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Westmont College President Witnesses History : Gayle Beebe in the presense of the Pope

Westmont College president Gayle Beebe witnessed history, watching the Pope’s mass in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday. He will also see the Pope on Thursday in Philadelphia. The religious history expert was selected to be involved with the Vatican Foundation and the Pontifical Council of the Family. more

Gaucho Soccer Too Strong for Westmont UCSB Beats Warriors for 15th Straight Time

It’s a game the community always enjoys and it’s a game UCSB almost always wins.

The Gauchos dominated Westmont College 4-1 in the annual exhibition game that UCSB has now won 15 straight times.

Nick DePuy scored two goals while Drew Murphy and Kevin Feucht also added goals as the Gauchos tuned up for their season opener this Friday night at home against Stanford. more

Perseids Peak Takes Center Stage In Night Sky

Westmont College in Montecito is known for having an observatory, but you don’t need a giant telescope to watch the Perseid meteor shower also known as the Perseids meteors.

Dr. Ken Kihlstrom said, “The Perseid Meteor shower is going through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. It gives you a chance to see a shooting star once a minute or two. The best way to see it is to lay back in a lawn chair and look up at the sky.” more

Westmont Ranks Top 10 Best Entrepreneurship Schools

A local college is getting national attention for its achievement in entrepreneurship. Westmont College in Montecito ranked the tenth most entrepreneurial college in the nation on Forbes’ 2015 list of 50 most entrepreneurial colleges. more

Perseids Peak Takes Center Stage In Night Sky

Westmont College in Montecito is known for having an observatory, but you don’t need a giant telescope to watch the Perseid meteor shower also known as the Perseids meteors. Dr. Ken Kihlstrom said, “The Perseid Meteor shower is going through debris from the comet Swift-Tuttle. It gives you a chance to see a shooting star once a minute or two. The best way to see it is to lay back in a lawn chair and look up at the sky.” more

Special Olympics Arrive To Their Host Town Of Santa Barbara

A special group of athletes traveled across the country and arrived in Santa Barbara before heading to their final destination of the 2015 Special Olympic. Nearly 100 athletes and coaches from Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras, and St. Kitts and Nevis and they will be staying in Santa Barbara until Friday.  The athletes will stay at Westmont College and use their facilities to train for the world games. Santa Barbara is one out of 85 communities from San Diego to San Luis Obispo that is a host town to the special Olympics. more

Local Baseball Players Scooped Up on Final Day of MLB Draft

Six of UCSB’s record 10 players selected in this year’s MLB Draft were pitchers. …Westmont College had three pitchers selected on the final day. Russell Harmening was drafted in round 26 by the Washington Nationals, Andrew Vasquez goes to Minnesota in the 32nd round and the Twins also take Hector Lujan in the 35th round. more

SB Court of Champions Grows by 17

Westmont College was well represented with Chet Kammerer and Randy Pfund being inducted. Both men have had long successful careers in the NBA. Current Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Jim Eyen was inducted on Sunday night. more

SB Athletic Round Table Honors HS & College Athletes

Many of the top high school and college athletes in the Santa Barbara area were honored by the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table at the Lobero Theatre. …John Moore won the College Coach of the Year as his Westmont College men’s basketball team made it all the way to the championship game of the NAIA National Tournament in Kansas City. more

2015 VC Fusion Season Preview

The highly successful Ventura County Fusion soccer team of the Premier Development League is getting set to begin the 2015 campaign. …Besides the Fusion, Wolf plays at Westmont College in Montecito and is a graduate of Santa Barbara High School. more

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