Beyond Campus

Bird is the word: e-scooters bring safety concerns, economic opportunities to Westminster

The only requirements to use them are a valid driver’s license, a credit card and the app. All around Salt Lake City and Sugarhouse, there are electric scooters scattered along the streets, ready to b...Read More

Westminster community affected by wildfire smoke, raise health concerns

Every fire season is different but they tend to follow a similar pattern, releasing large amounts of smoke into the air which the Westminster students say impacts their daily lives and health. There a...Read More

Crosswalk scares: Westminster students express concerns crossing 1300 East

There is at least one thing all 2,509 students at Westminster College have in common: they have all crossed on a crosswalk at least once in their lives. Either by foot, bike or now the popular electri...Read More

NPR’s Science Friday interviews Westminster staff member

The research of Westminster College’s Great Salt Lake Institute (GSLI) was brought to national attention Sept. 21, when biologist and GSLI coordinator Jaimi Butler was featured on the NPR podcast Scie...Read More

Prop. 2 divides Utah voters, Westminster community

Enedina Stanger, a 27-year-old member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and mother of two young children, was charged with child endangerment in 2015 because of her use of cannabis, a...Read More

Student works 4 a.m. shift at airport to pay off student loans

It’s 3 a.m., and while most other college students are already asleep, Cason Konzer is shutting off his alarm clock and climbing out of bed. Konzer, a sophomore math major, works at the Salt Lake City...Read More

Student residents, commuters experience disruption with 1300 East construction

With 1300 East under construction, students from Westminster College are dealing with increased noise, longer commutes and the heightened danger of living in a construction zone. Salt Lake City began ...Read More

Young adults more likely to go meat-free, Westminster echoes the trend

Younger generations are statistically more likely to have veggie-based diets than those in older generations. In fact, around 12 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 are either vegan or ...Read More

Westminster alum says her college studies pushed her to pursue a career in national parks

A Utah native who grew up with a deep connection to Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Cassidy Jones developed an innate interest in public lands, national parks and political-cultural confl...Read More

Westminster College supports March For Our Lives movement

Early last month, students across the nation participated in a national school walkout, as part of a growing movement urging lawmakers to tighten gun control legislation. The walkout lasted for 17 min...Read More