The Whittier College Football Team won the largest rivalry game in Division III against Occidental College last Saturday – the annual “Shoes Game.” The final score ended with Whittier coming out on top 21 – 18.
Humbleness and humility are values and ethics that most people want to have within themselves. Think your last act of kindness. Was it handing this newspaper to someone you know? Did you hold a door open for someone close to you? If you answered yes, ask yourself this: would you continue this every day, or only when it is actually convenient to you? One student that is no stranger to being generous or going the extra mile for a stranger is fourth-year Noah Humphrey.
In 2017, the National Basketball Association champion, The Golden State Warriors, refused to visit the White House. Like The Warriors, many teams in the NBA have been outspoken against the Trump administration’s policies. The NBA then lost all credibility after – supporting the Trump regime, a regime that is far worse than any American regime should be. There was controversy recently in the NBA regarding Houston Rockets executive, Daryl Morey’s, decision to voice his support on social media for the Hong Kong protesters.
Men’s Water Polo have their eyes on the prize once again. This year the team has set themselves up on a conquest for the top spot on the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference table in the postseason. At the same time, the team is looking to not repeat last season’s postseason, bowing out of their SCIAC championship run after a loss to Claremont Mudd-Scripps.
Whittier College Football had a tough game this past Saturday; as the Poets played Chapman University in a match that did not exactly show the quality performance we have seen since the beginning of the year. The Chapman Panthers blew the Poets out 36 – 6 in a game which Chapman dominated on both ends of the field.