morning hours on September 28, more than 500 Poet volunteers – students, staff, and faculty alike - gathered in Whittier College’s Campus Center Courtyard with a hunger not only for breakfast, but to make a difference. That Saturday... More

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