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  • Club Spotlight | Whittier College
    Escobar 14 from The Rock Fall 2013 WALKING THROUGH THE UPPER QUAD on any Thursday night you will likely see a group of people dressed like they just returned from a Renaissance fair They might be closely guarding the Rock They might be enjoying a madrigal feast or singing a raucous tune Within a matter of seconds they might even start attacking each other with homemade boffer weapons foam swords scoring direct hits to the torso legs or arms and emitting fierce battle cries in what seems to be a bygone language These Thursday night costumed warriors are actually members in one of the College s oldest student clubs the Arthurian Order of the Knights of Pendragon AOKP Established in the early 1980s AOKP is heralded as one of Southern California s longest running Live Action Role Playing LARP games Players create a fantasy persona that lives and quests in the fictional kingdom of Warwick which incidentally is also inhabited by trolls faeries and many other strange and fantastic creatures according to the AOKP website The infrastructure is intricate with crafted clans allies and histories that requires a decent amount of study to master In the game AOKP members learn skills and gain experience in combat storytelling music art costuming and other related matters all tied to the fantasy era and unique to the kingdom in which they inhabit The net effect is that not only do participants gain a whole new set of unusual proficiencies and not surprisingly many have gone on to apply these skills professionally in the entertainment industry post graduation but almost more importantly they gain a core network of close friends that transcends just the undergraduate years AOKP has introduced me to a whole world of people who were just like me people who wanted

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/leap/kindgom-of-warwick (2016-01-26)
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  • ASWC Honors Convocation Awards | Whittier College
    Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni In This Section Leaper Mobile About Leadership Service Opportunities Student Government Clubs Organizations Commuter Students Events Programs Student Employment Forms Resources Contact You are here Home LEAP Call for Nominations ASWC Honors Convocation Awards Call for Nominations ASWC Honors Convocation Awards On 14 Mar 2014 By mramos1 0 Comments Monday January 25 2016 Each year Associated Students of Whittier College ASWC presents three faculty staff awards at the Annual Honors Convocation Students are encouraged to submit nominations for the Richard B Harvey Marilyn Veich Key to the College and Uptown Business Awards by noon on Sunday March 20 2016 Richard B Harvey Award Named for Professor of Political Science Richard Harvey this award recognizes a tenured faculty member who has taught at Whittier for an extended period of time This award honors the recipient s outstanding leadership in the classroom and or exemplary administrative service to the College He or she has gone beyond the call of duty and has shown a true belief in Whittier and its values Past award recipients 2015 Gary Libman 2014 Charles Charlie Eastman 2013 Doreen O Connor Gomez 2012 Joyce Kaufman 2011 Charles Reeg 2010 Geetha Rajaram 2009 sal Johnston Sean Morris 2006 Doreen O Connor Gomez Marilyn Veich Award The Marilyn Veich Award is presented to an individual who makes outstanding contributions to Whittier College and is dedicated to improving the lives of its students Past award recipients 2015 Michael McBride Laura McEnaney 2014 Eric Lindgren 2013 Jeffrey Decker 2012 Kathy Barlow 2011 sal johnston 2010 George DaRoza 2009 Susan Gotsch 2006 Andre Coleman 2003 Sean Morris Key to the College Award The Key to the College is presented to an individual who has shown great support for the Associated Students of

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/leap/news/aswchonorsconvocationawards (2016-01-26)
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  • Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office Latest News | Whittier College
    B Harvey Marilyn Veich Key to the College and Uptown More Friday January 15 2016 Whittier College s Martin Luther King Day Celebration to Feature The Voice of Dr King Whittier College will commemorate the legacy of civil rights activist Dr Martin Luther King with Gerald C Rivers one man show What Do You Dream Of a show that highlights various speeches from Dr King The Martin Luther King Celebration will More Monday January 11 2016 Faculty Members Lead Travel Courses During JanTerm The study abroad experience has long been a hallmark of the liberal arts curriculum and a rite of passage for many American undergraduates In addition to the traditional semester long experience Whittier College offers student the opportunity to More Tuesday December 15 2015 Whittier Athletics Names New Head Football Coach Whittier College Executive Director of Athletics and Assistant to the President Robert Coleman has announced the hiring of Mike Neale as the New Poet Head Football Coach Neale comes to Whittier after successfully helping to resurrect the More Monday November 2 2015 Fearless Poets Represent Whittier at Homeboy Industries 5K Race The Fearless Poets Feet Fleet a group of 38 students faculty and staff represented Whittier College in the 2015 Homeboy Industries Every Angeleno Counts 5K run on October 24 taking them across the LA River and back toward downtown LA The race More Tuesday October 27 2015 Whittier Weekend 2015 a Smashing Success More than 1 000 Poets including alumni families students and friends of the College participated in the 2015 Whittier Weekend festivities between October 23 and 25 The three day celebration opened with the Golden Anniversary brunch in honor More Wednesday October 21 2015 The College to Host Waking the Green Tiger Filmmakers The programming is part of the College s Luce Initiative on

