Desensitized Society

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 norms are desensitizing our generation and the upcoming generations. Flashback to the 1950s, those...

Capital Punishment

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 should he be executed for his heinous crimes against innocent people, or just be sentenced to life?...

Average Adverts

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 “Evolution,” showing how advertisers can make someone look like a totally different, flawless person....

Yearbook Distribution

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 the book to look at the index to find themselves. The Yearbook class is proud to say that this year’s...

Boston Bombing Trial

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 when bombs went off near the finish line. Brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev were responsible...

New Dress Code, New Feelings

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 freedom, including being able to wear shirts with words and pictures (as long as they’re school-appropriate,...

Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Review

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron

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 Hydra base in Sokovia. Everything, from the camera angles and the slow motion editing to the cold...

Sporty Seniors

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 club. The Horizon Sun has decided to shine some light on a group of students whose particular intere...

A Dime For A Distraction

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

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 Land, the male superheroes filled the void of man. The boys at home could run up to the store...

Final Set For Seniors

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

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 were the Horizon Honors’ Eagles playing against the second-highest ranked team in their division,...

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