Yearly Archives: 2018

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Warriors rally to reach finale

The opening 48 minutes of Thursday’s Golden State Athletic Conference women’s soccer semifinal match weren’t good for 12th-ranked Westmont …more

Community is Invited Back to Continue Taking Action on Food System in Santa Barbra County

Student Hunger: higher education institutions like USCB, Alan Hancock College, Westmont, and Santa Barbra City College are running innovative programs to curb student hunger. … more

Shirley Mullen

Shirley Mullen has served as president of Houghton College since 2006. Prior to arriving at Houghton, Dr. Mullen served at Westmont College for 23 years, first as a professor of European history and then four years as provost. … more

Stuck Between Religion and Race

Caleb grew up in Westmont, a neighborhood in the South Central area of Los Angeles only about 20 miles south of Pasadena, yet he had never heard of Fuller Seminary. It wasn’t until he started researching seminaries with high academic standards that Fuller emerged as a graduate institution committed to the fundamentals of Christian faith and rigorous scholarship.  … more

Voices on Wisdom

“Wisdom’s emphasis on self-relinquishment . . . is noteworthy not because it is part of wisdom, but because it appears to be emphasized by wisdom because it is part of the human condition. The mystery is not just that some wisdom traditions assert [meaning], but that human beings actually do widely pursue scientific, artistic, and religious meaning at the expense of physical deprivation, social isolation, and even death.” + Jeffrey Schloss, professor of biology at Westmont College … more

Disruption: Past and Future

With President Harold Ockenga leading in absentia from Boston and David Allan Hubbard under scrutiny for coteaching a Westmont College class that didn’t square with Fuller Seminary’s prevailing fundamentalism, the presidential candidates and views of Scripture aligned into two distinct camps. … more

Vanguard Stuns Westmont in Final Seconds of GSAC Soccer Semifinal

Joel Berry of Vanguard scored two goals in the final seven minutes, his second coming with five seconds left in regulation time to stun Westmont, 2-1, in the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament semifinals Thursday evening in windy Irvine. … more

Westmont honors Nobel economics laureate

“(Kahneman’s) insights on how the mind works formed the basis for the subfield of behavioral economics,” said Martin Asher, professor of economics and business at Westmont College. “It was a rare privilege for Westmont College.” … more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont women win season opener in basketball

Westmont freshmen Sydney Brown and Kaitlin Larson each poured in 25 points to lead the women’s basketball team to a 80-60 victory Tuesday over California Lutheran University in its season opener at Murchison Gym. … more

Olisa Nwachie Powers Westmont Men to 105-69 Romp

Westmont Men’s Basketball (2-0) opened their home campaign in winning fashion, defeating the Flames of Bethesda University (0-3) 105-69, as four players finished in double-digits.   … more