STEAM JanTerm visits artist residency

Annie Kong, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

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One of the numerous JanTerm courses offered this year is the STEAM Workshop, where students apply science, technology, engineering, art, and math skills to create individual and group projects. The first week consists of lectures...

Students pursue writing during NaNoWriMo

Grace Cohn, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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For most people, the month of November means turkey, football, cold air, and every four years, the election of our nation’s president. But for dedicated writers, including many at Westminster, November also means National Novel...

Students perform The Crucible, draw enthusiastic crowds

MeiMei Xu, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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The Westminster players relived a historic tale of fear, betrayal, and death through The Crucible, a play about the Salem witch trials in 1692. Directed by guest artist and Westminster alumnus Celia Quillian, the performance r...

AP Art students visit Oregon and California coast lines

Annie Kong, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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Every year, any students enrolled in an AP level art course have the unique opportunity to travel to Oregon and experiment with different forms of art along the coast. The annual trip was first created by a previous art teacher,...

E Squared: Understanding the workings of the magazines Embryo and Evolutions

Annie Kong, Arts Writer

October 31, 2016

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The two student-run publications on campus, Embryo and Evolutions, are useful outlets for showcasing forms of art, visual and literary alike. However, distinct contrasting elements separate these magazines and allow students...

WAM: Bringing the men’s and women’s a capellas together

Sarah Elizabeth Payne, Arts Writer

October 31, 2016

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A Westminster tradition we have all grown to know and love, MAC and WAC, have officially come together to form a new group…WAM. The idea for a co-ed group has been tossed around for a while, but this year, founders Drew...

Orchestra meets famous violinist Joshua Bell

MeiMei Xu, Arts Writer

October 31, 2016

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Westminster’s Chamber Orchestra had a rare opportunity to meet the world-class violinist Joshua Bell on Sept. 15. The class attended a rehearsal of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s season opening concert featuring Bell as...

Faculty exhibit showcases summer artwork

MeiMei Xu, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

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For the visual arts faculty, this summer meant painting, building, photographing, and experimenting with new ideas. The Faculty Art Show in Broyles showcased the works that the art teachers produced this summer. The show ran from...

Creating Communities explores impact of art in Atlanta

Sarah Elizabeth Payne, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

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Westminster’s Creating Communities program has, for 3 years now, provided an opportunity for students to expand their knowledge of art in public spaces in our own community, and in others across the country. The program – le...

Jazz band gives students a chance to hone jazz skills

Charlie Benedict, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

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The harmonious sound of jazz instruments reverberates throughout the halls in Broyles. The source of the music? The jazz band. The jazz band has played at Westminster since 1976. The current jazz band instructor is the band dir...

High Museum showcases local high school art

Jehan Ramji, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

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Pre-first through 12th grade students were featured in the fifth annual art exhibit at the High Museum. The exhibition opened on March 15 and closed on April 17, with a reception for the artists and their families on April 10. ...

AP Art Show provides annual showcase for students’ work

Simran Patel, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

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Once a year, the AP Art Show fills Broyles with students’ art from their years in high school. Its purpose is primarily to showcase the senior class’s art, but, there are a few juniors who get to be a part of the show. St...

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