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Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

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On July 1, Netflix released Volume II of Season Four of Stranger Things. This highly anticipated chapter was marked by stellar acting and unique storylines. Graphic by Aanika Hirode.

Stranger Things Turns World Upside Down with Season Four

Eshaan Chopra, Marketing Chief August 8, 2022

Hit me square in the face with a roller skate like Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) did to Angela (Elodie Grace Orkin), and I would still get back up to finish Season Four of Stranger Things. The penultimate...

Both The Simpsons and Glee are becoming known for predicting trends and future events, but which show is better? Both shows have a lot of wins in foreseeing but, only one can win.

Does ‘Glee’ Out-Predict ‘The Simpsons’?

Eshaan Chopra, Marketing Chief July 28, 2022

Glee is currently one of the most controversial shows on the internet. The show is full of inappropriate jokes, weird plotlines, and overall insane character arcs. A trend has even emerged where people...

Movies and TV shows are essential pieces of media to represent LGBTQ+ individuals and their stories. We have rounded up a few of our favorites for those looking to enjoy these films during Pride month. Photo courtesy of Boris Štromar.

LGBTQ+ Movies and TV Shows to Watch During Pride Month

Alessandra Ashford, Reporter June 23, 2022

We’re here, queer, and ready to shed a tear. Here are some LGBTQ+ movies and TV shows to watch during Pride Month. Heartstopper (2022) Based on the webcomic written by Alice Oseman, Netflix’s...

Callie Haverda 25 was cast to play Leia Forman in Netflixs That 90s Show, a spinoff of the beloved That 70s Show. The show centers around a new generation of teens including Leia Forman in Point Place, Wisconsin.

Callie Haverda ’25 Takes the Spotlight on Netflix’s That ’90s Show

Hannah McDonough, Community & World News Editor June 2, 2022

When That ‘90s Show was announced by Netflix in 2021, fans were excited to see the old cast from That ‘70s Show return as well as a new cast of young actors portraying the new generation of teens during...

Heartstopper, a graphic novel series by Alice Oseman turned television series, has captured the attention of viewers. Nick (Kit Connor) and Charlie (Joe Locke) embark on a wholesome relationship in the first season of the show. Graphic by Eshaan Chopra.

Heartstopper Steals the Hearts of Everyone, Everywhere

Eshaan Chopra, Marketing Chief May 19, 2022

From defending your crush to your friends, overthinking the messages sent, and having unexplainable moments of happiness around one another, Heartstopper makes the feelings of love feel dreamy, giggly,...

The second part of Attack on Titan  first premiered on Sunday, Jan. 10. Graphic by Hadley Norris.

‘Attack on Titan’: The Final Season Colossally Exceeds Fans’ Expectations

Mallory Milner, Reporter April 27, 2022

On Sunday, April 4, the second part of the final season of Attack on Titan, one of the most popular anime today, concluded. The second part first premiered on Sunday, Jan. 10 and amassed vast media attention...

The albums name is a reference to the dense bushes of laurel that often trap and kill unknowing hikers in the Appalachian mountains.

It’s Time for Mitski to Rest On Her Laurels

Shreya Selvaraju, Campus News Editor April 25, 2022

When Mitski released a fifth album amid rumors she had quit music, I was overjoyed. 32 minutes later, I was underwhelmed. Mitski’s signature short lyrics seemed even shorter, her calm nature was more...

American Girl won five Golden Horse awards from Taipeis 2021 film festival after its release in December.

‘American Girl’: A Poignant Reckoning on Cultural Identity

Amelia Spielman, Heritage Assistant Editor April 15, 2022

Centered around one mother’s relationship with her daughters, Feng-I Fiona Roan’s debut film American Girl (美國女孩) is a Taiwanese-American drama that brilliantly displays the raw authenticity...

Featured on the cover of the second novel is Anya Forger, one of the main characters in the series, Spy x Family. Anya herself is secretly a mind reader, and uses her unique power to put an interesting spin on the events happening in the series. Image courtesy of Viz Media.

What You Should Be Watching in Anime Spring Season 2022

Gayu Lakshmanan, Heritage Portraits Editor April 13, 2022

The new seasonal drop of anime started on Thursday, April 8, with a few early releases. Some of the most anticipated new series and sequels came out, making these releases some of the most attention-grabbing...

The most significant musical accomplishments of the year were honored at the 64th Grammy Awards on Sunday, April 4th. The big winners of the night were Jon Batiste, Silk Sonic, and Olivia Rodrigo. Artists stunned viewers with their unique outfits and electrifying performances.

The 64th Grammy Awards Were A Sparkling Commemoration of Music’s Greatest Achievements

Aanika Hirode, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 4, 2022

On Sunday, April 3, the biggest names in music gathered in the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to partake in one of the most momentous award ceremonies of the year. Filled with vibrant outfits and...

The 94th Annual Academy Awards took place on Sunday, March 27. The ceremony had a drastic increase in viewers from last year, and many films such as CODA, Dune, and The Eyes of Tammy Faye took home awards in multiple categories.

The 2022 Academy Awards Recognize Diverse Talent

Aanika Hirode, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 3, 2022

During the 2022 Academy Awards, history was made in a myriad of ways. On Sunday, March 27, the Oscars took place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California. The show drew 16.6 million viewers on ABC,...

As National Womens History Month comes to an end, here are some books to read in celebration. With inspirational female leads and strong female protagonists, the characters of these books are paving the way for the next generation of young women. Graphic by Hannah McDonough.

Five Books to Read in Celebration of National Women’s History Month

Hannah McDonough, Community & World News Editor March 30, 2022

National Women’s History Month is recognized throughout the month of March, celebrating women and their long fight breaking down societal gender restrictions. Whether they are paving the way for change...

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