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Do something with your summer!

There’s No Time Left, So Don’t Waste It

Maggie Lindstrom, Managing Editor In Chief May 8, 2021

With school coming to it’s close, we are all left thinking one thing: summer. This is the time of year for anything to happen. Anything feels possible on a summer night, because there is nothing to do;...

Graduation is here.

The Senior Experience

Emma Smith May 8, 2021

This years seniors have had some of the strangest high school experiences possible. Despite this, we seniors are still grateful for WCA, and its teachers. “The fact that teachers in almost every class...

The little things are important to remember.

It’s The Little Things

Moorea Atkins , Staff Writer May 4, 2021

Every year when the seniors graduate, they always get asked what they will miss about Westminster. They usually say the same things, their friends, teachers, and Spirit Week. While I happen to agree with...

Why Captain Marvel is the Worst Marvel Character Ever

Why Captain Marvel is the Worst Marvel Character Ever

Ellie Johnson, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

There is much debate surrounding who everyone’s favorite avenger is, but nobody seems to talk much about who the worst marvel character is.  When choosing the criteria upon which one should evaluate...

So what are you going to do now?

Make It Worth It

Moorea Atkins, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

I’ve heard almost all my teachers say the fourth quarter for seniors is a joke. And it is, to an extent. There comes a point where suddenly your schoolwork doesn’t matter as much anymore, and all you...

what is laziness?

What Laziness is and How to Deal With it

Emma Smith, staff writer March 22, 2021

Laziness is genetically embedded in us. Our ancestors used to conserve energy as a survival technique. They could use the extra energy to escape predators. That instinct to conserve energy is still in...

The religious character on television shows is a detriment to religion and God.

The ‘Christian’ Trope

Emma Harris, Content Editor March 22, 2021

I’m sure we are all well aware of that one recurring television trope: the ‘Christian’ character, who is uptight, irritatingly judgemental, and possibly one of the most hypocritical characters to...

Kurt Cobain is one of the most famous singers of the 90's, and how we let tragedies define his art and our own.

Kurt Cobain and the Tragic Artist

Moorea Atkins, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

As a culture we have an obsession with tragedies; perpetuated by the works of Shakespeare and mainstream media our definition of any art always includes a death or misfortune of some sort. Pain and suffering...

Nickelback of all things can help us appreciate the good things in life.

Why You Should Give Nickelback A Chance

Moorea Atkins, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Nickelback: the most hated band in the world. They’re a multi platinum band having sold over 50 million albums, and yet the wrath that people have towards Nickelback is unmeasurable. There are many...

How our culture sees mental illness as a beautiful tragedy

Depression Is Not Pretty: Stop Romanticizing It

Kaitlyn Butler, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

“Suicidal people are just angels ready to come home.” “Her eyes ran out of tears so she forced her skin to cry instead.” “It hurts, but it’s okay… I’m used to it.” These quotes...

what kind of job can you pursue with digital artist.

Are There Jobs For Artists?

Emma Smith, staff writer March 1, 2021

Some of the most successful jobs for artists are in illustration, and graphic design. In the age of technology, technological or digital art is successful. Digital art is a wide range- it can be anything...

The blood of animals is in your hands when you pick up the clothing.

The Animal You’re Wearing Might Have Been Skinned Alive

Emma Harris, Content Editor March 1, 2021

A rabbit receives a strike to its skull before she is shackled by her back legs and hung upside down, where her throat is then slit and she is skinned. A racoon is slammed into the ground in effort to...

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