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Students fight the flu

While Whittier College had much to celebrate in the new semester, including a winning football and soccer team and being named on U.S. News & World Report “best colleges” list for 2020 school, there is great concern among student wellness on campus.

Students fight the flu

Poets spend summer producing motion picture

From the last few weeks in July to the beginning of August, Carlos Through the Tall Grass, an independent film where almost 80 percent of the production staff was made up of current Poets and recent alumni, was shot in and around Whittier.

Poets spend summer producing motion picture

Pantry satisfies student hunger

There is, currently, a prototype Food Pantry set up in Interim Vice President Jeanne Ortiz’s office. “The Food Pantry is a pantry where any student, no questions asked, can come in and get groceries or snacks,” said Associated Students of Whittier College President Elect Destinee Moya, “ . . . it’s meant for students that are in economic need.”

Pantry satisfies student hunger

Who does WC really serve? Part 2

This funding, despite what many of the Latinx students we have spoken to may think, allows for the College to “apply for certain federal grants” such as Title V of the Higher Education Act, which, according to President Oubré, is “a federal program that provides funding opportunities to HSIs.” 

Who does WC really serve? Part 2

Who does WC really serve?

The College, as shared in previous articles, is a minority-majority institution, meaning that 69 percent of our overall student body consists of students of color, according to mywhittier.edu. Because of our school’s demographics, Whittier carries the title of being a “Hispanic-serving institution” and thus gets funding from the U.S. Department of Education.

Who does WC really serve?

Veteran’s Club takes a stand

WCSVO President and third-year Joshua Elsen attended an Associated Students of Whittier College (ASWC) Senate meeting to speak out about the treatment of veterans on campus. Elsen expressed frustration with how the College has processed veterans’ financial information and the climate on campus regarding veterans.

Veteran’s Club takes a stand

Breaking down the budget bill

After a month of proposals, revisions, and debate, the Associated Students of Whittier College (ASWC) Senate approved the Budget Distribution Bill on Feb. 25 by a margin of 14 – 1. The Budget Distribution Bill is an overhaul of the allocation process, by which Student Body Fees are allocated to clubs and organizations.

Breaking down the budget bill

Senate proposes reallocation of reserves

At the Monday meeting of the Associated Students of Whittier College (ASWC) Senate on Feb. 4, Senators voted on whether or not to fast-track a bill that would move all allocated Senate funds, carried over from previous years and currently stored in reserve accounts, into an ASWC Senate reserve account.

Senate proposes reallocation of reserves