Archives for March 2005

The Westmont Fringe Festival Takes Off

The Westmont theatre arts department presents unique performance art at the Fringe Festival 8 p.m. April 21 and 22 in Porter Theatre. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for children, students and seniors. The festival brings together senior students with theatre and dance faculty showcasing original theatre, dance, performance art and film. Fringe… [Continue Reading]

Graduating Art Students Exhibit Their Potential

Westmont’s senior art majors will present their final work as undergraduates in the annual Senior Art Show, April 14 through May 7. An opening reception will be held 4-6 p.m. April 14 in Reynolds Gallery on lower campus. Free and open to the public, the reception will feature a student awards presentation at 5 p.m…. [Continue Reading]

New Telescope Brings Better Clarity to Carroll Observatory

After more than 50 years, Westmont will retire its 16-inch Newtonian telescope from Carroll Observatory and install a 24-inch F/8 Cassegrain with Ritchey-Chrétien optics. The new instrument features more than twice the light-gathering power of the old one and nearly twice the resolving power. A $300,000 W. M. Keck Foundation grant for the telescope follows… [Continue Reading]

Reading Asian American Literature

Professor Dorothy Wang of Northwestern University will speak on Asian American poets at 3:30 pm on Monday, March 21, in Hieronymus Lounge, in Kerrwood Hall on the upper campus. The lecture, “Reading Asian American Literature,” is the first lecture this semester in the Erasmus Series. It is free and open to the public. Refreshments will… [Continue Reading]