The Top Five Healthiest Fast Food Places

The Top Five Healthiest Fast Food Places

Tierra Allen, Staff Writer

February 19, 2017


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Adda Bjarnadottir, MS says on Authority Nutrition that “fast” does not necessarily equal “unhealthy.” Most fast foods are based on cheap, unhealthy ingredients. However, many fast food places have now started offering healthy alternatives. There are even some major chains that focus exclusivel...

Not Just Horsing Around

Not Just Horsing Around

Ashley Peterman, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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Dedication and determination are two qualities that have made junior Emma Fiala the talented equestrian she is today. For the last 11 years, Emma has been riding 6 days a week, and she even sacrifices sleeping in on Saturday mornings to wake up at 6:30 to go to the barn. For 2-3 hours every day she rid...

New Students’ Survival Guide to Spirit Week.

New Students’ Survival Guide to Spirit Week.

Savannah Mathews, Social Media Editor

January 23, 2017


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Breaking News? More Like Breaking Down Society’s Mental State

Breaking News? More Like Breaking Down Society’s Mental State

Isabella Francois, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017


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Every time we turn on the TV, check our phones, or go online we are bombarded with breaking news about shootings, plane crashes, terrorist attacks, and crimes. Studies show that this constant feed of violence can lead to this generation becoming numb to brutality and can even lead to larger mental heal...

America’s Privacy at Risk

Markus Cicka, News Editor

April 12, 2016


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o intrude on its citizens’ right to privacy. Recently on March 28, the FBI found a way into the terrorist’s phone with the help of a third party hacker organization. Now the latest controversy is whether the FBI reveal its method to Apple or keep it in order to get into more phones without anyone...

Intentional Electives

Sarah Ragsdale, Features Editor

April 12, 2016


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Classes Students Wish WCA Had

Seniors Looking Back

April 12, 2016


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First Thing’s First

Savannah Mathews, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016


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Junior Senior banquet has been a time to commemorate the seniors and a time for Westminster girls to splurge on a dress that they will most likely only wear once. In years past, the administration has solely been in charge of the dinner portion of the night, but this year they are trying something ...

It’s Not All About the Dough

Alex Lawrence, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016


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A closer look at donut sales at Westminster

College Prep, A Relative Term

Morayo Oginni, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016


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It’s that time of year when juniors are applying to colleges, and seniors are making decisions about which college to attend in the fall. Many are wondering if attendance at WCA will be preparation enough for what’s ahead. It is often assumed that Westminster is a college preparatory school, but t...

To Exempt Final Exams, There Must Be a Plan

Hilary Hightower, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016


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At some schools, students do not have to take end of the semester final exams if they have a high enough grade in the class. Typically, they may be exempt from taking finals if they meet the required curricular achievements as well as stay within the number of maximum tardies allowed. All WCA students tak...

Seniors Take on Russia for Spring Break

Seniors Take on Russia for Spring Break

Lauren Ramos, Print Editor

April 12, 2016


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Who was the trip through? ES:  “We traveled with Randy Mayfield and a team made up of mainly Central Presbyterian Church members. We went to Russia to work with the Comfort Foundation which provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support to orphans and children in poor family situations.” ...

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