Kadadi finalist in Khan competition

Annie Kong, News Reporter

December 1, 2017

Over 5,000 competitors entered the Breakthrough Junior Challenge this year, an annual contest open to students ages 13-18 around the world. These students were challenged to explain any difficult math, physics, or life science-...

First student art exhibit of the year opens in Broyles

Addie Anderson, Arts Reporter

December 1, 2017

The first student art exhibit of the year is up and running, and it’s livelier than ever before. Art hangs on the walls and sculptures sit on stands in Kellett, showcasing student creativity. “This show is anything and everything...

Transition to fake plastic Christmas tree

Anna Wilkinson, Editor-In-Chief

December 1, 2017

An icon of Christmas is, of course, the Christmas tree: a great big pine conjuring up images of snow-dusted hills, hot chocolate, and maybe even the mystical Santa Claus. Westminster has, in past years, set up a live Christma...

Letter from the Editors – December 2017

Anna Wilkinson, Editor In-Chief

December 1, 2017

Ah. The holiday season is upon us. The season of paradoxes, such as your grandmother saying “ooh let’s give him some nickels” when the Salvation Army guy gets in your face, and then going into Walmart and jostling another lady ...

GEAR focuses on community outreach

Allison Wilkinson, News Reporter

December 1, 2017

This year, Westminster’s Gender Equality and Relations club, or GEAR, has teamed up with Atlanta based nonprofit Wellspring Living for a service project to benefit victims of sex trafficking. GEAR, in the past, has simply be...

Voting in local elections

Phoebe Liu, News Reporter

December 1, 2017

For the average Westminster student, November marks one of the busiest times of the year, with school-related stress at a high, fall sports concluding their seasons, and holiday breaks coming increasingly closer. For two Upper...

Politics of NFL kneeling controversy

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

December 1, 2017

It started with a simple action. To protest police brutality toward African Americans, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began sitting during the playing of the National Anthem in August of last year. On...

Westminster to undergo major campus construction

Julia Rhee, News Reporter

December 1, 2017

In 15 years, iconic buildings such as Askew, Scott, Pressly, and Campbell Hall may not be the same storied edifices that have served as the foundation for Westminster’s development and continued history. As Westminster has grown ove...

Boys’ and Girls’ XC clinch State Titles

Walker McPhail, Sports Reporter

December 1, 2017

On Nov. 4, both the boys’ and girls’ cross country teams raced to victory, winning two state championships. The two wins give the Wildcats a combined 54 cross country state championships; a total more than any other school ...

HoopCats look ahead towards a promising new season

Caroline Lingle, Sports Writer

December 1, 2017

Business is booming on the court as the Varsity Boys Basketball team sinks another shot to defeat Pope by roughly 20 points. Nov. 18. marked the official beginning of the varsity boys’ basketball season. On Nov. 18 and Nov. 1...

Football provides fun Friday afternoons and competitive games

Anand Srinivasan, Sports Reporter

December 1, 2017

Every Friday night in the fall, Westminster students, teachers, and parents gather to support the varsity football team. However, with games starting early at night, many must find something to do in the free time between schoo...