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The Holcad The Holcad is the official student newspaper of Westminster College. Follow us on Twitter and Instag The Holcad is published every Friday during the academic year except the Fridays immediately before or after breaks and during finals.

The Holcad was started in 1884, 32 years after the establishment of the college. It has been published every year since without interruption. The Holcad Staff for the 2014-15 school year is as follows:

Editor-In-Chief: Maggie Hess
Managing Editor: Liz Filipovich
News Editor: Rachel Shusset
Layout Editor:

The Holcad was started in 1884, 32 years after the establishment of the college. It has been published every year since without interruption. The Holcad Staff for the 2014-15 school year is as follows:

Editor-In-Chief: Maggie Hess
Managing Editor: Liz Filipovich
News Editor: Rachel Shusset
Layout Editor:

Operating as usual

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Titan Baseball's Seth Schrader
02/16/2022
Student-Athlete Spotlight: Titan Baseball's Seth Schrader

Student-Athlete Spotlight: Titan Baseball's Seth Schrader

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – With the NCAA DIII baseball season rapidly approaching, reporter Brendan Donnelly puts our 'Student-Athlete Spotlight' on a member of the 2022 team. That team member is

Lawrence County True Crime: Before Bonnie and Clyde- special report from Holcad reporter Ryan Armstrong!   https://www.w...
02/14/2022
Lawrence County True Crime: Before Bonnie and Clyde

Lawrence County True Crime: Before Bonnie and Clyde- special report from Holcad reporter Ryan Armstrong!

https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/off_campus/lawrence-county-true-crime-before-bonnie-and-clyde/article_42af30ea-8b6f-11ec-8c95-a390c8f7f37a.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

NEW CASTLE, Pa.--Bonnie and Clyde are famous criminal lovebirds who robbed and murdered across America during the Great Depression. However, a few years before Bonnie and Clyde, on December 27th,

WATCH!  This week's 'Coaches Corner' features Coaches Scott, Siroki and Reddinger https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_camp...
02/11/2022
WATCH! This week's 'Coaches Corner' features Coaches Scott, Siroki and Reddinger

WATCH! This week's 'Coaches Corner' features Coaches Scott, Siroki and Reddinger

https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/titantown_sports/watch-this-weeks-coaches-corner-features-coaches-scott-siroki-and-reddinger/article_7aae3a52-8b67-11ec-ad99-d3c86f4c280e.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- The regular season for the Titan basketball teams is winding down with PAC action. Our student broadcast anchors sit down with our coaches from men's and women's

2022 Men’s Tennis Preview: First-Year thrown to the top at #1 singles #MotherFair https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_camp...
02/01/2022
2022 Men’s Tennis Preview: First-Year thrown to the top at #1 singles

2022 Men’s Tennis Preview: First-Year thrown to the top at #1 singles #MotherFair

https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/titantown_sports/2022-men-s-tennis-preview-first-year-thrown-to-the-top-at-1-singles/article_8c06fa52-839f-11ec-a060-4f9a90e63fa3.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- The Westminster College Men’s Tennis Team has been a crucial team to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference for some time now, but what the PAC didn’t see

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TITAN RADIO!!WWNW, Westminster College's award-winning radio station, first signed on January 31, 1968, ...
02/01/2022

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TITAN RADIO!!
WWNW, Westminster College's award-winning radio station, first signed on January 31, 1968, at its present frequency of 88.9 MHz, but with the call letters of WKPS. According to Mark C. Klinger, III, WKPS began over the air broadcasting on Jan. 28, 1968, and regular programming began on Feb. 1, 1968. Today we celebrate 54 years of commercial-free, student-programmed, college radio!! #MotherFair

Westminster Mourns the Loss of Titan Sports Hall of Famer Paul Sanders https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/titantow...
01/20/2022
Westminster Mourns the Loss of Titan Sports Hall of Famer Paul Sanders

Westminster Mourns the Loss of Titan Sports Hall of Famer Paul Sanders

https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/titantown_sports/westminster-mourns-the-loss-of-titan-sports-hall-of-famer-paul-sanders/article_a9839fba-7a3d-11ec-acd2-17b388eac02c.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College longtime assistant coach and Titan Sports Hall of Famer Paul Sanders '61 passed away on Wednesday, January 19.

