An interview with District 2 candidate Henry Bouchot
The Quaker Campus met with District 2 City Council candidate Henry Bouchot last Friday at a deli in Uptown Whittier. We spoke to him about his platform for the April 10 election, his plans for the future of Whittier, and how he plans to work with both the community and Whittier College.
Op-ed: Florida massacre marks 18 school shootings this year
Letter from the Editors-in-Chief:
At least 17 people were killed by a 19-year-old gunman at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 14. Students and faculty alike are among the deceased — victims of yet another shooting massacre.
Three senators resign: administration accused of discrimination
At last Monday’s ASWC Senate meeting, ASWC Campus Relations Director Eryn Wells, First-year Class President Jenna Gelinas, and Residential Hall Representative Nati Yitayew resigned from ASWC Senate. Following their resignation, ASWC asked all administration present at the meeting — including Joel Perez — to leave, and held a closed door meeting with students and members of the public.
Is the Nunes Memo Really News?
On Friday, Feb. 2, Devin Nunes, the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, released a memo that was intended to expose corruption “at the highest levels of the FBI.” The memo accuses senior officials at the FBI and Justice Department of abuses during the early stages of the Russian investigation.
Meet the Candidates for City Council
On Saturday, Jan. 27, nine candidates for the Whittier City Council met for a forum at Whittier’s Parnell Park Community and Senior Center — a squat building that sits next to the Parnell Park petting zoo. The candidates are running in Whittier’s upcoming local election on April 10, which will determine four district representatives for city council, as well as Whittier’s mayor.
Environmental Self-Studies: ENST reviews its performance on campus
Many of the professors who teach in the ENST track across other departments have left or are retiring, leaving gaps in the curriculum that need to be filled. However, because ENST is not a department, it cannot hire staff. Replacement professors will be hired; however, it is unlikely they will have an ENST focus.
Local elections bode well for Democrats in 2018
The 2017 Election night for state and local races set the stage for 2018 midterm elections in a big way. Certain races around the country, like the Virginia gubernatorial election, were picked up by mass media as predictors for how each party will do next year in the House of Representatives and Senate elections.