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Westmont Downtown Talk Looks at Hidden Prejudices

Carmel Saad, Westmont associate professor of psychology, will explore implicit bias, the unconscious prejudices that are absorbed in childhood and persist into adulthood, in a 5:30 p.m. talk on April 12 at the University Club, 1332 Santa Barbara St. The Westmont Downtown lecture, Hidden Prejudices: How Implicit Bias Affects Our Work and Relationships, is free to attend. It is sponsored by the Westmont Foundation. more

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Stefanic’s clutch double caps wild win for Westmont

Michael Stefanic’s two-run double in the top of the ninth inning was the difference as Westmont pulled out an 11-9 baseball victory at The Masters University in Santa Clarita. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Westmont duo land NAIA All-American hoops honors

Lauren McCoy and Morgan Haskin, senior post players who led Westmont College to second place at the NAIA National Women’s Basketball Tournament, have been selected as NAIA All-Americans. more

Westmont Wins Slugfest over The Master’s

Tuesday afternoon’s Golden State Athletic Conference game between Westmont and The Master’s saw a total of 20 runs scored and 26 hits between the two teams. The Warriors (24-12, 17-10 GSAC) out slugged the Mustangs (21-17, 13-14 GSAC) and came away with an 11-9 victory. Today’s game is a make-up game from a rain out back on March 2. more

Round Table Luncheon: San Marcos’ CIF Water Polo Title Made It a 3-For-3 Day for Coach Roth

The pressure was on for San Marcos coach Chuckie Roth on that Saturday his girls water polo team played No. 1 Dos Pueblos for the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 title. … Coffey follows in the success of his brother Luke Coffey, who is starting at Westmont, and his cousin Dustin Demeter, who’s playing at the University of Hawaii. more

SBART: Winning becomes a family matter for Roths on court, in pool

Chuckie Roth, a coach at San Marcos High and father of three, had to follow in his sons’ footsteps to get to his Division 1 championship in CIF-Southern Section girls water polo. … “Isaac has been a mainstay in our program now, really, for four years,” Hedricks said. “He stepped in last year as our shortstop. He took over for his brother, who’s now at Westmont, and his cousin (Dustin), who’s now at Hawaii. more

Sisters Collide in ‘Crimes of the Heart’ at SBCC’s Jurkowitz Theatre

The Theatre Group at SBCC concludes its 2017-18 season with the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley, April 11-28, 2018 in the Jurkowitz Theatre. The production is directed by R. Michael Gros. … Pazaski (Lenny Magrath) works locally with the Lit Moon Theatre Company, UCSB, Westmont College, Elements Theatre Collective, and SBIPP as an actress, dramaturg and educator. more

RAY, Wilhelmina Willa Olson

Wilhelmina “Willa” Ray, resident of Big Bear City, California, battled ovarian cancer for several years prior to her death on March 22nd, 2018 at age 63. She went to meet Jesus with her family surrounding her. … After marrying her high school sweetheart Mark Ray, both graduated from Westmont College. more

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Chargers claim Cougar Classic crown

Dos Pueblos senior Dylan Kelley had a strong day on the mound and at the plate to lead the Chargers to the championship of the Cougar Classic in Cucamonga on Thursday. …


The Warriors swept a pair from Arizona Christian at Russ Carr Field to improve to 21-12 overall and 15-10 in GSAC play. more

‘J’ Is for Journalism

Three years at Westmont College landed Julia Lee a degree in business and good friends through track competitions, but she found her passion in racial justice. more