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Is Social Media Censoring Conservative Ideas?

Is Social Media Censoring Conservative Ideas?

Caroline Hinrichs, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

Most people can agree that free speech is one of the most defining features in the United States and its written constitution. From criticizing the government to organizing rallies, freedom of speech is one of the most underappreciated rights that people have in America that is not guaranteed in the m...

Maximizing Students’ Potentials

Maximizing Students’ Potentials

Luci Hillboldt, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

Regardless of who you are, mornings always seem to be a struggle. Lack of sleep, stress built on the day ahead, and groggy mornings seem to be a part of everybody's daily routine. High school’s schedules are responsible for more than just the drowsiness of students. There are continual health risks...

Don’t Shoot the Messenger

Don’t Shoot the Messenger

Isabella, Feature Editor

November 13, 2017

Oftentimes, when people hear news that upsets them, their first instinct is to blame the person that told them simply because they are the easiest person to blame. However, that person may not share the same view that they are reporting, they may just be doing their job.   This is the case for The Fe...

Less Shakespeare

Less Shakespeare

Ashley Moellenhoff, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

Although Shakespeare has made a huge impact on the english world through his literature, student after student cannot seem to gain any meaningful knowledge from it. The countless hours of reading are not worth while because they help very few students in their future careers. The time students take to try t...

Athletics are More Important Than We Think

Athletics are More Important Than We Think

Lucy Hilboldt, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

As August approached and fall sports began, it becomes more evident that athletics play a major role in high school student’s social life. Students interests and concerns tend to revolve around sports. High School Athletics Participation Survey found that more than 7.6 million high school students in the US al...

A Teacher’s Chance to Transform Lives

A Teacher’s Chance to Transform Lives

Ava Bidner, Content Editor in Chief

September 26, 2017

Teachers travel to schools all over St. Louis everyday, most with the intention of making an influential change in the lives of their students and others with an uncaring attitude, passing up their chance to make an impact. Whether they make it obvious or not, students genuinely care about their teach...

No More Snaps

No More Snaps

Bridgette Grimm, Editor-In-Chief

September 20, 2017

I was distracted. From school, from work, from conversations with friends; I was distracted all because of an application that had priority over many things that should’ve been more important to me. This app, called Snapchat, grabbed my attention roughly three years ago as a fun, quick, and easy way ...

Forget History, and We May Repeat It

Forget History, and We May Repeat It

Samantha Huber, Opinions Editor

September 15, 2017

In the wake of the Charlottesville protests and the Confederate statue and flag debates, people can’t seem to come to an agreement on exactly how our nation’s history should be preserved and remembered. The most important aspect of this debate is making sure history is preserved. America must be v...

Private Education is the Clear Choice

Private Education is the Clear Choice

Ava Bidner, Content Editor in Chief

September 15, 2017

Many parents ponder the important decision of sending their children to the local public school or paying the extra tuition to help them achieve a prestigious, private education that will give them the opportunity to go above the norm and fully engage in their learning. While students learn many o...

Has Hollywood Run Out of Original Ideas?

Has Hollywood Run Out of Original Ideas?

Caroline Hinrichs, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

In a world dominated by media and television, you don’t have to wait long before you’ll see an ad or preview for yet another franchise movie. Whether it be Star Wars or various superhero movies, an incredibly large percentage of new releases each year have been confined to the “sequel” or “reboot...

Setting Yourself Up For Disappointment

Setting Yourself Up For Disappointment

Madi Koetting, Opinions Editor

May 15, 2017

Contrary to popular belief, high school will not be the greatest time of your life. Similarly, senior year will not be the most epic year ever. Unless your peak in life is in high school, which hopefully it’s not, these years will only be sub-par. These four years will be memorable for a multitude o...

With Love From, The Liberal

With Love From, The Liberal

Katherine Yenzer, Editor-In-Chief

May 12, 2017

My name is Katherine Yenzer, and I am a liberal. While in most environments, this wouldn’t be newsworthy, in a place like Westminster, my political views are in the minority of thought. I have spent the past six years surrounded by people who disagree with me on most issues, and this is something I...

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