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Wednesday, Nov 06

Recent graduate Ryan Johnson ’11 was the inaugural Huaqiao Fellow during the 2012-2013 academic year, enrolling in a master’s-level Chinese immersion program at the University in Xiamen, China. Johnson’s fellowship was renewed for 2013–2014; he will... More

Tuesday, Nov 05

In conjunction with trusted partner Publishing Concepts, Inc (PCI), the 125th Anniversary Edition of the Whittier College Alumni Directory is now underway, with a publication date set for fall 2014 and available for purchase in both print and CD... More

Monday, Nov 04

by Jonathan Burtonfrom The Rock, Fall 2013 How many of William Shakespeare's 38 plays have you either read or seen performed? Each semester, I begin my classes with this important question. Typically, one or two students report a familiarity with a... More

Monday, Nov 04

For aspiring Whittier College actors, it might take some convincing, but in the end, most will reach the conclusion that professor Gil Gonzalez led them to, Shakespeare is still king. “Students always feel they’d rather do a contemporary play—... More

Wednesday, Oct 30

The Asian Students Association promotes Asian culture and traditions, as well as the contributions of Asian-Americans. The club hosts social events throughout the year but is best known for its signature event, Asian Night, which is held every... More

Tuesday, Oct 29
Seiors Acosta and Rigo recognized for reaching landmark of 1000 digs and 1000 kills

Prior to Saturday’s game against Chapman University, seniors Alyssa Acosta and Alayna Rigo were recognized for achieving two milestones in their volleyball careers at Whittier College. This season, Acosta, a libero, achieved 1000 digs, while... More

Tuesday, Oct 29
Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon

Literary couple Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon were in town this weekend for a fundraising event, “Isabel Allende and William C. Gordon in Conversation,” to benefit the Whittier Scholars Program and Whittier High School.  The talk allowed the... More

Wednesday, Oct 23
Last Days of Judas Iscariot

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot will be coming to the Whittier College Stage November 20-23 at 8:00 p.m. and November 24 at 2 p.m. in the Studio Theater of the Ruth B. Shannon Center of the Performing Arts, 6760 Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90608.... More

Wednesday, Oct 23
Volunteers clean up area near Tijuana River

Five dozen Whittier students traveled to the U.S./Mexico border last week to join a group of nearly 300 volunteers in picking up trash at Border Field State Park. The students were led by professors from various departments including Julie Collins-... More

Wednesday, Oct 23

Thalian Society member Claudia Munoz was presented with the Dr. Hilmi Ibrahim Award for her volunteerism by Whittier Councilman Owen Newcomer during the Thalian Society Whittier College Homecoming brunch. “I’m very honored to have received the award... More

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