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Westminster College community choir helps alumni engage in campus community

Though some Westminster College alumni struggle to stay engaged with the school after graduation, that isn’t the case for those involved in the Westminster Community Choir, who say it provides them an...Read More

Westminster works to educate faculty on diversity and inclusion

Faculty and staff came together Thursday in the Kim T. Adamson Alumni House for a conversation with the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion about the importance of inclusivity in the classroom, ...Read More

Outdoor leadership student works to recover after injury to achieve academic, career goals

When Patrick Marrinan, a junior at Westminster College, dropped off a cliff while snowboarding at Brighton Resort in December 2016, he knew he had too much speed. As he flew past the drop-off and land...Read More

Westminster collaboration harnesses statistics to quantify the financial, environmental impact of Jewett expansion

Westminster College’s recently-announced addition to the Jewett Center for the Performing Arts could seriously increase overall energy use and costs on campus. Educational institutions in the United S...Read More

2018 Mx. Westminster educates audience with crash course on sex

Twelve Westminster College students competed in the Residence Hall Association’s (RHA) Mx. Westminster pageant on Feb. 8 — but Maggie Regier, a sophomore custom major in arts administration and public...Read More

‘More War?’ Westminster College professor discusses foreign policy under Trump administration

Westminster College professor J. Kael Weston challenged an audience in the Jewett Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday to remember that those in war-torn countries aren’t too different from thems...Read More

Students and faculty prepare for a 7.0 earthquake at Westminster, which was built on a fault line

Students and faculty at Westminster College are working to better prepare for the possibility of a 7.0-magnitude earthquake on a campus where many of the buildings were built before earthquake safety ...Read More

Westminster behind ordinance deadline as it works to improve waste diversion

Within 20 years, Salt Lake City envisions all waste within the city will be “recycled, reused or composted instead of being sent to a landfill.” In partnership with SLC Green, the public face of Salt ...Read More

After 20 years, Westminster community says Vagina Monologues still provides an important opportunity for conversation

“My vagina is mad. My vagina is rrreeeaaalll mad.” That’s what Daisy Sherman, a student at Westminster College, belted onstage through the Vieve Gore Concert Hall on Feb. 10 as a part of the V-Day clu...Read More

Westminster College’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day offers a “safe environment” for young women to learn and grow

Girls between the ages of 6 and 14 came to the Dolores Dore Eccles Health, Wellness and Athletic Center (HWAC) at Westminster College on Saturday to play soccer and basketball and learn how to hip hop...Read More

Visiting lecturer: zombie popularity increases in times of cultural anxiety

The popularity of zombies in American culture — think TV shows like “The Walking Dead” and apps like “Plants vs. Zombies” — may allude to societal fear of changing norms, according to Dr. Aliza Atik, ...Read More

Students in Westminster’s fine arts-based photography program say it offers them a unique, competitive education

Westminster College’s fine arts-based photography program may prepare its undergraduates differently from commercial programs, but the students said they think that it gives them an edge. The program ...Read More

Former students who returned as Westminster faculty talk about why they decided to teach at their alma mater

Initially, it was the beautiful campus tucked away in the middle of the eclectic Sugar House neighborhood that made them fall in love with Westminster College — but their life experiences and a desire...Read More

Westminster College aviation students and faculty face the program’s last three years of existence with hope

After 50 years, the aviation program at Westminster College — which houses the flight operations and aviation management majors — will be phased out by Spring 2021 due to its high maintenance costs. W...Read More

Westminster students seemingly unmotivated to attend event for most-watched sports game in the nation

It’s well known among campus leadership that students at Westminster College have an attendance problem. Though most make it to class, they are notably absent from college events, like game days. Gett...Read More

Westminster College opera production raises money for survivors of human trafficking

Westminster College’s latest opera production took on a greater purpose than just entertainment during its performances Friday and Saturday. The production, “Elixir of Love,” donated its proceeds to O...Read More

Westminster alum speaks on sexual assault, offers support to survivors at #MeToo town hall

Hollywood isn’t the only community shaken into action by the #MeToo movement — a hashtag that went viral last October and has remained in the spotlight through national media coverage. The conversatio...Read More

ASW Clubs kicks off first ever spring Clubs Week

The Shaw Student Center at Westminster College bustled with activity Monday afternoon as students and representatives from various clubs gathered for day one of ASW Clubs’ first ever Spring Clubs Week...Read More

Westminster student brings artistic mindset to STEM study

For Jadie Adams, a senior math major and physics and computer science minor at Westminster College, it’s not uncommon to spend one day painting murals for the Humane Society and the next answering uns...Read More

