Arts & Culture

Student poets say pandemic may be opportunity to ‘completely change’ art form

Slam poets have made strides to reignite their community art form, restructuring for the current pandemic by hopping onto the virtual bandwagon. However, Westminster College Slam Club President Enan W...Read More

Students turn to art amid pandemic to cope with boredom

Westminster College students faced a dramatic change at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in mid-March. Many students found themselves with a lot of spare time and some used it to become more artisti...Read More

From the Editors: Here are our top 5 posts from The Westmini Griffin

The Forum is widely known as the only student-run news organization on campus. But, it’s true: We did have somewhat of a competitor over the last year.  The Griffin — dubbed “Westminster Co...Read More

How the arts have helped people in quarantine despite historic lack of funding

Many people, including Westminster College students, have turned to the arts during quarantine as both a stress reliever and a way to stay financially stable. Art has been absolutely necessary for Ale...Read More

How art students are drawing inspiration during downtime

With Westminster College currently being fully online, art students are taking extra time to perfect their work and come together in the community by communicating online and praising other classmates...Read More

Theatre students cope with canceled performances, lost opportunities

Lavinia Adams said she was pressured by her friends to audition for the school play back in junior high school. She was cast in a leading role and said that was when she fell in love with theatre. “Fr...Read More

Allen Park, aka ‘Hobbitville,’ to turn into public art park

Salt Lake City officially obtained a contract to turn Allen Park into a public art park, according to an article in The Salt Lake Tribune. This development comes a little over a year after the owner o...Read More

Skateboarding becomes more inclusive as women create community groups, say Westminster skateboarders

As a kid, Kyra Teply dreamed of surfing as she watched Lilo & Stitch in her living room. However, there were two problems: she didn’t know how to surf and she didn’t live by the ocean.  To re...Read More

Young people are capable of more than posting on social media, activists say

Jamie Margolin, Saida Dahir and Karina Popovich are young, female activists. The women told audience members that youth are leading modern political and cultural movements at the Young Women Leading C...Read More

Art students push for more opportunities to display work

For Westminster College students studying art, the annual student art exhibit serves as one of the only sources on campus to share their work with the public. Some students say it isn’t enough, and be...Read More

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