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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Louie Perez and David Hidalgo

An exciting slate of writers and performing artists will be part of the 2015 Whittier College Writers Festival. The festival runs from April 14 through April 16. The Writers Festival is sponsored in part by the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the... More

Monday, February 2, 2015
Super Bowl 2015

Professor of Religion Joe Price was included in an article posted by The Week about the cultural phenomenon that the Super Bowl has become since it was first played in 1967. The Super Bowl has created "a convergence of sports, politics, and myth... More

Monday, February 2, 2015
Ted Conover

Accomplished author Ted Conover will be a Visiting Scholar in the Center for Collaborations with the Arts on February 23-24 when he will host student writing workshops and discuss his book Rolling Nowhere. In his book, Conover details his early... More

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015

As the Spring semester approaches so does Society New Member Education formerly known as “Pledging” which begins on Friday, January 30th and ends on Saturday, February 28th.   NME is a time for potential new society members to learn about the... More

Monday, January 26, 2015
KPCC panel, Police Relations

Police officer-involved shootings and the state of race relation in the country have been big topics in the news lately. This important national issue was recently discussed in a local forum hosted by KPCC, Southern California Public Radio and ... More

Monday, January 26, 2015
MLK event

Whittier College celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With an evening of music, song, and words of wisdom. The event, The Modern March: Celebrating How Far We Have Come and Recognizing How Far We Have Yet To Go, was co-sponsored by... More

Monday, January 26, 2015

Whittier College Professor Gustavo Geirola attended last month the Guadalajara International Book Fair, the biggest of its kind in the Spanish language. Some of Geirola's books and academic journals were presented at the Fair and he was also... More

Monday, January 26, 2015

Professor of Education and Child Development Anne Sebanc,  and Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition Science Kathy Barlow have been hard at work for more than three years to establish strong relationships between Whittier College and local... More

Sunday, January 25, 2015

On Saturday, January 17, 2015, Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office Director, Dr. Shauna T. Sobers, presented her doctoral research on the Resilience of Black Women Deans/Vice Presidents for Student Affairs at the 12th Annual Afrikan... More