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The Student News Site of Skyline High School

The Skyline Horizon

The Student News Site of Skyline High School

The Skyline Horizon

Stars that Hit the Mark for The American Themed 2021 Met Gala 

Stars that Hit the Mark for The American Themed 2021 Met Gala 

Anna Gardner, Arts and Culture Editor October 5, 2021

On Monday September 13, 2021, the highly anticipated annual Met Gala took place. The event was held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, which this year had an American theme. Stars showed...

Imagine Dragons’s Volatile “Mercury - Act 1”

Imagine Dragons’s Volatile “Mercury – Act 1”

Eszter Vizhanyo, Contributor September 23, 2021

Nearly a decade after the worldwide success of Imagine Dragons’ debut album Night Visions, and after the unexpected release of singles “Follow You” and “Cutthroat”, the band finally dropped their...

Kanye West’s Donda is a Beautiful Tribute to his Mother

Kanye West’s Donda is a Beautiful Tribute to his Mother

Lily Rutherford, Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2021

On August 29, Kanye West released his much-awaited album, Donda. Named after his mother who passed away in 2007, the album acts as a eulogy to her. It also includes heavy religious theming, including songs...

Top 10 Teen TV Shows You Should Watch in 2021

Kylee Meadows, Contributor September 5, 2021

FRIENDS  Friends is a TV show that is based around six friends and their everyday lives. In 2004, after 10 seasons, they stopped airing the show and all of the cast moved on to other shows and...

2021 Grammy Award Winners Announced: Racial Bias Criticisms Continue

2021 Grammy Award Winners Announced: Racial Bias Criticisms Continue

Phia Bridge, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2021

The Grammy ceremony, an annual event presented by the Recording Academy to recognize successful artists, took place on March 14 without a live audience due to the global pandemic. Hosted by Comedian Trevor...

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Iconic Picasso Tapestry Gets Removed From the United Nations

Lily Rutherford, Feature Editor March 22, 2021

A tapestry replica of Pablo Picasso’s iconic anti-war painting ‘Guernica’ that has been in the United Nations “U.N." Security Council chamber since 1985 has been removed as of February 22. The...

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The Queen’s Gambit, Netflix’s Greatest 2020 Series

Phia Bridge, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2021

On October 23, 2020, an earth shattering Netflix series was born. Set in 1983 and based on a novel by Walter Tevis, The Queen’s Gambit, follows the brilliant chess player, Beth Harmon, played by Anya...

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Golden Globe Nominees Announced Virtually

Anja Cieslewicz, News Editor February 21, 2021

The nominees have been made for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards, which will take place on February 28. This is the first time that the nominees were announced virtually. The Golden Globes will be hosted...

Netflix’s Alice in Borderland Is Brilliantly Terrifying

Netflix’s “Alice in Borderland” Is Brilliantly Terrifying

Audrey Hall, Arts and Culture Editor January 28, 2021

On December 10, 2020, Netflix released a new original show entitled Alice In Borderland. The Japanese horror/thriller show centers around a group of three friends who leave their mundane lives for one...

Sam Smith’s “Love Goes” Is a Journey of Self-Discovery and Love

Sam Smith’s “Love Goes” Is a Journey of Self-Discovery and Love

Audrey Hall, Arts and Culture Editor December 16, 2020

Sam Smith, a popular pop singer/songwriter, released their new album Love Goes on October 30. This was the first full album released by Smith after they came out as non-binary, which made the album a musical...

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MasterChef Junior Contestant Dies of Cancer at 14

Audrey Hall, Arts and Culture Editor December 8, 2020

On November 17, MasterChef Junior Alumni Ben Watkins passed away at the Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago from Angiomatoid Fibrous Histiocytoma (AFH), an incredibly rare soft tissue tumor that mostly...

An Introduction to Inktober

An Introduction to Inktober

Abhinaya Gopinath, staff December 4, 2020

While the quarantine madness might be keeping some denizens of Skyline at home with no room for trick-or-treating, a few of the lesser-known hobbies outside of Halloween can finally shine in the spotlight....

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