by Alex Moreno Working on the Horizon student newspaper has been my best experience at Whatcom so far. I could not have foreseen my level of involvement in the Horizon when I started attending Whatcom. Throughout my time at the Horizon, I had great insight and development in a real-world…
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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…
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…
Unions are about unity
Alex Moreno When a crowd was asked to say words that come to mind when thinking of unions the results were: Protest, power, strike, and solidarity.
Letter from the Editor
By Alex Moreno The after-election frenzy has been a surprising and unpredictable spur of events. The aftermath of the election has shaken not only our nation but also the world.
First bachelor’s degree offered by Whatcom
By Alex Moreno Beginning in the fall quarter of 2017, Whatcom will be offering a Bachelor of applied science (BAS) in IT Networking. The degree is the first four-year baccalaureate degree offered at Whatcom. Janice Walker, the dean for workforce education at Whatcom, essentially oversees all programs that lead to…
Don’t hate, participate
By Alex Moreno Election day is today; the nation and world couldn’t be more anxiously awaiting the results of the election. The media and voters have been consumed by the election of our president and vice president, and I’ve heard people claim they are abstaining from voting altogether, because they…
Finding a home while far from it
By Alex Moreno According to exchange students at Whatcom, it’s one of the scariest yet most exciting things a student can do; feeling at home and being successful while studying abroad is a challenging yet rewarding experience.
Letter From The Editor: “Clownspiracy” is no laughing matter
by Alex Moreno With Halloween around the corner, dressing in costume would usually be rewarded with smiles and compliments; but fear, nationwide hysteria, arrests, school shutdowns, halts of costume sales, and citywide costume bans are the results of costumes this year. You guessed it; of course I am talking about…
Letter from the Editor
The never ceasing debate surrounding global warming and its effect is one of the most pressing issues facing our generation and more importantly the future of our planet.