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The Wildcat Roar

The Student Newspaper of Westminster Christian Academy

The Wildcat Roar

The Student Newspaper of Westminster Christian Academy

The Wildcat Roar

Heres some statistics for mens mental health.

Suffering in Silence – Men’s Mental Health Mistreatment

Maddox Rosenberg, First Year Newspaper Staffer November 18, 2021

We have all been taught about depression in health class, but you might not have known that many of your classmates are likely struggling with it. Depression is a detrimental mental illness that, if not...

What information on social media is true, and what information on social media is all a lie?

Social Media Blinds us from the Truth

Christina English, First Year Newspaper Staffer November 18, 2021

Social media is a way to connect with people all around the world; whether you have met the person face-to-face or not. It is also a place where you can follow different celebrities and see what is happening...

How to help power through and work through SAD.

Seasons Too Short to be Sad

Sayva Phillips, staff writer November 18, 2021

This time of the year can be exciting and heart warming or depressing and dull. Truly there is no in between. Either you are excited for Christmas and you are already in the holiday spirit starting November...

What is the difference? well, lets see.

Re-Recorded (Taylor’s Version)

Anna Grace Likes, First Year Newspaper Staffer November 18, 2021

Taylor Swift is a hallmark of any Gen-Z or millennials childhood. From the country accent in her debut album Taylor Swift, to the rebellious stage of Reputation, to the calm, indie vibes of Folklore, Swift...

evangelical church of the 21st century.

Christianity isn’t a political party.

Lucy Knerr, First Year Newspaper Staffer November 18, 2021

For hundreds of years, the church and state have been tied at the hip to some degree. Spiritual organizations were able to influence certain political decisions and vice versa. There has been a natural...

All of these classic novels are part of the WCA curriculum.

The Classic Hate for Classics

Anna Grace Likes, First Year Newspaper Staffer November 16, 2021

European and American literature seems to be a common theme from 7th grade all the way through college level English classes. Read it. Write it. Simple as that.  Any book which is considered a classic...

A collection of snap stories and other photos from the student body about the pre-halloween problem.

Juniors Sent Home for Wearing Onesies

Anna Grace Likes, First Year Newspaper Staffer November 7, 2021

Thursday night, Westminster juniors encouraged their friends and peers to wear a onesie for their Friday dress down. A message was sent out in the class GroupMe urging juniors to wear their favorite onesie...

Halloween is mostly bad for our society.

The Pitfalls of Halloween

Elijah Schmidt, First Year Newspaper Staffer October 29, 2021

One night of darkness, demons, and ghouls. When superstition meets reality and kids have more cavities than snot in their noses. Personally I believe that Halloween has grown to have more drawbacks than...

Everyone is hanging by a thread in the eyes of social media. So what will happen?

Accountability: are we taking it too far?

Lucy Knerr, First Year Newspaper Staffer October 29, 2021

Recently, a beautiful thing has arisen within internet culture: holding accountability.  The most recent generation has taken it upon themselves to call out others for offensive behavior that could...

Burnout is characterized by stress and disinterest in activities and caused by excess amounts of schoolwork and other commitments.

Why Have I Burnt Out of School?

Anna Grace Likes, First Year Newspaper Staffer October 29, 2021

We’ve all heard the cliche complaints about how “school is hard” and how difficult it is to work for seven hours straight. Parents and even some teachers then have the typical response of “I work...

St. Louis and its connection with jokes. Image created by Christina English.

What’s so Funny about a Joke?

Christina English, First Year Newspaper Staffer October 29, 2021

For as long as I can remember, during Halloween, I would always be asked to tell a joke. If I would do this, then I would get candy. Then, about three to four years ago, it came to my attention that St....

Normalizing plastic surgery has dangerous consequences to consider.

Plastic Surgery Is Being Normalized

Emma Harris, Content Editor October 21, 2021

Plastic surgery is more common now than it’s ever been, and in the media, there has been a recent push over the past few years to normalize and de-stigmatize it. Although I’m all for growing more confident,...

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