Whittier College Chess Invitational Checks into Campus
From Friday, Nov. 17 to Sunday, Nov. 19, the Whittier College Chess Club hosted their very first Chess Tournament. Members of the club and other Whittier community members participated in the tournament which ultimately resulted in an outstanding 3-way tie.
Students Enjoy Discounted Disneyland Tickets
In the early hours of daylight, 100 Poets loaded onto buses from the Campus Center parking lot wearing mouse ears and Disney gear, excited for the day of magic ahead. The trip to Disneyland was made possible by the Associated Students of Whittier College (ASWC) Senate Program Board...
Poets Step Up to Bat at Dodger Stadium
It’s time for Dodgers baseball! The Los Angeles Dodgers faced the Colorado Rockies on Sept. 8. With help from the members of Program Board and the Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office, 50 Whittier College students were able to experience the game at Dodger Stadium.
An Experience from the other side
Last Friday, April 21, a group of 20 students boarded a bus to the U.S.-Mexico border. The bumpy three hourride was filled with chattering and anticipation. Alliance San Diego Executive Director Andrea Guerrero brought the students to San Ysidro, where the students departed the bus straight into Alliance San Diego’s peaceful rally.
Kent State Survivor Graces Poet's Corner
When National Guard troops opened fire at Kent State University on Ohio students protesting the Vietnam war on May 4, 1970, mainstream media outlets such as New York Times, LIFE, and Newsweek rushed to cover the story. Here at Whittier College, the Quaker Campus (QC) was on hiatus for finals and summer break.
T-Pain train leaves the station
After a semester and a half of planning, Whittfest (which was held at Memorial Stadium) set off Poet pride among students on Apr. 7, beginning with K-poet hosting K-chella. Opening acts 7 Planets Like Earth and alumni 15’ DJ Attello got students pumped up for headliner T-Pain.
Los Angeles in the 1970s: Weird Scenes Inside the Goldmine
David Kukoff, the L.A. native and editor of Los Angeles in the 1970s: Weird Scenes Inside the Goldmine, set the tone of his anthology with this description of the city in the Poet’s Corner of Wardman Library last Thursday night. Visiting Professor of English Joe Donnelly hosted a panel of three writers to discuss their contributions to the book.