Freshmen President Takes a Stand Against Bullying

Cate Hoogstraten, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013
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When Dean Karanas heard that some of his friends were being bullied and gossiped about behind their backs, the freshman president couldn’t just sit there and do nothing. “All the anger [from... Read more »

Cheering Us On

Mary Wynn, Features Editor

September 13, 2013
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The WCA Varsity cheer team is excited for to cheer on the wildcats this Fall after winning 3rd in Regionals this past July.  They placed third in one of the toughest divisions in St. Louis but the team later found... Read more »

Q&A With the Author

Catherine Bakewell, Entertainment Editor

September 11, 2013
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Reverend Luke Davis, upper school Bible teacher, published his novel Litany of Secrets this summer. The following is the full interview with Davis featured in the article “Interview with the Author”. The... Read more »

Q&A With the Illustrator

Catherine Bakewell, Entertainment Editor

September 11, 2013
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Ciarra Peters, junior, designed and illustrated the cover for Reverend Luke Davis’ new book, Litany of Secrets: A Cameron Ballack Mystery. The Roar sat down with Ciarra to discuss her creative process and her work as... Read more »

Antonio López, Thomas Adams, and Chicle

Eli Parham, Staff Writer

May 16, 2013
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Working as a photographer, Thomas Adams sat down for a meal with his infamous houseguest, General Antonio López de Santa Anna, the former Mexican president who was spending his time of exile in New York. López discussed his... Read more »

From South to North

Christian Linhoff, Staff Writer

May 16, 2013
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North Korea has always been a topic Americans enjoy talking about, but as much as Americans like to talk about issues that interest them, think about Westminster’s own South Korean exchange students and how much this issue means... Read more »

Where are you going to college?

Catherine Bakewell, Staff Writer

May 16, 2013
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University of Alabama “I wanted to go to a college somewhere warm. Also the University of Alabama has an amazing Honors College that is growing (last year’s freshmen Honors College class had about 250 national... Read more »

Why Not College?

Jessica Johnson, Life Editor

May 16, 2013
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A four-year college institution is not the place for everyone to start.   Two seniors, Emily Orf and Mary Snapp, have decided to take a different route instead of going straight to college.  Both will be attending the Kanakuk... Read more »

Home Packed in a Suitcase: Missionary Kids

Nina Thampy, Staff Writer

May 16, 2013
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Missionary kids are what most people label children who have been raised abroad by their missionary parents. For a few students and their families at WCA, this lifestyle has been no anomaly for them. This sort of life includes... Read more »

Abby Becker, Class of 2011, Named Editor-In-Chief of UW-Wisconsin’s “The Daily Cardinal”

Melinda Oliver, Big Picture Editor

May 16, 2013
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As an inexperienced, eager junior walking into Westminster Christian Academy’s newspaper room, Abigail Becker, class of 2011, never imagined she would be opening the door to a lifelong passion. “I was never one of those... Read more »

A New Era

Eichel Davis, Staff Writer

May 16, 2013
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It has been nearly ten years since Student Council has had a change at the top, but in a few weeks, Susie Pike will step down from her post as advisor and pass the baton to a new leader. While Pike has crafted this group into... Read more »

Student Testimonials

Summer Smith, Community Editor

May 16, 2013
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Chapel the past couple of years has been set up to where primarily only administrators, teachers, and speakers from the community have come in and given an encouraging message to the students. This year chapel was structured... Read more »