Photojournalist looks to separate fact from fiction at Westminster lecture

Within a national and international landscape marked by cries of “fake news” and distrust of the media, freelance photojournalist Nicole Tung says images are still powerful tools that have the potenti...Read More

Office of Spiritual Life plans expansion to create an inclusive space

In an effort to become more inclusive and involved on campus, Westminster College’s Office of Spiritual Life is working to expand its space and rebrand to the Global Peace and Spiritual Life Center (G...Read More

ASW Eco-council grants remain untouched

ASW created the Eco-Warrior grant in 2016 to provide students the opportunity to conduct research, class projects and initiatives to create a more sustainable campus. However, the program hasn’t yet r...Read More

Westminster Ethics Bowl team to travel in March to Chicago for national competition

For the second time in four years, the Westminster College Ethics Bowl team will move on to the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Competition this spring in Chicago. Coached by professors Dr. Michael Popich...Read More

Catholic bishop visited campus after personal invitation

Last month, Catholic Bishop Oscar Solis took a tour of Westminster College’s campus, which has Presbyterian roots, alongside Steve Morgan, the school’s first president who is a member of The Church of...Read More

The dream lives on at Westminster’s Martin Luther King Jr. March

A crowd of Westminster College community members gathered in front of Converse Hall on Jan. 15 for an annual march in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Huddled together in unity, the participants wielde...Read More

Chris Quinn plays to a choir of donors

When Dr. Chris Quinn started working at Westminster College in 1994, there wasn’t much of a music program. To join, students weren’t required to sing or play an instrument — they just had to love musi...Read More

Vocal performance student sings challengingly high tenor notes in opera roles

Though Eric Taylor only began singing three and a half years ago, last year he managed to land the tenor soloist role in Ballet West’s production of “Carmina Burana” — partially due to his ability to ...Read More

Students may struggle to receive access to mental health counseling on campus

Westminster College has 2,800 students, and those seeking counseling services with one of the three counselors may face up to a four-week wait before they can schedule an appointment.The Counseling Ce...Read More

Some students struggle to get out of Westminster’s on-campus housing requirements

Like many institutions of higher education, Westminster College requires students to live on campus their first and second years, citing research that doing so may help them maintain better grades and...Read More

Administrators confident new initiatives will boost enrollment numbers

Amid concerns about declining enrollment at Westminster College, administrators said they are prepared with at least 51 initiatives — including the Griffin Grant, high school outreach and rebrand — to...Read More

ASW president resigns mid-term, citing mental health concerns

Westminster College ASW President Ben Pok announced at a Senate meeting and in an email sent to the student body Monday evening that he intends to resign at the end of this semester, citing mental hea...Read More

Meet Westminster’s beer nerds

Beer. For many it’s a means of intoxication, for some it’s an art form — and for others, it’s a path to a future career in research.Will Deutschman, a chemistry professor at Westminster College, said ...Read More

Campus patrol offers tips for how to avoid Westminster’s second-most reported crime

When Grant Phillips, a junior international business major, returned from his 2017 May Term Study Experience class in Colombia, he found a broken car window and at least $1,000 worth of stolen equipme...Read More

Westminster student leaders work again to create a women’s center

After an initiative to create a women’s center at Westminster College failed in 2015, student leaders are again pushing for a space on campus to provide more support for survivors of sexual violence.“...Read More

“I Am Psyched!” tour aims to spread recognition, representation for women of color in psychology

In a field dominated mostly by white males, the “I Am Psyched!” exhibit, a national tour sponsored by the American Psychological Association (APA), came to Westminster College last month to highlight ...Read More

Non-traditional ceramics student looks to build her life around sustainability

Before Alicia Brimhall became a student at Westminster College, she traveled the world, lived in Hawaii, South Africa, Chile among other places, and learned about ways to improve people's lives throug...Read More

ASW says students aren’t taking advantage of free learning opportunities

On Oct. 6, 385 students showed up to Classic Skating for roller disco, which is one of ASW’s most popular events. Four days later, only 15 students attended a Taboo Talk at Westminster College — an ev...Read More

Westminster unveils new financial aid opportunity for qualifying incoming students

Westminster College’s Griffin Grant, coming spring 2018, is a new financial aid opportunity for incoming students that aims to help those from all socioeconomic backgrounds attend college.This grant i...Read More

Westminster recognizes Day of the Dead

Westminster College students came together to honor their loved ones and have a conversation about cultural appropriation at a Day of the Dead Celebration and Conversation on Monday hosted by the Stud...Read More

