• Women’s marches make global impact

    Women’s marches make global impact

    Naima Turbes, Staff Writer

    February 2, 2017

    Seven hundred marches. Sixty countries. Seven continents. That is the estimate of the size and spread of the women’s marches for social justice that occured on Jan. 21. From Capitol Hill to Nairobi, the sunny beaches of Cape Town to the Antarctic, from Paris, the city of love, to Atlanta, home of the civil rights movement, millions of women...

  • Steve Frappier in Ft. Lauterdale airport tragedy

    Steve Frappier in Ft. Lauterdale airport tragedy

    Phoebe Liu, Staff Writer

    February 2, 2017

    The frequency of news reports of innocents shot to death, and everyday explosions, seems to be increasing. With each additional shooting, terrorist attack, or bombing, humans react with lessening intensity. Humans are becoming desensitized to violence and terror in the modern world. When on Friday, Jan. 6, 26-year-old Esteban Santiago began shooting...

News

“Prepare for anything”: Westminster travel Closer Analysis of Chewonki

Eric Wang, News Reporter

October 2, 2017

Westminster students have numerous great privileges that almost no other schools have. These include the extracurriculars, clubs, and of course, the best of it all: JanTerm. JanTerm is a course that most students take, and many-usually Juniors and Seniors- even travel out-of-state for their applied course. Almost every student de...

Charlottesville

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

October 2, 2017

One person killed. Fourteen others injured. The aftermath from the car that hurtled into a crowd of counter protesters on Saturday, August 12, in Charlottesville, VA, left Americans with difficult questions to answer about history, monuments, current race relations, and white supremacy. The suspected driver of the car that caused t...

Circle of Women plans project in Peru

Alison Wilkinson, News Reporter

October 2, 2017

“Our current project [is] actually the first time a [high school] chapter of the national Circle of Women organization has taken on their own project,” said junior Jessica Lao, a leader of Westminster’s Circle of Women chapter. This year, they will be raising money to build a crucial second and permanent dormitory in ...

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How to deal with a political loss

Vicky Zhang, Guest Columnist

December 2, 2016

Trump’s defeat of Hillary Clinton felt like a blow to my very foundation. I was not just shaken by the oversimplifying polls that claimed her victory, but had seemingly lost faith in the country. My drive to school on Wednesday was the first indicator of change- the homemade signs that had been so proudly promoting Clinton the day before were brought indoors. The morning...

“The Republic is Weeping”: Students react to election

Myles Hudson, Guest Writer

December 2, 2016

The Republic is weeping. By the time polling centers closed on November 8th, 61.4 million Americans—47.8% of voters—had cast their ballots for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Virtually every poll put Secretary Clinton ahead of real-estate mogul Donald J. Trump. The New York Times had Secretary Clinton at an impenetrable 95% chance of victory before the...

Trump’s success sparks anxiety and new hope

By Grand Admiral, History God-Emperor, Grand Duke of Atlanta, King of Georgia, Jack Amerson I and Noah Weinstein, Guest Writers

December 2, 2016

It appears the Westminster campus is slowly returning to normal. Though the articles published in this month’s issue of the Bi-Line may spur another wave of debate, it seems as though, for the most part, things have calmed down. Across the nation, however, many are still reeling from the results of the 2016 election. Arriving to school the day after the election,...

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Letter from the Editors – January 2017

It’s the New Year! Yay! It’s already the end of January but it feels like nothing has really changed, and I still write ‘2016’ on all my papers....

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Arts

STEAM JanTerm visits artist residency

Annie Kong, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

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...

Students pursue writing during NaNoWriMo

December 2, 2016

Students perform The Crucible, draw enthusiastic crowds

December 2, 2016

AP Art students visit Oregon and California coast lines

December 2, 2016

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