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Wednesday, Apr 16

Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger welcomed 166 potential Poets and their families to the campus. During the Admitted Students Reception, Pres. Herzberger gave her "Top 10 highlights of Whittier College."    President Sharon Herzberger... More

Monday, Apr 14

Who is known as the Great Liberator of Latin America? What year was the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo signed? Which Central American country gained its independence from Spain on September 15, 1821? These, and even more challenging queries into Latin... More

Friday, Apr 11

History Professor Robert B. Mark's book "The Origins of the Modern World: A Global and Ecological Narrative from the Fifteenth to the Twenty-first Century" (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002 and 2007) has recently been translated and published in Spanish... More

Friday, Apr 11

In a Celebration of Scholarship and Service, Whittier College seniors were bestowed with a number of honors from departments and college heads. Sean Morris, associate professor of English and 2007 Harry W. Nerhood Teaching Excellence Award recipient... More

Wednesday, Apr 02

Raquel Gutierrez '10 sang before tens of thousands of baseball fans during the Dodger's Opening Night game against the San Francisco Giants on April 1, 2008. Gutierrez won the "Dodger National Anthem Challenge," a contest sponsored by K-Earth 101 to... More

Tuesday, Apr 01

Whittier College Professor Patricia Van Oosbree is the recipient of the 2008 Nerhood Award. Named for Professor Harry W. Nerhood, Professor Emeritus of History, the award recognizes overall excellence in teaching. Van Oosbree teaches in the... More

Monday, Mar 24

Los Angeles Times' Column One looks at the city of Whittier's growing Latino community. Whittier College Professor Dan Duran and Trustee Ruth B. Shannon comment on this trend. To read more in the Los Angeles Times, click here.

Friday, Mar 21

Evoking Quaker beliefs, Whittier College President Sharon Herzberger gave the morning prayer for the city, state and nation during the Mayor's Annual Prayer Breakfast. "The Quakers used silence to listen to disparate voices and search for... More

Wednesday, Mar 19

Sen. Barack Obama's speech, responding to criticism of his relationship with Rev. Jeremiah Wright, touched on controversial issues regarding race, religion, and politics that had not been at the forefront of his campaign. The speech urged Americans... More

Thursday, Mar 13

A team of four from Whittier College will be among eight college and university student teams selected to compete in the first annual "Know Your Heritage: Hispanic College Quiz" game show series, which will be hosted by NBC news anchor Zoraida... More