Kavanaugh confirmation process calls into question issues of sexual assault and political division

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

November 2, 2018

On Oct. 6, a 50-48 vote in the Senate confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court, ending one of the most turbulent confirmation processes in American history. Amid the calls of Democratic senators to adjourn due to insu...

Female Leadership

Addie Anderson, Columnist

November 2, 2018

As a teenage girl growing up in the 21st century in America, I have learned a lot about how far women rights have come, but also how far we have yet to go. In the past, women have been treated as inferior to the opposite sex, a...

The Art of Conversation: A Guide

Andrew Zacks, Columnist

November 2, 2018

You come up to me on the street and say you know me from the columns I hide behind in the Bi-Line. Two things are liable to happen: either we are both instantaneously teleported to a clearing in a wintry forest and fight to su...

Toby Liu’s growing music career

Rachel Liu, Arts Reporter

November 2, 2018

Freshman Toby Liu and his violin have braved the stage of Carnegie Hall before an audience of hundreds of people. They have played alongside and competed against the best musicians in the state and even the nation. Although h...

Historic midterm elections display tight races

Woods Curry, News Reporter

November 2, 2018

As the Trump administration reaches the end of its second year, more voters than ever are going to the poles to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. Following events like trade wars with China and the controversial confirmation ...

Experiencing Art with Creating Community

Hugh Trotter, Arts Reporter

November 2, 2018

Westminster offers countless opportunities for those wishing to be involved in the arts, ranging from visual and performing arts classes to theatrical and musical shows. Many students choose to complete their required one-sem...

Why banning guns is our only hope

Payton Selby, Columnist

November 2, 2018

The harsh reality of the 2nd Amendment debate is that a great deal of useless argumentation is made by both conservatives seeking to uphold their perceived “God, Guns and Beer” form of national identity, and by the newly empo...

Alumni named to 11th Circuit, Georgia Supreme Court

Walker McPhail, News Reporter

November 2, 2018

On April 10, 2018, President Donald Trump nominated alumna Judge Britt Cagle Grant (’96) to succeed the retiring Judge Julie Carnes on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Four months later, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal appointe...

The leggings dress code controversy – an inside look

Siya Kalra, News Reporter

November 2, 2018

Leggings - the staple of every girl’s wardrobe. They are versatile and seemingly modest and thus would appear to be a perfect choice for schoolwear. Yet, recently, this humble piece of clothing has occupied the center of conv...

44 Plays for 44 Presidents makes history

Jack Schaaf, Arts Reporter

November 2, 2018

This past September, for the fall play, the theater department took on the challenge of putting together 44 Plays for 44 Presidents. The show’s uncommon format, which consisted of 44 mini plays with a collective mission to outline the live...

Technology Effects on Youth

Anna Bass, Columnist

November 2, 2018

Technology has grown from a privilege to an expectation, especially in our youth today. While technology has numerous benefits, such as instant communication, a form of expression, and new forms of art, it also has numerous ne...

Club fencing instills discipline and determination in young athletes

Lauren Kennedy, Sports Reporter

November 2, 2018

Although it is considered a rare sport among youth, fencing is growing in popularity as it provides students with unique opportunities for college scholarships and world championship titles. Fencing originated in the form of...