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

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

November 2, 2018

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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...

Historic midterm elections display tight races

Woods Curry, News Reporter

November 2, 2018

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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 ...

Alumni named to 11th Circuit, Georgia Supreme Court

Walker McPhail, News Reporter

November 2, 2018

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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

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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...

Westminster prepares for flu season

John Guerry, News Reporter

November 2, 2018

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It’s finally flu season, and not just the football season hashtag. Students have already started feeling the yearly batch of colds and coughs. These illnesses affect every aspect of student life at Westminster. Students can ta...

Exploring the Center for Teaching

Nishka Bahl, News Reporter

November 2, 2018

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On average, new Westminster teachers already have about nine years of teaching experience under their belt. However, at Westminster, learning never ceases as the faculty constantly seeks to update curriculum and pedagogy. Assist...

Westminster students enjoy global programs over the summer

Siya Kalra, News Reporter

September 28, 2018

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       Eight miles a day. 23 days. From the Louvre in France to Stonehenge in Britain, students who participate in the Running Through History program spent a tiring but memorable experience traveling around Europe and lea...

More girls decide to join the math team

Toby Liu, News Reporter

September 28, 2018

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        Are girls as good at math as boys? Of course, as indicated by the even split between girls and boys in higher level math courses at Westminster. Yet, not many girls participate in math competitions. This year, the ma...

Remembering Senator John McCain

Stephen Shin, News Reporter

September 28, 2018

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        War Hero. Maverick. Independent. Senator John McCain, passed away at the age of 81 on August 25, 2018. While many view McCain as a politician and senator from Arizona, others have alternate perspectives on John McCain’s...

Westminster implements mixed-gender homerooms

Meimei Xu, News Editor

September 28, 2018

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        When freshman Olivia Velanova arrived at ninth-grade orientation on August 13, she found herself face-to-face with a few unexpected additions in advisement: boys. Since then, the group has met a few more times, and t...

On my Honor…

Woods Curry, News Reporter

September 28, 2018

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        Even though students are constantly reminded of Westminster’s Honor Code Policies, honor violations still present a challenge to students and faculty alike. Statistics displayed during a September assembly held by th...

Westminster Celebrates Valentine’s Day in Lovely Fashion

Mason Arbery, News Reporter

March 5, 2018

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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...

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