Monthly Archives: February 2016

Women’s Basketball Falls in Conference Championship

Andrea Zalis, ‘17, attempts a free throw during a game against Greenville College on Saturday, Feb. 27. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTMINSTER ATHLETICS.

Andrea Zalis, ‘17, attempts a free throw during a game against Greenville College on Saturday, Feb. 27. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTMINSTER ATHLETICS.

BY BEN CAMPBELL
SPORTS EDITOR

The Westminster women’s basketball team lost 66-63 to Greenville College on Saturday night in the Conference Championship Game. The loss ended the team’s record-tying 15-game winning streak, as well as its hopes of advancing to the NCAA Tournament. Read more

Blue Jays Take Home SLIAC Conference Championship

Stu Hollandsworth flushes a dunk against Greenville College on Feb. 25. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTMINSTER ATHLETICS.

Stu Hollandsworth flushes a dunk against Greenville College on Feb. 25. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTMINSTER ATHLETICS.

BY JAMES BERNSKOETTER
GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

The Westminster men’s basketball team is headed to the Division III NCAA tournament, after winning its first St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLAIC) championship since 2012. The victory came in a 61-59 contest against Spalding University on Saturday. Read more

Research Shows Americans Drink Too Much Soda — What Do Students Need To Know?

sodaBY HENRY CHOY
STAFF WRITER

Amid growing evidence that high sugar consumption is linked to Type 2 diabetes and heart disease, the federal government is now recommending stricter limits on sugar. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released last month, state that the daily intake of calories from added sugar should not exceed 10 percent of total calories. Read more

Career Expert Addresses the Quarter Life Crisis

Smiley Poswolsky begins his lunch and learn in Hermann lounge. PHOTO COUTRTESY OF WESTMINSTER CAB.

Smiley Poswolsky introduces himself to begin his lunch and learn in Hermann lounge. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTMINSTER CAB.

BY KAT COOPER
STAFF WRITER

Bestselling author and millennial career expert, Adam “Smiley” Poswolsky, held a lunch and learn lecture on Tuesday where he encouraged students to find meaningful work — work that allows you to share you gifts, maintain your values and is finically viable for your desired lifestyle. Read more

The Black Student Union Wraps Up Black History Month Celebrations, Works to Achieve Greater Representation

Hannah Macon, '19, shares her experience as a black woman at Thursday's Coffeehouse.

Hannah Macon, ’19, shares her experience as a black woman at Thursday’s Coffeehouse.

BY STEFANIE EGGLESTON
STAFF WRITER

Rhythms and rhymes filled JCI last Thursday night at the coffeehouse in celebration of Black History Month. Performances from Westminster’s diverse student body focused on the struggle and triumph of African Americans through poems, prose and song. The event was hosted by members of the Black Student Union and the Literature Club. Read more

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