Beyond Campus

Westminster reacts to California Governor allowing NCAA athletes to earn money

In a world where college athletes are praised by fans, few make it to the professional level where they would be paid for playing. The debate on whether college athletes should be paid for their time ...Read More

Keeping up with the skiers: Westminster community prepares for winter skiing in unexpected ways

Skiing glaciers, scouting backcountry locations and hiking 14 miles to find some snow — several Westminster College skiers are dedicated to keeping up with the winter sport all year long. To them, the...Read More

Solitude Resort’s parking charge won’t disrupt season, according to student skiers

Solitude resort will now charge $20 for parking in an effort to lower emissions by encouraging people to take buses and carpool up the canyon.  Many think this announcement was sudden and unneces...Read More

Westminster student speaks out for immigrants, refugees in Salt Lake community

Several New Americans created an intimate atmosphere as they shared their personal experiences of immigrating to the U.S. at the Salt Lake City Main Library Sept. 20.  The presentation titled “Ro...Read More

Sustainability in the age of fast fashion

When people think about how to minimize their environmental impact, they often turn to trying to reduce their consumption of single-use plastics, reusable grocery bags and composting.  This may b...Read More

Lawmakers move to ban e-cigarettes, students speak out against sensationalism

With a rise in lung illnesses and deaths related to vaping, some Westminster College students are speaking out against government officials and the media for sensationalizing the issue. National and s...Read More

Curating life with intentionality: Westminster alumni make connections through social platforms

Clothes, body image and the highs and lows of life are just some of the things that followers of the Instagram and blog Other Pieces get a glimpse of regularly.  Founders, Sara McCaskey and Jacqs...Read More

Westminster and Utah students advocate, lobby against gun violence

Imagine going to school, the movie theater or simply taking a drive in your car. These are all normal, daily activities for many Americans. These acts, however, have become riddled with deaths and gun...Read More

Thin Mints, Tagalongs and intentionality in the outdoors

Maddy Kane loves the outdoors and now, the Girl Scouts. Kane spent the summer in the mountains of Utah, a change from Chicago, Illinois, where she’s from, interning with the Girl Scouts.  Kane, a...Read More

Summer research program shows science, art are interconnected

Students in the art and science majors got to collaborate during a summer research program through a grant partnership of the Great Salt Lake Institute (GSLI) and Westminster College.  The progra...Read More