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A mural dedicated to George Floyd, pictured in Santa Barbara last summer. Derek Chauvin, the officer who killed Floyd, was found guilty today.
Westmont responds to guilty verdict in Chauvin trial
Caleb Marll, News Editor • April 20, 2021

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of all three charges in the May 2020 killing of George Floyd. Chauvin was tried in Hennepin...

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Global Education Office plans for post-pandemic programs
Caleb Marll, News Editor • April 19, 2021

As Westmont looks towards a return to normalcy in the 2021-22 academic year, one aspect of campus life will remain restricted because of the COVID-19 pandemic:...

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While many summer events could not take place in 2020, Westmont
Westmont summer activities recommence as Newsom plans to reopen California
Chloe White, Staff Writer • April 19, 2021

Governor Gavin Newsom announced on April 6 that he intends to completely reopen the California economy by June 15. As a result, Westmont will be able to...

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Why productivity is important in our faith walk with Christ
Morgan Clarke, Staff Writer • April 23, 2021
I have felt entitled to a reward because I prayed and “had faith,” without any hard work. This type of “faith” is a distorted illusion that leads to idleness. A sort of faith that thinks that God will reward me, rather than faith that, no matter the outcome, it is God’s will.
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Our calling to a Gospel of hands and feet
Riley Potter, Staff Writer • April 23, 2021
We must do what we can with what we have and give the rest to God, knowing that he sees those we miss and loves in a way that is more encompassing than we could possibly imagine.
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Francis McDormand stars in "Nomadland."
"Nomadland" Review
Eva Moschitto, Staff Writer • April 21, 2021
Films, unlike movies — a rather pretentious distinction I enjoy making — are best enjoyed alone.
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The Beebster.
President's picks for arts & entertainment
Luke Spicer, A&E Editor • April 21, 2021

Dr. Gayle Beebe: college president, author, minister and an artistic/cultural connoisseur? This past week, the Arts & Entertainment section had...

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Students organize a discussion of gender and sexuality at Westmont
Sydney Abraham, Staff Writer • April 30, 2021

On April 14, the Westmont Center for Dialogue and Deliberation and the Facilitating Dialogue communications research class hosted a virtual event titled...

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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Clyde has spent multiple years a part of the Horizon staff. (Courtesy of Clyde)
Behind The Horizon
Phebe Chang, Students Editor • April 22, 2021

Behind the seamless stream of articles published in The Horizon stands senior political science major and biology minor Rachel Clyde. Everything so efficiently...

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