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Power Down

Power Down

Ava Bidner, Staff Writer

September 8, 2019

As Westminster students were welcomed back into the building this year for the first week of school, they were confronted with several new changes. From all of the new faces to the presence of a student council to new leaders and teachers, Westminster is prepared for a fulfilling upcoming 2019-2020 s...

The Fall of Feminisim

The Fall of Feminisim

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

April 2, 2019

To say that the word “feminism” is a controversial word, in 21st century America, would be an understatement. In fact, the debate over what feminism is or is not has become a topic of debate among people of all ages, especially within high school students. Students often take a stand for one side...

The Finals Feud

Ava Bidner, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

Pure exhaustion. Anxiety. Stress. Worry. Caffeine. Sleep-deprived brains. Study guides and notes galore. And test after test after test. The worst week(s) of the year, but you power through with the knowledge that if you just get through your finals you will be compensated with a much-needed break, whether...

Rewiring Intelligence

Rewiring Intelligence

Lea Despotis, Design Editor

January 31, 2019

Today we stand at the juncture of a revolution where the product of our own inventiveness has the ability to alter the course of history. In an era of smartphones, Amazon Alexas, and Google assistants, there is no doubt technological advancements have cast rippling waves and driven generational shifts....

Is St. Louis Really “Better Together”?

Is St. Louis Really “Better Together”?

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

January 29, 2019

On August 22, 1876 St. Louis voters cast their ballots and it was decided that St. Louis City and St. Louis county would become separate entities with separate governments. Today, 143 years later, this issue is finally being revisited with the “Better Together” initiative. In order to better understand...

“Fish are Friends, not food”

“Fish are Friends, not food”

Ava Bidner, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

A quick scroll through Instagram or a stroll down a grocery store aisle yields an abundance of vegan or vegetarian recipes and options. These diets have become both more popular and more accessible over the past few years, and people all over the country and globe are choosing to try them. Adding labels...

Time to “Spill the Tea”

Time to “Spill the Tea”

Lea Despotis, Design Editor

November 2, 2018

Dating back to ancient Chinese culture, the quintessential cup of tea has been a universal product touted for its medicinal and therapeutic properties. Laden with a medley of exotic spices and hints of floral extracts, the endless variety of teas remains a cross-cultural favorite. According to the Tea...

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