Beyond Campus

‘You’re a derby girl now:’ student finds community through roller derby

In a converted warehouse at 6 p.m. on a Wednesday night, a group of women and some men learn how to play roller derby with Wasatch Roller Derby in Salt Lake City. They put on their protective gear, kn...Read More

Libraries still relevant in the face of technological change

Libraries are still important community resources despite changes in how people get their information and subsequent budget cuts, according to librarians. Public library’s budgets have been on the dec...Read More

Anger can improve our future, according to guest lecturer

Although anger tends to have damaging effects on society, it might be the answer to improving the future of humanity, according to a guest lecturer at the University of Utah on Friday. The event title...Read More

Mural artists say vandalism won’t disrupt their passion for creating art

Imagine waking up in the morning after spending over a month diligently working on a mural the length of three cars and receiving a text saying someone has vandalized your artwork with graffiti. Durin...Read More

College administration responds to hate speech signs posted on campus

Members of a white nationalist group placed a banner reading “End immigration!” at the University of Utah’s block U on Saturday, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. “Oh shit I didn’t know about that,”...Read More

Future of historic ‘Hobbitville’ uncertain, community urges preservation

A locked fence currently blocks the driveway that used to be occupied by roaming peacocks and trespassing teenagers. After the death of the owner, residents of Allen Park, which locals commonly refer ...Read More

Canyon conundrum: Utah’s “greatest snow on earth” causing traffic problems to resorts

On Jan. 19 a local skier was accused of assaulting a police officer after learning the parking lot at Brighton Resort was full. The skier is currently facing two felony charges, according to The Salt ...Read More

Attendees stories: community stands together at Women’s March on Utah 2019

Protestors gathered across the nation for Women’s Marches on Jan. 19, including in Utah, to fight for pay equity, women’s health, family planning, affordable child care and equality, according to the ...Read More

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