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The Horizon

The Student News Site of Westmont College

The Horizon

The Student News Site of Westmont College

The Horizon

Midterm elections may offset Democratic domination in Congress, spur 2024 Presidential race
Midterm elections may offset Democratic domination in Congress, spur 2024 Presidential race
Jenae McInnes, News Editor • November 8, 2022

Two years into the Biden administration, this round of midterm elections may alter the power dynamic in Congress, shift the government’s attention to...

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Urban Initiative hosts mayor, activists on campus for homelessness and human trafficking lectures
Jenae McInnes, News Editor • November 1, 2022

Last week Urban Initiative hosted a panel series called “There’s More to Know” focusing on two issues that often seem far removed from Westmont’s...

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Liz Truss stepped down from her office as the U.K.s Prime Minister after public outcry regarding economic reforms.
Liz Truss resigns after just six weeks, concluding the shortest term of a U.K. Prime Minister
Madison Huntington, Staff Writer • November 1, 2022

On Oct. 25, 2022, Rishi Sunak was appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. This transition of power followed mounting political and social pressure...

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Don’t be afraid to take the next step
Don’t be afraid to take the next step
Katana Lester, Staff Writer • November 18, 2022

College students can often find themselves struggling in faith out of fear to put in the effort to do God’s work. Whether it is because of the heavy...

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Why dances arent just for high school students
Why dances aren't just for high school students
Molly Rapske, Staff Writer • November 18, 2022

If you’re anything like me, you hated high school. It was a time of transition between the arguably worse years of middle school and the cusp of young...

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DCs rockin new film
DC's rockin' new film
Kaleb Martinez, Staff Writer • November 17, 2022

The power dynamic in the DC universe is about to change with the addition of DC's newest anti-hero, Black Adam, played by Dwayne “The Rock'' Johnson....

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Tales Untold
Tales Untold
Kaleb Martinez, Staff Writer • November 10, 2022

Alongside "Andor," the “Tales of the Jedi” is Disney Plus’ newest addition to the Star Wars lineup. This show, however, was done in the acclaimed...

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NSTEP takes center stage
NSTEP takes center stage
Lexi McWilliams , Features Editor • November 16, 2022

Next up to the stage, for all of Westmont to enjoy: NSTEP! Westmont’s dance club, led by Gia Versales, Saray Duran, Melanie Salvador, Camila Escalante...

Andrew Medlock, Core team member of Emmaus Road
Andrew Medlock explores the global church
Lexi McWilliams , Features Editor • November 16, 2022

Westmont students have access to a plethora of travel opportunities that expand horizons and help facilitate connections with other cultures. Andrew Medlock,...

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Katie Knapp, Spiritual Foundation Coordinator at Westmont
Katie Knapp engages with faith
Lexi McWilliams , Features Editor • November 9, 2022

Although there are many aspects of Westmont that make it special, one of its highlights is the hiring of student Spiritual Formation Coordinators (SFC)....

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Senior Kyler Warren
Senior Series: Kyler Warren
Serena Nohmeh, Staff Writer • November 18, 2022

Basketball has always been a sport Westmont students gather together to watch. A student who has admired the game for years also happens to be on the team! Fourth-year...

The pressure on athletes has taken a toll on mental health. How can we help?
Sports: where is the line drawn between helping and hurting?
Katherine Bouma, Staff Writer • November 18, 2022

In the first five months of the year, at least five student-athletes in the country have committed suicide - all of whom were women. The pressure and high...

Fourth-year Sadie Hill making a run up the field in the GSAC championship.
Women’s soccer makes a historic run to the national championship
Hunter Penn, Staff Writer • November 18, 2022

With the soccer season coming to a close, the Westmont women’s soccer team wasn’t quite finished yet. Instead, they pushed through to the Golden State...

Coach Dave Wolf retires after 32 years of coaching the mens soccer team.
Dave Wolf coaches his final week at Westmont
Katherine Bouma, Staff Writer • November 11, 2022

Beginning his coaching career in 1991, head coach for the Westmont men’s soccer team Dave Wolf has decided to retire after his 32nd year in the program....

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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?