Author: Rian Zetzer

Class of 2020 celebrates graduation with drive-through parade, socially distant ceremony

The class of 2020 gathered Saturday to celebrate their graduation with a drive-through celebration — four months after the original date.  Professors and faculty members lined the Foster parking lot with signs, cheering as cars proceeded through the line. Graduates decked out in face masks and individually-designed graduation caps hopped out of cars to receive their diploma and take a p...

Student skiers hesitant to purchase passes with uncertain season ahead

As winter quickly approaches, students are hesitant to invest in a season ski pass to any of the Utah resorts near campus. Westminster College students who purchased a pass last season were unable to experience its maximum benefits because the resorts shut down operations mid-March to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  “I didn’t like how it ended right around the spring season, that’s whe...

Annual ASW Clubs Fair hosted virtually for the first time amid COVID-19

Amid COVID-19, several beginning-of-semester events have been altered to take place virtually. One of these events was the ASW Clubs Fair, which took place online Thursday.  “This is our first time hosting virtually,” said ASW Clubs President Dwain Worrell. Hosting virtual events is a new concept for many and the shift comes with an interesting set of challenges.  “With the online connec...

Center for Centers’ ‘Meet a Friend’ event encourages student engagement

Westminster College students gathered outside the Bassis Student Center for the Meet a Friend Soireé Tuesday. With many courses moving to virtual instruction, organizers said they want to provide some in-person activities — while maintaining public health safety measures.  “My goal for our program is to be able to meet socially-distanced as much as we can,” said Yovie Saiz, student coor...