Beyond Campus

Student residents, commuters experience disruption with 1300 East construction

With 1300 East under construction, students from Westminster College are dealing with increased noise, longer commutes and the heightened danger of living in a construction zone. Salt Lake City began ...Read More

Young adults more likely to go meat-free, Westminster echoes the trend

Younger generations are statistically more likely to have veggie-based diets than those in older generations. In fact, around 12 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 are either vegan or ...Read More

Westminster alum says her college studies pushed her to pursue a career in national parks

A Utah native who grew up with a deep connection to Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Cassidy Jones developed an innate interest in public lands, national parks and political-cultural confl...Read More

Westminster College supports March For Our Lives movement

Early last month, students across the nation participated in a national school walkout, as part of a growing movement urging lawmakers to tighten gun control legislation. The walkout lasted for 17 min...Read More

‘Enough is enough.’ Salt Lake City March for Our Lives generates large crowds of protesters

Nearly 8,000 students, including some members of the Westminster College community, gathered with other protestors at the Utah State Capitol on Saturday for Salt Lake City’s March for Our Lives event....Read More

President Trump’s budget proposal could have repercussions for student loan borrowers

President Donald Trump’s newly-proposed budget plan includes changes to certain student loan forgiveness programs that, if approved by Congress, could affect student loan borrowers after July 2019. Un...Read More

Westminster students learn how to scuba dive in a land-locked desert state

With ski resorts and hiking trails less than an hour away from the campus, Westminster College attracts many students interested in outdoor recreation — but one unexpected activity the desert state of...Read More

Salt Lake’s first cat cafe might reflect an increase in “cat-centric” environments

It could cost you only $8 to meet your new best friend. Tinker’s Cat Cafe, located on 302 E. 900 South, opened last November and is Salt Lake City’s first ever cat cafe, where customers can purchase c...Read More

Residents and local business owners respond to Sugar House renovations

Long-time residents know Salt Lake’s Sugar House neighborhood for its small-town atmosphere. But lately, it’s hard for those driving through the area to miss seeing road construction and buildings bei...Read More

Some students out of treatment facilities say they came to Westminster for a healthy environment

Utah is home to 47 residential and wilderness treatment programs geared to help students experiencing distress, impairment and dysfunction, according to the National Association of Therapeutic Schools...Read More