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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Whittier College Community, One of the most important things we learned from this election is how little we know about people outside our own social circle. We learned that so many people—across political perspectives, race, ethnicity, and... More

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Carey (Baker) Halio '95

Carey (Baker) Halio '95 has been promoted to partner at Goldman Sachs, continuing her successful career in the financial industry. Halio was among 83 others promoted to the position at the global company, a list that includes the largest... More

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Whittier College professors Seamus Lagan and David Paddy perform in "It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play"

It’s said—by adorable children in classic American film—that every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings. And just as assuredly, It’s a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play returns to the Whittier College stage to delight audiences with its... More

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Ryan Richard

Whittier College has long equipped students to become active citizens. And this election season, at least three alumni—two in California and another in Hawaii—are competing in their local and congressional races to become or remain influential... More

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Men's cross country team poses for a group photo at Prado Regional Park.

Heading into the NCAA West Regional Cross Country Championship, Whittier College's men's team is all but certain to move far ahead of their No. 32 national ranking after a strong showing at the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic... More

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Luis Valdez receives the National Medal of the Arts from President Barack Obama.

Luis Valdez, one of the most important and influential American playwrights, and actress Alma Martinez '84 will grace the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts on November 16 at 4:30 p.m. President Barack Obama recently awarded Valdez... More

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Three Poets pose for a photo booth picture at Homecoming Festival 2016.

Nearly 1,000 Poets celebrated their Whittier College pride, shared memories, and made new ones at Whittier Weekend 2016. During the homecoming festivities this past Friday through Sunday, alumni, students, family, friends, faculty, and staff ... More

Monday, October 17, 2016
Danny Lozano

Two-time Grammy award-winning flautist Danilo Lozano, Professor and Richard and Billie Deihl Distinguished Chair in Music, brought his talents to a national stage this past weekend during the Grammy Salute to Music Legends. The televised concert... More

Friday, October 14, 2016
Poster from 'The Good Person of Sichuan'

How can people remain good in a corrupt and desperate world? That's the question posed by The Good Person of Sichuan, the upcoming Whittier College student play at The Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, running from Oct. 20-23. ... More

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