Westminster Signs Partnership with Nike, BSN SPORTS #MotherFair https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/titantown_sport...
01/19/2022
Westminster Signs Partnership with Nike, BSN SPORTS

Westminster Signs Partnership with Nike, BSN SPORTS #MotherFair

https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/titantown_sports/westminster-signs-partnership-with-nike-bsn-sports/article_eb5ff436-7936-11ec-8324-b7d256cb642b.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College today announced that it has established a new athletic partnership with Nike and BSN SPORTS, the nation's largest direct marketer and distributor of sporting

Chemistry professor to appear on "Jeopardy!" #MotherFair https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/chemistry-professor-to...
01/18/2022
Chemistry professor to appear on "Jeopardy!"

Chemistry professor to appear on "Jeopardy!" #MotherFair

https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/chemistry-professor-to-appear-on-jeopardy/article_61fb46fa-7896-11ec-a7fd-5780e0bcaba6.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

NEW WILMINGTON, PA—Chemistry professor Patrick Lackey, Ph.D., will appear on the game show “Jeopardy!” Thursday, January 20. Lackey is the latest Titan connection to the program, following in the footsteps

First-year's 1st semester wasn't easy but a great experience, a new online story by Holcad reporter Caden Highfield.
12/16/2021
First-year's 1st semester wasn't easy but a great experience

First-year's 1st semester wasn't easy but a great experience, a new online story by Holcad reporter Caden Highfield.

NEW WILMINGTON, PA. – Kaya Skinner will tell you that her first semester of college wasn’t easy, but it was enjoyable and a great learning experience.

Holcad reporter Hamish Mathwin has the story of students and their campus encounters with Hollywood's Christian Bale htt...
12/14/2021
Campus encounters with Hollywood's Christian Bale

Holcad reporter Hamish Mathwin has the story of students and their campus encounters with Hollywood's Christian Bale

https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/our_campus/campus-encounters-with-hollywoods-christian-bale/article_46b0fbec-5c85-11ec-8d9f-4f21d709d1ee.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Just as Westminster's fall semester came to an end, a film crew finished transforming the campus into West Point Military Academy in 1830 with Hollywood actors

Holcad reporter Tom Howell files this profile about a Westminster student who's about the detailing in his business.  'O...
12/10/2021
One student's enterprise focus on balancing his business with academics

Holcad reporter Tom Howell files this profile about a Westminster student who's about the detailing in his business. 'One student's enterprise focus on balancing his business with academics'

https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/our_campus/one-students-enterprise-focus-on-balancing-his-business-with-academics/article_2722fa0a-59dd-11ec-8736-8bfd03becd6c.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.--Many college students out there have many things on their plates—balancing a sport, balancing music, balancing just being away from home. However, imagine balancing your own business as

Update: Westminster College Will Replace the Bridge to the Field Station! https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/our_c...
12/02/2021
Update: Westminster College Will Replace the Bridge to the Field Station!

Update: Westminster College Will Replace the Bridge to the Field Station!

https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/our_campus/update-westminster-college-will-replace-the-bridge-to-the-field-station/article_fd832780-52c3-11ec-adb6-cb0bfe0fb5b6.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - - At the beginning of this semester plans for a new bridge at the Westminster College Field Station did not seem like they were going to

Eight Westminster School of Communication senior capstone students will present individual short films and documentaries...
12/01/2021
2021 Student Documentary and Short Film Showcase on Sunday

Eight Westminster School of Communication senior capstone students will present individual short films and documentaries in two separate screenings on Sunday, Dec. 5 in Mueller Theater, located in McKelvey Campus Center.

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- Eight Westminster School of Communication senior capstone students will present individual short films and documentaries in two separate screenings on Sunday, Dec. 5 in Mueller Theater, located

Check it out!  Hollywood makeover takes campus  back to the year 1830 #MotherFair https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_camp...
12/01/2021
Check it out! Hollywood makeover taking campus back to the year 1830

Check it out! Hollywood makeover takes campus back to the year 1830 #MotherFair

https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/our_campus/check-it-out-hollywood-makeover-takes-campus-to-the-year-1830/article_dffccce8-5174-11ec-a48e-6fa42c4be048.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

See what the art department for 'The Pale Blue Eye' completed on day one of set prep for the film production.

