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Sarabeth Wester

Sarabeth Wester, Creative Director/Artist

Sarabeth Wester is a senior on The Gauntlet with four years under her belt of hard work in the newsroom as our Creative Director. Her favorite color is purple, she has a cat and a dog who she loves dearly, and she plays video games in her free time - her favorite being Fallout 4 even with it's imperfections. Her favorite movies are Days of Thunder, Top Gun, and Wall-E - she believes everyone should watch them at least once.


All content by Sarabeth Wester
At a crossroads

[Photo] How to take the road less traveled

Cassidy Miller, Associate Editor/ Podcaster/ Staff Writer
May 7, 2024
Mosaics are often used as metaphors to describe peoples lives; Life is made up of many individual, unique moments and experiences, and, when all pieced together, they create a beautiful portrait of an individuals life-- just like a mosaic.

[Photo] To be or to become?

Alex McLemore, Editor-in-Chief
May 1, 2024
This spring, come out to a baseball game to experience the new, faster paced game.

[Photo] A new era of baseball

Derek Aroyan, Staff writer
January 15, 2024
We cant settle for last place every year.

[Photo] Step up, sophomores

Grace Baxendale, Staff Writer
November 6, 2023
Imagining Freddy Falcon with a piercing.  Art by Sarabeth Wester

[Photo] The point of piercing

Grey Klein, Staff Writer
October 27, 2023
A student feels like she is walking on a tightrope due to the stress of school and life.

[Photo] Finding your balance

Reese Williams, Associate Editor
October 23, 2023
Michelango once said, every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it. I believe our lives are like stone, we must see the life we want and chisel it into existence.

[Photo] Nothing is set in stone

Alex McLemore, Editor in chief
September 18, 2023
Singing my way through the college applications.

[Photo] How to take the road less traveled

Cassidy Miller, Podcaster/Staff Writer
September 11, 2023
Being in dress code isnt that hard, so why not follow it?

[Photo] Updating the (dress) code

Laila Yavalar, Staff Writer
September 1, 2023
Performance arts are only fully appreciated when it is seen live. Find a local theater and see the wonder that is performing art.

[Photo] Live art is dying

Alex McLemore, Editor in Chief
April 12, 2023
Junior Danny Dodaj and Sophomore Andrei Black dap up in the halls.

[Photo] The art of dap

Andrei Black, Staff Writer
March 21, 2023
A twist on a sun chips to show my distain for the snack . Art by Gauntlet Creative Director, Sarabeth Wester.

[Photo] Settling for Sun Chips

Amelia Sabo, Staff Writer
January 12, 2023
Chess is rapidly becoming a phenomenon both at SSES and across the country.

[Photo] Why Chess is Cool

Adam Graf, Staff Writer
December 8, 2022
Not belonging to a faith can make you feel alone. You look around and everyone around you belongs, but you.

[Photo] My personal struggle with faith

Alex McLemore, Associate Editor
November 16, 2022
The brains intrusive thoughts that lead to self deprecation.

[Photo] Being your own cheerleader

Reese Williams, Associate Editor
October 25, 2022
PTSD can come from any situation. It isnt a one size fits all term.

[Photo] Behind the wheel

Alex McLemore, Staff Writer
May 4, 2022
The mirrors reflection of me vs how I truly appear

[Photo] Creature of Comparison

Alex McLemore, Staff Writer
March 16, 2022
Original art by Sarabeth Wester shows the positive effects walking can have as a form of exercise.

[Photo] Take a walk

Ansley Morris, Associate Editor
November 15, 2021
Although becoming an adult is a huge change, it can lead to many new life experiences.

[Photo] Becoming an adult

Lauren Schindler, Staff Writer
October 25, 2021
An arena, collapsing down around someone. Their feet are stuck and they stand and watch as it all falls down.

[Photo] You aren’t alone

Alex McLemore, Staff Writer
September 30, 2021
Mrs. Pommer

Mrs. Pommer

Sarabeth Wester, Staff Artist
September 7, 2021
Aside from individual changes, this pandemic changed the world. In all likelihood, it will continue to do so. Original artwork by Sarabeth Wester

[Photo] Large-scale changes

Caroline Gans, Associate Editor
April 9, 2021
What changes did individuals undergo during quarantine? Original artwork by Sarabeth Wester

[Photo] Self-reflection and growth

Caroline Gans, Associate Editor
April 9, 2021
Adventures of Octo: A Gauntlet comic

Adventures of Octo: A Gauntlet comic

Sarabeth Wester, Staff Artist/Graphic Designer
March 19, 2021
Doorways Of Problems is an artist representation of how the mind looks of someone when they face these issues, constantly opening and closing doors depending on the person.

Closed-door battles

Sarabeth Wester, Staff Writer
November 17, 2020
Fast fashion can and should be replaced by more sustainable shopping.  Art by Sarabeth Wester

[Photo] Start shopping sustainably

Lina Graf, Staff Writer
September 17, 2020
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