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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...

Weekly News Briefing: Student union forms, Dungeons & Dragons and student teachers

The Weekly Briefing gives a small look into the stories The Forum has covered in the past week. This week, we covered a new student union formed from the protest group previously known as Westmini Students Speak Out, a professor who combines his love for D&D and academia and why student teachers are inspired despite the lower-paying career. Protest group forms student union The student organiz...

Weekly News Briefing: Drag show, student protestors and back-to-school tips

The Weekly Briefing gives a small look into the stories The Forum has covered in the past week. This week, we covered how student protestors say they build community through a common goal, how the tuition increase extends beyond campus and some tips to get back into the school routine.  Back to school tips One thing all students can relate to is coming back for Spring semester after a nice l...

Weekly News Briefing: Tuition forums, MLK week and Unsung Heroes

The Weekly Briefing gives a small look into the stories The Forum has covered in the past week. This week, we covered the ASW-hosted tuition forums, the weeklong 2020 MLK Commemorative Series and four community members being honored for promoting diversity in their work. Community marches to keep 1963 dream alive Westminster College community members rallied Monday morning to march through Sugar H...

Year in Review: Top stories from The Forum

This year, The Forum covered several stories on and off campus. These stories serve the student body, faculty, staff and surrounding community by informing them on all things Westminster and beyond. Here are a few of your favorite stories this year that gained the most attention. Utah’s skiing causes traffic problems in canyons With an increasing overall population and growing numbers of peo...

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