Yearly Archives: 2011

Westmont College professor now Santa Barbara’s fourth poet laureate KARNA HUGHES, NEWS-PRESS STAFF WRITER March 30, 2011 5:48 AM The Santa Barbara City Council appointed Paul Willis Santa Barbara’s fourth poet laureate Tuesday. This archive article requires registration and login to view. You may also purchase the article without a general registration. Click here to proceed to the login, registration or article purchase page.

The Santa Barbara City Council appointed Paul Willis Santa Barbara’s fourth poet laureate Tuesday. more

Paul Willis Named Santa Barbara’s Next Poet Laureate

The Santa Barbara City Council on Tuesday approved the appointment of Paul Willis as Santa Barbara’s next poet laureate. more

Broker Liam Murphy Joins Hayes Commercial Group

Former pastor turned broker Liam Murphy has joined Hayes Commercial Group, 222 E. Carrillo St. in Santa Barbara. more

Paul Willis Next Poet Laureate

On March 29th, the Santa Barbara City Council approved the appointment of Paul Willis as Santa Barbara’s next Poet Laureate. Mr. Willis, a professor at Westmont College will be officially installed at the April 12th City Council meeting at City Hall. He will serve in the role of the City’s Poet Laureate until April 2013. more

Reggie Williams

Westmont alumnus Reggie Williams ’95, a doctoral candidate in Christian ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary, will examine the intersection between social interpretations of Christ and social ethics in a free, public lecture Tuesday, April 5, at 3:30 p.m. in Adams Center 216. “The Impact of Harlem Renaissance Theology on the Incarnational Ethics of Dietrich Bonhoeffer” will detail Bonhoeffer’s experience in Harlem and eventual involvement in the church struggle against Nazi Christians. more

50th Annual Westmont Spring Sing

Westmont’s Spring Sing, a student-performed variety show and competition between resident halls, celebrates its 50th anniversary on Saturday, April 2, at 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Barbara Bowl. Tickets, which are $23 for general admission and $10 for children 12 and under, can be purchased online. more

Santa Barbara to pick new poet laureate today

In preparation for National Poetry Month, the Santa Barbara City Council is poised to appoint Paul J. Willis as the city’s new Poet Laureate. more

Public Debate: Abortion—Right or Wrong?

Two of the nation’s top experts will debate the abortion issue at a public forum on Friday, April 15, at 6 p.m. in Westmont’s Murchison Gym. General admission to the event is $5; students are free. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Gauchos fall to Gaels in make-up

The UCSB women’s tennis team played its third match in as many days on Monday, more

SBHS pays tribute to soccer legend Guzman

Santa Barbara won its first CIF State Regional boys soccer championship this year, adding to the school’s collection of six Southern Section titles. more