The Horizon

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-...

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” paints a vivid picture of romance

Wesley Stenzel, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 4, 2020

What do you do when you want to capture a moment forever? Today, we’re lucky that we can whip out a smartphone and snap a photo of nearly anything we want to immortalize (or at least remember until we need to clear out stor...

The pickle, the horse, and nihilism’s rise in entertainment

Luke Spicer, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

“Nothing really matters, anyone can see\ Nothing really matters, nothing really matters to me.” So said Freddie Mercury when he wrote the final lyrics to the iconic “Bohemian Rhapsody.” They’re catchy, an ear-candy ...

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