Student skiers hesitant to purchase passes with uncertain season aheadFilmed and Edited by Rian Zetzer
With the spring ski season getting cut short because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many skiers are hesitant on whether to purchase a pass for the upcoming season.
The Forum spoke to students to see whether they’ll buy a ski pass this season — and if so, where?
How one COVID-19 positive student thrived in on-campus isolationFilmed and Edited by Kate McMaster
Riley Hayes, a junior majoring in communication and outdoor education and leadership tested positive for COVID-19 on Aug. 20. After testing positive with no symptoms, Hayes--who identified herself to The Forum--stayed in the isolation dorms in Carleson Hall for 10 days.
After she was released on Aug. 30, The Forum spoke with Hayes about her feelings on her time in isolation.
What hobbies have you rediscovered in quarantine?Filmed and Edited by Brendan Sudberry
In this video, we ask the Westminster College community what hobbies they have rediscovered while in quarantine.
What it's like to be a first-year during COVID-19Four Westminster College first-year students talk about how the impacts of COVID-19 has affected their ability to meet new people.
Filmed & Edited by Lauren Shoughro
Music from BENSOUND
Protesters march, rally to support LGBT+ POC, Latinx, Indigenous livesFilmed and edited by Marina McTee
Equality Utah and other organizations hosted the Pride for Black Lives Matter rally June 14. The Rally was to show support for LGBT+ people of color, in particular, trans women of color who are disproportionately murdered. The rally began at Liberty Park where there were speakers for about two hours. Then, the rally marched down Harvey Milk Blvd. and Rosa Parks Blvd. to Washington Square Park. There, protesters joined the Latinx for Black Lives Matter rally. That rally spoke about the mistreatment and injustices also faced by Latinx and Indigenous people. The protest was entirely peaceful like the majority of protests happening nationwide.
21st birthdays amid COVID-19College students turning 21 in quarantine are waiting for their chance to celebrate by going out to bars and clubs with their friends. For some, they say it feels like they're missing out on an important milestone.
Westminster students go viral on TikTok after dancing videoWestminster College students Brandon Warr, Brandon Willardson and Daniel Quesenberry became ‘TikTok famous’ seemingly overnight after posting choreographed dances to the social
The trio has played basketball together for two years on the men’s team at Westminster and have taken their friendship and team dynamic off the court and onto the video sharing platform TikTok.
Forum Friday: Things to do during quarantineWith so much time spent alone in one's home, it can be tricky to figure out how to pass the time. Join Forum Reporter Alexys Smith for #ForumFriday as she walks us through some of her go-to downtime activities!
Pottery with MollyDespite a lull in our regular activity, the Forum has been hard at work. Join video and podcast editor Molly Gray as she walks us through one of her favorite quarantine pastimes: pottery.
Cooking with CamiDespite a lull in our regular activity, the Forum has been hard at work. Join Editor-in-Chief Cami Mondeaux as she walks us through a recipe for some rolls she found on Facebook.
How students are adjusting to the new ‘online normal’Recent updates with COVID-19 have caused schools across the nation to shut down and go online. Westminster College announced the move to go remote March 18, continuing online class instruction until June 5.
Natalie Evans is a junior at Westminster College and has been quarantined with her family in Florida for weeks. Evans said it’s stressful adjusting with the new move to online and not having control over the situation.
The Forum did a Zoom conference call with Evans to get her perspective on the unprecedented situation the world is living in right now. Some answers have been lightly edited for clarity and conciseness.
Student balances college, work, cheerleading to visit family each weekendAfter a week of attending honors classes, work and cheerleading, Brynlie Green travels back to her hometown of Syracuse, Utah, every weekend.
Green, a first-year student majoring in English, balances college-life and family-life by prioritizing both, but keeping them separate.