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Friday, January 20, 2017

Concerns have been raised throughout the nation regarding changes in immigration policy and the possible impact on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Whittier College has released the following statement about DACA students... More

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Students take a literal step outside of their comfort zone by taking the Jan Term course Simplicity taught by Professor of Philosophy Paul Kjellberg. The course teaches students simplicity, mindfulness, and meditation and participants have the... More

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Institute for Baseball Studies recently received several art pieces related to the Carmelita Chorizeros, one of East L.A.’s former semi-professional baseball teams. One of the art pieces donated is an iconic sign that hung adjacent to the 710... More

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Professor of English Andrea Rehn has been appointed associate dean and director of the Whittier Scholars Program (WSP). Charles Eastman, senior lecturer and director of the writing program, will be interim associate director. Both posts begin in... More

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Whittier College Assistant Professor of English Michelle Chihara contributed an op-ed piece remembering one of her favorite pop artists,George Michael. To read the article, click here.  

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Men's Water Polo

The Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) recognized two Whittier College Athletes with 1st team and Honorable Mention recognitions. A week after being named to the Southern California Intercollegiate Conference (SCIAC) 1st team... More

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Ray McCray received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the State Association of County Retirement Systems (SACRS). This is only the second time in the 54-year history of the association that a Lifetime Achievement Award has been awarded.   Since... More

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Each year, the Orange County Register lists the "100 Most Influential Game Changers" in Orange County. Whittier College Professor Jeff Decker was included in the newspaper’s 2016 list, which includes Kobe Bryan, Gwen Stefani, Mildred Garcia and... More

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

This Jan Term, students have the opportunity to explore the frightening worlds of zombies, serial killers, witches, and those possessed by the dead. The course, Try Not to Scream: Horror and the Human Condition, taught by English professor Kate... More

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Brandon Valeriano

Whittier College alumnus Brandon Valeriano provides insight into this year’s presidential election and the possible hack by Russia. He co-wrote an article for the Washington Post with Ryan C. Maness, a research fellow of security and resilience... More

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