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Caroline Agan, Staff Writer

November 16, 2014


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“The Maze Runner” Sprints to the Top

Markus Cicka, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014


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The Maze Runner is a movie set in a post-apocalyptic world where a teenage boy wakes up in an elevator with no memory of his past other than his name, Thomas. When the elevator doors open, Thomas is thrown into a bizarre world with other teenage boys known as “gladers” trying to survive in a life...

Improv is Back

Audrey O'Neill, Print Editor

October 9, 2014


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Taming of the Shrew Review

Chrissy Talent, Opinions Editor

May 19, 2014


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Westminster’s production of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew played last week, May 8-10. The show starred Mary Heyl, junior, as Katherina, an angry woman with a hot temper whom no one can love. Alex Kessel, also a junior, starred as Petruchio, who decides (for the love of money) to marry Kat...

Jane Austen: Ahead of Her Time

Mary Heyl, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014


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Proper english, comical parents, flowing gowns, and dazzling balls come to mind when the author Jane Austen is the subject of a conversation. When we read authors like Jane Austen it is easy to get distracted and unfocused while trying to comprehend the swimming paragraph sentences on the page. However,...

A Love-Hate Relationship

Becca Eis, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014


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Everyone has the desire to be loved, even those who seem to be heartless.  Mary Heyl, junior, appears as a lead role on the Westminster stage as she portrays the role of Kate in Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew.   She has been acting since third grade and has performed many principal roles during...

WCA’s Favorite Movies of the Past Year

Cate Hoogstraten, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014


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Catching Fire:  “I love it, I’ve seen it like 4 times just in theaters,” said Aimee Bhasme, junior. My rating: 4/5 stars for a good book to movie. Ride Along: “I liked Ride Along because it’s so funny…and there are cops!” said Minjoo Kim, sophomore My rating: 4.5/5 stars, ...

The Help: A Review

Ashley Klein, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014


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1960’s Jackson, Mississippi is a muggy place, as the tension between racism and rights weighs down as heavily as the summer heat. Civil rights is a hot topic nationwide, and Jackson is no exception.  But in her novel, The Help, Kathryn Stockett shows what happens when people dare to challenge the...

Aca-Believe it!

Aca-Believe it!

Cate Hoogstraten, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014


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Contrary to popular belief, acapella groups don’t exist only in Pitch Perfect. Consisting of Anna Johnson, an 8th grader, Ashley Peterman, an 8th grader, Natalie Brown, an 8th grader, Jessica Wilson, an 8th grader, Sydney Johnson, an 8th grader, Benjamin Schick, an 8th grader, Tyson Jones, a 7th grader,...

YIK YAK ATTACK!

Catherine Bakewell, Entertainment Editor

May 6, 2014


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It’s not uncommon for social media to stir up controversy, especially in a high school setting. Last year’s app “epidemic” arose from Snapchat, raising alarm because of its distracting nature and the possibility of sending lewd pictures that would delete themselves. This time, the app Yik...

Bonjour, St. Louis!

Becca Eis, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014


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As customers walk into Mimi’s Cafe, they see a homey waiting area and are greeted by a welcoming waiter who walks them to a table.  This quaint, French-inspired restaurant located in the heart of Chesterfield Valley exhibits a peaceful environment for Girl’s Night Out or a nice brunch.  Amidst...

DIVERGING VIEWS: Book-Reader

DIVERGING VIEWS: Book-Reader

Katherine Yenzer, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014


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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...

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