TrackCats ready for a state run

Kate Zeising, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

Although it is sometimes thought of as an individual sport rather than a team effort, the Westminster track team’s close bond and team spirit helps carry them to victory. As the 2018 spring athletic season progresses, hopes are h...

All-State provides a platform for talented musicians

Sarah Street, Arts Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under Arts

Each spring, hundreds of accomplished high school musicians congregate together in an environment flowing with talent to do what they do best: make music. These performances, through a program called All-State, offer high school s...

PRUMC brings athletes together over friendly competition

Anand Srinivasan, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under Basketball, Sports

On weeknights throughout winter, students from Westminster, Lovett, Marist, Woodward, Pace, and a multitude of other schools meet at the Peachtree Road United Methodist Church (PRUMC) gym for some recreational basketball. Nine ...

CatFish win first state championship of 2018

Russell Wagman, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

On Feb. 3, the varsity swim team became the first Westminster team to win a state title in 2018. The team was led by the senior captains Bryan Weselman and Isabella Velarde, as well as by head coach Sharon Loughran, a former...

What is the American dream?

Ashley Ahn, Columnist

March 5, 2018

Filed under Opinions

On Feb. 12, 17-year-old Korean-American Chloe Kim won her first gold medal in the women’s snowboarding halfpipe event. With this win, Kim also became the youngest woman to ever win the women’s halfpipe event at the Winter Ol...

Eagles defeat Patriots for Super Bowl LII victory

Jack Hunter, Sports Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under Football, Sports

After losing their franchise quarterback Carson Wentz, all odds were against the Eagles as they defeated arguably the best quarterback-head coach duo in the NFL: Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. Coming into the game, the Eagles ha...

Westminster Celebrates Valentine’s Day in Lovely Fashion

Mason Arbery, News Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under News

As February rolls around each year, students look forward to Valentine’s Day with increasing anticipation. The holiday conjures up beautiful heart-shaped decorations, spending time with loved ones, and of course boxes and b...

Scholastic awards announced

Charlie Benedict, Opinions Editor

March 5, 2018

Filed under Arts

While students at Westminster are often known and recognized for their superior STEM and athletic ability, the Westminster writing and art communities have experienced a renaissance partially due to many programs such as Evolu...

2018 Welcomes Historic Flu Season

Phoebe Liu, News Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under News

Whether it be homework, sports, performances, or standardized tests, it’s easy to find something that occupies Westminster students. However, 2018 has seen the rise of a completely new concern for students: staying healthy. ...

The war on capitalism: Why we should not support socialism

Will Wallace, Guest Columnist

March 5, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Politics

In recent years in the United States, capitalism has come under attack. The primary opposition or “solution” presented to capitalism is socialism. I am here to explain why socialism is not only impractical but utterly greed...

U.S.-North Korea relations grow icy amidst Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Annie Kong, News Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under News, Politics

On Feb. 9, nearly 3,000 athletes from around the world gathered in the Olympic stadium in Pyeongchang county, South Korea, for the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics, kicking off 16 days of competition between 92 count...

College counselors prepare for a new class

Ananya Ganesh, News Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under News

By May 1, all 198 members of the Class of 2018 will have committed to a college of their choice. For them, it is the culmination of a process that started when they were juniors paired with one of Westminster’s college coun...