The Horizon

Lawrence Eady joins Westmont Activities Council as new director
Raymond Vasquez, Guest Writer • September 21, 2021

From student to alum to the new Westmont Activities Council (WAC) director, 24-year-old Lawrence Eady has made his mark as a proud Warrior. Born and raised...

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California voters fall short of recall
Chloe White, News Editor • September 16, 2021

On Tuesday, Sept. 14, voters flooded the polls to participate in America’s fourth gubernatorial recall election. Governor Gavin Newsom prevailed at the...

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New COVID-19 Vaccination Guidelines
COVID-19: New year, new protocols
Colby Stenzel, Guest Writer • September 14, 2021

As the fall semester kicks off, many students have eagerly anticipated Westmont’s return to a semblance of normalcy. For the first time since the beginning...

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It slips out before we even realize it.
You don’t need to apologize for every little thing
Katie Ticas, Guest Writer • September 17, 2021
I want to challenge myself, and all of you, to stop apologizing for minuscule things that do not warrant an apology. Let’s examine our words that might slip out — if we find they might have hurt someone, let’s talk about it.
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Thoughts on the recent Texas Heartbeat Act that rocked the country.
Texas’ Heartbeat Act does not abandon women, but protects the vulnerable
Addie Michaelian, Guest Writer • September 17, 2021
What does the law actually say? The Heartbeat Act aims to prevent abortions after six weeks or any time after cardiac activity is detected. It permits any person other than a government official or employee to bring a civil lawsuit against anyone who performs or induces an abortion after about six weeks, knowingly “aids or abets” an abortion, or intends to participate in any of these actions. A private citizen can sue anyone who violates the law for a minimum of $10,000. 
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OHare aint a real bad guy!
Let it die, let it die, O’Hare ain’t a real bad guy
Shaun Underwood, Staff Writer • September 15, 2021
"No one looks up into the night sky dreaming of a better tomorrow, because O’Hare already gave the people of Thneedville a better tomorrow." 
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Marvel’s Newest Addition: "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings"
Raymond Vasquez, Staff Writer • September 15, 2021

A hero was born into the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) with the September 3 release of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.”...

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Holy Spirits presence at The Voskuyl Prayer Chapel
The Holy Spirit at Westmont
Hannah Marks, Staff Writer • September 16, 2021

As this semester gets rollin’, more and more conversations are happening about how the Westmont community views and interacts with the Holy Spirit. Especially...

Ariana Flores Vivero, Westmont Second-Year
First in line
Melody Rosales, Staff Writer • September 16, 2021

First-generation students face their own unique set of challenges. Ariana Flores Vivero, a second-year economics and business major, shared insight on...

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Profile of a Westmont Veteran
Tristan Williams April 22, 2021

Steven Carmona has a story that does not fit easily into any demographic. Though he stands outside of the average Westmont student profile — Hispanic,...

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