The many reasons why I’m voting for Barack Obama

Mollie Cahillane, Head Editor

November 28, 2012

Filed under Opinions

I grew up in a relatively conservative household. My parents tried not to influence me one way or another as a child, something that I greatly appreciate today. They let me form my own opinions and decide for myself what is “right.” To...

Why I support Mitt Romney

Caroline Wray, Head Editor

November 28, 2012

Filed under Opinions

I identify myself politically as an independent. When it comes to parties, I feel like I find myself both rolling my eyes and nodding thoughtfully at points made by both Republicans and Democrats. I feel that, today, the economy...

Ensemble brings music to highlands

Diana Ge

November 28, 2012

Filed under Arts

Ordinarily, everyday music is not capable of evoking strong emotion, but when truly beautiful music is made, it strikes a deep, resonant chord in the hearts of those listening. This is exactly what the Westminster Ensemble acc...

Love thy Neighbor, Love thy Enemy: Trout

Reid Calhoun

November 28, 2012

Filed under Opinions

What lies in the fisherman’s fascination with the trout? To those who don’t know the finer things in life trout are just another type of fish that taste good and populate many of the world’s rivers. After fishing for thirty...

PRUMC Volleyball worthy alternative for recreation

Sam Barkin

November 28, 2012

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Throughout the high school, there has been a new sensation among girls in the student body: the newly founded Peachtree Road United Methodist Church (PRUMC) Volleyball League. Known for its wildly popular Boys Basketball League durin...

School Orchestra program better than ever

Gabi Vesey

November 28, 2012

Filed under Arts

The orchestra program at Westminster was started in 1981 and has been growing ever since. “There are twice as many [orchestra students] in the junior high orchestra since I started,” said Linda Cherniavsky, who has been wor...

One Act Preview: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Ashley Faler

November 28, 2012

Filed under Arts

For those who become bored at the mere mention of Shakespeare, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) will prove to be a refreshing new look at the Bard. The parody, written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess...

Community garden enters another successful year of growth and change

Anisha Reddy

November 28, 2012

Filed under News

Westminster’s increasing environmental consciousness has been one of the most prominent changes on campus during the last few years. One of the important contributors has been the community garden, a large and refreshing gree...

Boys cross country hopes to continue a tradition of victory

Dylan Grien

November 8, 2012

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The boys cross country team historically has established a reputation for victory, and this year’s team is faced with the task of upholding this tradition by winning an astounding sixth-straight state title.  The runners unfortunately...

Football team overcomes obstacles to make a playoff push

Paxton Moore

November 8, 2012

Filed under Football, Sports

The fall brings many things--a new school year, cooler weather --but most of all it kicks off a new season of Wildcat football. Despite an arduous start to the season with a tough early season schedule, the 2012 Westminster football...

How We See It: Debate recap

Gray Clark and Robert Wilkins

November 8, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Debate 1: Domestic Policy University of Denver in Denver, Colorado Wednesday, October 3, 2012 Robert Wilkins: Maybe he was still riding high from his surge in the polls after the DNC. Maybe he was thinking of the millions...

Field trips get students High on art

Rose Sheehan

November 8, 2012

Filed under Arts

Last Tuesday afternoon, within the High Museum’s new Fast Forward exhibit, a collection that contains well-known artwork from the past 100 years, was another new sight. A small group of Westminster students made their way through...