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Saturday, September 14, 2013
San Jose Mercury News
California legislators recently approved a bill that will raise the minimum wage from $8 to $10 by 2016. This 25 percent increase has been met with mixed reactions. Supporters of the bill say that... More
Thursday, September 12, 2013
U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges
Whittier College has once again been named one of the top national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report in the magazine’s annual college rankings issue. In addition, U.S. News’ 2014... More
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Erin Clancy Honored as an Innovator
Alumna Erin Clancy ’07 was recently included in the Diplomatic Courier’s “Top 99 under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders” list. This honor recognizes Clancy as one of the “brightest and most innovative minds... More
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Whittier Law School
National Jurist Magazine, in their September 2013 issue, has just named Whittier Law School one of the Top 15 Most Innovative Law Schools in the nation. Whittier Law School is listed at #6, citing... More
Monday, September 2, 2013
They're here.  The Class of 2017 descended on the Poet campus Sunday, marking the start of their undergraduate stay at Whittier College. Hauling luggage, boxes, mini-fridges, economy-size boxes of... More
Friday, August 30, 2013
Long-time educator Alice Keiko Nishimoto '78 was named Garvey School District's 2013 Teacher of the Year.  Nishimoto has taught for 15 years at Rice Elementary School in Rosemead, CA and has been... More
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Across the nation, people celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech.   According to religious studies professor Joseph Price, King’s... More
Monday, August 19, 2013
Princeton Review
Whittier College is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The College is featured in the education services company's new 2014 edition... More
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Hailing from 21 states across the U.S. and 19 countries around the globe, the 450 newest members of the Poet Family will be arriving to Whittier on September 1 for their official welcome to campus at... More
Monday, August 5, 2013
At the base of Griffith Park's rolling hills and above a makeshift stage, Angelenos looked on - from their lawn chairs and blankets - as actors from the Independent Shakespeare Company brought the... More

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