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The Wildcat Roar

The Faces Behind The Talent

Audrey O’Neill, Editor-in-Chief
October 20
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Cooler weather means drinking hot beverages, wearing cozy sweaters, and crunching fallen leaves under your feet. But to students at WCA, the arrival of the fall season is marked by Wildcat Weekend. During this festive weekend, parents and students attend events such as Pride Night on Friday, a community...

Faculty Feature: Q & A with Chef Deb Miller

Cate Hoogstraten, Print Editor
October 19
Filed under Features

What was the most embarrassing moment of your life? D: When I applied for a job that I had no skills for. CH:  How did that go? D: (laughs) I got the job! What would you title the story of your life? D: Never Would Have Made It. When you meet someone for the first time, what do you really want t...

A Stellar Journey

A Stellar Journey

Lauren Bell, Staff Writer
October 19
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Imagine if Kansas City was being attacked, and you were forced to flee. This was the case for Stella Skorobogach, when terrorists threatened the area just 200 miles from her home in Mariupol, Ukraine. Stella was born in a small city in Ukraine. She is the third of four children in her family. “I ha...

Join the Club

MaryKate Kopsky, Staff Writer
October 19
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Do you want to camp out in the Ozarks? Interested in playing board games with senior citizens? Always wanted to help out with Spirit Week? With over 20 different clubs that meet regularly and continually welcome new members, Westminster’s Clubs are appealing to a variety of student interests. One of these ...

Finding Your Mall

Bridgette Grimm, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Whether one needs a new outfit, or is just shopping for fun, the decision of which mall to go to is always a tough one. In the St. Louis area, West County Mall, Plaza Frontenac, and The Galleria are all popular malls, each of them with pros and cons. At the corner of Manchester and I-270, West County Mall is in a ...

The Untold Stories of Summer Seminar

The Untold Stories of Summer Seminar

Lauren Ramos, Print Editor
September 23
Filed under Broadcast, Features, Top Stories

Oregon On the second day in the Wallowa Mountains, they ran into some park rangers at a lake that was about a quarter of a mile from where they set up camp.  Unfortunately, the state law in Oregon is that people cannot hike and camp in a group of more than 12 campers, but the Westminster campsite had...

New Heads

New Heads

Sarah Ragsdale, Features Editor
September 23
Filed under Broadcast, Features, Top Stories

 

Q&A With WCA’s Three Newest STARS

Audrey O'Neill, Editor-in-Chief
September 23
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The six-week long “Students and Teachers as Research Scientists” program, sponsored by local private industries and universities, is an opportunity for high school students and teachers to participate in hands-on research, write and present research papers, and listen to lectures from nationally-kn...

Dare You Not To Look

Dare You Not To Look

Tessa Copeland, Staff Writer
April 22
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Opinion, Top Stories

Gritty and exciting, the new Netflix series, Daredevil, takes a unique turn from the usual glitz and glamour of Marvel cinematic productions. With superheroes glutting the film industry, Daredevil stands out for it’s innovation, macabre humor, and dark themes. While most hero films focus on the...

The ‘Major’ Decision at Hand

Jack Andrews, Staff Writer
April 7
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Whether it's family gatherings, conversations with friends, or talks with parents, you have probably been asked a thousand times, “What do you want to study in college?”. This process, while for many a daunting task, does not need to be a stressful overbearing. Simply taking an honest look at your...

Cardinals Preview

Cardinals Preview

Michael Alldredge, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Sports, Top Stories

    After winning the Central Division last season, the Cardinals are heavy favorites to repeat. Returning 7 out of 8 starting fielders from last seasons club, they have bolstered their line up with the addition of power hitting outfielder Jason Heyward. Heward will fit nicely ...

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