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...

2018 Welcomes Historic Flu Season

Phoebe Liu, News Reporter

March 5, 2018

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Whether it be homework, sports, performances, or standardized tests, it’s easy to find something that occupies Westminster students. However, 2018 has seen the rise of a completely new concern for students: staying healthy. ...

U.S.-North Korea relations grow icy amidst Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Annie Kong, News Reporter

March 5, 2018

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On Feb. 9, nearly 3,000 athletes from around the world gathered in the Olympic stadium in Pyeongchang county, South Korea, for the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics, kicking off 16 days of competition between 92 count...

College counselors prepare for a new class

Ananya Ganesh, News Reporter

March 5, 2018

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By May 1, all 198 members of the Class of 2018 will have committed to a college of their choice. For them, it is the culmination of a process that started when they were juniors paired with one of Westminster’s college coun...

Grammys, Golden Globes reach new heights of politicization

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

March 5, 2018

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On Jan. 7, actors and actresses appeared in all black at the 2018 Golden Globes awards in solidarity with the Time’s Up movement for victims of sexual assault. In her acceptance of the Cecil B. DeMille award, entertainment ic...

#MeToo movement rises

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

January 26, 2018

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When the New York Times first reported rape allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein on Oct. 5, 2017, many felt that a new era had begun. Then, on Oct. 15, actress Alyssa Milano wrote on Twitter, “If you’ve been ...

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