Young Conservatives Club speaks out on campus

Siya Kalra

December 7, 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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...

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