In this episode of Sugar House Sound, Dr. Amy Foley from Scott Community College joins Ocean Candler and Kiera Stukey, sophomore public health majors, to discuss the intersections of sex education, disability studies and the language of protection.Read More
In this episode of Sugar House Sound, Westminster College students Levi Barrett and Ryan LaRe and Eileen Chanza Torres, an English and gender studies professor, chat with Pup Amp, a YouTube personality, about queer identities and heteropatriarchal media representations.Read More
Sugar House Sound chats with art history professor Dr. Hikmet Loe about protest art from the 60s and why growing up in that era fueled her passion for art history.
In this special from Sugar House Sound, Westminster alum Marlene Mercado chatted with professor Dr. Rachel Ellis Neyra when she visited campus earlier this month. Take a listen to their conversation about graduate school debt and navigating academia. Then, stay tuned for a poetry reading by Dr. Ellis Neyra.
Dr. Ellis Neyra is a poet theorist and teaches Latinx Black poetics and performance art at Wesleyan University.
Keep an eye out for Sugar House Sound’s future specials featuring other visitors to campus.
Midterms Meditation With Professor Scott Moore
Have you ever wanted to go down to Provo? Probably not, but don’t worry—you don’t have to. In this episode of Not Our Campus, reporter Craig Knight went to Provo to visit Brigham Young University's campus and talked to students about various topics such as Title IX, the honor code and what it's like to go to BYU.
Westminster is full of strange and interesting history—including a bar on campus. In this episode of Westminster’s Weird History we reflect on the bar scene that lasted from the ’40s to the ’80s. Listen as we narrate the history of the bar, talk to Risk Management, and discuss the possibility of a lounge resurrection.
The Westminster Chamber Singers returned from their Bon Voyage musical tour of France in May. In this episode of the Westminster Artists podcast we sat down with Asha Brooke, a world-renowned opera singer and Westminster senior. She talked with us about singing all over Europe and the many languages she sings. Tune in for an insight of a beautiful but dying art.
Are you a recently graduated senior looking for a full time job? Are you nervous about your financial stability in the months to come? Relax! In this episode of the Alumni Archives we spoke with alumni to hear their stories and advice about transitioning into the workforce.Read More
Westminster student Hasib Hussainzada is a devout Muslim who moved to the United States from Afghanistan at the age of 15. With islamophobia on the rise in politics and media, life in this country can still be difficult for Muslims in America. Click to hear Hasib discuss his life, his religion and how to combat prejudice toward Muslims.
In the Alumni Archives, we have discussions with alumni about experiences, the work-force, advice and general networking. In this episode, alumni Connie Deianni, Megan Peters, and Chett Boxley joined us to discuss advice that has been influential to them, and their advice for students both on the topic of schoolwork and life outside of school.
In this episode of the Utah Local Music podcast, we sat down with Salt Lake based dream pop band Indigo Plateau. We spoke with all four members about their musical influences, songwriting process, and future goals as a band. Come check out their debut show at Kilby Court on April 19 and listen to some of their tracks on Bandcamp.
Long before our full-fleshed music program, Westminster was home to one of the most well-known jazz programs in the country. At the peak of the program, students had the opportunity to study and jam with visiting artists such as Frank Zappa, Tom Scott, Jean Luc Ponty and Mothers of Invention. Listen to the podcast for more information on some of the jazz greatness that once passed through Westminster's halls.
Westminster Stories is a podcast forum dedicated to providing a platform for students to share their unique experiences. These episodes are comprised of selections from a conversation we had with each student, allowing students to tell their stories in their own voices and foster greater honesty and authenticity.
In today’s episode, we sat down with Emily Quinn, a grad student at Westminster who is intersex, a condition where one’s sexual anatomy is ambiguous or does not fit established medical definitions. Despite popular misconceptions, being intersex is not a rarity and can take many forms. The Intersex Society of North America estimates that 1 in every 1500 births is intersex.
Emily talks about what it means to be intersex, the problems with surgical "intervention," intersex advocacy and embracing one’s identity.
In this episode of Westminster Artists, we spoke to some of the founding members of the Company of Cohorts, a local theatre company started by Westminster students. Right now they have a Kickstarter to fund their productions at the San Diego International Fringe Festival and the second Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival this summer. We spoke to Max Huftalin, Amanda Corbett, and CJ Strong about why they decided start a theatre company and why people should donate to their Kickstarter.
In the Alumni Archives, we interview Westminster Alumni about various topics, including work, school, and life. In this episode, alumni discuss memories they have from their time at Westminster. Joining us for our first few episodes are Chett Boxley, Lesley Manley, Megan Peters, Connie Deianni, and Melissa Evans.
In this episode of Utah Local Music, a podcast featuring Westminster’s hidden musical talent, we will be talking to singer/songwriter Nicole LaCount. Nicole is a senior at Westminster, where she is a member of the choir and is president of the music club. Though classically trained, she is passionate about her own original songs of the indie/folk genre. Check out this podcast for a live performance and background story on Nicole’s musical journey.