Ethical taxidermy turned into artFilmed & Edited by Emmaline Russell
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 fascination with bones and postmortem aesthetic.
Now Christiansen uses taxidermy to make pieces of art
Taxidermy is the craft of preserving an animal’s body for display. There are multiple styles of taxidermy, but people like Christensen are reinventing where the animals are sourced from.
What are stereotypes of your major? Part oneFilmed and Edited by Sage Stewart
The Forum asked around to see what students thought the stereotypes of their own major are.
Program To Program: Mikala Davis' lacrosse careerFilmed & Edited by Jack Meier
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 athlete, it didn’t quite go as she expected.
Sugar House Coffee barista talks about changes due to COVID-19Filmed and Edited by Katana Urry
The Forum sat down with a barista at Sugar House Coffee to discuss how the Westminster College favorite has had to adapt to COVID-19 and how things will move forward with the coming colder months.
What's your favorite Sugar House restaurant?Filmed & Edited by Melissa Reeves
The Forum asked Westminster students what their favorite restaurant is in the Sugar House area and what about it makes them love it so much.
Getting to know the new Interim Dean of StudentsFilmed & Edited by James Carson
The Forum sat down with the new Interim Dean of Students Dr. Glenn Smith to talk about his experience, what brought him to Westminster and what he plans to do when he starts his new position.
How are you voting?Filmed & Edited by Lauren Shoughro
With many Westminster College students being from out of state, The Forum asked where they registered to vote and what method they are using to vote. The Forum also asks why they think it's important for people to vote in this election and the methods people can use to still vote up until election day.
With fewer customers at Griff's Roost, one barista is left to run the showFilmed & Edited by Rian Zetzer
Westminster professor awarded Utah teacher of the yearFilmed & Edited by Adrianna Franco
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 students.
Arthur was recognized as Utah’s 2021 Teacher of the Year Oct.1 by the Salt Lake City School District.
Former Black Student Union president aims to build awarenessFilmed & Edited by Grace French
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-Tayror, a music studies major, has been involved with the BSU since he was a first-year at Westminster. He was president of the union during his junior year until Jasmine McWilliams stepped into the position.
Westminster junior seeks to provide education, resources for communities of colorFilmed & Edited by Brendan Sudberry
In this video, The Forum sat down with Westminster College junior Jenessa Jimoh. Jimoh created the organization D.I.V.A -- diversity, inclusion, values, action -- as a multicultural womxn-led organization. The organization seeks to educate, bring awareness and create a safe space for people of diverse backgrounds to share their stories and broaden their perspectives.
Who are you voting for in the presidential election?Filmed & Edited by Marina McTee
In this video, The Forum asks the Westminster College community who they will be voting for in the upcoming presidential election and why.