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  • Professor Price Discusses Parallels Between Religion and Fitness Culture in the New York Times | Whittier College
    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 In This Section News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Professor Price Discusses Parallels Between Religion and Fitness Culture in the New York Times Professor Price Discusses Parallels Between Religion and Fitness Culture in the New York Times On 29 Nov 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Sunday November 29 2015 Professor of Religious Studies Joseph Price was recently quoted in The New York Times article When Some Turn to Church Others go to Crossfit where he discussed how activities such as Crossfit can create community and passionate devotion characteristics usually associated with religion To what extent is the worldview of the CrossFitters determined by their practices their aspirations for the perfect body or for the most fit male or female in the world Professor Price said to the New York Times Does their aspiration for fitness shape their view of how their world is ordered and organized Price is the Genevieve Shaul Connick Professor of Religious Studies He has published numerous essays and books on sports and religion including From Season to Season Sports as American Religion and Rounding the Bases Baseball and Religion in America Combining his interests in sports ritual studies and music he has sung the national anthem for more than 125 professional baseball games in 20 Major League ballparks

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  • Tony-Award Winner Susan Egan Performs at Shannon Center's 25th Anniversary | Whittier College
    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 In This Section News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Tony Award Winner Susan Egan Performs at Shannon Center s 25th Anniversary Tony Award Winner Susan Egan Performs at Shannon Center s 25th Anniversary On 24 Nov 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Tuesday November 24 2015 Tony nominated singer and actress Susan Egan performed along with Whittier College students and faculty members Stephen Cook and Danilo Lozano as part of the Ruth B Shannon Center for the Performing Arts 25th season celebrations on Saturday November 21 Egan has more than 40 recording credits from Broadway cast albums to film soundtracks including seven solo albums All That

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/11-24-15 (2016-01-26)
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  • Filmmakers Visit Whittier and Discuss their Work on Environmental Activism in China | Whittier College
    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 In This Section News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Filmmakers Visit Whittier and Discuss their Work on Environmental Activism in China Filmmakers Visit Whittier and Discuss their Work on Environmental Activism in China On 23 Nov 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Monday November 23 2015 Internationally recognized documentary film makers Gary Marcuse and Shi Lihong and Beijing editor of ChinaDialogue Liu Jianqiang visited Whittier College and Whittier Law School to discuss environmental issues in China in several events with students faculty and staff as well as screenings of their documentaries Waking the Green Tiger and Searching for Sacred Mountain All the events are part of the programming scheduled as part of the grant from the Henry Luce

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  • Poets for Peace Candlelight Vigil | Whittier College
    Financial Aid Costs Admitted Students 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 In This Section News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Poets for Peace Candlelight Vigil Poets for Peace Candlelight Vigil On 20 Nov 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Friday November 20 2015 Whittier College students faculty and staff convened on Wednesday evening at the North Lawn for the Poets for Peace Candlelight Vigil to reflect on world events and the terrorist attacks that have recently affected Baghdad Beirut and Paris The event gave attendees a chance to express their solidarity and also gave them a forum to ask questions to

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  • News | Whittier College
    College students faculty and staff convened on Wednesday evening at the North Lawn for the Poets for Peace Candlelight Vigil to reflect on world events and the terrorist attacks that have More Tuesday November 3 2015 Ricardo Diaz 93 An Entrepreneur With Flavor Whittier College alumnus and Executive Chef Ricardo Díaz 93 is the master mind behind the culinary work in Tacoteca Cook s Tortas and Bizarra Capital His latest venture Colonia Publica in More Tuesday October 20 2015 Enceladus Theatre Company and Whittier College Present It s a Wonderful Life Joe Landry s adaptation of the classic holiday film It s a Wonderful Life will be staged as a benefit reading for the Enceladus Theatre Company on Wednesday December 2 2015 at 7 30 p m at the More Friday October 16 2015 DigLibArts Hosting Events for International Open Access Week In honor of International Open Access Week Whittier College s Digital Liberal Arts Center DigLibArts is hosting three events during the week of October 19 that will examine the topic of free More Friday October 16 2015 Alumnus Miguel Santana 91 Addresses Los Angeles Social Issues Alumnus Miguel Santana 91 has surpassed the expectations of his job and in doing so he has created his own spotlight As Los Angeles City Administrative Officer CAO Santana has successfully More Thursday October 15 2015 First Year Experience Program Announces Winners of Writing Contest The College s First Year Experience Program announced the winners of the inaugural writing contest for fist year and transfer students The contest geared to engage all students new to Whittier More Tuesday October 13 2015 Not as Trumpertaining but Still Relevant The First Democratic Presidential Primary Debate by Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science Sara Angevine The Democratic Presidential Primary debate is tonight and the five

