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

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
On April 26, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed SB 1325, allowing teachers to be armed at school. While this bill is intended to prevent school shooting tragedies, due to its poor foresight and lack of proper research, it will inevitably fail.
Tennessee Allowing Armed Teachers Will Inevitably Fail
Aarya Kale, Reporter • May 24, 2024
In a recent Warrior Update, Westwood students were surveyed about their opinions regarding Flex, as its end was being considered. But the administration needs to let Flex remain, as it is crucial to student life.
Flex Is Necessary For Student Life
Katie Ring, Reporter • May 9, 2024
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill banning children under 14 from having social media accounts without parent permission. While many teens are upset about this new law and find it restricting, it is a step in the right direction toward providing more internet safety for minors.
Young Adolescents Should Not Be on Social Media
Valeria Tijerina, Reporter • May 1, 2024
Do We Still Need the Electoral College?
Hannah McDonough and Gabriel Oliveira April 25, 2024
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
The past few years have seen a rise in popularity of the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok. Subsequently, many U.S. lawmakers have expressed concerns over the possible spread of misinformation to wide audiences, as well as worries about American user safety while using TikTok.
Possible TikTok Ban Comes From Xenophobia, Not Caution
Bella Yi, Reporter • April 8, 2024
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
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