Yearly Archives: 2016

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Westmont teams suffer first defeats

Second-ranked Westmont College missed a trio of 3-point attempts in the final 28 seconds to fall short in its comeback attempt against No. 1 Mid America Nazarene, 56-53, in battle of the NAIA’s top two teams in the opener of the Rotary Classic Women’s Basketball Tournament on Friday in Jackson, Tenn. more

Never A Dull Moment

The fifth in her family to attend Westmont College — her parents met in a philosophy class — Sarah Sutherland is a writer. She talked with people from around the world during her internship last semester with San Francisco’s Not For Sale and wrote up their stories of surviving human trafficking. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: SBCC takes big step toward State

Sam Bentz had 21 points, including two 3-pointers, to lead the Warriors past the Eagles. Cory Blau added 16 points and Sean Harman had 14 for Westmont (5-0), which won for the first time at Concordia since 2012. more

Never A Dull Moment

The fifth in her family to attend Westmont College — her parents met in a philosophy class — Sarah Sutherland is a writer. She talked with people from around the world during her internship last semester with San Francisco’s Not For Sale and wrote up their stories of surviving human trafficking. more

Making Sense of the Middle East Conflict

Dr. Heather Keaney, associate professor of history and director of the Istanbul Semester at Westmont College, recently visited Gordon to shed light on the turbulence in the Middle East by sharing Sunni scholars’ response. In a lecture hosted by the Division of Social Science, she provided context to the unrest, crystallized Islam for the Christian audience, and used the prestigious Al-Azhar University as a reference point for understanding the Arab Spring. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Royals girls qualify for State Finals

Onward and upward the San Marcos girls cross country team marches, after Saturday’s performance in the CIF-Southern Section Division 2 Finals, held at the Riverside Golf Club… Haley Parzonko scored a golden goal early in the first period of overtime to give Westmont a 2-1 victory over Carroll in the tournament’s opening round. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors burn up Flames

Morgan Haskin more than made her minutes of game time off the bench for No. 2 Westmont’s women’s basketball team worthwhile on Friday night. The junior paced the Warriors in their 91-55 victory over Bethesda with 20 points in 21 minutes, finishing with a 10-for-12 shooting line. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors stay perfect with road win

Hayden Anderson and Jerry Karczewski each scored 14 points to help the No. 12 (NAIA) Westmont Men’s Basketball to an 82-69 win over Occidental on Thursday night in Los Angeles. more

Letters: Moving display on Veterans Day

It was a privilege to see a remarkable demonstration of patriotism on Nov. 12 at the Santa Barbara Veterans Memorial Building. Westmont’s orchestra and the Providence High School chorus performed for a large audience of veterans, their families and the general public. At least a half dozen World War II veterans were with us, all in their 90s, assisted by caregivers and using walkers or crutches for mobility. more

Lit Moon Presents Shakespeare@400

On the day I met John Blondell to talk about the upcoming citywide celebration of Shakespeare he has organized, the contemporary Shakespeare world had been rocked by news of the abrupt dismissal of Emma Rice from her position as artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London… On Friday night, November 18, audience members lucky enough to score tickets to As You Like It at Westmont’s Porter Theatre will see a dazzling student production directed by Blondell and featuring some of the best young Shakespeare actors anywhere. more

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