Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bellingham Bloggers Guide to the Universe

Here is a brief list of local blogs. If you are unfamiliar with blogging, or the area, this is where you can learn. Most of the blogs below are college news, Northwest news, or entertainment.  Western Washington University has an … Continue reading

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Appeal to the Student Council

I n lieu of a possible cuts to WCC’s student newspaper, the Horizon made their presence known during the ASWCC council meeting. $2,000 was proposed to be cut from the Horizon’s $17,000 budget in a previous meeting. Cuts to the number … Continue reading

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On the Job

The film “Crossing Borders” was shown in the Heiner building on campus a couple nights ago. I didn’t plan on going to it, but Cutter (our editor) was there, and I felt like I should say hi – and maybe … Continue reading

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Journalism: Behind the Desk

There was a quote about desks, from Benjamin Franklin – or maybe Albert Einstein – Not sure which. I read it on the internet (so it has to be true). But it was something like, “A clean desk is the … Continue reading

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Possible cuts to the Horizon budget

James Hearne, assistant editor at the Horizon returns from the student council with grim news. The student council reports projected budget cuts from $742,000 to $715,000 in 2012/13. The Horizon’s budget may be cut by $2,000. James says the council’s … Continue reading

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Congrats to Kareem Bryant

Congratulations to Kareem Bryant. The former Horizon editor/ reporter, local musician, and veteran, is being awarded a scholarship from the SPJ. Toby Sonneman, Horizon adviser and journalism instructor, wrote in his letter for recommendation: “Kareem has had rich and diverse life experience that makes … Continue reading

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And this is how a newspaper is born

Ever wonder how a newspaper plops in front of your doorstep? This is it: the life and death of the newspaper. More importantly the life and death of OUR newspaper.  Its journey is messy and short lived. Thanks to Katy … Continue reading

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A Blog from Horizon’s Past

Last year, the editors of the Horizon had their own blog. It is now nearly the one year anniversary since the last time a post was made on that blog. I admit it’s not as shnazzy as the new and … Continue reading

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The Sam Reed Event!!!

Questions for blog post about Sam Reed: What was it like interviewing the Secretary of State? I want to say I looked at it like any other interview…but that would be a lie. I was thrilled, honored, terrified, and all … Continue reading

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What 007 and I Have in Common

It feels as if I’ve been writing correspondence from the trenches for the last three years – dodging angry Germans and eating spare dog meat when I can. But that’s simply not true. I’m in my second quarter at Whatcom … Continue reading

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