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Annual Earth Day celebration highlights waste at Westminster

Westminster College’s 12th annual Earth Day celebration set out to achieve two things: connect students with ways to get involved and celebrate the work students have accomplished during the past year...Read More

Westminster’s START Center slated to close next month

Westminster College’s START Center — which provides students with academic advising, placement testing, peer tutoring and looks to ease the transition from high school to college — will close May 4. A...Read More

Disrupting the binary: Members of Westminster’s gender queer community look to live a life without gender

Public bathroom doors are adorned with male and female stick figures indicating which to enter. Clothing is divided into separate sections for men and women. Color-coded toys specify which are for boy...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

Food pantry in Bassis offers a resource for hungry students

Near the main doors of the Bassis Student Center at Westminster College sits a small shelf filled with nonperishable food like beans, ramen and soup. On top of the shelf, a sign reads: “Free little pa...Read More

Students meet Westminster College’s president-elect at open house

Students at Westminster College attended an open reception on Tuesday in the Alumni House to meet the school’s next president, Dr. Beth Dobkin. The reception gave them the opportunity to ask questions...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

ASW’s eating disorders Taboo Talk offers venue to discuss a prevalent issue among college students

Though eating disorders are prevalent on college campuses, they’re a topic many avoid. To combat that stigma, ASW brought Rebecca Hamilton, a counselor at a facility that specializes in eating disorde...Read More

New semester-long class to offer students field experience in outdoor leadership

Starting next fall, the Outdoor Education and Leadership (OEL) Field Semester will give students an opportunity to obtain hands-on experience in the outdoor education profession. The OEL Field Semeste...Read More

Nearly nine in 10 Westminster graduates stay in Salt Lake following graduation

Salt Lake City’s unique landscape of metropolis and mountains, as well as Westminster College’s small class sizes and scholarships, brings the majority of the school’s of out-of-state students to Utah...Read More