Heavy evening winds expected on the Central Coast

A possibility of damaging winds in the forecast brings back memories of major wind destruction for anyone who worked at Westmont College’s Library. The building is located below the base of a canyon giving people inside a great view, but sits right in the path of dangerous winds. more

Speaker at Westmont College discusses climate change

MONTECITO – Over a thousand people attended Katharine Hayhoe’s “Why Climate Change Matters to Us in California” lecture at Westmont College in Montecito on Monday. more

Comet Trip Called Gutsy

Westmont College Professor Ken Kihlstrom will be telling his physics students all about the rendezvous with a comet.Kihlstrom called the probe landing a gutsy attempt.  He believes it will lead to the discovery of things that could not be learned in other ways.The 10-year journey is also a lesson in patience that he will be sharing with his Westmont College Students in Montecito.He is looking forward to learning more about the solar system from the probe’s landing on the comet more than 300 million miles from Earth. more

Westmont Students Spend Spring Break in Haiti Helping Build Businesses

For some college students, spring break is a chance to hit the beach and unwind from the sress of college life,but 16 economics and business students from Westmont headed to Haiti over their Spring Break to help local entrepreneurs launch 7 small businesses. Their belief was simple- sharing knowledge and supporting people in need would help jumpstart one of the world’s weakest economies. more

Westmont Students Cancel Ukraine Trip

The Westmont Choir has canceled a trip to the Ukraine this summer because of the political unrest and will instead make plans to travel to Lithuania.

The choir has raised several hundreds of thousands of dollars for the trip through car washes, and benefit shows during Christmas and Valentine’s Day. more

Westmont Women Win GSAC Tournament Opener

Several Warriors picked up the slack for a poor shooting game from Kelsie Sampson as Westmont College defeated Concordia 70-56 in their Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament opener. more

Westmont Warriors Launch Water Wars

Westmont College intends to cut water usage by about 40 percent , 10 percent more than the Montecito Water District directed its customers to cut back after declaring a drought emergency earlier this year. more

Westmont Landscaper Becomes U.S. Citizen: Dream Achieved at the age of 75

A man who has spent the past 40 years on the campus of Westmont College just took the most important test in his life. And he passed. Jose Velazquez is now a U.S. citizen. more

Moore will receive Musial Sportsmanship Award: Westmont coach nabs national award in St. Louis

Westmont’s National Championship basketball story keeps getting better. Head Coach Kirsten Moore will receive the NAIA-National Sportsmanship Foundation “All that’s Right in Sport” Award this fall in St. Louis. She will be honored at the Stan Musial Awards on November 9. more