Author: Emmaline Russell

Ethical taxidermy turned into art

It’s not every day you find yourself trying to pull teeth out of an elk skull. One student, Alinnea Christiansen, a third-year justice studies major at Westminster College, has always had a fascination with bones and postmortem aesthetic. Now Christiansen uses taxidermy to make pieces of art. Taxidermy is the craft of preserving an animal’s body for display. There are multiple styles of taxidermy,...

ASW election delayed until end of March; leaders express concern of low student interest

ASW elections are expected to occur at the end of March as opposed to the usual mid-February as a result of empty seats, low student interest and little student participation, according to ASW leaders.  This comes after a year of elections that had only one candidate for each board position, followed by a special election for clubs president after there was no name on the ballot. “Last year w...