The Horizon

The first-year Zoom experience

Grace Williams, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

She walked into her home office, dressed professionally for class. She sat at her desk, adjusting her swivel chair as she logged onto the next Zoom call. Behind her, a world map adorned the wall, filling the space in her laptop...

A fresh perspective on online orientation

Grace Williams, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

Noting the time, she apprehensively picked up the phone. Even as she prepared herself for the worst, she tried to stay optimistic: even if she had to stay home for the first few weeks at school, at least she’d have her own s...

What’s in a name: Westmont students think about names of COVID-19

Hans Khoe, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing the lives of people everywhere. This article is meant to highlight one group in particular: how Asians are being affected by the coronavirus.  Wuhan, China is a place inextricably linked ...

Life on campus in the midst of COVID-19

Nick Jensen, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

Trading dorms for living rooms, most of us have retreated from Westmont to live, stranded, in our childhood bedrooms, a relative’s house, or on a friend’s couch. We work online, spend time with family, and create distractions...

Spring Sing lives on despite COVID-19

John Kiser, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

COVID-19 has hugely affected college life, especially with the cancellation of normally scheduled spring activities. Spring Sing is not one of those to be terminated. Every year, Westmont College’s highly acclaimed and most antic...

An inside look at Jim Peterson Construction Inc.

John Kiser, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

For over 20 years, Jim Peterson has delivered high-quality carpentry service to Santa Barbara County. After graduating from Fresno State, he began working in construction for Dan Ribbens, a Westmont alumnus, and from there Peterso...

The Book Den

The Book Den

March 25, 2020

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