Beyond Campus

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

Students concerned about what entry price increases mean for National Parks access

Some students at Westminster College are concerned about the increased entrance price for National Park Service (NPS) passes — which they said may make it more difficult for those from lower socioecon...Read More

Politicians from across the aisle come together at Westminster to talk civility

Some 27 percent of Democrats say Republican policies are a threat to the country’s well-being; more than a third of Republicans think the same of Democratic policies, according to a 2014 Pew Research ...Read More

Students in Salt Lake’s EDM community say it isn’t what it looks like

Electronic dance music (EDM) has been around since the 1980s but has become increasingly popular in the last 15 years, with a strong community in Salt Lake City.Though some still wonder about the appe...Read More

Forget 9-to-5: College students find alternate ways to earn extra cash

In their spare time, Alex Cooper runs a clothing company, Jennifer Librizzi posts YouTube videos and Trevor Villalobos plays fantasy sports. But they have one thing in common: they each hustle to earn...Read More

Self-care: Just a social media trend?

Millennials make more commitments to personal improvement than any generation before them, according to a 2015 Pew Research Center study. For some, these personal commitments include dietary choices, ...Read More

Local radio DJ turns civic engagement into a lifelong career

For many students at Westminster College, civic engagement and community involvement are essential parts of both their education and future career plans.“Civic engagement is not just service,” said fi...Read More