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What’s in a name: Westmont students think about names of COVID-19

Hans Khoe, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing the lives of people everywhere. This article is meant to highlight one group in particular: how Asians are being affected by the coronavirus.  Wuhan, China is a place inextricably linked ...

Life on campus in the midst of COVID-19

Nick Jensen, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

Trading dorms for living rooms, most of us have retreated from Westmont to live, stranded, in our childhood bedrooms, a relative’s house, or on a friend’s couch. We work online, spend time with family, and create distractions...

Spring Sing lives on despite COVID-19

John Kiser, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

COVID-19 has hugely affected college life, especially with the cancellation of normally scheduled spring activities. Spring Sing is not one of those to be terminated. Every year, Westmont College’s highly acclaimed and most antic...

An inside look at Jim Peterson Construction Inc.

John Kiser, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

For over 20 years, Jim Peterson has delivered high-quality carpentry service to Santa Barbara County. After graduating from Fresno State, he began working in construction for Dan Ribbens, a Westmont alumnus, and from there Peterso...

The Book Den

The Book Den

March 25, 2020

Westmont Students Living and Learning Remotely

John Kiser, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

As nations across the world experience varying degrees of the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Westmont administration has set in place remote learning for the remainder of the 2020 spring semester. Previously held in-class discus...

Mental illness on campus: Westmont professor Steve Rogers weighs in on mental health on Westmont’s campus

Grace Olson, Guest Writer

March 4, 2020

Mental illness exists, even here on campus. It’s not some- thing to ignore, but being edu- cated on the issue can help usto fight the stigma, help thosearound us, and improve our own mental health. First of all, wha...

“Understanding the Primary Election”

Hans Khoe, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

During a lecture titled “Un- derstanding the Primary Elec- tion,” Dr. Tom Knecht and Stanton Anderson spoke about the role of primaries in our nation’s elections. For some quick background, primaries are elections...

Where do your tuition dollars go?

Hans Khoe, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

When taking in the beauty of Westmont’s campus, it can be easy to forget the money spent on such an institution. This money can be provided through donors and alumni, but a good portion of the wealth comes from tuition payme...

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