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Something Brewing in the Grand Entry

Something Brewing in the Grand Entry

Sophie Moser, Business Manager

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features

In the past years, Starbucks was the obvious choice for those in need of coffee or a specialty drink. However, Westminster students have a new fix, found in the Grand Entry. What is now known as Pawprint Coffee began as a series of ideas and trials as students strove to create a business idea that ...

Surviving the Storm

Surviving the Storm

Amanda Berry, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Features

Hurricane Harvey brought unspeakable destruction to the citizens of Houston, Texas. One Westminster alumna, Rebecca Liu, found herself caught in the middle of the hurricane during her second year at Rice University in Houston. “Classes were cancelled from the afternoon of the Friday that Harvey was expect...

Not Your Average Chef

Not Your Average Chef

Sophie Moser, Business Manager

September 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Being on TV is the dream of many kids, though not many can say they have been successful. However, one Westminster student can claim the honor of appearing on national television - multiple times. The story starts with Ayla Davis, freshman. Her family’s store, ABC Chef’s, is located in the Cheste...

WCA Alumni Hitchhikes Across Europe

WCA Alumni Hitchhikes Across Europe

Allison Eichenlaub

August 25, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Andrew Eichenlaub, a 2015 graduate, set off for Europe on June 5th with only the clothes he was wearing and a 40 pound hiking backpack. Andrew took off on his great expedition with Reed Schick, a friend from Westminster. The two boys had no idea what was in store for them over the next 10 weeks, th...

Cherish Where You Are & What You Have Now

Cherish Where You Are & What You Have Now

Morayo Oginni, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Features

Every stage of life has its ups and downs Elementary school kids believe that middle school life will be so much better, middle school kids think that high school is the dream, and high schoolers learn to hate high school and can hardly wait for college life. “The grass is always greener o...

Life Skills Over Logarithms

Life Skills Over Logarithms

Samantha Huber, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features

Although Westminster offers a wide range of academic classes for students, they fail to offer any classes in the areas of shop, home economics, or other more hands on classes. Students want these kinds of classes not only to give their brains a break but also to learn common sense skills such as cooking...

Missing School is Fun, Makeup Work is Not.

Ashley Peterman, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Features

  Day by day, week by week, the work increasingly piled up for Hallie Hull, junior. A typical Westminster student gets stressed making up work for a day or two of missed school, but Hallie is no typical student. It all started with a fall that gave her a concussion, keeping her out of school for a...

There Isn’t a Pay Gap After All

There Isn’t a Pay Gap After All

Isabella Francois, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Features

The largest argument used by equal pay activists is the statistic that women earn 79 cents only for every dollar a typical American man makes, but this statistic is largely false. According to a study by PayScale, first published in The Atlantic, “the wage gap nearly evaporates when you control for o...

Missed Memories

Isabella Francois, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under Features

Starting as early as age 50, people with Alzheimer’s start to forget their families, friends,and the things they love the most. “Many people with early onset are in their 40s and 50s. They have families, careers or are even caregivers themselves when Alzheimer’s disease strikes. In the United ...

Preparing for College Applications

Preparing for College Applications

Sophia Moser, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Features

As Westminster’s juniors craft their college research papers this spring, college is on the mind of many students. Many of this year’s juniors will start working on their essays and applications during the upcoming summer, so now is the time for juniors specifically, but younger students as well,...

He’s Doing What He Said He Would

He’s Doing What He Said He Would

Samantha Huber, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017


Filed under Features

  President Trump’s campaign was built on high-reaching slogans, but people question if he really can follow through on the promises he made. Needless to say, his voters will be extremely upset if he does not follow through. Although he has been in office less than 40 days, the public and media...

How Certain Foods Can Help With Your Complexion

How Certain Foods Can Help With Your Complexion

By: Natalie Ford, Staff Writer

February 26, 2017


Filed under Features

Certain foods can help clear your complexion. Such as olive oil, tomatoes, dark chocolate, kale, green tea, and avocados. These foods/drinks help you complexion because they have special nutrients and fats that will help clear, radiant glow, banish wrinkles, and keep skin supple and soft. “There’s a...

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