Q&A with President Richardson: vaccine boosters, financial outlook, and more https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/q-...
11/24/2021
Q&A with President Richardson: vaccine boosters, financial outlook, and more

Q&A with President Richardson: vaccine boosters, financial outlook, and more

https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/q-a-with-president-richardson-vaccine-boosters-financial-outlook-and-more/article_7ad69ad0-4b14-11ec-90d0-17a520857d7a.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

NEW WILMINGTON, PA- Lead College Correspondent Lauren Millhorn met with President Richardson on November 10 to discuss COVID vaccine boosters, updates on national vaccine mandates, and the financial state of

Holcad reporter Hamish Mathwin brings us this story...From across the sea: Sports star alumni Jack Grannahan makes new s...
11/20/2021
From across the sea: Sports star alumni Jack Grannahan makes new strides in England.

Holcad reporter Hamish Mathwin brings us this story...From across the sea: Sports star alumni Jack Grannahan makes new strides in England

New Wilmington pa – New opportunities Opened up for lacrosse alumni Jack Grannahan after his senior year here at Westminster college. Play Overseas is an organisation that allows college students

Now ON-DEMAND!  Win over Geneva makes Titans 2021 PAC Co-Champions #MotherFair https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/...
11/14/2021
Now ON-DEMAND! Win over Geneva makes Titans 2021 PAC Co-Champions

Now ON-DEMAND! Win over Geneva makes Titans 2021 PAC Co-Champions #MotherFair


https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/titantown_sports/now-on-demand-win-over-geneva-makes-titans-2021-pac-co-champions/article_3baf6bac-44d9-11ec-a95c-2373da4f0ddb.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- Westminster's 31-6 victory over Geneva College on Saturday at Burry Stadium came with something extra. The Titans have become the 2021 Presidents' Athletic Conference Football Co-Champions. It's

Details released about Netflix film shooting at Westminster College #MotherFair https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus...
10/29/2021
Details released about Netflix film shooting at Westminster College

Details released about Netflix film shooting at Westminster College

#MotherFair https://www.wcn247.com/holcad_and_campus/our_campus/details-released-about-netflix-film-shooting-at-westminster-college/article_5a450f96-383a-11ec-b45b-13544502eeab.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share via @WCN_TitanRadio

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- A Netflix production crew will transform the Quad at Westminster College into an 1830 U.S. military academy scene for a new movie they will shoot on campus

2nd employee leaves Registrar's Office during spring class registration.
10/28/2021
2nd employee leaves registrar's office during registration

2nd employee leaves Registrar's Office during spring class registration.

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- Associate Registrar Colleen Hannon has retired, effective immediately. Hannon has worked for Westminster since June 1984. Her retirement comes just days after Registrar Scott Wignall’s resignation went

Florida Off, California On for Swim and Dive Teams
10/08/2021
Florida Off, California On for Swim and Dive Teams

Florida Off, California On for Swim and Dive Teams

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- A year after campus life made its wildest change in years, students teachers coaches and sports teams are finally back into the swing of things. COVID-19 policies

Westminster Athletic Teams Prohibited from Florida Trips this Year- from Holcad Lead Sports Correspondent Mason Flanigan...
10/08/2021
Athletic Teams Prohibited from Florida Trips this Year

Westminster Athletic Teams Prohibited from Florida Trips this Year- from Holcad Lead Sports Correspondent Mason Flanigan.

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Some Westminster sports teams will have to change their travel plans as the college notified them that travelling to Florida for competition and training will not

SGA passes vaccine resolution--  The Holcad's Lead College Correspondent Lauren Millhorn is covering the student governm...
10/06/2021
SGA passes vaccine resolution

SGA passes vaccine resolution-- The Holcad's Lead College Correspondent Lauren Millhorn is covering the student government's call on College leaders to require vaccinations for everyone at Westminster. It comes after the faculty passed a similar resolution.

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.—Student Government Organization (SGA) unanimously passed a resolution proposing that the Board of Directors issue a vaccine mandate upon all Westminster students, staff, and faculty in a meeting

Will Westminster replace the bridge to the Field Station?
10/05/2021
Will Westminster replace the bridge to the Field Station?

Will Westminster replace the bridge to the Field Station?

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - - If you’ve headed to the Westminster College Bio Trail or Field Station by foot recently, you might have notice something different—the bridge is gone!

VIDEO!  The men's and women's soccer teams have a new look this season.  Our video producer Riley Lewis has reaction to ...
09/30/2021
WATCH! What's the buzz about the Titan's new soccer uniforms?

VIDEO! The men's and women's soccer teams have a new look this season. Our video producer Riley Lewis has reaction to new fashion from Titan soccer players.

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.-- The Titan men's and women's soccer teams have a new look this season. Fans have told us they like the new fashion statement players are making. But

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