COVID-19

May Term trips resume after two-year hiatus

May Term Study Experiences, including many study-abroad programs, will resume next month after a two-year hiatus. With vaccine rollouts and the pandemic slowing down, Westminster College made a commit...Read More

The challenges of learning a second language in college during a pandemic

“I’ve seen throughout my travels and stuff, how language is such an amazing tool to connect people,” said Cole Porterfield, a senior international business and marketing major. He and Mikey O’Hearn, a...Read More

Westminster removes mask requirements in classrooms

Westminster College relaxed mask requirements on Monday, March 28. The new guidelines only require masks in Student Health Services and the Counseling Center, according to a campus-wide safety email. ...Read More

COVID-19 shows the necessity of accessibility in education

Disability and student wellness have become more of a focus at Westminster College over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Christie Fox, the director of student success and retention.&n...Read More

Westminster updates mask protocols to align with new CDC guidelines

With continued drops in COVID-19 case numbers and lower hospitalizations in Utah, Westminster College announced in a Feb. 17 email it would be implementing changes to its mask policy, starting Feb. 21...Read More

Westminster College students submit their work to the Student Art Exhibition

With so many venues closing and many events canceling because of COVID-19, the Westminster College Student Art Exhibition will once again take place, giving art students an opportunity to showcase the...Read More

Westminster’s Olympians travel to Beijing for the first Winter Games since COVID-19 pandemic began

In the 2022 Winter Olympic games, five Westminster College students, three alumni and 11 former students represent the United States, the Philippines, Ireland and Slovenia. The Olympians traveled to B...Read More

Counselors, students give advice for managing anxiety during COVID-19

As the Spring semester begins with a flexible start, students said they experience high levels of anxiety, with 75% of respondents saying their anxiety was a five out of ten or above, according to a p...Read More

Students don stylish masks to cope with new normal

Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, masks double as a piece of personal protective equipment as well as an accessory to everyday fashion. Some people said they find adding personal flair into their ...Read More

Westminster’s MLK Celebration pivots to both in person, online

Westminster College annually holds a week of celebrations to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s life and legacy, but this year’s hybrid approach to the celebration made the typical events look a little...Read More

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