If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?Shot & Edited by Forum Staff Reporter Tommy Howells.
In this VoxPop, The Forum asks Westminster students, "if you could go anywhere in the world right now, where would you go and why?"
AmeriCorps VISTA leader serves the Westminster community through The Purple BasketShot & Edited by Forum Staff Reporter Vanessa Eveleth.
AmeriCorps VISTA leader Nayethzi Hernandez has served the Westminster College community through The Purple Basket since the start of the 2020–21 school year.
“The Purple Basket aims to basically meet students' needs at Westminster,” said Fatima Santos, a senior justice studies major and student worker at The Purple Basket.
Although The Purple Basket is a campus resource for students, Hernandez said her role as the food insecurity volunteer is through a Utah Food Corps grant the college applied for. VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) manages the financial transactions between Westminster and the Utah Food Corps, according to Hernandez.
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Fostering dogs breeds patienceShot & Edited by QW.
Connie Etter, a justice studies professor, and her partner Brent Olson, an environmental studies professor currently on sabbatical, foster dogs through the Western Border Collie Rescue.
“Fostering is work of the heart,” according to the Western Border Collie Rescue website. “Fosters help a dog to feel safe, to grow, to learn about love and happiness and find their place in the world.”
Janine Wittwer, a math professor and former puppy raiser for Guide Dogs for the Blind, said she wants to foster again when she has the ability to do so.
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If you could see any concert by any artist, who would it be?Shot & Edited by Forum Staff Reporter KC Carter.
In this VoxPop, staff reporter KC Carter asks students and faculty who they would go see, if they could see a concert by any artist past or present.
Westminster students share what winter olympic sport they'd compete inShot & Edited by Forum staff reporter Vanessa Eveleth.
In this VoxPop, the Forum asks Westminster students, "What olympic sport would you want to compete in, and why?"
Kayaker, paraglider Macie Brendlinger on managing risk, passion for extreme sportsShot & Edited by Forum production manager and layout editor Ella Viesturs.
Macie Brendlinger, a sophomore nursing major at Westminster College, has a zest for thrill, with paragliding and whitewater kayaking being her adrenaline-inducing mechanisms of choice.
Brendlinger said she grew up whitewater rafting with her family in her hometown of Carbondale, Colorado and has always loved the river.
Brendlinger started her college career Fall 2019 at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, which is also where she first started kayaking before she transferred to Westminster College Jan. 2021.
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What is your favorite winter activity?Shot & Edited by Forum staff reporter Sophie Killilea.
In this VoxPop by Sophie Killilea, students at Westminster College discuss their favorite winter activities. Additional photography by Forum staff reporter Erin MacInnis.
What are you looking forward to over Thanksgiving break?In this VoxPop, shot and edited by Forum staff reporter Channing Gibbs, Westminster students respond to what they're most looking forward to over the holiday break.
What is your least favorite thing about Westminster?Shot & Edited by Forum staff reporter Erin MacInnis.
In this VoxPop by Erin MacInnis, Westminster students respond to what their least favorite thing is about attending Westminster College.
Aunika Woodbury shares passion for paintingShot & Edited by Forum staff reporter Keely Carolan.
“I think art is important because obviously it’s a really great way to express yourself, and put your feelings just down,” said junior art major Aunika Woodbury. “I feel like it’s similar to writing in that way but it’s just images instead of words.”
Woodbury said art does not have to be serious all the time.
“I want to make people have fun when they look at it. It’s just a great activity for getting your endorphins moving,” Woodbury said.
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What are you binge-watching?Shot & Edited by Forum staff reporter Madison Covington.
In this VoxPop, Forum staff reporter Madison Covington asks Westminster College students what they're currently binge-watching and why.
Westminster Student broadens horizons through frequent travelShot & Edited by Forum staff reporter Brooklyn Covington.
“I’ve been to 23 countries and 49 out of the 50 States,” said Cole Porterfield, an avid traveler and senior international business and management major.
“I always try and have a bag packed,” Porterfield said. “I go on spontaneous road trips to Canyonlands and Grand Canyon, or I’ll go to New York with my friends.”
Porterfield said he is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States and is always ready for travel.
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