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The Horizon

The Student News Site of Westmont College

The Horizon

The Student News Site of Westmont College

The Horizon

The annual Womens March gathers in Downtown Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara Women's March calls hundreds to champion slogan "Bigger than Roe"
Riley Potter, Staff Writer • January 31, 2023

Taking place on Sunday Jan. 22, the would-be 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, millions of people across the nation joined together for the Women’s March....

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Swifts The Eras Tour combines 16 years of her career, and garnered  an unprecedented demand.
U.S. Senate adresses ticketing and competition in live entertainment
Madison Huntington, Staff Writer • January 31, 2023

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a bipartisan hearing entitled “That’s the Ticket: Promoting Competition and Protecting Consumers in...

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Aftermath of Jan. 9 flooding on Olive Mill Road in Montecito.
Students reach out to local community after disastrous flooding
Anna Steiner, Staff Writer • January 31, 2023

On Monday, Jan. 9, Westmont students received an email. Classes had been canceled and would not resume until later notice. Rain continued to pour hours...

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Examining the male gaze through “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”
Examining the male gaze through “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”
Jordan Cuskey, Staff Writer • February 3, 2023

In order to investigate movies which combat the male gaze, one must be aware of what the male gaze is. Movies embodying the male gaze are shot to please...

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The spiritual exhaustion of mandatory chapel
The spiritual exhaustion of mandatory chapel
Luke Spicer, Staff Writer • February 3, 2023

Math has never been my strong suit. As an English major, I spend most of my time avoiding numbers, living in constant fear of that dreaded four-syllable...

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Puss in Boots: A legend for a life
Puss in Boots: A legend for a life
Kaleb Martinez, Staff Writer • February 2, 2023

He has gone by many names: el macho gato, the stabby tabby, the leche whisper, but to many he is known as Puss in Boots. Initially announced in 2014, the...

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A stormy competition
A stormy competition
Kelly Vivanco, Guest Writer • January 26, 2023

Marching through the chilling rain, shielding violin and trumpet cases as well as sheet music, 10 students throughout the morning and afternoon of Saturday,...

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Natasha Riding, third-year Westmont student
Natasha Riding exercises her talents to serve others 
Analisa Salvado, Staff Writer • February 1, 2023

For third-year student Natasha Riding, her love for Spanish first began when she was young. Her church would visit Ensenada, Mexico every year and would...

Natasha Riding, third-year Westmont student
Natasha Riding exercises her talents to serve others 
Analisa Salvado, Staff Writer • February 1, 2023

For third-year student Natasha Riding, her love for Spanish first began when she was young. Her church would visit Ensenada, Mexico every year and would...

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Saray Duran, director of Potters Clay
Saray Duran advocates for relational ministry
Lexi McWilliams, Features Editor • January 25, 2023

Opportunities for service and community at Westmont provide students with causes to be passionate about. Saray Durán is a fourth-year student majoring...

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Injuries and their consequences for the sports world
Injuries and their consequences for the sports world
Annika Bahnsen, Sports Editor • February 3, 2023

It was a scary day for not only Buffalo Bills fans but for sports fans in general on Monday, Jan. 2 as Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered from cardiac...

Senior Series: Santiago Tintore Ramon
January 27, 2023

Fourth year men’s tennis player, Santiago Tintore Ramon, has just begun his last season playing for Westmont College. Ramon transferred to Westmont College...

A letter from the sports editor
A letter from the sports editor
Annika Bahnsen, Sports Editor • December 9, 2022

The Westmont community has been blessed this year with successful and historic seasons within our athletic programs. After fully recovering from the effect...

Fifth-year Syd Brown
Senior Series: Sydney Brown
Katherine Bouma, Staff Writer • December 9, 2022

Beloved Westmont student and athlete Sydney Brown has just begun her fifth and final year playing as a forward for the women’s basketball team. Nearly...

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A look back on this year
Emily Peterson, Capstone Editor • April 19, 2021
Remember when Henri Nouwen climbed the Pickle Tree and the Fire Department had to be called to get him down?