Westminster hosts college readiness event for African American and black students for the first time

Westminster College hosted a day-long college and career awareness and readiness event on Oct. 28 for African American and black students for the first time since the initiative, Expect the Great, beg...Read More

Westminster faculty member reflects on walking the Camino de Santiago with Westminster after shoulder injury

Since he began working at Westminster College, 71-year-old faculty member Robert Brinkman has walked hundreds of miles on the Camino de Santiago May Term Study Experience trip three different times. B...Read More

Meet Westminster’s new first-year Senators

ASW Chief Justice Bex Kemp inaugurated Westminster College’s two newest Senate members at a meeting on Sept. 18.Gabi Sanchez, ASW’s speaker of the Senate, said first-year students Caz Woodall and Morg...Read More

Some students may struggle to find time, right reasons to volunteer

With busy class schedules and many working full or part-time jobs to support themselves, volunteering is often not at the top of students’ priority list because, in addition to prioritizing and planni...Read More

Some first-year students fear Westminster’s Four-Year Guarantee

Westminster College’s Four-Year Guarantee is an academic plan that ensures students complete their degree in that time frame — or the college pays their tuition for the fifth year.  Though this m...Read More

Some conservative students say they feel constrained in expressing their beliefs on campus

When Daniel Pacheco, a religious studies major at the University of Utah, started his first year at Westminster College in 2015, he said he didn’t feel he could openly express his Christian beliefs.“M...Read More

Westminster College students build networks through internships

Brianna Midgley, director of the Career Center, said she owes her current job to her previous internships. Through experience, networking and building relationships, Midgley said all students can bene...Read More

Students and faculty upset by Department of Education’s changes to Title IX

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s recent decision to remove a key Title IX guideline put in place by the Obama administration has some at Westminster College worried the changes will negatively aff...Read More

Westminster president reflects on how college students have influenced his perspective of diversity

ust months after Westminster College President Steve Morgan’s inauguration in 2015, students taped their mouths shut and brought x’ed out copies of The Forum to a faculty meeting to protest statements...Read More

Four ways Westminster students and professors make sustainable lifestyle choices

Amidst President Donald Trump’s rollback of environmental regulations and policies and some people’s belief that climate change is a hoax, many in the Westminster College community said they are still...Read More

Audition overload: theatre students spend one week trying out for entire year’s show lineup

While his peers in Westminster College’s theater program auditioned for the entire year’s lineup of shows during the first week of classes, Thomas Reilly was at a wedding.That means the senior busines...Read More

Plans underway for expansion to Westminster’s fine arts facility

The last time Westminster College expanded its performing arts building was in 2004. But since then, the college’s fine arts programs have grown rapidly — with the addition of a dance program, a music...Read More

Non-traditional student describes struggles and advantages of being older than his peers

After years spent growing up in the woods of Homer, Alaska, Josh Strutz decided it was time to go to school.Strutz, now a 29-year-old senior nursing major at Westminster College, said he’s been mistak...Read More

ASW Clubs receives emergency funding, expects more issues with growth

As the number of clubs at Westminster College continues to grow, the amount of funding allotted to them has declined. And though the money ASW.Clubs lost this year due to initial budget cuts has since...Read More

Westminster community unaware of significance behind campus monuments

Amid national debate about the importance of monuments — most notably at the University of Virginia, where the planned removal of a statue of confederate General Robert E. Lee sparked a protest that l...Read More

Students for Choice president encourages activism amidst current political climate

When President Donald Trump released his 2018 budget proposal in May — which put funding for entities that provide abortions, including Planned Parenthood, on the chopping block — some saw it as a fol...Read More

Westminster students unsure how to handle average of $30,442 in student debt

The average student who graduated from Westminster College’s class of 2016 walked away not only with a diploma but also with $30,442 of student debt, according to a report published by LendEDU.  ...Read More

Westminster’s Honors College welcomes largest first-year class

Westminster College’s newly-founded Honors College welcomed the largest incoming first-year class in its 30-year history — but members of Honors said that doesn't mean it will lose its quality and sen...Read More

President Steve Morgan announces plan to retire after 37 years at Westminster

After 37 years at Westminster College and three years serving in its chief executive position, President Steve Morgan announced Thursday his plan to retire at the end of the 2017-2018 academic school ...Read More

Ben Pok code switches for success

Ben sat down with the Cambodian prince and crossed his legs. Each time the prince spoke, Ben responded back, sometimes with a question or counter statement. His friend, sitting in the next seat, leane...Read More

Male-identified students failed to respond to Westminster’s Campus Climate Survey

When first asked, Brendan McKelvy said he couldn’t remember if he’d taken the Campus Climate Survey on sexual assault and misconduct.He later said he hadn’t.“I didn't ever make it a priority,” McKelvy...Read More

“If it’s not from Bucaramanga, it’s crap.”