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/78 (2016-01-26)
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  • Upcoming Leadership Experience and Programs (LEAP) Office Events | Whittier College
    Academics Upcoming Leadership Experience and Programs LEAP Office Events Upcoming Leadership Experience and Programs LEAP Office Events Jan 27 Wed 01 27 2016 8 00am Spring Orientation Jan 28 Thu 01 28 2016 8 00am Whittier College Blood Drive Please help save a life Give blood at Whittier College s Blood Drive Make your LIFESAVING appointment online Sponsor Code WCLEAPDownload the FREE application Available on the App Store or More Jan 28 Thu 01 28 2016 8 00am Spring Term Begins Jan 29 Fri 01 29 2016 7 30pm Eric Buss Free admission but tickets are required Eric Buss was born in Tucson Arizona When he was born the doctors all laughed at him That laughter gave Eric a rush and at the age of seven seconds More Feb 10 Wed 02 10 2016 5 00pm The Meeting Fascinating and dramatically compelling this eloquent play depicts the supposed meeting of two of the most important men of modern times Malcolm X and Dr Martin Luther King Jr Differing in More Feb 11 Thu 02 11 2016 6 00pm Chicana Leadership Master Class Josefina Lopez Reception 6 00 p m Program 6 30 p m Whittier College welcomes Founding and Artistic Director of Casa0101 and Real Women Have Curves playwright Josefina Lopez who will share her insights on More Feb 15 Mon 02 15 2016 8 00am Presidents Day College Open Mar 14 Mon 03 14 2016 8 00am Spring Break Apr 23 Sat 04 23 2016 12 00am Passover May 03 Tue 05 03 2016 8 00am End of Spring Term May 04 Wed 05 04 2016 8 00am Faculty Reading Day May 05 Thu 05 05 2016 8 00am Final Exams May 13 Fri 05 13 2016 8 00am Commencement May 30 Mon 05 30 2016 8 00am Memorial

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/leadership-experience-and-programs-%28leap%29-office/events (2016-01-26)
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  • Ortiz Programs | Whittier College
    generation Latino students The program serves as a liaison between Latino students parents alumni community organizations and the Whittier College community Annual Events sponsored in part by Southern California Edison Orientation Session for Spanish Speaking Parents Parents and students attend a special orientation session in Spanish to learn about the history mission and values of Whittier College Information is also provided about academic and career resources financial aid and other support services available to all students with an emphasis on resources offered by the Ortiz Programs Tardeada A yearly warm welcome to our new and returning students their families alumni faculty and friends of the College and a celebration of our Hispanic culture with traditional food music and dances from Latin America Hispanic Heritage Month A yearly celebration of the culture and traditions of U S residents who trace their roots to Mexico Central America South America and the Caribbean Día de los Muertos A day to celebrate and honor our ancestors by participating in a sugar skulls workshop and Day of the Dead altar Brindis Navideño A Latin American tradition celebrated during the weeks before Christmas brings our community together to recognize the hard work of student group Amigos Unidos In addition we give back to our community by collecting blankets and toiletries for the homeless Guests enjoy Villancicos de Navidad christmas carols in Spanish traditional performances as well as delicious treats made for the occasion Latino Graduate Celebration An intimate event hosted by student group Amigos Unidos to highlight the achievements of our graduating seniors Celebrated at the Ruth B Shannon Center for the Performing Arts the graduation brings students families faculty alumni and friends together to recognize all those who contributed to our students success Student Organizations Amigos Unidos Whittier College is proud of its sizeable Latino

