Monthly Archives: January 2019

Westmont Leadership Conference Features David Brooks

David Brooks, Jon Meacham and Erin Meyer will eadline Westmont College’s fifth annual Lead Where You Stand Conference, June 5-7 at Westmont’s Global Leadership Center. … more

Iyree Jarrett’s Clutch Shooting in 2nd Half Lifts Westmont Women Past Menlo

Freshman guard Iyree Jarrett made all four of her three-point shots in the second half and scored 24 points to lead NAIA No. 15 Westmont to a 62-59 victory over No. 11 Menlo in a Golden State Athletic Conference women’s basketball game at Murchison Gymnasium on Thursday. … more

Westmont Pulls Out Victory Against Hot-Shooting Menlo

Westmont Men’s Basketball survived a scalding-hot first half offensive performance by the visiting Oaks of Menlo and came back to win the Golden State Athletic Conference matchup by a score of 93-89 at Murchison Gym. … more

Court of Champions Announces 2019 Induction Class

Tom Byron was the head basketball coach and athletic director at Westmont College. His life and career was shortened by cancer during the 1971-72 season. The day after he died, at the age of 43, his Warrior squad dedicated the game to him and proceeded to upset 14th-ranked university of Hawai’i, a NCAA Division 1 program. the Tom Byron Classic tournament is held annually to honor his dedicated life and career. … more

Stand More, Lounge Less? Don’t Do It to Lose Weight People burn more calories when they stand than when sitting or lying down, but the increase is smaller than many of us might hope.

For those of us who have resolved to stand more and sit less in the coming year, a new study might temper some of our expectations of the benefits.

It finds that people burn more calories when they stand than when sitting or lying down, but the increase is smaller than many of us might hope. For those of us who overindulged and slacked off on our exercise regimens over the holidays, it also means that being upright is unlikely to help us lose weight. …
Scientists at the University of Bath in England and Westmont College in California suspected that these methods wound up inflating the spread in energy expenditure between being sedentary and upright. more