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At evangelical colleges, a shifting attitude toward gay students

Combing through prayer requests in a Wheaton College chapel in 2010, then-junior Benjamin Matthews decided to do something “absurdly unsafe.” He posted a letter on a public forum bulletin board near students’ post office boxes. In the letter, he came out as gay …About 200 LGBT and straight alumni from California’s evangelical Westmont College co-signed a letter to the student newspaper suggesting they experienced “doubt, loneliness and fear due to the college’s stance on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues.” more

Westmont Women’s Basketball’s year-end banquet open to public

Westmont Women’s Basketball is inviting fans and friends to their season-ending banquet to celebrate the NAIA National Championship.The event is 2:00 p.m. in Westmont’s Murchison Gymnasium on Saturday, April 13. Tickets may be purchased online at https://secure.westmont.edu/forms/athletics/banquetwomensbball/ through April 8 or by contacting Trisha Beaudin at 805-565-7164. more

 

Olympic Gold Medalist Ashton Eaton helps run youth clinic at Westmont College: Around 45 kids take part in free track & field clinic from elite athletes

The world’s top athlete took a break from training to help conduct a free track and field youth clinic at Westmont College. 2012 Olympic decathlon gold medalist Ashton Eaton along with other elite athletes instructed close to 45 kids from the community in running, jumping and throwing drills. more

Olympic Gold Medalist Ashton Eaton helps run youth clinic at Westmont College

MONTECITO, Calif. –

The world’s top athlete took a break from training to help conduct a free track and field youth clinic at Westmont College. 2012 Olympic decathlon gold medalist Ashton Eaton along with other elite athletes instructed close to 45 kids from the community in running, jumping and throwing drills. more

Westmont College wins NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship: Warriors capture school’s first National Championship in basketball

Westmont College is a National Champion in basketball. The Warriors defeated Lee, Tenn 71-65 to win the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship in Franfort, Kentucky. Tugce Canitez scored 25 points and grabbed 20 rebounds while teammate Kelsie Sampson also scored 25 points to lead the Warriors to victory. Esther Lee made 4-of-5 three-pointers to finish with 12 points. more

Westmont College wins NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship: Warriors capture school’s first National Championship in basketball

Westmont College is a National Champion in basketball. The Warriors defeated Lee, Tenn 71-65 to win the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship in Franfort, Kentucky. Tugce Canitez scored 25 points and grabbed 20 rebounds while teammate Kelsie Sampson also scored 25 points to lead the Warriors to victory. Esther Lee made 4-of-5 three-pointers to finish with 12 points. more

Colin Powell is keynote speaker at Westmont President’s Breakfast: Retired general talks about working under President Reagan

Retired Gen. Colin Powell stopped by Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort in Santa Barbara early Friday morning. Powell, who has held senior military and diplomatic positions under four U.S. presidents, was the keynote speaker for the 8th Annual Westmont President’s Breakfast. more

Westmont’s “Alex Moore Classic” Honors Former Professor

Westmont College hosted the Alex Moore Classic Saturday night honoring the life of former Westmont professor Alex Moore. Moore passed away in May of 2012, resulting of complications from surgery for Crohn’s disease. more

Westmont Student Dies in Motorcycle Crash

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department reports the driver of the motorcycle is identified as Nicholas Dale Davis. A school spokesperson said Davis was a Senior at Westmont College majoring in economics and business. The 21-year-old Northern California man was killed after crashing his red Honda motorcycle into a tree just before 9 p.m. Tuesday. more

Westmont Mourns Death of Professor: Husband Of Warriors Women’s Basketball Coach Dies

Alex Moore, an assistant professor at Westmont and the husband of Warriors women’s head basketball coach Kirsten Moore, died at the age of 31 of complications from surgery. He joined the Westmont faculty in 2011 and worked in the kinesiology department. Alex married Kirsten in 2008 and their first child is due in July. Westmont President Gayle Beebe said, “Alex was a bright light-he had a winsome humility.” more

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