Com Students

Cape of Good Hope May 2008

Leadership & Involvement

Com Majors lead worship in chapel, sing with the choir, oversee key positions in student government, edit and write for the campus newspaper, edit and win awards for the campus yearbook, start clubs, volunteer in the community, work on campus, debate competitively, and travel abroad. Com majors have many interests! Some double-major in Spanish, some minor in Art, and some are pre-med majors. Wherever they go and whatever they do, they typically bring good questions, enthusiasm, and thoughtfulness to the conversation.

Clark Morgan Grapes Dominique Rastrelli Allison Trowbridge Orientation
Liane & Cleo Koh in Europe Janelle Boyd Kevin Foote Drums

Passion & Civility

Get involved in the Tournament of Expressions! This is your chance to compete in the Great Speeches Tournament, the Persuasive Speaking Tournament, and the Debate Tournament. Watch for sign-ups in January. Thanks to the work of some very dedicated and skilled debaters, Westmont's Debate Club is back. If you're interested, contact Captain Jimmy Wittrock ( The Club is focused on Parliamentary Debate -- but we may have room for some forensic competitions as well.

Josh Bethany Danielle Casey Jeff Cassidy


Campus Conversations

Com studies students have participated in two very important campus-wide conversations. In 2008, Liane Koh was part of a campus panel interacting with Fareed Zakaria, editor of Newsweek International, CNN host, and author of The Future of Freedom. In 2007, Teri Tan questioned Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist and author of numerous books, including The World is Flat. Teri is pictured here with Andrew Franklin, Thomas Friedman, and Sonja Egeland.

Teri Tan & Thomas Friedman The World is Flat Andrew Franklin Sonja Egeland