Desensitized Society

In the past 60 years, our society has become unmannerly and desensitized to behaviors we think of as normal.
Sammi Tester, Columnist May 15, 2015

Cursing in every other sentence, seeing sexualized jokes and people on T.V., and wearing clothes that leave nothing to the imagination are all regular behaviors in today’s society. However, these social...

Capital Punishment

The deliberation phase of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial, one of the two men responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, brings to light the controversial debate on capital punishment and whether or not it should remain in today’s society.
Jake Matise, Columnist May 15, 2015

Last month, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty on all 30 counts for his role in the Boston Marathon bombing in April 2013, and 17 of the counts he was convicted of carry a possible death sentence. But...

Average Adverts

Advertisements show pictures of photoshopped people and give us unrealistic expectations for our own bodies. Why isn’t the average person shown instead?
Lauren Bander, Columnist May 15, 2015

Everybody knows that advertisements and models are photoshopped. They offer pictures of people with flawless skin and perfect bodies. But that’s not even them. Dove proved this with their 2006 video...

Yearbook Distribution

The yearbook, full of memories that students wait all year to see, is coming out on Friday, May 15!
Ryan Deitchman, Photo Editor May 15, 2015

Yearbook Distribution Day is Friday, May 15, and yearbook students are certain that this is the best one so far. What is the first thing you do when you get a yearbook? Most people flip to the back of...

Boston Bombing Trial

The Boston Bombing trial’s jury is out for deliberation on Wednesday.
Emmy Walker, Columnist May 13, 2015

The events of last year’s Boston Marathon bombing will never be forgotten, but a particular light is being shed on them this week. Three innocent bystanders were killed and over 200 people were injured...

New Dress Code, New Feelings

Excitement is in the air surrounding next year's new dress code, find out what your peers think about the changes.
Connor Lowe, Columnist May 11, 2015

The new dress code for the 2015-16 school year is out, and with it a ton of exciting new changes. Thanks to the focus groups earlier in the year, high school and middle school students will now have increased...

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron

Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Review

Exhilarating, moving, and romantic… “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is a movie to truly remember.
Zach Asato, Head of Photo May 11, 2015

Unbelieveable! From the opening scene, the climactic action sequence left everybody speechless. Ironman, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Black Widow, and the Hulk thrust into action, storming the secret...

Sporty Seniors

The Horizon Sun investigates into what senior athletes will be doing with their sports careers after high school.
Danielle Moran, Columnist May 11, 2015

Horizon Honors is a school full of diversity. The range of talents and interests is immeasurable from playing an instrument to playing Super Smash Bros, from skateboarding to singing, pre-med to travel...

Ultimate Power and Elektra comic books both feature women on the cover.

A Dime For A Distraction

Most superheroes are male, but that’s not gender inequality, it’s just how they were originally made.
Sammi Tester, Columnist May 11, 2015

When America was on the verge of war, the scared citizens needed someone to look up to. The desperate call for help was answered by superheroes. While husbands, dads, sons, and brothers were away in No-Man’s...

Senior James Tsai and sophomore 
Nathan Hernandez jump to block the ball.

Final Set For Seniors

The boys’ varsity volleyball team gives a farewell to the seniors in the last home game of the season against Hamilton High School.
Danielle Moran, Columnist May 5, 2015

  Thursday, Apr. 30, marked the end of the second era of boys’ volleyball at Horizon Honors. Family and friends filled the gym to witness what would unravel to be a very eventful night. Not only...

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