Author: Cami Mondeaux

Administration announces latest tuition increase, rise in room and board costs

The board of trustees approved a 1.9% tuition increase for the upcoming academic year, a steep decline from the 8.5% increase announced last November.

Alum reveals himself as founder of ‘Westmini Griffin’ satire Instagram page

The secret is out: Westminster College alum Max White revealed himself to be the creative mind behind The Griffin -- a satirical news and meme page on Instagram that gained widespread popularity across campus.

ASW reports lower budget due to decreased enrollment

ASW reported a lower budget for the 2020-21 academic year compared to previous years, largely because of decreased enrollment for the Fall semester. This comes after the school reported its largest drop in student enrollment in recent years, with the incoming first-year class size under 200 students, according to Erica Johnson, vice president of enrollment.  It’s not yet known exactly how man...

‘We planned for these issues’: ASW Events adapts to state COVID restrictions

Westminster College announced Monday its operations have not changed under the governor's order - which extends to ASW’s plans for the rest of the semester.

Live Election Results: Owens regains lead over McAdams in 4th District race

Election Day is here.  Utah released its preliminary results for the 2020 election around 8 p.m. Tuesday, just hours after the state surpassed its 2016 total general election turnout. It may take days before we know the official results of Utah’s congressional and gubernatorial races. That’s largely because of the surge of mail-in voting in response to the coronavirus pandemic, with more than...

Westminster reports highest weekly COVID increase with 20 cases

Westminster College reported 20 new COVID-19 cases Friday, the highest weekly increase the school has seen since the beginning of the semester.

New interim dean of students announced; national search to begin in spring

Almost two weeks after the announcement that Daniel Cairo would step down as interim dean of students, the administration named his temporary replacement Wednesday.

Westminster urges DHS to abandon proposed time limits for international students

Westminster College submitted a comment to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Wednesday, urging it to abandon its proposed rule to limit the time period international students can stay in the country.

Candidates quarrel on healthcare, pandemic response in Monday debate

Candidates for Utah’s 2nd Congressional District faced off in their first and only debate Monday night, marking clear distinctions between themselves.

Candidates face off in debate, drawing lines between key issues

Candidates for Utah’s 3rd Congressional District faced off in a debate Thursday night, seeking to separate on issues where they’re fairly similar.

Interim Dean of Students to transfer to U, leaving legacy of diversity efforts

Interim Dean of Students Daniel Cairo will transfer from Westminster College at the end of the month, taking on a new position at the University of Utah, the administration announced Thursday. Cairo will become the special assistant to the vice president for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the U. His last day at Westminster is Oct. 30. “In his short time on the President’s Cabinet as Int...

Worlds collide: VP candidates clash during debate, leaving questions unanswered

Candidates Mike Pence and Kamala Harris clashed on a number of issues during the vice presidential debate, creating a contrast between the two campaigns.