Monthly Archives: May 2017

Improving Community Outdoor Space

Patricia Gotti, Anna Elder, Nick Hardeman, Jessica Thomeczek and Liz Carthen paint the discussion table for the Center of Faith and Service. PHOTO BY HALEY SHORT.
BY HALEY SHORT
STAFF WRITER

Tasked with implementing a community based art initiative project, students from the art of service class decided to improve the community outdoor space on campus. After spending weeks creating this project, the unveiling occurred on Monday outside of the Center for Faith and Service.

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Westminster Teams Find Optimism When Division III Rules Set Them Back

The Westminster women’s soccer team practices team building exercises. PHOTO BY MOLLY GRISHAMN.

BY KAELY FITTERLING 
STAFF WRITER

Westminster College student athletes compete at the Division III level, the largest division within the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Division III athletics are particularly unique because athletic scholarships are not given to student athletes. However, this division also stands out from other NCAA divisions due to its list of rules and regulations that athletes and coaches must adhere to.


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About This Issue

In Introduction to Journalism, we have been learning how to write articles that could be found in any professional newspaper, from the Fulton Sun to the New York Times. From profiles to listicles to press releases, we have learned how to write the news in a way that is ready for publication.

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Westminster Women’s Lacrosse Program Sees a Bright Future After Ending Its First Season

Team huddle before the first women’s lacrosse home game against Benedictine College. PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTMINSTER COLLEGE ATHLETICS 

BY PAIGE TOWNSEND 
STAFF WRITER

The women’s lacrosse team closed its first season on Friday night against Missouri Baptist, a game in which team members honored their seniors–Roberta Burns and Bailey Mitchell.


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Balancing Schoolwork and Employment

Kylie Ferro at her job at Walgreens in Fulton. PHOTO BY ASHLEY FOGEL.

BY JORDAN ESRY 
STAFF WRITER

Westminster students are constantly studying, participating in various activities, and trying to get enough sleep to function. However, some students also work part-time or full-time jobs in addition to their schoolwork. With the likelihood of student loan debt after college and numerous college expenses, many students on campus need employment.

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