Personality/Q&A

Kayaker, paraglider Macie Brendlinger on managing risk, passion for extreme sports

Macie Brendlinger, a sophomore nursing major at Westminster College, has a zest for thrill, with paragliding and whitewater kayaking being her adrenaline-inducing mechanisms of choice. Brendlinger sai...Read More

Aunika Woodbury shares passion for painting

“I think art is important because obviously it’s a really great way to express yourself, and put your feelings just down,” said junior art major Aunika Woodbury. “I feel like it’s similar to writing i...Read More

Westminster student broadens horizons through frequent travel

“I’ve been to 23 countries and 49 out of the 50 States,” said Cole Porterfield, an avid traveler and senior international business and management major.  “I always try and have a bag packed,” Por...Read More

Lucy Wilks shares dog training tips and experiences

Lucy Wilks, a senior fine art major with a painting and drawing emphasis, is an animal lover at heart. Wilks spends their free time training four-legged friends of the canine variety, both as a hobby ...Read More

Kamiya Peterson shares ins and outs of ski mountaineering

Kamiya Peterson, a senior outdoor recreation design major at Westminster College, is an avid skier and snowboarder who has lived up Big Cottonwood Canyon all her life. Peterson coaches ski mountaineer...Read More

Westminster Director of Counseling talks about imposter syndrome

Since the start of the Fall semester, several Westminster students arrived on Richer Commons for the first time in nearly a year and a half. Forum staff reporter Maddie Cushing wasn’t feeling the warm...Read More

Westminster student brings heavy metal to community through impromptu concerts

Head banging, gnarly guitar licks and the sound of drums that could rupture eardrums: these are some of the characteristics that make metal music. Jay Gagne knows the last one especially well. Gagne, ...Read More

Prashanti Limbu shares culinary heritage, cooking advice

As part of the college experience, many students realize that they have to learn how to cook for themselves.  College students find ways to make a home-cooked meal. One student in particular uses...Read More

COVID-19 protocols to change in upcoming athletic seasons

On March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic and college students, many of whom were on spring break, were asked not to return to campus. The next day, professional, co...Read More

Meet the incoming class of 2021

After nearly a year and a half of pandemic-related disruption, schools across the nation are preparing to welcome students back to in-person education—Westminster included. In anticipation of the star...Read More

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