Trail Cats continue long legacy of success

Allie Woods, Sports Reporter

December 7, 2018

After another long and exciting season, the Westminster girls and boys cross country teams were able to triumphantly pull through with another two state championships. The race was held in Carrollton, Georgia. Following Westminster’s...

Volleyball team looks to improve upon strong season

Julia Rhee, Sports Reporter

December 7, 2018

Westminster Volleyball’s tradition of excellence has been well documented, with each new season adding to the already impressive collection of region titles and state championships amassed throughout the program’s existence....

Students react to recent football-related deaths

Matthew Cha, News Reporter

December 7, 2018

On June 13, 2018, Jordan McNair, a 19 year-old football player at the University of Maryland, died after two weeks of hospitalization from heat stroke. McNair, who was running 110 yard sprints by command of Maryland head Coach...

College Basketball Preview

Colin Suddath, Sports Reporter

December 7, 2018

Alas, the long anticipated college basketball season has finally arrived. With the thick of the season still in front of us, many fans are thrilled and hopeful for their favorite teams. The chatter of the college basketball...

Thankful for each other

Addie Anderson, Columnist

December 7, 2018

For high school students, the major holidays of the fall semester are Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. After making it through three months of the school year, Halloween provides a fun time for students to relax, dress...

Why individual political education is still important

Anna Bass, Columnist

December 7, 2018

In high school, we see a lot of young folk beginning their journey into politics; however, how they get arrive at their beliefs can be questionable. Many young students arrive at their political opinions because of what their...

A Gentrification Story Still Unfolding

Andrew Stevens, Columnist

December 7, 2018

My next-door neighbors have lived in their house since the ‘60s. I learned this when I was seven; I climbed the wooden fence to their backyard and hopped in before I realized that I was stuck. To be fair, their backyard looks...

Young Conservatives Club speaks out on campus

Siya Kalra

December 7, 2018

While the most outspoken political activism on campus comes from the left, the Young Conservatives have upped their meeting dates this school year. The Young Conservatives main goal is to be a discussion space for those who...

Risk Committee releases new parking restrictions

Charlie Benedict, News Reporter

December 7, 2018

School shootings and gun violence in general dominate the news cycles, but shootings aren’t the biggest risk to everyday citizens. According to 2016 CDC statistics, the third leading cause of death are car accidents. General...

Pittsburgh Shooting Implores Students to Fight for Gun Regulations

Woods Curry, News Reporter

December 7, 2018

Following a year of deadly shootings, the recent attack at a Pittsburgh synagogue marks a point of no return for those advocating for tighter gun control. The shooting occurred on October 27th at the Tree of Life synagogue in...

Georgia Reports High Teen Voter Turnout for Midterm Election

Nishka Bahl, News Reporter

December 7, 2018

The state of Georgia is ranked 38 in voter turnout during the midterm races among all 50 U.S. States and the District of Columbia, but Georgia’s percentage of young voters, between the ages of 18 and 24, ranks in the top 20....

Habitat for Humanity fall service project aids families in need and enlightens volunteers

Noah Turbes, News Reporter

December 7, 2018

After more than 26 years, Westminster has continued to renew its annual commitment to partner with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity for service projects for its 27th year. Since its original build over 26 years ago, Westminster has...