Losing sight of MLK day significance

Alex Bradham, News Reporter

January 26, 2018

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Has a day dedicated to a commemoration lost its purpose? Once a celebrated holiday devoted to remembering the monumental work of civil rights movement leader Martin Luther King Jr., MLK Jr. Day has b...

Global JanTerms extend campus learning opportunities

Phoebe Liu, News Reporter

January 26, 2018

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During the month of January, Westminster’s campus expanded from the 180-acre plot of land nestled comfortably in Atlanta to a global learning experience stretching 6500 miles to Israel, 8000 miles to Kenya, and several hundr...

Juniors transition back to campus life after Chewonki

Julia Rhee, News Reporter

January 26, 2018

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At Westminster, learning is not restricted to the confines of an Askew classroom, or even the 180 acres that define campus, as the school provides its students with unique opportunities and experiences that allow students to l...

Kadadi finalist in Khan competition

Annie Kong, News Reporter

December 1, 2017

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Over 5,000 competitors entered the Breakthrough Junior Challenge this year, an annual contest open to students ages 13-18 around the world. These students were challenged to explain any difficult math, physics, or life science-...

Transition to fake plastic Christmas tree

Anna Wilkinson, Editor-In-Chief

December 1, 2017

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An icon of Christmas is, of course, the Christmas tree: a great big pine conjuring up images of snow-dusted hills, hot chocolate, and maybe even the mystical Santa Claus. Westminster has, in past years, set up a live Christma...

GEAR focuses on community outreach

Allison Wilkinson, News Reporter

December 1, 2017

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This year, Westminster’s Gender Equality and Relations club, or GEAR, has teamed up with Atlanta based nonprofit Wellspring Living for a service project to benefit victims of sex trafficking. GEAR, in the past, has simply be...

Voting in local elections

Phoebe Liu, News Reporter

December 1, 2017

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For the average Westminster student, November marks one of the busiest times of the year, with school-related stress at a high, fall sports concluding their seasons, and holiday breaks coming increasingly closer. For two Upper...

Politics of NFL kneeling controversy

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

December 1, 2017

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It started with a simple action. To protest police brutality toward African Americans, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began sitting during the playing of the National Anthem in August of last year. On...

Westminster to undergo major campus construction

Julia Rhee, News Reporter

December 1, 2017

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In 15 years, iconic buildings such as Askew, Scott, Pressly, and Campbell Hall may not be the same storied edifices that have served as the foundation for Westminster’s development and continued history. As Westminster has grown ove...

Community wrestles with implications of DACA

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

November 3, 2017

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As students walked into a Hispanic Heritage month assembly on Thursday, Sept. 28, some noticed a change in atmosphere. Instead of the usual hit songs playing from the speakers, singer Manolo Alayeto’s melodious voice welcome...

Chance of formal homecoming stirs up controversy

Annie Kong, News Reporter

November 3, 2017

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With the transition from summer to fall comes preparation of a well-loved tradition – homecoming. Westminster partakes in all the standard parts of homecoming: spirit week, the dance, and, of course, the football game. However...

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