It was inevitable that Deyanira Ariza-Velasco, an associate professor of Spanish at Westminster College, would be become an educated, powerful and successful woman.She was her mother’s daughter after ...Read More

ASW says budget is in line with its goals and priorities

With declining enrollment numbers at Westminster College, fewer students pay student fees — meaning ASW has to stretch the money it gets a little further each year.ASW approved its annual budget of $2...Read More

An ambassador of music, an internationally competitive climber and a second generation Griffin: meet the incoming students for Fall 2017

This fall, Westminster College will welcome 505 first-year and transfer students to campus. These students represent 29 states and 19 countries. Of those students who chose to disclose, 61 percent sai...Read More

Utahns, members of Westminster’s community denounce racism at rally

After white nationalists marched Friday at the University of Virginia and Saturday in Charlottesville for a “Unite the Right” march, nearly 1,000 Utahns gathered Monday evening to denounce racism.“Don...Read More

Westminster Center for Entrepreneurship launches Social Impact Business Incubator

Westminster College’s Center for Entrepreneurship opened the Westminster Social Impact Incubator (WSII), founded by Intuitive Funding, LLC, last month. An incubator helps startup companies develo...Read More

Built Army-tough: Westminster student says military experiences give him purpose

Alfredo Lopez, a junior ROTC student at Westminster College, said he has always been Army-bound. And though he acknowledged the challenges that come with also being a full-time student, he said the ex...Read More

McNair Scholar graduate heads to Michigan to pursue research on racial and ethnic identity

This spring, Stephanie Miller, a senior double majoring in psychology and sociology, will graduate from Westminster College as a McNair Scholar—a program she said has opened doors for her and helped g...Read More

Service animals help students and others find peace

For many, service animals at Westminster College provide their owners with therapeutic benefits and a way to help others. Breanna Steffen, a junior sociology major, has an emotional support cat, ...Read More

Westminster seniors share their college experiences and takeaways

For many students, the 2017 spring semester is their last at Westminster College. Over 800 students, who represent 26 different countries and range in age from 19 to 63, will gather on May 13 to recei...Read More

Meet the student commencement speaker for class of 2017

Laleh Ghotbi, a graduate student in the masters of arts and teaching program, will represent the class of 2017 as the student commencement speaker at Westminster College's graduation today. Ghotb...Read More

Professors: student course evaluation feedback typically biased

At the end of every semester, Westminster College asks its students to complete course evaluations that provides professor with feedback about the class. Though the intentions behind the assessments a...Read More

International students’ families face barriers to attending graduation

Imagine stepping off a plane in a foreign country without any knowledge of the language and culture. As soon as you arrive, someone begins asking you questions you are unable to understand. ...Read More

Westminster College Heritage Speaker Series provides forum for activism and awareness

Westminster College's Heritage Speaker Series aimed to provide a space throughout the 2016-2017 school year for students to discuss topics of race and inequality in hopes of sparking social change.&nb...Read More

Westminster College creates official diversity statement

Though Westminster College has long professed the importance of diversity, student activists have spent the past year and a half challenging the college for its lack of an official statement about wha...Read More

International students may face additional difficulties in Westminster’s nursing program

Most nursing students agree their major is challenging and time-consuming—but certain aspects of the program become even more difficult for international students.Like many students in Westminster Col...Read More

Campus hookup culture affects college students’ emotional states

Approximately 70 percent of millennials "hook up" during their college experience, according to a study conducted by New York University sociologist Lisa Wade and her colleagues.England's research sho...Read More

Theft in Shaw causes Bon Appetit to spend annual replacement budget by April

The Cornerstone Cafe in the Shaw Student Center at Westminster College is experiencing an abundance of theft—and it’s happening in broad daylight. Students are eating their pizza before they make it t...Read More

Students think campus technology resources need improvement

Many students at Westminster College said the availability of technological resources on campus is lacking, and some have even left the school in search of better equipment.Colin Becker, a senior film...Read More

Career Center director emphasizes the importance of interviews

As Westminster College seniors prepare for graduation, many are also starting the job hunt in preparation to enter the workforce. It's a world Brianna Koucos, director of Westminster College's Career ...Read More

