The State of the Union

Walker McPhail, News Reporter

February 28, 2019

“Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans,” President Donald J. Trump’s voice resonated across the house chamber. On February 5th, the 45th president...

United States pulls out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

Nishka Bahl, News Reporter

February 28, 2019

Former French President, Charles De Gaulle, once said, “Treaties are like roses and young girls; they last while they last.” It seems De Gaulle was correct; since its inauguration in 2017, the Trump administration has pulled...

Junior students learn about hazing through documentary perspective

Woods Curry, News Reporter

February 28, 2019

Through the documentary showing of “HAZE” to junior students, the Counseling Department hopes to shed a light on the threat of hazing and alcohol abuse on college campuses. The film follows Gordie Bailey Jr., a lighthearted...

Entertainment Weekly Chief Editor Henry Goldblatt Visits School

Clara Johnson, News Reporter

February 28, 2019

Everyone seems to wonder, “Which of the peers in a friend group will grow up to be famous?” It could be any one of them; the football jock, the theatre kid, the math genius, anyone! It’s hard to predict who will end up being...

Chinese New Year Traditions

Toby Liu, News Reporter

February 28, 2019

Two months and five days after New Year’s Day, people all over the world celebrated Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year, not for one day, but for fifteen days. The Lunar New Year, coordinated by the cycles of the moon, falls...

Westminster players prepare for spring production of Romeo and Juliet

Sarah Street, Arts Reporter

February 28, 2019

During the past few months, the Westminster players embarked on a journey in bringing to life one of the most esteemed theatrical productions in history, Romeo and Juliet. Traditionally set in the medieval town of Verona, the...

Scholastic Art & Writing winners receive gold key awards

Ryan Hockstein, Arts Reporter

February 28, 2019

Nine Westminster students won Gold Keys from the 2019 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the highest level of distinction in the regional level of the esteemed competition. Their submissions now advance to be judged at the national...

Robotics team looks forward to future victories

Riya Jayanthi, Arts Reporter

February 28, 2019

Westminster’s robotics team is one of the many decorated teams on campus; over the past three years, the Wiredcats have taken home multiple victories at their regional and state competitions and advanced to Worlds, winning fifth...

Westminster Students Participate in High Museum Exhibition

Rachel Liu, Arts Reporter

February 28, 2019

Every spring, the High Museum hosts a Student Exhibition displaying the artwork of several Westminster students. From mid-February to the end of May, visitors can admire the masterpieces at the High Museum. The art pieces are...

A “Savage” Betrayal

Chris Gryboski, Arts Reporter

February 28, 2019

Rapper 21 Savage was arrested February 3rd in Atlanta by ICE officials for overstaying his UK visa, which had expired in 2006. 21 Savage, born She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, moved to the United States with his mother in 2005 on...

The NFL playoffs are nearing an end as a Rams vs. Patriots Super Bowl matchup is set

Andrew Mao, Sports Reporter

February 1, 2019

Playoff football. The most exciting time of the year for football fans as each snap, catch, interception, or fumble could make or break a team’s entire season. NFL players around the country work hard during the offseason...

Westminster art teachers’ obtain solo exhibits at Poem 88

Ryan Hockstein, Arts Reporter

February 1, 2019

Upper school art teachers Pamela Diaz Martinez and Ben Steele have both held a solo art exhibit at Atlanta art gallery, Poem 88 over the past few months. These solo shows help to spread Martinez and Steele’s name in the local...