• 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

Community wrestles with implications of DACA

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

November 21, 2017

As students walked into a Hispanic Heritage month assembly on Thursday, Sept. 28, some noticed a change in atmosphere. Instead of the usual hit songs playing from the speakers, singer Manolo Alayeto’s melodious voice welcomed entering students and faculty. Toward the middle of the assembly, Alayeto took the spotlight once more, wa...

Chance of formal homecoming stirs up controversy

Annie Kong, News Reporter

November 21, 2017

With the transition from summer to fall comes preparation of a well-loved tradition – homecoming. Westminster partakes in all the standard parts of homecoming: spirit week, the dance, and, of course, the football game. However, one way Westminster’s homecoming activities differ from other schools’ is the informality o...

Students explore new JanTerms

Alison Wilkinson, News Reporter

November 21, 2017

From an 11 day all-expenses paid trip to Israel to exploring how racing cars work, the JanTerm catalog is practically bursting at the seams with new courses for students this year. Every year, Upper School students peruse the JanTerm catalog in search of the new courses offered for that year to see if anything catches their...

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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

MAC and WAC welcome new members

Woods Curry, Arts Reporter

November 21, 2017

Westminster’s acapella groups have been working tirelessly to showcase their impressive singing abilities to the student body. The groups, MAC and WAC, have been arrangin...

Cyan D’Anjou’s artwork changes focus to 3-D pieces

November 21, 2017

STEAM JanTerm visits artist residency

February 2, 2017

Students pursue writing during NaNoWriMo

December 2, 2016

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