Beyond Campus

Climate change, education system are priorities for young adults, according to Forum survey

Dealing with climate change and improving education dominate legislature concerns for students at Westminster College, according to a recent survey conducted through a Google Form by The Forum*. The F...Read More

May Term trips resume after two-year hiatus

May Term Study Experiences, including many study-abroad programs, will resume next month after a two-year hiatus. With vaccine rollouts and the pandemic slowing down, Westminster College made a commit...Read More

Westminster community works together at Emigration Creek during Earth Day Clean-up

The Dumke Center for Civic Engagement and the Environmental Center jointly organized a Earth Day clean-up project, which provided 15–20 students with buckets, gloves and bags as they picked up trash l...Read More

Westminster professor Christy Clay describes food systems, climate change in local communities

“I think some really important things for students to understand — and this is where the nexus of the issue of drought and climate change come to be — our food system is inherently dependent on water,...Read More

Westminster students anticipate reentry to campus life, Sugar House Community

For new students, campus life will appear vibrant as Westminster operates at full capacity again, sports games resume and art performances populate calendars this fall. Yet for many returning students...Read More

Local Utah theaters stream films online, replicating in-person experience until pandemic subsides

During the COVID-19 pandemic, studios were forced to slow down production, preventing new movies from releasing into the Hollywood pipeline. Highly anticipated films like “James Bond: No Time to Die,”...Read More

University of Utah volleyball coach balances time management, full-time job after giving birth during pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit mid-March of 2020, it seemed as if everyone’s lives were put on pause. For Malia Shoji, things were just ramping up.  Pregnant at the time, Shoji spent the duration...Read More

Salty Science Series offers insight into potential environmental impacts of Great Salt Lake

In the early 1980s, the Great Salt Lake had an elevation of just over 4,000 feet and a surface area of about 2,300 square miles. Rich with minerals and home to a variety of animal species, the massive...Read More

Westminster joins other Utah colleges in opposing bill that would bar transgender girls from female sports

President Beth Dobkin signed a joint letter with other Utah colleges Feb. 27 opposing HB302, “Preserving Sports for Female Students.” The bill, which is under consideration in the Utah Legislature dur...Read More

‘It’s been a godsend’: Outdoor patios, to-go beers are the new bar hopping

Before COVID-19 hit, Fisher Brewing Company in Salt Lake City based its business on community and social gatherings in the taproom or on the patio. Because the pandemic stopped people from gathering i...Read More