Monday, September 2, 2013
The Class of 2017 descended on the Poet campus Sunday, marking the start of their undergraduate stay at Whittier College.
Hauling luggage, boxes, mini-fridges, economy-size boxes of goldfish crackers, and other must-have... More
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Leading tours at the Richard M. Nixon ’34 Presidential Library in Yorba Linda and teaching 10-year-olds about the former president gave Mario Obando ’13, the 2012-13 Whittier College Nixon fellow, great insight into the political career of Whittier’... More
Long-time educator Alice Keiko Nishimoto '78 was named Garvey School District's 2013 Teacher of the Year.
Nishimoto has taught for 15 years at Rice Elementary School in Rosemead, CA and has been awarded numerous grants from the National Endowment... More
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Across the nation, people celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech.
According to religious studies professor Joseph Price, King’s message is closely aligned with the values of the... More
Whittier College is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The College is featured in the education services company's new 2014 edition of its annual college guide, "The Best 378... More
Hailing from 21 states across the U.S. and 19 countries around the globe, the 450 newest members of the Poet Family will be arriving to Whittier on September 1 for their official welcome to campus at Orientation.
Here, we take a closer look at the... More
At the base of Griffith Park's rolling hills and above a makeshift stage, Angelenos looked on - from their lawn chairs and blankets - as actors from the Independent Shakespeare Company brought the literary tragedy Macbeth to life as part of LA's ... More
Whittier welcomes the 19th Annual Aloha Concert series. Throughout the 2013-2014 season, there will be five concerts that exemplify the rich heritage of Hawai'i. Come relax as the Lim Family Generations, Teresa Bright, The Makaha Sons, Hi’ikua... More
Film publicity executive Cheryl Boone Isaacs '71 was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science by the organization's board of governors on Tuesday night, becoming the first African American woman to head the Academy.
James L. Ash, Jr., former president of Whittier College (1989 - 1999) died last week following a battle with cancer.
Hired at a pivotal time in the institution's history, Ash was 43 when he assumed his post as the 12th president of Whittier College... More