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Friday, June 5, 2015
Poets for Others, Community Service, Alumni

More than 45 Poet families took part in the 5th Annual Poets for Others alumni service weekend on May 30 and 31. Poet alumni served in 18 different cities and volunteered their time for more than 20 organizations such as the Pico Rivera Library,... More

Friday, June 5, 2015
Edgar Harden

An entrepreneur at heart, Art and Wine Consultant Edgar Harden '93 has found a successful niche in the trading of vintage spirits. His business Old Spirits Company offers collectors a bargain on rare, historic, and pop-culture bottles such as... More

Thursday, June 4, 2015
President Herzberger, Project Manager John Best, VP Steve Delgado visit SLC site

President Sharon Herzberger and Whittier College officials donned hard hats and toured the Science and Learning Center construction site for the first time since the project began. Project Manager John Best gave President Herzberger and the group... More

Thursday, June 4, 2015

San Diego native Clifton Whittaker '16 always dreamed of becoming a scientist as a child as he built big machines made out of Lego pieces. Even though he struggled with math and science in high school, thanks to his dedication and personal... More

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Patrick Kellycooper, Nixon Fellow

Patrick Kellycooper '16, one of two outstanding students selected for the 2015 Nixon Fellowship Program, will be studying the namesake of his fellowship. "I am researching President Nixon's approaches to diplomacy in mainland Southeast Asia, as... More

Monday, June 1, 2015

Steve Matthiasson '91, one of Napa's top viticultural consultants and 2014 Winemaker of the Year according to the San Francisco Chronicle, is no stranger to uphill battles. Steve and his wife Jill Klein Matthiasson love to explore classical... More

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Assistant Basketball Coach Mark Jensen '00 has had an idea brewing for the last three years and this summer it is finally coming to fruition. He will be leading a team of 10 college basketball players from six different schools and taking them to... More

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Amy Biehl Foundation

Whittier College's Center for Engagement with Communities (CEC) recently hosted Whittier and Long Beach high school students for the Amy Biehl Foundation (ABF) Conference. At the conference, the students presented their research on human rights... More

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Even though Mario Almaraz '17 is an art major, he wasn't too familiar with the world history of art or knew how large art institutions functioned. It wasn't until his classes with Professors Danny Jauregui and Anna Katz where he learned how to... More

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Vicky Mercado

From the day she set foot on campus as a freshman, Vichi Mercado '14 knew exactly what she wanted to study. And on that same day, she followed her instinct and declared her major in biology. Four years later, the avid scientist and biomimetic... More