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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Ivannia Soto

Associate Professor of Education Ivannia Soto has co-authored the article "Creating Classroom Buzz" published in the February issue of Language Magazine where she and co-authors Whittier College Adjunct Professor Kent Besocke and South El Monte... More

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Robin Wright, Feinberg Lecture

Whittier College announces renowned journalist Robin Wright as the 2016 Feinberg Lecturer Robin Wright, one of the nation’s most accomplished foreign correspondent and television commentator, will address the Whittier College community as the... More

Sunday, February 14, 2016

At around 10 p.m. on Sunday, a suspicious individual was reported near Harris Hall. The individual matched the description of a suspect who was possibly armed and reported off-campus, near Friends and Washington Avenues. Out of an abundance of... More

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Mago Latif memorial

Early in the spring semester, Whittier College was rocked with the passing of one of its own, Sophomore Margo Latif, a bright young woman with tremendous promise. Soon after the news was known on campus, students organized a candlelight vigil... More

Thursday, February 11, 2016

It is our deep regret to inform you that on Thursday, February 11 a student death was reported in Johnson Hall. There is no known threat to the campus community. We ask that non-residents of Johnson stay clear of the area while the Whittier Police... More

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Bach Festival, harpsichord

Whittier College’s signature event is the oldest collegiate Bach Festival west of the Mississippi Classical music enthusiasts are invited to Whittier College’s 79th Annual Bach Festival on April 1-3 with several performances taking place at the... More

Monday, February 8, 2016
Hazard Adams

More than 4,500 literary volumes, including the first edition of titles from Robert Frost, William Carlos Williams, and T.S. Eliot were recently donated to Whittier College by distinguished professor and literary critic Dr. Hazard S. Adams, father... More

Friday, February 5, 2016
Teach In Islamophobia

by Assistant Professor of Religion Irfana Hashmi Last fall I surprised students in my Islam class when I mentioned that the first historical record of a Muslim in North America was 1528; “”how could that be,” they asked, shaking their heads in... More

Thursday, February 4, 2016
samantha vega, whittier college student

Samantha Vega ’18 was recently named a recipient of the student-caregiver scholarship. She was among over 1,400 student-caregivers who applied for the grant in the fall of 2015. Based on a compelling 1,500-word essay on caring for her... More