Yearly Archives: 2008


Paul J. Willis writes what he knows in this slim tome of verse collected from previous appearances in volumes by Acorn, Petroglyph and Wild Duck Review. “Visiting Home” is a book by which one’s horizons are duly expanded. more

Master Chorale to take a trip down memory land

Westmont Professor Steve Hodson, who is the Santa Barbara Master Chorale’s new music director, has collaborated with special guest Art Emr for a performance of some Beatles and Frank Sinatra songs. more

A quick look at news from local businesses and workplaces

Judy Larson has been named director of the Reynolds Gallery at Westmont College . Ms. Larson was previously the director of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. She will also teach art history courses at the college. more

Phelps, Joyce go in early rounds – DP pitcher selected by Dodgers in the 10th

Former Westmont College pitcher Tyson Bagley was picked in the 11th round by the San Diego Padres. Bagley, who went 3-7 with a 4.68 ERA as a Warrior freshman, played his sophomore year at Cisco JC before finishing his career at Dallas Baptist, going 4-2 with 11 saves and a 2.56 ERA this spring. more

Former Westmont Pitcher Bagley Selected in MLB Draft

The San Diego Padres selected former Westmont pitcher Tyson Bagley in the 11th round of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft. Bagley pitched for the Warriors during his freshman year before playing for Cisco Junior College as a sophomore. He finished his collegiate career at Dallas Baptist in Texas. more

Art afoot – Westmont's Reynolds Gallery hosts juried show of art about footwear

Ending the academic season on a breezy, thematic note and, ahem, treading lightly, the Westmont College’s Reynolds Gallery is currently hosting a juried show of art about shoes. You know you’re in the right place when you find stray, actual shoes (or are they “found objects?”) dangling by the entryway of the art gallery. more

Clarke Broadcasting Awards Student Scholarships

Alaina Young, who won a Clarke Broadcasting Scholarship, plans on pursuing a career in medicine at Columbia College this fall, with plans to eventually transfer to Westmont. more

Music teacher helped me find soul

Hannah Cochran, who graduated from West Linn High School in 2007, attends Westmont. She writes in appreciation of music teacher at Mr. Cumpston who is leaving West Linn High School. more

Crawford takes over for Royals

Rob Crawford, former Westmont head baseball coach, has been named head coach of San Marcos High School. He was a player at Westmont when the Warriors faced USC, with Mark McGwire starting on the mound and Johnson serving as closer. Crawford struck out against McGwire, but notched a hit against The Big Unit. more

Westmont Grad Nominated by Committee for UC Student Regent Seat

Westmont alum Jesse Bernal was recommended to serve as the student regent on the UC Board of Regents for the 2009-10 school year. After earning his undergraduate degree at Westmont College, Bernal moved onto his graduate work in education at UC Santa Barbara. more