Yearly Archives: 2014

WSoc: Lillywhite’s five goals sets Westmont scoring record

ROCKLIN – It ended with a 6-0 win by #6 Westmont Women’s Soccer (13-3, 6-2 GSAC) over William Jessup (6-11, 1-8). It ended with a recorded setting performance as Brooke Lillywhite tallied five of the Warriors six goals on seven shots. It ended with at least a share of the GSAC Regular Season Championship.

It started before the team took the field. It started in a team room down from the athletic offices of Westmont’s host. It started with singing that drew the William Jessup coaches and administrators out of their offices. more

The 106 Smartest Liberal Arts Colleges In America

If you’re looking for an intellectually stimulating environment and a tight-knit community, you may want to consider one of the following universities…. 89 Westmont College 1185. more

Eagles look forward to GSAC tournament

The Eagles’ momentum builds as they prepare to take on the postseason that will commence after their final game at William Jessup University on Saturday, Nov. 1. In the previous matchup between the Warriors and the Eagles, Biola dominated the game, winning 4-1. After two games in early October resulting in a tie, the Eagles were thrilled with their win against San Diego Christian College at home on Oct. 22….The game against Westmont College, who is currently ranked one place above Biola at fourth in the Golden State Athletic Conference standings, followed the game against San Diego Christian. more

Your Westmont: Exhibition focuses on Artists from SB to LA

Eight area artists who are gaining prominence are showing their art in a new exhibition “ArtWatch 2014: Young Careers – SB to Greater LA” through November 22 in the Westmont  Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. more

Homecoming Fetes Assembly Member Olson

Westmont welcomed California State Assembly member Kristin Olson (class of 1996) as Alumna of the Year during Homecoming 2014 October 17-19. more

Your Westmont: Observatory Opens for Partial Solar Eclipse

The Westmont observatory opens for a partial solar eclipse on Thursday, October 23 from 2:15-5pm. At its peak, the moon will cover more than 30 percent of the sun at 3:30pm. The viewing is free and open to the public. more

Santa Barbara’s Ebola Scenario

If you’re freaked out about Ebola coming to Santa Barbara County, place the virus much further down on your worry list than both lightning strikes ​— ​which killed 29 people nationwide in 2010 ​— ​and the flu, responsible for 50,000 deaths every year. But if you’re still freaked out, area health officials said, agencies across the county are readying for the unlikely possibility that the disease ​— ​which has claimed the lives of 4,500-plus people in West Africa and one in the United States ​— ​could land here….Thoman and her colleagues have been working closely with health officials at UCSB, Santa Barbara City College, and Westmont, should any members of those campus communities contract the virus; none of the colleges reported having students or staff who have traveled to the affected countries since the outbreak. more

Eastside Catholic guard commits to Westmont College

Eastside Catholic guard Max Hudgins has committed to Westmont College.

The 6-foot-3 guard scored 12 points, dished three assists and grabbed four rebounds per game last year as a junior. Hudgins is also a 92-percent free-throw shooter. more

Music Venues Add Value to College Campus Life in New Article

SALISBURY, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ College students who want an occasional escape from the demands of academic life should take a look at a newly-launched article about college town music venues. The website for Great Value Colleges recently published an onsite profile of 20 Great College Town Music Venues across the United States. The article provides an adjunct to the website’s comprehensive collection of informative resources that are intended to help students find the best value in higher education….9. Santa Barbara Bowl: University of California, Santa Barbara City College and Westmont College is Santa Barbara, California more

Westmont Museum Acquires Tisi Nativity Painting

The Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art has some recent acquisitions, including a painting by Benvenuto Tisi. The work by Tisi, also known as Il Garofalo, is a promised gift to Westmont by Michael Huffington in honor of Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree, valued at about a half-million dollars. more