Recent Press

Former Westmont Pitcher Bagley Selected in MLB Draft

The San Diego Padres selected former Westmont pitcher Tyson Bagley in the 11th round of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft. Bagley pitched for the Warriors during his freshman year before playing for Cisco Junior College as a sophomore. He finished his collegiate career at Dallas Baptist in Texas. more

Art afoot – Westmont's Reynolds Gallery hosts juried show of art about footwear

Ending the academic season on a breezy, thematic note and, ahem, treading lightly, the Westmont College’s Reynolds Gallery is currently hosting a juried show of art about shoes. You know you’re in the right place when you find stray, actual shoes (or are they “found objects?”) dangling by the entryway of the art gallery. more

Clarke Broadcasting Awards Student Scholarships

Alaina Young, who won a Clarke Broadcasting Scholarship, plans on pursuing a career in medicine at Columbia College this fall, with plans to eventually transfer to Westmont. more

Music teacher helped me find soul

Hannah Cochran, who graduated from West Linn High School in 2007, attends Westmont. She writes in appreciation of music teacher at Mr. Cumpston who is leaving West Linn High School. more

Crawford takes over for Royals

Rob Crawford, former Westmont head baseball coach, has been named head coach of San Marcos High School. He was a player at Westmont when the Warriors faced USC, with Mark McGwire starting on the mound and Johnson serving as closer. Crawford struck out against McGwire, but notched a hit against The Big Unit. more

Westmont Grad Nominated by Committee for UC Student Regent Seat

Westmont alum Jesse Bernal was recommended to serve as the student regent on the UC Board of Regents for the 2009-10 school year. After earning his undergraduate degree at Westmont College, Bernal moved onto his graduate work in education at UC Santa Barbara. more

Miss California Urges Students to Focus on VISION

Reigning Miss California and Westmont College graduate Melissa Chaty visited the eighth-grade class at Santa Barbara Christian School on Monday and presented a motivational talk titled “Right Decisions, Right Now.” more

MARK PATTON: Warriors' big drive touches them all

Gayle Beebe was in the first few months of his Odyssey as Westmont College’s president last fall when a seductive sound drew him outdoors, like Ulysses to the Sirens. more

Kokkonen takes on Capps: Republican to take on Democratic incumbent in November

Republican Matthew Kokkonen, a graduate of Westmont,  has started laying the foundations for his race against Congresswoman Lois Capps this fall on the premise the former school nurse lied to voters about how long she would stay in office. more

MARK PATTON : There are also good sports in athletics

The reigning Miss California, Westmont College graduate Melissa Chaty, will attend the Alzheimer’s Association’s “A Round To Remember.” Proceeds will benefit Alzheimer’s research. more