The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon


Westwood woman’s lacrosse has their senior night and wins the game taking them to their state

Women’s Varsity Lacrosse Wins 12-3 For Senior Night

Trinity Osmer, Reporter April 21, 2024

The Westwood Lady Warrior Lacrosse team faced a fierce and competitive game against James Bowie High School, leaving them in the dust for the Warrior senior night. Westwood has been practicing non-stop...

Benson Boones latest album exemplifies his ability to find a catchy tune, but highlights the simplicity of his lyrics.

Benson Boone Takes Off With New Album ‘Fireworks & Rollerblades’

Katie Ring, Reporter April 18, 2024

Albums tell stories. Artists stress for days over the order their songs are put in, and fans analyze lyrics to the point of obsoletion. Musicians like Taylor Swift and Hozier are known for perfecting the...

Student loan debt is a burden that affects many students long after graduation. While the Biden administration has been working to forgive student loan debt for millions, more should be done to fix this issue.

Student Debt Cancellation is Necessary For Success

Jia Chun, Reporter April 12, 2024

After university, many college graduates' student loan debt weighs down their chance to fully chase their goals. On average, borrowers, who leave university with around $38,000 in debt, take a lengthy...

If youre still deciding on what kind of dress to wear for prom this year, read on to get some inspiration!

Best and Worst Prom Dresses for 2024

Valerie Zhang, Reporter April 7, 2024

1. Ballgown The most expensive out of all the options, ball gowns are also the most dreamy and enchanting types of dresses. Famous for their intricately laced bodices fitted with heavy layers of romantic...

On March 19th, the Supreme Court allowed Senate Bill 4 into effect. However, hours later, a lower court of appeals issued a preliminary injunction, blocking the ruling on basis of unconstitutionality. This event is an opportunity for the U.S. to reflect on the current state of the immigration crisis and rebuild the broken system.

Texas’ SB 4 is Incentive to Reform Immigration

Valerie Zhang, Reporter April 4, 2024

For the past decade, the United States has struggled with immigration and border security. Most notably, Texas, which shares a border with Mexico, has been the source of much debate. But what is not up...

Pick your favorite candy, gifts, and decorations for your Easter basket and well tell you what kind of Easter egg you are!

What Kind of Easter Egg are You?

Jia Chun, Reporter March 30, 2024

With 14 Grammy wins under her belt and many more sold-out stadiums, Taylor Swift is one of the most popular pop icons ever. While many have varying opinions on Taylor Swift, her sheer influence and impact undebatable.

Taylor Swift: Overhyped or Overhated?

Mahek Sureka and Gabriel Oliveira March 26, 2024

An international sensation, Taylor Swift has impacted millions of lives in more ways than one. She brings joy with her wide range of music, making something for everyone to listen to and love. Whether...

Measuring water, Xander Catuogno 26 prepares to make a drink. Java City offers more breakfast opportunities to students, and also offers a place to socialize before school.

Java City Returns After Three Year Hiatus

Chloe Oakley, Campus News Editor March 25, 2024
Returning after three years of closure following the pandemic, campus coffee shop Java City had its grand opening on Monday, March 25 after a “soft opening” from Thursday, March 21 to Friday, March 22. Initially shut down due to staff shortages, Aramark, RRISD’s food service provider, resolved this barrier by hiring students.  
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