Beyond Campus

Winter is Coming: How to be safe backcountry skiing this season

As Westminster College enters November, winter is coming and bringing what Utah is known for, the greatest snow on earth. Utah is home to many great resorts that are marked with ropes or barriers to m...Read More

Westminster students discuss emergency notification system in wake of University of Utah shooting

University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey was shot and killed on campus On Oct. 22. She was found after police responded to a report of a possible abduction around 8:00 p.m. Students at the universi...Read More

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting ignites student discussion of hate crime, gun control, rising anti-semitism in the U.S.

Rabbi Avremi Zippel of Salt Lake City’s Chabad Lubavitch synagogue, located just below Westminster College’s campus, recited prayers to a solemn crowd. The gathering was nearly silent. Faces lit up by...Read More

Shred Fest builds excitement for upcoming winter season students say

Westminster students and community members alike celebrated the start of the winter sports season at Shred Fest on Saturday. Shred Fest is an event held in Liberty Park in Salt Lake City. According to...Read More

Bird is the word: e-scooters bring safety concerns, economic opportunities to Westminster

The only requirements to use them are a valid driver’s license, a credit card and the app. All around Salt Lake City and Sugarhouse, there are electric scooters scattered along the streets, ready to b...Read More

Westminster community affected by wildfire smoke, raise health concerns

Every fire season is different but they tend to follow a similar pattern, releasing large amounts of smoke into the air which the Westminster students say impacts their daily lives and health. There a...Read More

Crosswalk scares: Westminster students express concerns crossing 1300 East

There is at least one thing all 2,509 students at Westminster College have in common: they have all crossed on a crosswalk at least once in their lives. Either by foot, bike or now the popular electri...Read More

NPR’s Science Friday interviews Westminster staff member

The research of Westminster College’s Great Salt Lake Institute (GSLI) was brought to national attention Sept. 21, when biologist and GSLI coordinator Jaimi Butler was featured on the NPR podcast Scie...Read More

Prop. 2 divides Utah voters, Westminster community

Enedina Stanger, a 27-year-old member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and mother of two young children, was charged with child endangerment in 2015 because of her use of cannabis, a...Read More

Student works 4 a.m. shift at airport to pay off student loans

It’s 3 a.m., and while most other college students are already asleep, Cason Konzer is shutting off his alarm clock and climbing out of bed. Konzer, a sophomore math major, works at the Salt Lake City...Read More