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‘The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

It’s one of the most poignant — and relevant — stories of the great exodus from Nazi Germany that took place before and during World War II. In 1941, Bertolt Brecht, the most influential theater artist of the mid-20th century, was hunkered down in Helsinki, waiting to hear if he would receive a visa to travel to the United States. … This weekend and next, October 21-28, the Westmont College theater program will mount an imaginative and large-scale production of Brecht’s trenchant mid-century-modern satire on political violence. more

Master’s Men Soccer Players Fall to Westmont in OT

SANTA BARBARA — When Master’s and Westmont College get together in men’s soccer, fans know to splash on a little extra sunscreen and push off postgame plans to late evening. Overtime, of late, is all but a sure thing. And the two schools needed more than 90 minutes again Saturday to settle a Golden State Athletic Conference showdown in Santa Barbara. more

Athletic Round Table Luncheon: Santa Barbara Has Waited All Year for Ventura Game

There will be no holding back this week at practice for the Santa Barbara High football team. The Dons are playing at Ventura on Friday night in battle between teams that shared the league title last season. …

Westmont Women

Coach Chantel Cappuccelli said Saturday’s 5-2 Homecoming win over The Master’s was “a pivotal one at this point of the season.”The Warriors are in second place in the GSAC with three matches remaining on the road. more

Carpinteria’s Leo Vargas, Westmont’s Maddi Berthoud Honored as Athletes of the Week

Carpinteria running back Leo Vargas put his name in the school’s football record book, while Westmont soccer player Maddi Berthoud was written up four times on the scoresheet of the Warrior’s key conference game. For their performances, Vargas and Berthoud were named the Athletes of the Week at Monday’s Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table press luncheon at Harry’s Plaza Cafe. more

Bill Macfadyen: If We’re Going to Reimagine Santa Barbara, It All Starts Here

On Oct. 16, 2007, Noozhawk was launched with a mission to fill a void of professional, mainstream, everyday local news in Santa Barbara and Goleta. … American Riviera Bank, Buynak Fauver Archbald Spray, Hayes Commercial Group, Richard Berti, Pacific Premier Bank, Santa Barbara Foundation, Seymour Duncan, Westmont College, Arlington Financial Advisors, The Cearnal Collective, Community Environmental Council, Cox and Metropolitan Theatres.

LOCAL ROUNDUP: UCSB women win at Highlander

The UCSB cross country program was originally scheduled to compete on Saturday at the Bronco Invitational at Santa Clara, but the poor air quality in northern California led the squad to change their plans, heading to UC Riverside’s Highlander Invitational. … Maddi Berthoud took care of the scoring for the eighth-ranked Warriors, scoring four goals in the victory over the Mustangs at Thorrington Field. After The Master’s opened the scoring in the seventh minute, Berthoud got Westmont (11-2-1, 5-2-1) on the board in the 11th minute, and again on the 21st minute to give the Warriors a 2-1 halftime lead. more

Yazi Hernandez Scores Game Winner for Westmont Men

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) It was a Senior Day to remember for Westmont Men’s Soccer (6-3-3, 5-2 GSAC) as the Warriors took down Golden State Athletic Conference rival The Master’s (9-4-2 4-3 GSAC) in double overtime by a score of 2-1. The game winning goal came off the foot of senior Yazi Hernandez in the 107th minute – pleasing a host of students and alumni on campus for this weekend’s homecoming festivities. more

Maddi Berthoud Scores Four Goals in Westmont Win

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) It may have been senior day, but it was sophomore Maddi Berthoud that scored the first four goals as #8 Westmont Women’s Soccer (11-2-1, 5-1-1 GSAC) defeated #9 The Master’s (12-3, 5-2) by a score of 5-2 in a critical Golden State Athletic Conference game. The win allowed the Warriors to move past the Mustangs into second place in the GSAC standings. more

Westmont Men Pull Off Dramatic Win in Double OT

It was a Senior Day to remember for Westmont Men’s Soccer, as the Warriors took down Golden State Athletic Conference rival The Master’s 2-1 in double overtime. The game-winning goal came off the foot of senior Yazi Hernandez in the 107th minute. more

Westmont Volleyball Goes 2-2 at Tough Columbia Fall Classic

Westmont Volleyball (23-4) headed to the American heartland earlier this week in search of top-level competition. The goal was to help the sixth-ranked Warriors prepare for NAIA National Championships later this year by participating in the Columbia Fall Volleyball Classic, featuring some of the best teams in the NAIA. more