The Seal Controversy: Alumni, students, and parents respond to rebranding efforts

Catherine Benedict, Head Editor

May 13, 2016

An Introduction by head editor Catherine Benedict '16  Westminster’s new marketing campaign and launch of several secondary logos to supplement the traditional school seal, announced in an Upper School assembly on April 19, h...

Who owns culture?: The authority of offense

Vicky Zhang, Columnist

May 13, 2016

In the past 10 years, the American population has begun to tiptoe around social relations to avoid the O word: offense. The beginning of a celebrity’s downfall is rarely when he or she drives under the influence, maybe even ca...

Jazz band gives students a chance to hone jazz skills

Charlie Benedict, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

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

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. ...

Boys and girls varsity tennis teams win state tournaments

Casey Monyak, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

On Saturday, May 7, two of the most decorated athletic program at Westminster, the varsity boys and girls tennis teams, won the state championship, the boys for the sixth year in a row. These victories were set by successes ear...

I’m not a narcissist, I’m just better

William Denning, Columnist

May 13, 2016

It was last Sunday when my mother was shuffling through the weekly New York Times that we get only for the book reviews, NYT magazines and, of course, beautiful typeface. She has a tendency to read the headlines and divvy up ...

A bracket win: why not you?

Jack Schlafly, Columnist

May 13, 2016

This year’s annual 64 (68 including play in games) team college basketball tournament was another thriller. This year’s upsets were highlighted by 15-seeded Middle Tennessee taking down one of the favorites to win the whole...

AP Art Show provides annual showcase for students’ work

Simran Patel, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

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...

Farewell to a legend: Dave Drake leaves Upper School

Katie Zhu, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Dave Drake is, to say the least, a Westminster legend. Famous for wearing his blue University of Kentucky hat, biking in the Turner weight room, and decorating his classroom wall with pictures of students at prom and graduatio...

Terrorism concerns on RTH

Maya Sinha, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Even in spite of the recent terrorist attacks in Europe, the Running Through History course remains on track to take place this summer. “I know many of you have the events in Paris and Brussels on your mind,” said principal...

Crew program on the rise

Sarabeth Hoffman, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

They’re gripping long poles, using all their energy to keep moving forward, getting wet from the sweat of their effort and the water all around them. Are they skimming leaves off a swimming pool? In a stilt race across a ragi...