“Come together and fight back”: Sen. Bernie Sanders visits Salt Lake City

“We can come together and create the future we want.”That was the overall message at Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ tour in Salt Lake City on Friday.Sanders, Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Pere...Read More

Westminster student attends college thanks to lottery winnings

Jack “JB” Benton never expected to go to college, much less to end up in Utah, which is over 1,300 miles away from his hometown in Michigan.Now a sophomore at Westminster College, Benton said his plan...Read More

Student president ran for re-election with no contest

Westminster College sophomore Benjamin Pok recently ran uncontested for the student body president seat and was re-elected for a second term, becoming the first two-year president in ASW's history.The...Read More

Course addressing drugs and the criminal justice system is cut from Westminster’s curriculum

Now that a course addressing drugs and the criminal justice system has been cut from the curriculum at Westminster College, there's one fewer opportunity for students to engage in conversations about ...Read More

Westminster Disability and Neurodivergence Event Series centers on acceptance

One student with autism started it all.Westminster College's first disability event began eight years ago, spurred after a student came to Shamby Polychronis, an assistant professor in the school of e...Read More

May Term service-learning trips attempt to push past the ‘white savior’ complex

Some Westminster College professors who teach May Term service-learning trips said they try to reject the "white savior complex" while abroad.The white savior complex is described as the tendency West...Read More

Westminster College increases tuition by 2.9 percent

Westminster College students will pay more for their tuition again next year, which some worry will adversely impact students from minority backgrounds.Last year, the increase was 2.5 percent. This ye...Read More

Vape culture loses steam on Westminster’s campus

Some people use e-cigarettes or vaporizers as alternatives to traditional cigarettes, but students said vaping on Westminster College's campus has become a sort of secret subculture that has mostly di...Read More

Westminster student combines makeup with science, proving makeup has no gender

For those who think makeup is only for women, Christian Diaz may prove them wrong. Diaz, a junior biology major and chemistry minor at Westminster College, said he studies inner beauty in cl...Read More

Economic diversity and student outcomes at Westminster College

Two jobs and a lot of discipline—that's how Christina Tergevorkian, a junior accounting major at Westminster College, said she planned to put herself through college. She said she didn't receive help ...Read More

Westminster engages students in conversations about sex positive activism

Though classroom conversations about sex often center on its consequences of sex, professors and students said Westminster College's Sex Positive Week, held March 20-24, offered a way for the campus c...Read More

Newly-elected ASW student board members emphasize transparency and student input moving forward

Westminster College's student body elected its new ASW officials for the 2017-2018 school year on March 3.As the newly-elected officials prepare for their upcoming terms, The Forum spoke to ASW Presid...Read More

Full-time students say working full time too is exhausting

Some students juggle a full-time course load with full-time work in order to make ends meet—a balancing act they said can be taxing on their mental and emotional health.Westminster College has a polic...Read More

Underrated Great Salt Lake is crucial for its residents

Though the Great Salt Lake may have a reputation for its bad smell and desolate nature, experts say the lake is crucial for wildlife and the surrounding population—it's actually teeming with life."The...Read More

Alumni Mentoring Program fosters student and alumni connections

The Alumni Mentoring Program (AMP) connects Westminster College students with alumni to advise and mentor students for their future careers and life situations.Annalisa Holcombe, founder of AMP, said ...Read More

Westminster theatre students bring “Blithe Spirit” to life through dialect training

Westminster College theatre students are rehearsing "Blithe Spirit," a British play by Noel Coward that requires performers to speak in a British dialect. To help their audience experience 1940s Engla...Read More

ASW celebrates its 101st anniversary

As ASW prepares to celebrate its 101st anniversary this April, the student board has been scouring its archives to find key moments in ASW's history.ASW President Ben Pok said he and other members of ...Read More

Medicine as art: Westminster student combines unlikely duo into her work

Though art and medicine may seem like two fields that don't intersect often, junior Sammi Petersen said she uses her medical knowledge to better her art.Petersen dropped out of the nursing program in ...Read More

Students create custom majors to focus their education on specific passions

Westminster College students who create customized majors said they chose to do so because they can handpick their classes and combine multiple disciplines into one unique degree focused on their pass...Read More

Westminster’s International Festival: cultural catwalk, drums and dumplings

For anyone walking into the Dumke Field House on March 4, the usual sound of referee whistles and spectators cheering on their favorite athletes was replaced with 15 synchronized drummers, food from f...Read More

