Monthly Archives: September 2015

September Equinox Marks the Beginning of Fall in Fulton

Leaves are changing colors around campus. PHOTO BY JIM MALVEN.

Leaves are changing colors around campus. PHOTO BY JIM MALVEN.

BY JIM MALVEN

STAFF WRITER

On Sept. 23, a major meteorological event, the September Equinox, signified the end of the summer season. The shift sparked conversation among Westminster students from around the world about the beginning of fall in Fulton and how it compares to autumn in their home states and countries. Read more

Women’s Soccer Team Celebrates the Life of Kathy Schimmel

During halftime, students took penalty kicks against Raul Belman, the men’s goalkeeper, to win either a gift card or cash prize. PHOTO BY KATE SANCHEZ.

During halftime, students took penalty kicks against Raul Belman, the men’s goalkeeper, to win either a gift card or cash prize. PHOTO BY KATE SANCHEZ.

BY KATE SANCHEZ

STAFF WRITER

When the women’s soccer team secured a 2-0 victory in the “Play for K. Schimmel” game against Fontbonne University on Saturday, winning wasn’t the only thing on their minds. The purpose of the game, played just days before the start of Breast Cancer Awareness month, was to acknowledge and raise funds for the current fighters, survivors, and family members who have been lost to this disease. Read more

Westminster Participates in National Hazing Prevention Week

Members of Kappa Alpha Theta add their handprints to a “These Hands Don’t Haze” banner. PHOTO BY COURTNEY GALLAGHER.

Members of Kappa Alpha Theta add their handprints to a “These Hands Don’t Haze” banner. PHOTO BY COURTNEY GALLAGHER.

BY COURTNEY GALLAGHER

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Last week, colleges across the country recognized National Hazing Prevention week by hosting events aimed at creating awareness about the dangers of hazing, educating students, and promoting prevention. Westminster participated in the week with a discussion on hazing in Hermann Lounge on Sept. 23. Read more

Westminster Reacts to Wednesday’s Republican Debate

Donald Trump's remarks during Wednesday's debate sparked many comments among students. PHOTO BY GAGE SKIDMORE.

Donald Trump’s remarks during Wednesday’s debate sparked many comments from students. PHOTO BY GAGE SKIDMORE.

BY JINYU WANG

STAFF WRITER

Wednesday’s second prime-time Republican debate drew close to 23 million viewers, making it the most watched program in CNN’s history. Among those viewers were Westminster students and professors who had a lot to say about the debate and the network. Read more

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