Visual arts JanTerms expand students’ perceptions of art

Emily Pinkston, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015

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JanTerm’s inaugural year gave teachers the chance to lead an intensive class on a subject of their choosing, and it allowed students to spend three weeks immersed in a subject that they wouldn’t have learned about in a tr...

Teen team makes High a destination for art lovers of all ages

Molly Wright, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015

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Local teens from all over the metro Atlanta area are now gathering at the High Museum of Art for open studios, poetry nights, jewelry making, and even the occasional film festival. The High’s Teen Team program helps to plan...

Modern song lyrics highlight growing narcissism

Jessica Riemann, Columnist

January 30, 2015

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You would be hard-pressed to find a better way to describe the psychological state of a generation than by listening to the lyrics of its most popular songs. Studies have shown that as the years have come and gone, and new songs...

Michael Brown, an example of American racial prejudice

Jake Smith, Columnist

January 30, 2015

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The question of whether or not the Ferguson case is racial or not is hard to answer. None of us know what was going through the mind of Darren Wilson, but to claim that race is not a huge factor in everything is a very naïve...

Michael Brown’s death is not a race crime

Sam Seitz, Columnist

January 30, 2015

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The death of Michael Brown, while tragic and indicative of structural inequalities in modern America, is not an example of a hate crime. To be sure, the use of extreme force by the responding officer was questionable, but there is ...

The High Museum, a highlight of Atlanta

Sarah Zoellick, Columnist

January 30, 2015

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Before my sophomore year, I didn’t give much thought to the art museum downtown. It was a place my family visited on occasion, usually when my grandparents were in town, and every so often it would have a really exciting exhi...

A Year in Review: A look back on 2014 at Westminster, in Atlanta, and in the world

January 30, 2015

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JANUARY A snowstorm shuts down Atlanta, closing schools and businesses unexpectedly. Many people were foreced to spend the night in their offices or leave their cars on the highways and walk home. The Affordable Care Act go...

Bill Huang excels in robotics and art

Liv Combest, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015

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by Liv Combest  High school students can’t be much more prodigious than sophomore Bill Huang. An invaluable member of robotics and a talented artist, Huang has made contributions that have far surpassed those expected of s...