Recent Press

VOICE FROM MONTECITO: Denice S. Adams

A year has passed with no leadership identified to “Rebuild Montecito” or prevent the next fire. Our pricey government bureaucracy has failed us again, because they can. … more

What’s missing from a new account of the protests and their legacy.

Once you’re past the front cover and title page of Richard Vinen’s 1968: Radical Protest and Its Enemies, you’ll find that his term of art is 68: not 1968 (shuffling along in a long line after 1926, 1953, and so on), not ’68 (with the pedantic apostrophe), but simply 68 (“iconic,” as some idiot is about to add). … more

Warriors hire Magley to take over programs

A former athlete competing for Westmont College for three seasons and graduating in 1998, Magley knows his way around the GSAC. … more

Warriors hire Magley to take over programs

A former athlete competing for Westmont College for three seasons and graduating in 1998, Magley knows his way around the GSAC. … more

Westmont Adds Four-Year Engineering Major

Westmont will offer a bachelor of science degree in engineering with a concentration in mechanical engineering beginning in fall 2019, blending a mix of courses in engineering, physics, mathematics and chemistry and grounding the program in the college’s liberal arts tradition. … more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: San Marcos trio advances in CIF

Maxwell Hudgins hit a trio of 3-pointers as part of his game-high 19 pionts for No. 23 Westmont in a 95-63 victory over Saint Katherine in tournament play. … more

Westmont Finishes Hope Classic With 103-79 Rout

Westmont Men’s Basketball shot the lights out in their final game of the Hope Classic Tuesday night, defeating the Sentinels of Nebraska Christian 103-79. … more

Westmont Learns Its Pool-Play Foes for NAIA Volleyball Tournament

The Westmont volleyball team learned its pool-play opponents for the NAIA Naional Tournament next week in Sioux City, Iowa. … more

Iyree Garrett Scores 20 Points In Westmont Women’s Loss at Carroll

In a battle of NAIA top-10 women’s basketball teams, No. 7 Carroll of Montana held court at home and defeated eighth-ranked Westmont by a score of 59-50. … more

Del Playa’s Jesus Burgers: Where Religion Meets Meat – Mission Isla Vista Hands Out Free Hamburgers to College Revelers Every Friday Night

You’ve been asked “Any fries with that?” when you order a hamburger. What about a side of blessings instead?

That’s the meal deal with Jesus Burgers, which is simultaneously an address, a weekly event, and a group of people dedicated to serving hungry Isla Vistans. Run by the youth group of Mission Isla Vista, the house on the 6700 block of Del Playa Drive serves up steaming-hot burgers every Friday night for free. That’s made the place a hotspot in Isla Vista, where plenty of weekend revelers are ready for a burger after Friday-night beers. What most hungry attendees don’t know is the rich history and tight-knit community behind the Del Playa phenomenon. … Students from Westmont College in Montecito often take on the duty of the traditional ketchup and mustard patterns. more