Beyond Campus

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

‘Enough is enough.’ Salt Lake City March for Our Lives generates large crowds of protesters

Nearly 8,000 students, including some members of the Westminster College community, gathered with other protestors at the Utah State Capitol on Saturday for Salt Lake City’s March for Our Lives event....Read More

President Trump’s budget proposal could have repercussions for student loan borrowers

President Donald Trump’s newly-proposed budget plan includes changes to certain student loan forgiveness programs that, if approved by Congress, could affect student loan borrowers after July 2019. Un...Read More

Westminster students learn how to scuba dive in a land-locked desert state

With ski resorts and hiking trails less than an hour away from the campus, Westminster College attracts many students interested in outdoor recreation — but one unexpected activity the desert state of...Read More

Salt Lake’s first cat cafe might reflect an increase in “cat-centric” environments

It could cost you only $8 to meet your new best friend. Tinker’s Cat Cafe, located on 302 E. 900 South, opened last November and is Salt Lake City’s first ever cat cafe, where customers can purchase c...Read More

Residents and local business owners respond to Sugar House renovations

Long-time residents know Salt Lake’s Sugar House neighborhood for its small-town atmosphere. But lately, it’s hard for those driving through the area to miss seeing road construction and buildings bei...Read More

Some students out of treatment facilities say they came to Westminster for a healthy environment

Utah is home to 47 residential and wilderness treatment programs geared to help students experiencing distress, impairment and dysfunction, according to the National Association of Therapeutic Schools...Read More

Some Westminster community members concerned about Republican tax reform proposal impacts on higher education

The Republican tax reform plan in the U.S. House of Representatives has some members of Westminster College’s community concerned about the future of higher education and who can obtain a degree.Among...Read More

Westminster community members attend rally protesting proposal to shrink Utah national monuments

Several members of the Westminster College community attended a “Rally Against Trump’s Monumental Mistakes” at the Utah State Capitol Saturday to support the continued protection of Utah’s monuments.T...Read More

International students concerned about leaving U.S. since Trump Administration began

Some of Westminster College’s 121 international students said they have been negatively impacted since President Donald Trump’s administration began in January 2016.  Because of the administratio...Read More