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Weekly Briefing: Students create advocacy Instagram accounts, local businesses halt construction and Giovale offers more than books

The Weekly Briefing gives a small look into the stories The Forum has covered in the past week. This week, we covered an advocacy Instagram account created by two Westminster College seniors, how local businesses in Sugar House halted construction until the spring and the resources Giovale Library has to offer. Seniors create Instagram accounts for survivors to share stories anonymously Two social...

The Weekly Briefing

The Weekly Briefing gives a small look into the stories The Forum has covered in the past week. This week, we covered some of the first events of the semester, ASW’s funding plans, dove further into local politics and introduced the director of campus disability services. Center for Centers’ ‘Meet a Friend’ event encourages student engagementWestminster College students gathered outside the ...

Weekly Briefing: Seniors prepare for entering work force, leaving sports behind and life after graduation

The Weekly Briefing gives a small look into the stories The Forum has covered in the past week. This week, we covered the developments of COVID-19 in the state and on campus, how art students are staying productive whilst quarantine and graduating seniors preparing to enter a possible economic recession. Yoga provides students stress relief Westminster College students are continuing their practic...

Weekly Briefing: Funds available to students, library produces face masks, and student minimum wage to be raised

The Weekly Briefing gives a small look into the stories The Forum has covered in the past week. This week, we covered the developments of COVID-19 in the state and on campus, how Giovale Library is pitching in to produce face masks and administration’s announcement to raise the student’s minimum wage. Funds available to students amid uncertainty Westminster College community ...

We want to hear from you!

Hello, Griffins! Here at The Forum, we are dedicated to bringing you the latest news and updates on everything we consider important for you to know. With the news cycle constantly changing amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, we’re hoping to answer the questions you have. We also want to cover the stories that you’re experiencing that we are unaware of. Feel free to fill out the surve...

Weekly Briefing: Students react to COVID-19, ASW holds special election and Westminster’s garden connects community

The Weekly Briefing gives a small look into the stories The Forum has covered in the past week. This week, we covered the developments of COVID-19 in the state and on campus, how students are reacting to the recent changes and how one student raced the clock to return home from a study abroad trip. Utah records first COVID-19 death in the state The Utah Department of Health confirmed the...

From the Hill, Ep. 13: The final session

Lawmakers finished the Utah General Legislative Session Thursday, passing over 500 bills over the 45-day period. Four of the main areas lawmakers centered around included polygamy, abortion, affordable housing and redistricting. The Forum editors dive into the highlights from the session as a whole and what it means for Utahns moving forward. REQUEST CORRECTION

Weekly News Briefing: Some say religion is left out of diversity

The Weekly Briefing gives a small look into the stories The Forum has covered in the past week. This week, we covered art students who are pushing for more exhibit opportunities, religious clubs who say they’re left out of diversity conversations and ASW passing an indigenous land acknowledgement. Your art major may actually lead to a job For Adam Tarr, a 2019 graduate from Westminster, art ...

The Forum is hiring!

Westminster’s student news organization The Forum is now hiring for the 2020-21 editing staff! All editorial positions are open. You can find a brief description of each editor position below. Applications are due Saturday, March 7 at 11:59 p.m. Submit your complete applications here. Editor-in-Chief The editor-in-chief is the head of The Forum and oversees the daily operations...

Weekly News Briefing: Students elect new ASW board, C-Span visits campus and social media becomes art

The Weekly Briefing gives a small look into the stories The Forum has covered in the past week. This week, we covered the ASW elections, how C-Span is educating the nation on unbiased news and how some students are treating social media platforms as their art projects. Men’s lacrosse secures first win of season In the first lacrosse game of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the Westmin...

Weekly News Briefing: Performing arts expansion, pronouns in Canvas and mental health art show

The Weekly Briefing gives a small look into the stories The Forum has covered in the past week. This week, we covered the groundbreaking ceremony for the performing arts building expansion, new settings in Canvas to specify personal pronouns and the different artwork submitted for the Stigma-Free Art Show. Students share experiences through art The National Alliance on Mental Illness Club at Westm...

Weekly News Briefing: Aviation program ending, Mx. Westminster and tips to stay active during school year

The Weekly Briefing gives a small look into the stories The Forum has covered in the past week. This week, we covered the experience of a first-generation student, learned tips on how to stay active during school and how aviation students are coping with the nearing end-date of the program. Track & Field team breaks more school records The Westminster College Track & Field team continued b...

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