Category Archives: LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Seeking truth of the Sikh

By Alex Moreno

Are you sure you know the differences between a Sikh and Muslim individual and their ideologies?
At the Horizon we found ourselves debating and assuming varying ideas about the Sikh religion and its members.
“Nearly 60 percent of Americans admit knowing nothing at all about Sikhs,” NPR’s Why American Sikhs Think They Need a Publicity Campaign said.

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France votes for the new and the EU

By Alex Moreno

On May 7, 2017 the French elected new president Emmanuel Macron over opposing president elect Marine Le Pen. Macron is the youngest president in France’s history, has never held an elected government position, describes himself as neither left nor right, and founded his own political party in 2016.

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Letter from the Editor: What time is it?

Photo by Katie Linton
Photo by Katie Linton

Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter in 1784 with the idea that if our country were to set our clocks forward one hour so that the sun will set later in the day, everyone would save on candles and lantern oil. Also, people would be able to work deeper into the evenings outside because it was brighter.
Fast forward to 2017 and approximately 81 countries change their clocks to daylight saving time (DST) around the world according to TimeAndDate.com. In 1966, Congress passed the Uniform Time Act, creating one specific times for Americans to change their clocks.

 

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Letter from the Editor

Photo by Shelby Ford
Photo by Shelby Ford

There seems to come a time every winter quarter where the dismal weather, flu season, and shorter days all seem to come together to form a perfect storm, often times when its least convenient for school schedules.
Unless you are a major skier or snowboarder, it can seem harder to find an escape from stress during this time of the year in Bellingham.
Every day it is too cold to go out and do something fun, it can seem like an excuse to stay in and watch Netflix, play video games, or mindlessly stare into your smartphone. Continue reading Letter from the Editor


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