662 Smiles: An Update of the Indian Letters

Nina Thampy, Staff Writer

April 15, 2013
Filed under Features

“…Convey love to your family and friends. Don’t forget me and I love you very much,” scribbled Soniya Rani to Kaylie Duke, senior. In December 2012, Laura Tarantino, senior, asked for the some of the WCA students to... Read more »

Radically Genuine

Catherine Bakewell, Staff Writer

April 15, 2013
Filed under Features, Top Stories

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Making a Difference and Changing the World, One Child at a Time

Jessica Johnson, Life Editor

April 15, 2013
Filed under Features

Ryan He, senior, along with other international students, have started a charity here in the United States to benefit people around the world.  The international charity is called ‘With a Warm Heart’ and is put on by a group... Read more »

Wild Things

Christian Linhoff, Staff Writer

April 15, 2013
Filed under Features

Some people like to dance, some like to play video games, some like to cook, Andrew Eichenlaub, a Sophomore, likes to practice taxidermy. “It all started when a buddy of mine came up to me and told me he shot his first squirrel,... Read more »

Tightening the Slack

Summer Smith, Community Editor

April 15, 2013
Filed under Features, News

Gone are the days where students could bring guests from other schools as their date to Christmas Banquet and Junior Senior Banquet and celebrate with a party afterwards. Westminster is tightening the slack on social events,... Read more »

12 Angry Magnolias

Andrea Reed, Staff Writer

April 15, 2013
Filed under Features, News

Westminster has decided to unveil a new idea in theatre history. WCA’s two directors, Helen Scott and Jim Butz, are pitting the boys against the girls in two same-gender plays: Steel Magnolias, and Twelve Angry Men. With... Read more »

For, Of and By the Students

Eichel Davis, Staff Writer

April 15, 2013
Filed under Features, News

“We The Students of the the Westminster Student Congress, vow, in the best interest of our students to behold, and bestow the gifts of this council to our students, present and future.” The first line of the Student Congress... Read more »

Westminster Offers The STARS Program For Rising Juniors And Seniors

Sam Parham, Staff Writer

April 5, 2013
Filed under Features, News

STARS, also known as Students and Teachers As Research Scientists, is a program for sophomores and juniors who would like to expand their knowledge of science and complete one semester of ASR, Applied Scientific Research,... Read more »

Inside and Out

Maggi Eachus, Staff Writer

March 26, 2013
Filed under Features

Todays children are bigger than ever. Kids are not going outside, and are not getting all of the nutrition they need. American children are not nearly as active as they shoould be, and it may seem like nothing is being done about... Read more »

After the Storm

Megan Galvin, Staff Writer

March 26, 2013
Filed under Features

Endless hours of  news coverage highlighted the terrible calamity left by the natural disaster. Interviews, pictures, and satellite images covered every news station. Although the storm was a colossal tragedy, there was much... Read more »

Rebuilding JOMO

Elise Hearne, Photography Editor

March 26, 2013
Filed under Features

Many think back on the year of 2011 and think of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan’s coast, the year the Packers beat the Steelers in the Super Bowl, or that royal wedding that captivated so many. However, the devastating... Read more »

Puppy Love Turned Dangerous

Melinda Oliver, Big Picture Editor

March 26, 2013
Filed under Features

They call it “puppy love”—that excited, rush of adrenaline a young girl might get the first time her crush flashes a smile her way, or the pride that swells in a teenage boy’s chest the moment he is able to call the object... Read more »