The Horizon

Beyond labels

Jada Fox, Students Editor

February 11, 2020

For senior sociology major and second time RA Alesha Bond, her time at Westmont has been full of paths she never anticipated she’d follow. Now in her senior year, Alesha has striven to step into her own identity. Before...

Living amongst nuance

Jada Fox, Students Editor

February 5, 2020

For Westmont student body president and history major Nolan Anderson, empathy and nuance are the core of his studies, service, and community at Westmont. History quickly became the learning grounds for understanding and bridging per...

A portrait of an aspiring publisher

Jada Fox, Students Editor

January 29, 2020

Bailey Baker did not start at Westmont planning to graduate in three years. Despite the unexpected brevity, Bailey has not let a single moment go to waste as she approaches graduation this May. “I wanted to be an English major since I ...

Abroad and back again

January 22, 2020

Eve Reiner straightens on the bench beside her bunk, animated as she speaks: “There’s just like this itch that I have in the small of my back and I always connect that to art and what I think is good or true art,” she rea...

Composing connection

Jada Fox, Students Editor

November 13, 2019

Whether through culture or music, connection is crucial for junior composition major Jared Clarke: “When I create I really want to create something that expresses my feelings in a way that can relate to others, cause I really l...

Psych major stays “psyched”

Jada Fox, Students Editor

October 29, 2019

Direction has never been an issue for senior psychology major Hannah Roberts. During her high school years, she fell in love with psychology, ran the campus special needs club, and held a close relationship with her high scho...

Pursuing data analytics and balance

Jada Fox, Students Editor

October 22, 2019

“If I could switch to majoring in spreadsheets, I would probably just switch to that,” junior Kimberlee Gong laughs. Luckily, during Kimberlee’s first semester, Westmont added data analytics as a major, and shortly thereaf...

Discovering growth through challenge

Jada Fox, Students Editor

October 15, 2019

Lillyana Huerta gazes mindfully at her glass, considering where to begin her story. Her journey to Westmont and discovering her passion for singing has not been a direct one, but a new focus among a life of artistic interests. C...

“We’re going to college”

Jada Fox, Students Editor

October 1, 2019

Bryan Briones’ beaming smile is just as contagious as his gratitude and enthusiasm for life and his journey to Westmont. He is a first-generation college student. This May he will graduate with a Bachelor’s in kinesiology. ...

Sibo Msibi now singing at Westmont

Jada Fox, Students Editor

September 24, 2019

With a tenor-sung aria playing from his laptop in the background, Sibo Msibi sits calmly, mindfully selecting where to begin his story of his unique journey to Westmont. This first month of Sibo’s first year on campus is the out...

Pouring into culture

Jada Fox, Students Editor

September 17, 2019

Ashley Masso settles into the corner of the couch with a mug of fresh, home-pressed coffee in hand. Coffee has grown to be much more than just a beverage for Ashley. After four immersive months in Seville and ninety days in I...

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