Author: Cami Mondeaux

Students react to National Climate Assessment, Trump’s denial

After the release of the National Climate Assessment, President Trump remarked publicly that he does not believe climate change is man-made or that the effects actually exist, according to the Washington Post. The assessment details how climate change will impact different areas of the U.S. over the next few decades. Its release sent shockwaves throughout the country and started renewed conversati...

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 club’s 20th annual production of Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues. The show aims to spread awareness about issues facing women and their bodies, and all proceeds from the event go to the Rape Recovery Cent...

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 wielded signs as they marched together down the streets of Sugar House to give a voice to those who have historically been silenced. Police officers had the area blocked off, and cars honked in encouragemen...

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 may seem beneficial, it can be stressful for some incoming first-year students trying to decide whether to sign the contract.The guarantee requires students to declare their major by the end of their s...