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  • News | Whittier College
    Institute for Baseball Studies Hosts Author Andy McCue and Former Dodger Wes Parker The Institute for Baseball Studies delighted local Dodger fans with its latest guest lectures a two part evening featuring author Andy McCue and former Dodger first baseman Wes Parker McCue More Tuesday September 22 2015 Whittier and Broadoaks Students Celebrate United Nations International Day of Peace Whittier College and Broadoaks School students joined people across the world in celebrating the United Nations International Day of Peace An annual tradition on the Whittier College campus the More Friday September 18 2015 Barnstone Publishes Books of Poetry Professor of English Language and Literature Tony Barnstone recently published Pulp Sonnets a book of graphic poetry based on 20 years of research into Gothic literature B movies comic books More Wednesday September 9 2015 College Enhances Residence Halls and Common Areas for All Students As a new school year is underway Whittier College students will notice several improvements to the residence halls and common living areas These upgrades are part of a strategic seven year plan More Sunday September 6 2015 President Herzberger Addresses Class of 2019 President s Convocation Address by Sharon Herzberger Harris Amphitheatre Whittier College September 6 2015 Albert Einstein once said Only two things are infinite the universe and human More Friday September 4 2015 Human Wildlife Conflict Finding Solutions Nilanga Jayasinghe 01 doesn t give up when the going gets tough The Whittier College alumna is a program officer at World Wildlife Fund in Washington D C where she focuses on the conservation More Tuesday August 25 2015 Inaugural Conference Welcomes 145 Educators The inaugural conference hosted by Whittier College s Institute for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching ICLRT gathered 145 educators from California school districts as far north More Thursday August 13 2015 Focus on

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  • News | Whittier College
    The Princeton Review has named Whittier College one of the nation s best institutions for undergraduate education The College is featured in the education services company s new 2016 edition of More Wednesday July 29 2015 The Unexpected Outcomes of Restorative Justice American Fulbright Scholar Amy Biehl daughter of alumni Linda 65 and Peter 65 Biehl was killed in South Africa in 1993 in a country under incredible racial tension due to its history with More Tuesday July 21 2015 Alumna Researches Auditory Dysfunction in Veterans Dominique Simmons 10 is member of a team of researchers at the University of California at Riverside who are developing a video game that may rehabilitate auditory dysfunction in veterans More Monday July 20 2015 President Herzberger Comments on Challenges and Opportunities for Liberal Arts Colleges In the wake of the challenges that Sweet Briar College faced as a small liberal arts college on the brink of closing its doors the publication University Business interviewed several college More Monday July 20 2015 Whittier College Ranks as a Top College For Men s Water Polo Whittier College was included in College Factual s list of U S Best Colleges for Men s Water Polo as reported by USA Today The College ranks at 21 among the top schools that compete in NCAA s More Wednesday July 15 2015 Professor Joe Price Comments on Serena Williams Career and Faith Professor of Religion Joe Price was included in a recent Washington Post article about the connection between Serena Williams professional tennis career and her faith as a Jehovah s Witness More Wednesday July 8 2015 Stephen Zavala 15 drafted by St Louis Cardinals Poet catcher Stephen Zavala 15 was selected by the St Louis Caridinals for the 2015 Major League Baseball MLB Draft Zavala the second Poet

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  • News | Whittier College
    Teresa Delfin specializes in the areas of sex and gender as well as contemporary Latin America More specifically she studies LGBT Latinos in the U S and for More Wednesday June 24 2015 Whittier s Rocking Students Angelica Klein 15 As an environmental science major Angelica Klein 15 took advantage of Whittier s small size classes benefited from one on one faculty mentoring and presented at academic conferences Not only More Thursday June 18 2015 Japan s First Major League Player to Speak at Whittier College Masanori Mashi Murakami the first player from Japan to play Major League Baseball will be visiting Whittier College to discuss his new biography The College s Institute for Baseball Studies More Thursday June 18 2015 Better Student Engagement and Learning Outcomes at Private Colleges According to New Council of Independent Colleges Report The Council of Independent Colleges CIC has released its latest report Independent Colleges and Student Engagement Descriptive Analysis by Institutional Type which reaffirms what has been More Wednesday June 17 2015 Chronicle of Higher Education Blog Virtual Connections at Academic Conferences Associate Professor of English Andrea Rehn or profrehn as she is known in the twitterverse is extremely active in social media and is heavily involved in the digital liberal arts and online More Monday June 15 2015 Poets Apply Their Business Know How and Global Citizenry in China Three Whittier College students are spending eight weeks in Xiamen China this summer interning at Intex one of China s major manufacturers and Walmart s Vendor of the Year Austin Luckett 16 More Monday June 15 2015 Rebecca Lybrand 07 The Top Three Things I Learned as a Science Student at Whittier Rebecca Lybrand 07 is committed to science education and outreach A biology major while at Whittier College she went on to

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