“You experience something. You make a decision, and that leads to the next decision. The path is not so straightforward.”
PHOTOS COURTESY OF CHARLIE NEWMAN
Modeled after homeless people in the Los Angeles area, Henry’s goal was to bring a conversation to Whittier College that she feels is important to have and is often overlooked — a conversation about why we are so uncomfortable with homelessness even though it is right in our community.
The world of Electronic Dance Music has lost one of its most popular and successful young disc jockeys due to an apparent suicide. Swedish DJ-producer Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, passed away on April 20, as confirmed by his family and his agent. Avicii, who was only 28, is another addition to a list of musicians lost too early in life.
The Pulitzer Prize is a yearly award given to authors, journalists, writers, photographers, and musicians who are deemed to have achieved excellence in any of twenty-one categories.
he Whittier College Track and Field season has gone from good to great with their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (SCIAC) qualification. The Men’s Track and Field team competed in the SCIAC No. 3 meet last weekend at Occidental College, finishing 2–2. Many of the men podiumed, including third-year Miguel Redmond, who finished second in Pole Vault, first-year Garrett Silva, and who finished third in Pole Vault, and first-year Hakim Williams, first-year Michael Badillo, first-year Gabe Pridgen-Daniels, and second-year Ray Ray Roberson, who finished third for the Men’s 4x400meters…
In the next few weeks, I’ll be walking away from Whittier College with a Bachelor’s degree and a liberal education, which I believe has not only prepared me for my future career in higher education, but has also prepared me to be a well-rounded educator and individual. A liberal arts education deserves more support and recognition for all that it prepares students for in the real world.
On June 18, 1976, at 4:00 a.m., Jane Carson-Sandler snuggled into bed with her three-year-old son in their Rancho Cordova home. Her husband had just left for work, and she and her little boy were dozing when the light of a flashlight abruptly woke her. A man wearing a ski mask stood in the doorway, brandishing a butcher knife. He tied both Carson-Sandler and her son with shoelaces and gagged them. After removing her son from the bed, the man untied Carson-Sandler’s ankles and raped her. This man would become known as the East Area Rapist, the Original Night Stalker, and, finally, the Golden State Killer.
Death by overdose from prescription and illicit opioids has doubled in the past years, from 21,089 in 2010 to 42,249 in 2016. High doses are increasingly prescribed to patients with chronic pain, putting them at an elevated risk for accidental overdose and negative drug-alcohol or drug-drug interactions.
Co-founder of Black Lives Matter Patrisse Khan-Cullors will be giving her new book, titled When They Call You a Terrorist: a Black Lives Matter Memoir, to the first 70 student attendees of her talk for free. Join The Office of Equity and Inclusion and the rest of the student body for her talk May 3., at 7 p.m. in the Shannon Center.
URSCA 2018’s participants presented on an array of interesting and research-worthy topics. Second-year Amy Trinh’s project was titled “Welcome to Little Damage: Visual Product Perception and Consumer Experience.”
With the Spring semester swiftly drawing to a close, one class from this semester that deserves to be highlighted is Masks and Mask-making, taught by Technical Director, Interim Scenic and Lighting Designer, and Adjunct Instructor Joshua Christ.