The Wildcat Roar

Calling All Overachievers

April 5, 2016

  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...


March 21, 2016

Wednesday, February 3 was a day that left the entire Westminster community with heavy hearts. Hallways and classrooms throughout the campus were silent as students and faculty tried to understand the tragedy that had just been...

It’s Time to Start Again

January 25, 2016

     5, 4, 3, 2, 1… Happy New Year! After the parties, noise makers, and fireworks, we find ourselves in the midst of 2016. The switching of the calendar year marks the transition from the painful and eventful 2015 into t...

Holiday Stress Relief

December 14, 2015

“Christmas break is way too short!” A complaint every teacher and student hears at least ten times on Monday after break. However, I’d argue that the problem is not the actual length of the break we get, but the amount of...

We Are Not Afraid

The Roar

November 23, 2015

In the aftermath of the attacks in Paris, the world watches in fear to see what happens next. Over 100 people died in this devastating event, and the whole country of France and the surrounding world feels the weight of the traged...

Finding the Joy in Fall

October 16, 2015

Fall is here, and with it comes the usuals: Halloween, Thanksgiving, and absolute exhaustion. We are about to reach the two month mark of the school year, and school is starting to get really tiring. With exhaustion comes procras...

Take Advantage of Your Time Here

September 22, 2015

Over a month into the new school year, post-summer depression seems to be slowly but surely wearing off. But don’t let that discourage you—classrooms will only feel like prison cells if you let them. Each new school day ha...

The Low Expectation Conundrum.

May 2, 2014

hough the beliefs of the Greek gods have died out, their stories have not, the themes still penetrating culture today. The Greek poet may have not realized that the story of Narcissus would still be relevant thousands of years...

Beyond the Beige Walls

March 27, 2014

Everyone knows it. WCA has a third official color by the name of beige. Some might even say its our only official color, and looking around, its hard to argue its not. The walls are beige, so are the desks, the chairs, even the...

Stickin’ To It

February 27, 2014

At the start of each New Year, many of us set out with a list of resolutions to meet. While they may differ according to personality and age, it is not uncommon to find health related goals on this list of “to-dos” for the...

Our Time. Our History.

October 25, 2013

The first African-American president.  The Arab Spring.  United States v. Windsor.  Government shutdown.  We have lived through each of these 21st century events, recognizing that some were revolutionary and innovative while others...

Our New Look Explained

October 7, 2013

It has taken us a while to iron out some kinks and learn a new system but now you hold in your hands a new page, quite literally, of history for the Wildcat Roar. Sixteen glossy pages of a magazine-styled print issue started off...

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