Stopping the stigma of mental illness starts with discussion

Vicky Zhang, Photography Editor

February 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Twenty-three years ago, a woman by the name of Kamala Dasinghani did something you and I would still consider unprecedented. Valedictorian of Dartmouth’s Class of 1994, she revealed that she suffered from an eating disorder...

The future of the Hawks

Andrew Lingle, Columnist

February 2, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Opinion, Sports

The Atlanta Hawks have been a part of the NBA postseason for nine seasons now, second to only the San Antonio Spurs. Yet a sense of mediocrity permeates through the team and its fan base. The question is, should the Hawks tank...

Perfect Tens: The legacy of Artic Monkey’s debut album

Mason Wright, Columnist

February 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

At the turn of the century, the Internet began to dominate culture, especially in regard to music. Bands could now distribute their songs instantly to their fans through websites like the forgotten Myspace. A group of teenagers...

How to deal with a political loss

Vicky Zhang, Guest Columnist

December 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion, The 2016 Election

Trump’s defeat of Hillary Clinton felt like a blow to my very foundation. I was not just shaken by the oversimplifying polls that claimed her victory, but had seemingly lost faith in the country. My drive to school on Wednesday...

“The Republic is Weeping”: Students react to election

Myles Hudson, Guest Writer

December 2, 2016

Filed under News, Opinion, The 2016 Election

The Republic is weeping. By the time polling centers closed on November 8th, 61.4 million Americans—47.8% of voters—had cast their ballots for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Virtually every poll put Secretary...

Ten bold predictions for the 2016-17 college basketball season

Will Spillman, Columnist

December 2, 2016

Filed under Basketball, Opinion, Sports

Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, Indiana, Kansas, and UCLA are generally regarded as the “blue blood” programs, or college basketball royalty. If you take a look at the incoming freshman classes for these schools or the current...

Notre Dame football disappoints loyal fan base

Casey Monyak, Columnist

December 2, 2016

Filed under Football, Opinion, Sports

Notre Dame Football Article Notre Dame football. You either absolutely love it or you absolutely hate it. There is no in-between. Fortunately for any Irish fans out there, I identify with the former group, so sit back, relax,...

Trump’s success sparks anxiety and new hope

By Grand Admiral, History God-Emperor, Grand Duke of Atlanta, King of Georgia, Jack Amerson I and Noah Weinstein, Guest Writers

December 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion, The 2016 Election

It appears the Westminster campus is slowly returning to normal. Though the articles published in this month’s issue of the Bi-Line may spur another wave of debate, it seems as though, for the most part, things have calmed down....

Led Zeppelin: Icons of rock music

Mason Wright, Columnist

December 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Four names remain synonymous with the best of rock music. Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham, and John Paul Jones are the four members of the legendary rock band Led Zeppelin. While almost everybody knows the band today, back...

“Fresh Off the Boat” Preserves Culture

Vicky Zhang, Columnist

October 31, 2016

Filed under Opinion

A few weekends ago, I felt a sudden burst of ambition to learn Chinese again. I say again because I spent 8 years of my childhood learning Mandarin, but have lost all my ability to read or write it. I logged onto Netflix to...

The Meteoric Rise of the Atlanta Falcons

Andrew Lingle, Columnist

October 31, 2016

Filed under Opinion

12 months ago, they were in the same situation. First in the NFC South and at the top of the conference. However, this time is different for the Atlanta Falcons. While their record may not be as good as it was a year ago, these...

Why You Shouldn’t Vote for Donald Trump

Casey Monyak, Columnist

October 31, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Most of the students at Westminster, including myself, remember a mere two presidential elections; however, our third election will most-likely go down as the wildest election in U.S. history. Two years ago, someone would have...

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