MAC and WAC welcome new members

Woods Curry, Arts Reporter

November 3, 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 arranging pieces and performing after school with the hopes of ...

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

Rachel Liu, Arts Reporter

November 3, 2017

On the Westminster campus, art takes on many shapes, forms, and sizes, interacting from the artist to the viewers in a unique exchange of intent and interpretation. Senior Cyan D’Anjou, an experienced artist, uses her artwork a...

Community wrestles with implications of DACA

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

November 3, 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 welcome...

Chance of formal homecoming stirs up controversy

Annie Kong, News Reporter

November 3, 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...

Students explore new JanTerms

Alison Wilkinson, News Reporter

November 3, 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 Ja...

Apple’s latest creation excites technology world

Phoebe Liu, News Reporter

November 3, 2017

This autumn marks midterm grades, early admissions deadlines for colleges, and sweater weather, but also the debut of a new technological innovation characterized by glass, light, and a computer chip. For Apple’s 10th annivers...

America heads one step closer to a left wing dystopia

Charlie Benedict, Opinion Editor

November 3, 2017

In late July, former Google engineer James Damore circulated “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” a contentious memo into an internal Google server, ­­­spurring left-wing fury over his alleged thought crimes. The ...

Stress Culture

Alan Xu, Columnist

November 3, 2017

Each day as November 1st gets closer and closer, I hear more and more of the same things: “Where are you applying early?” “Which colleges have you visited?” “What’s your essay about?” “Where is so-and-so applying?...

Students offer support to hurricane victims

Mason Arbery, News Reporter

November 3, 2017

Harvey. Irma. José. In fewer than three weeks, each of these hurricanes struck North America, leaving a trail of destruction and devastation behind them. An estimated 200 people died in these three hurricanes, with hundreds more...

Dale Easley and spooky crevices on campus

Ella Bradford, Columnist

November 3, 2017

The other night, after dropping off Costco-sized boxes of food for cross country, I turned through the back gate to drop my friend off at her car. At a little past 8 pm, the street lights had flickered on and casted an eerie glow...

Some good movies and books according to Andrew Zacks

Andrew Zacks, Columnist

November 3, 2017

Look at you, well, you can’t look at you, but everyone else is. Don’t look now. You like good things, you must, I mean, just look at you. So then, let’s talk good things. We could all use more of them. Throw a stone and yo...

Westminster spoils Pace’s homecoming

Jack Hunter, Sports Reporter

November 3, 2017

In the second ever meeting between Westminster and Pace, tensions were high as Westminster spoiled Pace’s homecoming with a 15-14 overtime win. Coming into the game, Westminster was 1-1 in the region, and Pace was 2-0. Not ...