The Horizon

Ring by spring interrupted

Rachel Patz, Capstone Writer

September 21, 2020

COVID-19 has undeniably brought innumerable challenges to Westmont’s campus, but one particularly concerning area is students' dating lives. Students have been forced to follow extremely strict social guidelines, taking ...

Two women wearing masks walk past each other. One of the women is turning her head to get a second look at the other one.

COVID College: a guide

September 14, 2020

A digital artwork depicting two students sitting at desks in front of computers. One student is smiling and well-dressed, and one is tired and slouching.

Westmont Fashion Week 2020

September 14, 2020

A guide on how to spend your days during ~QUARANTINE~!

Ashton Kelly

April 1, 2020

Now that it’s been over a week since Westmont kicked everyone off campus, I thought I would put together a helpful guide on how to spend the next five weeks!   11:30 a.m. Wake up! Take your time! This is a ver...

Fun things Seniors have to look forward to this semester!

Ashton Kelly

March 25, 2020

Hello Seniors! What a four years it has been for us at Westmont College! At this point, I’m sure we’re all just used to the routine of having to do school in major times of crisis as if nothing is happening, and for that we c...

Origins Unknown

Jacob Francis, Biology Participant

March 25, 2020

Disclaimer: Though we at Capstone do not believe that the COVID-19 outbreak is a matter to be taken lightly and the tragedies that have resulted from it cannot be overstated, our mission is to bring an ounce of levity to our ...

Definitely Not a COVID-19 related news report

Jalin Coert, An Introvert Thriving in Self-Isolation

March 25, 2020

During this time of toilet paper hoarding, no handshakes, and endless take out, the news has been nothing but “Coronavirus this” and “Coronavirus that.” Not to say that these updates aren’t important (wash your hands, kid...

Yelp Reviews of the Horizon

Jalin Coert, Leaves Yelp Reviews of Yelp Reviews on Yelp

January 29, 2020

I have always been a dedicated Yelp reader. There’s nothing quite like settling into bed with a hot cup of tea and browsing through extremely accurate and fair reviews of shops, restaurants, parks, and even countries. One evening...

A Westmont Dictionary

Jalin Coert, Editor and chief of Webster’s Dictionary for Children

November 7, 2019

Beloved Westmont, I hope you all enjoyed this past Parents’ Weekend. To be honest, my weekend was rather bitter, as Holly Beers did not respond to my letter asking her to substitute as my father for the First Year Parents week...

Will Silence Fall?

Jacob Francis, Pumpkin Spice Devotee

November 7, 2019

Problems continue to confront the student body of Westmont college. Most recently, student groups have taken up a new cause to champion at the forefront of the ever-fleeting social attention span. The subject of the recent upris...

Creepin’ it real: Hallowe’en and this weekend

Ashton Kelly, Helpful Email Writer

November 7, 2019

Every year at Westmont our beloved Vice President of Student Life sends out a riveting email warning Westmont students against attending the hedonistic UCSB Hallowe’en revelries. As a humble servant of our student body I thought I...

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