Westminster’s nationally-ranked Honors program transitions to Honors College

Westminster College's nationally-recognized Honors program will transition to an Honors College in the Fall 2017 semester—a change designed to attract prospective students who strive for academic chal...Read More

Aviation students face pressure after graduation

After Westminster College senior Charlie Vogel graduates this spring with a degree in flight operations and aviation, he will face pressure that few college graduates experience.Vogel is in the cadet ...Read More

Griffins come together at the Roost Project

ASW’s Roost Project, held once every semester, provided students the opportunity to showcase their music or slam poetry prowess on Feb. 21 in the Bassis Student Center.“The idea is that it’s kind of a...Read More

Westminster College hires victim advocate

After months of discussion and student requests, the Title IX office’s first victim advocate started work at Westminster College on Feb. 27.Isabella Ramos Miller filled the long-awaited position, whic...Read More

Officials wonder how much students know about ASW

ASW elections are on March 2 and 3, and officials said they're wondering how many students even know about the organization.  Thirty-six percent of the undergraduate student body voted in la...Read More

Meet your ASW candidates

Before you vote for your ASW candidates for president, vice president, chief justice and clubs president, learn more about the individuals and their platforms. Voting takes place today and tomorrow on...Read More

Westminster College’s “vegan revolution”

Westminster College professors Nina and Michael Vought have made a widespread impact on campus, spurring a "vegan revolution" for many of their students. During May Term, Nina Vought, associate p...Read More

Cycling comes to Westminster College in Fall 2017

Westminster College will see the addition of a men's and women's cycling team, including mountain and road disciplines, to its range of non-NCAA programs starting Fall 2017.    Uta...Read More

Black History Month event organizers hope awareness continues beyond February

As Westminster College’s Black History Month comes to a close, organizers of the college’s monthly heritage series said they agree that recognition of the history and ongoing struggles of black studen...Read More

Westminster student plays video games to pay tuition

Every week, Westminster College marketing major Dylan Myatt spends about 20 hours playing video games to help pay his tuition. Myatt plays League of Legends, a multi-player online video game wher...Read More

One of the greenest colleges in the country, Westminster still has room to improve

The Princeton Review ranked Westminster College as one of the greenest colleges in the nation in its 2016 edition. However, based off the college's eco-container program and STARS survey, some at West...Read More

Westminster class provides different perspective from Utah’s anti-pornography stance

Last year, Utah became the first state in the country to declare pornography a public health crisis. This year, a new four-credit class at Westminster College called Sex on Film, which regularly displ...Read More

2017 Mx.Westminster wins the crown with his outgoing personality

Twelve Westminster College students took the stage on Jan. 31 and competed in the Residence Hall Association's Mx. Westminster pageant to raise money for the Rape Recovery Center. Nathaniel Woolley, a...Read More

Westminster theatre productions come alive behind the curtain

Though many hours of preliminary work, planning and supporting roles are necessary for any show to exist, an observer of a live theatre production only sees a fraction of that work—the cast, props and...Read More

Westminster College’s campus alcohol policy may be closer to dry than wet

In 1946, a Westminster College student of legal drinking age would have been able to go to the basement of Converse Hall and enjoy a drink at the Do Flop Inn, a student-run bar. Although the Do F...Read More

Trump’s executive orders spotlighted at Safe Haven Forum

Westminster College became the first safe haven campus in Utah for undocumented students on Dec. 9—more than a month before President Donald Trump signed an executive order temporarily blocking immigr...Read More

Alumni respond to Westminster’s new brand

After Westminster College launched its new logo and brand redesign at the beginning of the spring semester, alumni have expressed mixed reactions and opinions.   Sheila Rappazzo Yorkin,...Read More

Westminster community responds to Trump administration with action

Now several weeks into his presidency, President Donald Trump demonstrated his intention to change America by issuing a slew of new executive orders and policies. Though students at Westminster Colleg...Read More

Pussy grabs back: Westminster women speak out at the Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues provided women in the Westminster College community with a stage to share personal narratives about femininity, sexual assault and to redefine how women talk about their sex live...Read More

ASW creates religious and cultural holiday observance policy

ASW passed a declaration concerning religious and cultural holiday observance at its Senate meeting on Jan. 23.  The declaration, presented by sophomore international business major Gabriell...Read More

Tampons on campus: the taboo of menstruation on campus

Of the 64 women’s or gender-neutral bathrooms across Westminster College’s campus, only nine included dispensaries for feminine hygiene products, according to a survey conducted by students in a profe...Read More