Dale Easley and spooky crevices on campus

Ella Bradford, Columnist

November 3, 2017

The other night, after dropping off Costco-sized boxes of food for cross country, I turned through the back gate to drop my friend off at her car. At a little past 8 pm, the street lights had flickered on and casted an eerie glow...

Some good movies and books according to Andrew Zacks

Andrew Zacks, Columnist

November 3, 2017

Look at you, well, you can’t look at you, but everyone else is. Don’t look now. You like good things, you must, I mean, just look at you. So then, let’s talk good things. We could all use more of them. Throw a stone and yo...

Slave to Society

Ashley Ahn, Columnist

September 29, 2017

On Aug. 21, we saw an eclipse. How could we forget? News stations, the Internet, and social media constantly reminded us to mark our calendars. School started 30 minutes earlier so students could attend a special assembly before...

Hidden hero: Eli Smith

Ella Bradford, Columnist

September 29, 2017

by Ella Bradford         Every afternoon after lunch, I walk through that corridor snuggled in the back-left corner of the lunch room. I attempt to follow the ever-changing trash sorting instructions and slide my plate...

God, etc.

Andrew Zacks, Columnist

September 29, 2017

Zoroaster, a Persian prophet, was the first man in heaven. Someone had to do it. One giant leap for mankind. To be the first prophet is to be the first to ride a bike, it’s novel, gunmetal and efficient, but once the people ...

Advice for Last-Minute Workers

Will Spillman, Columnist

September 29, 2017

Summer is over, and school is back. Hopefully it has been an easy transition and you haven’t been taken off guard by the Westminster workload. But eventually, whether you’re a diligent worker or a chronic procrastinator, th...

Killing DACA to MAGA? I don’t think so.

Drew Norman, Columnist

September 29, 2017

The Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program, commonly known as DACA, allows illegal immigrants brought into the United States as children a chance to apply for a renewable two-year escape from deportation and makes them elig...

Stopping the stigma of mental illness starts with discussion

Vicky Zhang, Photography Editor

February 2, 2017

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

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

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

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

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...

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