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Just a student?

Phebe Chang, Staff Writer

October 2, 2020

After repopulating campus this past weekend, students have been readjusting to dorm life, DC food and outdoor classes. However, the student athletes, who have already had their seasons taken from them, are adjusting to one more...

Westmont’s mixed predictions for the MLB season

Alexis Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 2, 2020

Towards the end of July of this year, many MLB fans were excited for the 2020 season to begin. The 60-game season would be dramatically different from previous years due to the many changes because of the pandemic. This year’s ...

New student athletes find community among teammates

Kelli Burell, Staff Writer

October 2, 2020

Signing with a new sports team is a momentous occasion for a college athlete, but a pandemic can certainly impact this process. With fall sports postponed and an unknowable future for winter and spring sports, first-year and t...

Westmont’s predictions for the young NFL season

Annika Bahnsen, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

With the stadiums empty and the crowds at home, the National Football League (NFL) season has kicked off and week one is in the books. American football is one of the most popular sports in America, with the NFL receiving millions...

Westmont athletes rejoice as professional sports return to the big screen

Alexis Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

It has been a rather upsetting year for sports fans as most professional leagues either temporarily suspended or postponed their seasons due to COVID-19. Even though this decision was necessary, some groups felt that void more...

From Warrior to Cub

From Warrior to Cub

September 25, 2020

Mo(o)re than just a coach

Phebe Chang, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

Behind every great team, there is always a great leader, and for Westmont’s women’s basketball team, that leader is Kirsten Moore. This year, Coach Moore celebrates 15 years at Westmont College. Throughout her tenure, she has ...

Fall sports seniors reflect on postponed seasons

Alexis Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

As we enter our sixth month of quarantine, it is easy to recognize that many things are not quite the same anymore. As the words “if” and “when” become a lot more frequent in our vocabulary, they are of high impor...

Cultivating maturity of mind, body, and spirit during a pandemic

Kelli Burell, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

With chaos surrounding us by way of a pandemic and wildfires, it is easy to put things like next season’s sports on the back-burner, but the question remains: What does the future hold for Westmont’s student athletes? ...

COVID-19 calls for creative at-home training

Phebe Chang, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

Since March, students have been thrown into a vat COVID-19 related challenges, including distance learning, that has forced them to adapt. Athletes in particular have been hit with major difficulties — seasons cut short ...

Maud Ranger: Santa Barbara to Scotland

Annika Bahnsen, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

Due to COVID-19, last year was one of the most historic athletic seasons. Nevertheless, the Westmont women's basketball team went 27-3, ending their short season in the number one seed in the Golden State Athletic Conferenc...

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