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Monday, Apr 14
JS Bach

By Lighmary Flores ’17 For a few days last week, the walls of Memorial Chapel resonated with the rich and beautiful tones of Johan Sebastian Bach as Whittier College hosted the 77th Annual Bach Festival, the oldest collegiate Bach festival west of... More

Thursday, Mar 27

Whittier College presents the 77th Annual Bach Festival—the oldest collegiate Bach festival west of the Mississippi—on April 2-6. This year’s festival celebrates Bach and the Cantata and includes various performances from students, faculty, alumni... More

Thursday, Jan 09

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, Jan 07

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

Monday, Nov 25

Whittier College welcomed more than 1,100 scholars from colleges and universities from throughout the region for the 2013 Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR), Change the World: Participate, Innovate, Illuminate, this... More

Monday, Oct 21

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, Sep 02

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 goldfish crackers, and other must-have items,... More

Tuesday, Aug 13

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 Orientation.  Here, we take a closer look at the... More

Monday, Jul 15

Whittier College named 199 undergraduate students to the Spring 2013 Dean's List. Students' academic accomplishments have been noted in hometown newspapers across the country including: Crystal Lake Patch, Bend Bulletin (Oregon), Nevada Appeal,... More

Saturday, May 11
2013 Latino Graduates Ceremony

The 12th Annual Latino Graduates Celebration kicked off 2013 Commencement Week activities, with more than 60 Whittier College students donning the traditional cap-and-gown to be formally recognized by President Sharon Herzberger on the stage of the... More

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