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Beauty and Beast Review

Beauty and Beast Review

Tierra Allen, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Beauty and the Beast is a classic animated film that has evolved into a modern day film loved by all ages. This film is guaranteed to put a smile on the audience faces. Beauty and the Beast is a mixture of romance, comedy, and just plain family fun. Westminster students Ann Borchelt, sophomore, and Jordan...

Stepping Out of Our Comfort Zone

Stepping Out of Our Comfort Zone

Katherine Yenzer, Editor-In-Chief

April 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

From the class of 2016, almost half of Westminster students chose to attend Christian universities. That’s almost half of the senior class that will be attending a university similar to their high school; they chose to remain surrounded by people who agree with their worldview. While there is nothi...

Coming to America

Coming to America

Cooper Moore, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

America is a nation of immigrants, but how we assimilate those newcomers has become a big problem. Historically, becoming a legal immigrant means entering a social contract with the government, much like joining an athletic club. Political activist and Indian immigrant Dinesh D’Souza explains this...

Top 5 Movie Franchises of All Time

Top 5 Movie Franchises of All Time

Gabe Caradonna, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This list will contain the 5 most successful movie franchises of all time from the 5th ranking franchise to the 1st. These franchises have climbed to the top through their accumulating profit and popularity. Coming in at number five is the Tolkien Saga. This franchise includes the Lord of The Ring m...

5 Reasons Why a Jailbroken iPhone is the Way to Go

5 Reasons Why a Jailbroken iPhone is the Way to Go

Markus Cicka, Online Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Customizing the home screen: Once you jailbreak your phone, you can have access to thousands of custom theme for your phone, from classic modern colors to retro designs, you can fully make your phone your own. You can also modify the battery icon to anything you can imagine or change the wifi st...

We All Scream for (fried) Ice Cream

We All Scream for (fried) Ice Cream

Jesse Charles, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

While I eat most of my ice cream out of paper cartons from Target, this Sunday I took a trip to The Snow Factory in the Delmar Loop. Although out of the way and a bit on the expensive side, I can assure you that this ice cream is worth the drive and the cash in exchange for the modern atmosphere and...

Gun Free Zones Don’t Make Crime Free Zones

Gun Free Zones Don’t Make Crime Free Zones

Markus Cicka, Online Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

People seem to believe criminals will follow the law, but the law only applies to those willing to follow them. Across America, every mass shooting has occurred in a gun-free zone where carrying citizens could not stop the attack with their own weapon and criminals use this to their advantage. For example...

The Top Five Best Coffee Shops Besides Starbucks

The Top Five Best Coffee Shops Besides Starbucks

Isabella Francois, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Kaldi’s Coffee Shop- Kaldi’s Coffee, whose flagship location is located in Clayton is a staple in St. Louis. It’s welcoming atmosphere that attracts students, young and old professionals, and longtime residents combined with it’s sustainably roasted coffee and vegan/vegetarian pastries that make K...

Preview: Beauty & the Beast

Preview: Beauty & the Beast

Morayo Ladejola-Oginni, Entertainment Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A beloved, kind-hearted young woman who takes care of her father -- the only family that she has. An arrogant prince who cares only about himself yet is handsome on the exterior. She is smart and beautiful on the inside-out. He becomes a ghastly beast cursed for the ugliness of his heart. This is Beaut...

Why I hate Valentine’s Day

Why I hate Valentine’s Day

Jesse Charles, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

February is the month of Mardi Gras, the groundhog always seeing his stupid shadow, and most importantly, Valentine’s Day. A day of overpriced chocolate and heart-eye emojis, this polarizing holiday is at the forefront of most people’s minds come mid February. Either you love it or you hate it, and...

10 Things About Trump’s Inauguration From Someone Who Was There

10 Things About Trump’s Inauguration From Someone Who Was There

Alex Lawrence, News Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

  The crowds were huge. Despite what has been hotly contested both by the press and the Trump administration, the streets of Washington D.C. were jam packed full of people all weekend long. There were a lot of women in the crowd. Although the official Women’s March was the day after the i...

How to be Successful in High School

How to be Successful in High School

Tierra Allen, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When high schoolers hear the word success that automatically think the have to be the best of the best to have ultimate success. They're all different types of ways to have success in high school. Many people gain success by taking several routes to achieve their goals. It takes a lot to maintain succ...

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