The Horizon

Art created during isolation

Luke Spicer, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

We live in strange times.  With the outbreak of the COVID-19 and the subsequent shelter-in-place mandates issued by many governments around the world, people now find themselves stuck at home, cut off from the societies t...

Underrated film and TV for quarantine

Luke Spicer, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

With the onset of the majority of states declaring a mandatory time of shelter in place, this presents an ample time to consume a wide variety of media. Here are some recommendations in film and television.  Films: If y...

Control-less: a poem by Josh Bencker

Josh Bencker, Guest Poet

April 8, 2020

Days come and days go What it was to be in flow In the same room, with the same cues Hear the same rules, but with different news A lack of knowing.   Follow a map in constant change Deranged haze on...

Revisiting “The Golden Compass” 25 years later

Craig Odenwald, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

Philip Pullman’s tale, “The Golden Compass,” has arrived on the silver screen in the form of HBO’s new television series, “His Dark Materials.” It’s been a long road for the science-fantasy adventure series, whose first i...

Film in the age of COVID-19

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 25, 2020

Fears surrounding coronavirus have deeply impacted nearly every facet of life, and the film industry is no exception. Like most forms of entertainment, the film industry heavily depends upon group gatherings and shared experienc...

Supporting the classical arts amidst the pandemic

Alexa Highsmith, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

The greatest power of music lies in its ability to bring people together even when we are at our most isolated. It wafts through the lonely, desolate air, urging us to commune with one another.  Music echoes the shapes of constellations in...

The Weeknd’s “After Life”: A Tragedy

Gabriel Farhadian, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

The Weeknd’s newest album, “After Hours," is on the way to the top of the charts, selling 400,000 albums, and occupying 14 of the 15 slots on Spotify’s top U.S. chart, but whether the album is an industry-pleasing income-...

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