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Improv is Back

Audrey O'Neill, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2014

DIVERGING VIEWS: Book-Reader

DIVERGING VIEWS: Book-Reader

Katherine Yenzer, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014

Reading a book is an emotional and wonderful journey. Falling in love with characters is easy, and nothing compares to finally seeing your favorite characters on the big screen. Seeing a literature hero depicted in a movie can be absolutely incredible or completely horrible. An avid reader’s favorite...

DIVERGING VIEWS: Movie-Goer

DIVERGING VIEWS: Movie-Goer

Lauren Ramos, Print Editor

May 2, 2014

Reading a book is unnecessary when the movie is coming in theatres.  Instead of having to spend days flipping through the pages of the story and imagining how the characters look, going to the theatre allows us to get the full picture of the story in only two hours. The Divergent trilogy has grown in popularit...

Movie Review: The Wind Rises

Movie Review: The Wind Rises

Juhyae Kim, Opinions Editor

March 28, 2014

The outstanding Japanese filmmaker, Hayao Miyazaki, has concluded his 51-year-long career with his Oscar-nominated motion picture, The Wind Rises. His dedicated fans, several of whom are Westminster students, will miss seeing him produce wondrous works like Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mon...

How I Learned to Stop Eye-rolling and Love the Opera

Catherine Bakewell, Entertainment Editor

March 14, 2014

Odds are, seeing the word “opera” up above has brought up thoughts of screeching women in Viking helmets and over-dramatic singing by chubby, old people in silly costumes. A year ago, I would have thought the same thing, until my eyes were opened to the perfect blend of playfulness, seriousness, ...

A Night with the Stars

Ashley Klein, Design Editor

March 4, 2014

As snow and ice swirled around the midwest, thousands diverted their attention to the glitz and glamor of sunny Hollywood, California. From 6:00 PM to well past 10:30 PM on March 2, 2014, viewers were submerged in the charmed lives of the cinema’s most highly revered moviemakers. The “Oscars Red C...

“Honk!” Becomes a Hit

Cate Hoogstraten, Editor-In-Chief

February 27, 2014

The Ugly Duckling was the inspiration for the first Middle School musical ever on January 17 and 18. With plenty of lovable characters gracing the stage, Honk was a delight that surprised the entire audience. Filled with captivating dance numbers and several performances from the chorus, Honk was a mu...

Butz’s First Session

Andrea Reed, Photography Editor

December 2, 2013

Over the course of the past several months, Mr. Jim Butz has dedicated his time to the role of C.S. Lewis in the play Freud’s Last Session by Mark St. Germain. Butz demonstrates unwavering devotion to accurately portraying his character by studying the history, memorizing lines, and finding deeper meani...

A Modern Choice for WCA: Thoroughly Modern Millie

Katherine Yenzer, Staff Writer

November 27, 2013

Westminster's drama department recently stepped out of their comfort zone to perform Richard Morris' Thoroughly Modern Millie. The production first introduces the audience to Millie Dillmount, played by Claire Kopsky, senior. Millie is a young girl who just arrived in the busy and modern New York Cit...

Restaurant Review: St. Louis Bubble Tea

Restaurant Review: St. Louis Bubble Tea

Juhyae Kim, Opinions Editor

November 26, 2013

St. Louis Bubble Tea, a family-owned Chinese restaurant specializing in bubble tea, is an ideal place for Westminster students to hang out. They can order food served in enormous portions or smoothies and teas containing chewy tapioca pearls that sit at the bottom of the cup. When customers enter the restauran...

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