Author: Raffael Breu

The ground shakes. What next?

The ground starts rumbling, buildings start crumbling, students and professors seek protection under desks, an earthquake has just hit Westminster College. Scenarios like this are possible because the entire earth’s crust above the western United States is stretching. As a result, parts of the crust are cracking and this leads to earthquakes, said geology professor Dave Goldsmith. “It’s sort of li...

Poetry series celebrates 25 years with overflowing crowd

Westminster College’s Anne Newman Sutton Poetry Series began Spring 2019 with a “good crowd” on Monday. The event took place in the Kim Adamson Alumni House with readings from two published authors and drew more of a crowd than organizers were expecting. Celebrating 25 years, organizers of the poetry series invited seven authors from in and out of state to read from their books over the course of ...