campus life

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. 

Whittier College Chess Invitational Checks into Campus

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. 

Kent State Survivor Graces Poet's Corner

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.