Personality/Q&A

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

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

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