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/cultural/ortiz (2016-01-26)
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  • Resources for Latino Students | Whittier College
    Life Home Getting Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Cultural Center Slider Cultural Center Prev Next In This Section Cultural Center Mobile Ortiz Programs Resources for Latino Students Diverse Identities Program Interfaith Programs Alternative Spring Break Cultural Ethnic Organizations LGBTQ Gender Related Clubs Events Contact Us You are here Home Cultural Center Resources for Latino Students Resources for Latino Students On 28 Apr 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments Scholarships Internships and Career Opportunities for Latino Students Hispanic Scholarship Fund HSF www hsf net Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute www chci org Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities www hacu net Telacu www telacu com League of United Latin American Citizens www lulac org Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund www maldef org USDA Hispanic Serving Institutions

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/cultural/latino (2016-01-26)
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  • Diverse Identities Program | Whittier College
    similarities and variations in our genetic makeup Genetically there is only one race with variations reflecting geography The Counseling Center and TOBGLAD present LGBTQA Support and Education Group Every Tuesday March 3rd to May 5th 4 30 PM Dezember Alumni House Topics covered Stages of LGBTQA identity development coming out process community resources coping with discrimination being a sexual minority as a college student and other topics of interest to members Amigos Unidos and the Spanish Department Present Roble de Olor Tuesday March 3rd 7 15 PM Club 88 Please join us for a screening of Roble de Olor a Cuban film in Spanish with English subtitles The story takes place during the first half of the 19th century when Cuba was a Spanish colony and a slave society A German entrepreneur arrives to the island and falls in love with a beautiful and distinguished black woman from Haiti Learn what takes place in that community when emancipatory ideas of the Enlightenment and the French and American Revolutions come to the Caribbean Christian Poets Fellowship of Christian Athletes Jewish Student Union and Newman Club Present Speed Faithing Wednesday March 4th from 4 30 6 00 PM Club 88 This event aims to educate and encourage interfaith dialogue and cooperation among various religious and non religious traditions Facilitators will rotate participants through 5 minute conversations about their beliefs with an opportunity to ask questions We will have light refreshments and an opportunity drawing for your chance to win some Whittier gear The Religious Studies Department Presents the Film City of Life as part of the Middle Eastern Film Series Wednesday March 4th 6 30 PM Garrett House Hosted by Anne Cong Huyen City of Life is an urban drama that tracks the various intersections of a multi ethnic cast examining how random interactions and their consequences can irrevocably impact another s life Program Board and the Diversity Council Present SpringFest Carnival 2015 Poets Around the World Hawaiian Islanders Club Asian Student Association MEChA Mid East Connection Saturday March 7th 12 00 4 00 PM North Lawn Diversity Council organizations The Office of International Program s Global Ambassadors and students from Kaplan International English will share their culture through interactive activities food and dance The carnival is focused on providing the student body an opportunity to explore different cultures and countries through activities food and interaction with one another The event will feature a baby giraffe mechanical surf board rock climbing wall and more Halo Halo Presents Tinikling Dance Monday March 9th from 11 30 1 30 PM Campus Center Courtyard Join us Tinikling is the most popular cultural dance in the Philippines It is a traditional dance that imitates the Tikling bird s skill to move swiftly and gracefully Participants of the dance will step over the poles and must be precise and quick with their footwork TOBGLAD and Hartley House Present LGBTQ Mixer Thursday March 12th from 6 00 8 00 PM Hartley House LGBTQ students staff and faculty of

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/cultural/identities (2016-01-26)
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  • Alternative Spring Break | Whittier College
    Contact Us Campus Life Campus Life Home Getting Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Cultural Center Slider Cultural Center Prev Next In This Section Cultural Center Mobile Ortiz Programs Resources for Latino Students Diverse Identities Program Interfaith Programs Alternative Spring Break Cultural Ethnic Organizations LGBTQ Gender Related Clubs Events Contact Us You are here Home Cultural Center Alternative Spring Break Alternative Spring Break On 28 Apr 2013 By rrafferty 0 Comments The choice to spend valuable vacation days as time for service is not for everyone but for those who are willing it can be a life changing experience Alternative Spring Break ASB sponsored by the Interfaith Programs provides students with the opportunity to be part of an intense weeklong service learning trip As a team students participate in a variety of short term projects for community agencies and organizations in San Diego California During ASB students participate in a series of pre departure activities sensitivity training journal reflections group discussions and engage in dialogue surrounding their day to day experiences about how their faith and spirituality impacts the work that they do ASB prepares students to work effectively with others regardless of their differences by focusing on their commonalities and shared experiences as well as contributes to the overall cohesiveness among our diverse student body to nurture a well informed and engaged learning community by

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