Personality/Q&A

Rowing meets the Great Salt Lake: How 1 woman is sharing her love for the sport

Meghan Saunders fell in love with rowing the moment she tried it. “It was easy,” Saunders said. “I heard about rowing [from a friend], I went to the Great Salt Lake to row one day, and there was no lo...Read More

Public health student studies, tracks, supports fight against COVID-19

Over the last year, many classrooms at Westminster College have been impacted by the news cycle. The pandemic-related recession has crept its way into economics classrooms, inequity in medical care in...Read More

Ethical taxidermy turned into art

It’s not every day you find yourself trying to pull teeth out of an elk skull. One student, Alinnea Christiansen, a third-year justice studies major at Westminster College, has always had a fascinatio...Read More

Lacrosse goalie uses final year of eligibility returning to Westminster after transfer to Division 1 program

Mikala Davis is a fifth-year goalie for the Westminster College women’s lacrosse team who is in her final year of nursing school. Although Davis’ student-athlete journey started like any typical athle...Read More

New interim dean seeks to pursue passion, help students succeed

Dr. Glenn Smith most recently served as the provost and vice president of student engagement and innovation at the National University of Natural Medicine, in Portland, Oregon. While there, he served ...Read More

With fewer customers at Griff’s Roost, one barista left to run the show

In past semesters, Griff’s Roost — the coffee shop on campus — was typically bustling with students rushing between classes or grabbing a coffee while studying in the Bassis Center. Howeve...Read More

Westminster professor awarded Utah Teacher of the Year; recognized for commitment beyond campus

John Arthur, a full-time teacher at Meadowlark Elementary and adjunct professor at Westminster College, is more than a teacher. He’s a mentor who says he commits himself to the wellbeing of his studen...Read More

“Racism affects everything we do”: Former Black Student Union president aims to build awareness

This week, The Forum sat down with Jared Winn-Taryor to learn more about the Black Student Union and the group’s presence at Westminster College. Winn-Taryor, a music studies major, has been involved ...Read More

Westminster junior seeks to provide education, resources for communities of color

Utah is among the least diverse states in the country, ranking #42 in a study from WalletHub for 2019. Roughly 78% of the population is white.  Jenessa Jimoh, a junior at Westminster College, sai...Read More