Yearly Archives: 2014

Triton Honors Newest Hall Of Famers

Anders participated in football, tennis, basketball and track at Triton High School. He once held the basketball career scoring and assist record simultaneously and still holds three records in track: High Jump – 6’8”, Long Jump – 22’1”, and the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.9 seconds.  Anders went on to play basketball at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California where he played in two NAIA National Tournaments. more

TMC Insider: Hoops postseason to begin

The Mustangs now look to next weekend when the squad will return to its GSAC schedule in a series against Westmont College. First pitch will be thrown at 2 p.m. on Friday at Reese Field. more

With Tinge of Skepticism, Westmont Students Salute Muhammad Yunus’ Message of Optimism

Westmont College students got the opportunity to hear directly from microfinance pioneer Muhammad Yunus, who paid a visit to Murchison Gymnasium for a Friday convocation after speaking at the Westmont President’s Breakfast earlier that morning. more

Lady Mustangs Head Into Playoffs with 10-4 League Record

In addition, Saturday’s victory over the Royals wins the tiebreak with Westmont College for the GSAC Tournament’s second seed.  In conference play, TMC’s 2-0 record over Hope International trumps third-seeded Westmont’s 1-1 record against the Royals.

On Wednesday, the Lady Mustangs will kick-off the conference tournament with the second seed, and will host the eighth-seeded San Diego Christian Hawks (11-16, 2-12 GSAC). more

ART REVIEW: Art-Making in the Name of the Lord – [IN ONE OF THE STRONGEST ART SHOWS OF THE YEAR ‘WALKING IN THE SPIRIT: AMERICAN VISIONARY ARTISTS’ PRESENTS A FASCINATING SELECTION OF RELIGIOUS-FIRED ‘FOLK’ OR ‘OUTSIDER’ ART

Entering the Westmont Art Museum these days, one is immediately and blissfully accosted by a rich, rough-hewn display of folk art, pumped up with Pentecostal religious fervor. Welcome to the world of the Rev. William “W.C.” Rice (1930-2004), a house painter, preacher and artist from Alabama, whose art involves Christian messages splashed in hand-scrawled and sometimes misspelled words, on scrap wood, rusty tin, even a recycled stove top, but always fueled by passion — for both art-making and spreading the gospel as he saw fit. more

WHAT’S DOING: EVENTS, PERFORMANCES, SHOWS, MEETINGS, CONCERTS, FUN

Walking in the Spirit — The Westmont Ridgely-Tree Museum of Art features a unique collection of folk art from all over the United States, showcasing the artists’ spiritual conviction Feb. 20-March 29. more

Dozens of Children Abused at Evangelical Commune, Adult Survivors Allege

But as a community, JPUSA has been dogged by controversy since the 1994publication of Recovering from Churches That Abuse. In that book, Ron Enroth, author and Westmont College sociologist, chronicled how former JPUSA members reported being spiritually abused. more

Pepperdine Freshman Breaks 800M Track Record

In a three-team meet at Westmont College, the Waves went against the host Warriors and UC Santa Barbara. more

Microfinance Pioneer Muhammad Yunus Inspires at Westmont President’s Breakfast

An early morning start and wet weather could not keep more than 700 people from attending a sold-out presentation Friday by international icon Muhammed Yunusat the ninth annual Westmont College President’s Breakfast held at Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort. more

Can You Dig It?

DOWNTON ABBEY: Fans of the long-running PBS series jammed (60 were turned away) the Santa Barbara Library’s Faulkner Gallery Sunday for tea, a talk by Westmont prof Alister Chapman on The Decline of the English Aristocracy, and a screening of the series’ final show of the season. Next year’s is now under production in the U.K. Who will Lady Mary marry? What new scandal will erupt and have to be dealt with? WillDownton Abbey itself survive the decline and fall of the Brit manor-house elite and idle rich? more