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Tooting the La La Land Horn

Tooting the La La Land Horn

Jesse Charles, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Whether you have actually seen the movie or not, you have probably heard the name of the newest hit movie, La La Land. If you were rooting for any other film to win at the latest award show, you might have wondered why this movie has seemed to get literally all of the Golden Globe awards. Well, ther...

The Cell Phone Era: Helpful or Harmful?

The Cell Phone Era: Helpful or Harmful?

Griffin Andersen, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017


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I believe that cell phones help society if used in the correct way, however if they are abused, they can be substantially harmful. There are arguments that go both ways on how cell phones affect society. Cell phones have completely changed communication for people, but this advance in technology has ...

You Know You’re Awkward If…

You Know You’re Awkward If…

Alyssa Shikles, Print Editor

January 17, 2017


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Believe it or not, there were actually good things in 2016

Believe it or not, there were actually good things in 2016

Samantha Huber, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017


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Reflecting back on 2016, it was a year of crazy changes and disagreement, but despite numerous terrorist attacks and the Harambe ordeal, some good things actually did happen. Often times the bad things get more press than the good things ever will. Due to conservation efforts, the Tiger popul...

Hostus With The Mostus

Hostus With The Mostus

Katherine Yenzer, Editor-In-Chief

January 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s Sunday night, and I should be asleep. I have school in the morning, and the hope of me getting the necessary eight hours of sleep is gone. I am sitting in front of my living room TV, waiting in anticipation. Why you ask? Last Week Tonight with John Oliver comes on HBO Sunday nights at ten, and John...

Coffeehouse Vibes with a Taste of Paris

Coffeehouse Vibes with a Taste of Paris

Cate Hoogstraten, Editor-In-Chief

January 11, 2017


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Nestled amongst the high-rise business buildings that dominate downtown Clayton, the City Coffeehouse & Creperie lies unassuming behind its front-facing glass sunroom that is somewhat hidden from the busy street view. However, this modest gem is almost always packed with people, and on weekend mor...

Tips & Tricks on Planning College Visits

Cate Hoogstraten, Print Editor

April 11, 2016


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Follow Your Heart or Follow Your Mind?

Madi Koetting and Katherine Yenzer, Staff Writer and Managing Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2016


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I’m sure we’ve all heard a teacher say “grades don’t define you.” This is usually the response most kids get when they are stressing about their B+ or asking for extra credit. While grades certainly are not a testament to your character, grades do define you in the eyes of college admissions. O...

Here’s My Thoughts: Empathy

Mary Grace Barber, Opinions Editor

April 11, 2016


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     By this time in the school year, every high schooler has read To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. While the entire book is filled with wisdom, one of the most essential lines to the story is when Atticus advises Scout that to truly understand a person, we have to “climb into someone else’s skin...

Calling All Overachievers

April 5, 2016


Filed under Staff Editorial

  We were all created with unique passions, and our individual interests are part of what make us different from each other. As Dan Parris from Speak Up Productions said in chapel on January 27, we must find “what breaks our hearts and what makes us come alive.”      Every year, there seems...

My Right to Listen is not Trumped by your Right to Free Speech

Chase Lottmann, Online Editor

April 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Westminster students who pay attention to politics were able to witness the recent protests outside of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rallies in St.Louis, Chicago, Kansas City, Phoenix, and other various places across the country. Thousands of people gathered, whether they were ins...

Death Has Lost Its Sting

Alex Lawrence, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I am no longer afraid to die. Growing up, I used to think about how scary it must be. To leave this world and all the earthly possessions, comforts, and relationships behind. To one day, just stop physically existing on this planet. I have always believed in heaven, but it used to intimidate me to think a...

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