The pathway to success: students’ views on new athletic construction around campus

Matthew Cha, Sports Reporter

September 27, 2019

     Within the next year, Westminster will receive updated locker rooms under Alfred Thompson Stadium, a renovated and enlarged Campbell Hall, and a revamped Kent Field tennis court and parking lot area. While new renovations...

Fires continue to burn in the Amazon Rainforest

Clara Johnson, News Reporter

September 27, 2019

         Alongside millions of others, students and faculty at Westminster remained shocked by the news circulating about the Amazon Rainforest fires. The Amazon Rainforest, what many consider to be the “lungs of the world...

WAC kicks off new year with annual retreat

Hadley Foust, Arts Reporter

September 27, 2019

     As the new school year kicks off, WAC members prepare for the upcoming year by participating in the annual WAC retreat. Though planned mainly by parents of WAC members, co-leaders Anna Davis and Emily Seo have a lot of inp...

Reparations may not be the solution we’ve been looking for

Jonas Du, Columnist

September 27, 2019

     As the 2020 election intensifies, many Democratic candidates are embracing the idea of slavery reparations, that is, providing financial compensation to descendants of slaves. According to a recent Young Democrats pol...

Spotlight on Anna Bradford’s Trip to China

Toby Liu, News Reporter

September 27, 2019

While most of us spent our summers in relaxation, senior Anna Bradford was hard at work on a government-run immersive language program in China. Bradford was one of 18 students from all over the country to be chosen for the selective...

AP Art students adjust to changes in curriculum

Frances Munger, Arts Reporter

September 27, 2019

     It is certainly the year of change for students at Westminster. As the student body has been adjusting to the cottages, construction on campus, and as always, a new freshman class, the AP art students have even more adj...

A Look at Abortion Laws

Payton Selby, Columnist

September 27, 2019

     In May of this year, Georgia passed a series of hindering restrictions on abortion. This was met with an immediate wave of outrage from women and men across the state. Protests, petitions, and lawsuits soon confronted th...

Remembering Emmett Wright

Eleanor Knight, News Reporter

September 27, 2019

     Emmett Wright Jr. passed away on August 26, 2019, in Orange, Virginia. During his time at Westminster, he taught Advanced Placement American History and coached varsity basketball for The Westminster Schools and West Fu...

ANGELIC 2 THE CORE: Highlights from a Magnum Opus

Max Norman, Columnist

September 27, 2019

Where were you on June 22, 2016? Can you remember? Has it long since escaped your memory? Well, I can tell you what you certainly were not doing: paying attention to Corey Feldman. Feldman,best known as an actor in 80s classics l...

Spotlight on Dr. Pace’s Trip to Germany

Khushi Niyyar, News Reporter

September 27, 2019

     After a long year of working and learning at Westminster, Dr. Pace was selected to participate in an eye-opening program in Germany over the summer. Through the Transatlantic Outreach Program, Dr. Pace had the chance to see ...

Hong Kong: the fight for democracy

Noah Chen, News Reporter

September 27, 2019

     Under President Xi Jinping, Beijing and the Chinese Central government have begun chipping away at Hong Kong‘s independence. Formally existing as a British Colony, Hong Kong was returned to China in 1997, under a new ...