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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Whittier College Sports Network (WCSN) stepped off campus and visited The NFL Network Studios located in Culver City. Organized by Lance Franey, associate athletic director for communications, the tour was guided by NFL Network head graphics... More

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Alumna Andrea Barber has been busy conducting various media interviews as she promotes the second season on Fuller House, currently in Netflix. Reprising her role as Kimmy Gibler, Barber and her fellow cast members have been featured on People.... 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

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Miguel Santana

Miguel Santana '91, the Los Angeles city administrative officer, has been named president and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles County Fair Association (LACFA), the private non-profit that manages the Fairplex in Pomona. Dubbed "LA's Mr... More

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Students conduct self-designed research projects in the Whittier hills.

At a point when STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) graduates are crucially needed, first-year students at Whittier College are learning these disciplines hands-on in several new research-focused writing seminars. A... More

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Mark Kozhaya in football gear

Mark Kozhaya '17 will compete in the elite National Bowl Game, where he could catch the attention of NFL scouts. The National Bowl kicks off Sunday, December 4, at Daytona Beach Municipal Stadium. The annual post-season all-star game consists of... More

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Julissa Tobias and the men's team at the NCAA cross-country nationals

Whittier College’s Cross Country team made history this past weekend with Poets setting a new record as a team and excelling individually. On a cold and windy Saturday, the men’s team competed at the NCAA Division III national races in... More

Monday, November 21, 2016
President Sharon Herzberger

President Sharon Herzberger joined more than 420 college and university presidents in pledging their support for a program benefitting certain undocumented students. The higher education leaders signed a letter earlier this month supporting the... More

Friday, November 18, 2016
Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger

Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger, along with more than 100 presidents of colleges and universities across the nation, just signed onto an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump urging him to "condemn and work to prevent the... More

Thursday, November 17, 2016
Luis Valdez at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts.

Award-winning playwright Luis Valdez and actress Alma Martinez ’84 returned to the Whittier College stage to share their stories with the Poet community. Valdez, who President Barack Obama recently awarded a National Medal of the Arts, and... More