Recent Press

Westmont Sweeps Shepherd in Doubleheader

Westmont Baseball (21-12) completed a sweep of the Thundering Herd of Shepherd (2-21) by taking both ends of a doubleheader at Russ Carr Field on Saturday. Westmont outscored Shepherd 16-3 and the first game of the twin bill and then claimed the second game 4-2. more

Westmont Talk Probes Big Data, Surveillance

In a world that is increasingly under surveillance and digital control, Donald Patterson, professor of computer science, answers the question, Should We Hide from Big Data? in a free public lecture at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP:, UCSB to introduce new coach

As reported in Thursday’s News-Press, UCSB announced that it has hired former University of Arizona associate head coach Joe Pasternack as its new men’s basketball coach… Daniel Butler earned his fourth win of the season by striking out four and allowing just four hits in six innings. more

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

Vaqueros’ amazing Mets beats hometown

Luke Coffey slugged a three-run home run and an RBI double in consecutive innings to rally the Warriors to their nonleague victory at Russ Carr Field. Coffey, a sophomore third baseman from Dos Pueblos High, hit his fifth homer of the season over the left-field fence with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning after Derek Rodigo had reached base on an error and Michael Pollex walked, putting Westmont (18-12) ahead 3-2. more

Editorials : Guest Opinion: Big, bad government to the rescue?

Regarding the recent hearing on tenants’ rights before the Santa Barbara City Council, let us recognize that Santa Barbara is unaffordable for a variety of reasons… Unlike Westmont College, neither of these institutions have built enough housing to accommodate the demand they create. more 

Luke Coffey Drives in Four Runs in Westmont Victory

A three-run home run in the sixth inning by Luke Coffey proved to be the difference in Westmont baseball’s 5-2 win over the Flames of Bethesda on Tuesday. more

Edeth Ermo Jenkins

Edeth Ermo Jenkins, age 100, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at the Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Fulda, MN…  She also worked on a part-time basis as a teacher at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, was the California consultant for Scriptures Press of Wheaton, IL, and Christian Education Staff Member at the Church of the Open Door in Los Angeles, CA and the First Evangelical Free Church of Fullerton, CA. more

Seven to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Seven alumni will be inducted into the Warren High Schools’ Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame for the Class of 2017… l Penksa is a professor of political science at Westmont College, Santa Barbara, Calif., and founded a global consulting practice whose clients include international organizations, national governments, and nongovernmental organizations. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Road Warriors hop past host Toads

The Warriors and 21st-ranked Lions split their Golden State Athletic Conference doubleheader at Russ Carr Field, with the visitors taking the opener, and the hosts the seven-inning nightcap. Michael Stefanic and Michael Pollex each had three hits in the second-game victory, while Luke Coffey drove in two, and Michael Frigon added a sacrifice fly for a run. more

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