Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Two members of the recently formed Westminster Speech & Debate Society competed in the Novice National Forensics Tournament, March 9-11 at Suffolk University in Boston. Sophomore English Julie Yesko and senior communication studies major Christian Na represented Westminster in a field of 25 colleges and universities from across the country.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
The beauty of a liberal arts college is that students are not only able to try their hand in different disciplines, but they are encouraged to do so. Junior English major and marketing minor Margaret Portmann embodies the essence of Westminster’s liberal arts curriculum by letting her different interests complement one another.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Poetry slams have the reputation of being platforms for some of the rawest and most honest poetry ever shared. Imagine poets battling mic to mic for a shot at a grand prize; going round for round with clever metaphors and similes. Whether you prefer to witness or participate in this intense battle of wordplay, the energy of slams is pulsating and will leave your lyrical hearts thoroughly satisfied. Sigma Tau Delta and Scrawl’s 2nd annual Poetry Slam promises to do just that.
Thursday, August 31, 2017
USA Today reports that Westminster College ranked #1 in the Middle Atlantic and Pennsylvania offering the “Best Colleges for the Money,” according to College Factual.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Catching up with Kara Knickerbocker '12 may be hard to do in between the many moving facets of her life. After a full year of visiting over seven countries and running her first marathon six months after receiving a pacemaker, no wonder why her goal for the rest of 2017 is to honestly slow down.
Friday, May 5, 2017
Victoria Volkay, senior English major, won the 2017 Dr. Frederick Horn Capstone Award for her capstone project entitled “The Humanity in Holmes: A Character Study on the Personality and Relationships of Sherlock Holmes in Literature and Film.” Volkay’s capstone focuses on Sherlock Holmes’ personality and his relationships with various characters in the original stories, and how those relationships translated to several of the most famous film adaptations by Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Robert Downey Jr., and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Senior English majors presented portions of their capstone at the final Bleasby Colloquium of the year in Mueller Theater on Thursday, April 20. Below are a list of presenters and the title of their projects:
Friday, February 24, 2017
As part of the Bleasby Colloquia Series, the Westminster College Department of English and Public Relations presents fiction writer Sherrie Flick. Flick will read excerpts from her latest collection Whiskey, Etc. on Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in Mueller Theater, located in McKelvey Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
The Division of Communications, Arts, Languages and Literature (CALL) Speaker Series presents the lecture "Sports, Media and the Color Line" given by Dr. Brian Carroll, Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department of Communication at Berry College. Dr. Carroll will speak February 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Berlin Lounge at Westminster College.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Dr. Kristianne Kalata, associate professor of English, will speak at the Bleasby Colloquium on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. in Mueller Theater. The event is free and open to the public.
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