Author: Madison Ostergren

Interlodges hold students hostage at mountain while class is in session

The 4 a.m. alarm rings. You jump out of bed, grab your gear, and drive a four-wheel-drive car up Little Cottonwood  Canyon in hopes of beating the 5:30 a.m. road closure. Your car wipers can’t move fast enough, as thousands of thick snowflakes pile onto your front windshield. The dark, windy, snow-covered canyon twinkles with car lights of antsy powder-seekers driving up Little Cottonwood Can...

Mural artists say vandalism won’t disrupt their passion for creating art

Imagine waking up in the morning after spending over a month diligently working on a mural the length of three cars and receiving a text saying someone has vandalized your artwork with graffiti. During a week-long period in November, numerous artists around the Salt Lake area discovered that their murals had been vandalized with spray painted characters and writing. “The problem is that it could t...

From regulation to ‘support system’: new coordinator wants to shift student perspective on Title IX

When most students and the larger Westminster College community hear the words “Title IX” there is sometimes an uncomfortable feeling of fear or uneasiness that arises. Each semester students receive a course syllabus containing the Title IX regulations and many do not bother to read through it.   Chance Beutler, a sophomore economics major, said he doesn’t thoroughly read the multiple ...