Author: Lacey Kisko

Liberal arts versus Ivy League: find what fits you best, according to administrators

With federal prosecutors charging 50 people in the wake of the 2019 College Admission Bribery Scandal, part of the national discussion has centered around whether degrees from one type of university, like an Ivy League school, is better than a degree from a liberal arts college like Westminster College. Each of the eight Ivy League colleges are known for their prestige and academic difficulty with...

Class gifts evolve from monuments to financial donations to better impact future students, according to administration

The annual senior class gift is a way for students to leave their mark on the Westminster College campus and community. Physical monuments have been gifted in the past, however, for the last few years, the class gifts have changed to support the college’s different funds, initiatives or scholarships programs. Examples of previous class gifts include the fireplace in the Kim T. Adamson Alumni House...

Westminster student, U.S. Ski Team athlete struggles with knee injury – again

Carly Margulies, a sophomore at Westminster College studying psychology, has struggled with multiple knee injuries, putting her training on hold and setting her back from qualifying for the U.S. Olympic Halfpipe team. “It’s definitely rough not being able to do what you love, so I feel for her in that sense because her recovery has been prolonged which is a major bummer,” said Margulies’ roommate ...

Outdoor Program provides students with affordable outdoor experiences

The Outdoor Program provides students with a community to grow, learn and get outside at an affordable rate on student lead trips or by renting affordable equipment, according to Outdoor Program staff members. Under half of the U.S. population, ages six and older, engaged in activities outdoors at least one time in 2017, according to the 2018 Outdoor Participation Report. The number of outdoor exp...

Attendees stories: community stands together at Women’s March on Utah 2019

Protestors gathered across the nation for Women’s Marches on Jan. 19, including in Utah, to fight for pay equity, women’s health, family planning, affordable child care and equality, according to the national organization sponsoring the marches. People for Unity, the organizers of the Utah march, is a student-led political action group dedicated to encouraging youth to be a part of world change, p...