SGA Vice President Lydia Creech (second from left) became acting president this June, following the resignation of Carson Pope. She is joined here by SGA Treasurer Daniel Epler, Secretary Nicole Hall, Constitution and Elections Chair Missy Rolseth, and Speaker of the Senate Isaac Coronel. PHOTO COURTESY OF LYDIA CREECH.
BY JESSE CALVERT
Westminster’s Student Government Association (SGA) recently underwent senatorial and class presidential elections, bringing in a group of new representatives. In November, students will elect five executive officers. One student, though, transitioned into a new position in the SGA during the summer.
Coach Dyson with alumna Ashley Schimmel. PHOTO COURTESY OF ELAINE COLLINS.
BY TABITHA TIEFENTHALER
Women’s head soccer coach, Jen Dyson, has always instilled the idea of family in her teams at Westminster for her past eight seasons. Being very family-oriented herself, she takes this very seriously.
“Women are under-appreciated in the professional world and are greater assets than people may realize.” PHOTO BY NICK HARDEMAN
BY NICK HARDEMAN
Natalie Corrigan, ’18, is an active campus leader from Chicago and is out to prove that women have a spot in the workplace.
This image of a naked woman with writing and the symbol for sexual assault survivors on her back will appear at the beginning of the “Your Story Matters” video. IMAGE COURTESY OF KHALED KHALILI.
BY JIM MALVEN
This Thursday, volunteers from the Remley REST Center will host the 2017 Remley Women’s Leadership Conference. The highlight of the conference — as well as its title — will be “Your Story Matters,” a video in which 17 Westminster students share their experiences of being sexually assaulted.
Owen waits for students to arrive at the dining hall for lunch. PHOTO BY ROBERTA BURNS.
BY ROBERTA BURNS
Have you ever wondered who the person responsible for coordinating the array of food at Backer Dining Hall and the Johnson College Inn is? The mastermind behind all Westminster’s food services has served three U.S. presidents and has two World Series rings for his work planning events for the St. Louis Cardinals. That man is Kevin Owen. Owen is currently the college’s director of Dining Services and Catering and has been employed at Westminster for the past five years.
BY STEFANIE EGGLESTON
SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
Whether he is coaching a runner or guiding a student to make the right choices, Scott Mantooth is always striving to improve the lives of those he meets. Mantooth is the new assistant cross country and track coach and coordinator of the Student Conduct Board.
Westminster’s newest English professor, Dr. Brandon Krieg, will receive the Codhill Press Poetry Award on Monday. PHOTO BY ROBERTA BURNS.
BY STEVEN TUTHILL
Last week, Codhill Press selected Dr. Brandon Krieg, assistant professor of English at Westminster, as the recipient of its 2016 Poetry Award for his manuscript, “In the Gorge.” The award will be officially announced by the press on Monday.