Suns Experience With The Sun

Editors Kelleigh Hogan and Natori Cruz and photographer Ryan Deitchman sit front row at the Phoenix Suns game for Journalism Night.

Kelleigh Hogan, Editor of Sports and Student Life

April 10, 2015

I must admit that I was a bit anxious to attend Journalism Night hosted by the Phoenix Suns on Friday, Mar. 27. In fact, I nearly didn’t go many times - I was too late to register, was constantly changing my mind, and definitely had my reservations about attending. I expected a sports-oriented three...

Germanwings Flight 9525

Lauren Bander, Columnist

April 10, 2015

At 10:01 a.m. on Mar. 24, passengers in Barcelona, Spain boarded a seemingly harmless airplane flight to Düsseldorf, Germany. The passengers thought they had nothing to worry about--the chances of a plane crash are astronomically small. However, what nobody realized is that the co-pilot may have had...

HS Varsity Boys’ Volleyball

On Thursday, April 2, 2015, Horizon Honors played against Chandler High School in Boys' Volleyball.

Emmy Walker, Columnist

April 10, 2015

On Thursday, Apr. 3, the Horizon Honors’ varsity boys’ volleyball team took on the Chandler High School Wolves. They boys were pumped up and determined to win, no matter what the cost might be. The Eagles stayed in the lead for the majority of the first game. They dove for the ball, and had plenty...

JV Boys Dig The Win

On Thursday, April 2, 2015, Horizon Honors played against Chandler High School in Boys' Volleyball.

Sammi Tester, Columnist

April 10, 2015

The enthusiastic cheers of the crowd filled the gym at Horizon Honors on Thursday, Apr. 2, at 4 p.m. The JV boys’ volleyball had a nail-biting game against the Chandler High School Wolves that ended in a victory for Horizon Honors. The game started off with Chandler serving. It was a set full of...

Zayn Malik Takes a Different Direction, Fans Take It Too Far

Zayn Malik in the earlier years of One Direction.

Selina Fluty, Columnist

April 10, 2015

On Wednesday, Mar. 25, Zayn Malik announced he was leaving One Direction, a five-member pop boy band started in 2010 on the British version of “The X Factor.” After the release of their fourth album, “Four,” he confirmed the rumors that he would leave the band. Things like this - people coming...

Cheating in School: Good or Bad?

Cheating in School: Good or Bad?

Tiara Chakkaw, Associate Editor, Features and Extras, 2012-2013; Columnist, 2011-2012

June 4, 2013

Some students argue that cheating is the best and easiest way to get a good grade. You conveniently sit next to a smart classmate and cheat off of the test which you forgot to study for; it’s an easy “A” with no studying, right? Even though you get that “A” on your report card, you aren’t...

The Phenomenon of the “Fake Geek Girl”

The Phenomenon of the “Fake Geek Girl”

Jaime Faulkner, Editor In Chief, 2012-2013

June 4, 2013

There’s no denying that pop culture, especially what used to be considered “nerd” culture, is moving into the mainstream spotlight. Superheroes dominate movie screens and lunch boxes, shows like "Doctor Who" and "Star Trek" are enjoying a resurgence of fan interest, events like Comicon are extremel...

Origin Vs. Steam

Origin Vs. Steam

Evan Rosser, Columnist

June 4, 2013

Although the console vs. PC debate is a popular conversation for people who enjoy gaming, there is a sub-conflict within PC gaming between Origin and Steam, the two most popular digital distribution service. Steam is a digital distribution service created by Valve (creators of Team Fortress 2, Half-Life...

History of Memes

An example of the meme 'Bad Luck Brian

Natori Cruz, Columnist

March 1, 2013

Internet memes have been a part of surfing the web since the early 2000s. Memes are typically photos with funny captions to enhance the hidden humor in the original image. Memes can also be websites, viral videos, and parodies. They have a large history that dates back all the way to the 1870s. Photograp...

Warm Bodies Review

Warm Bodies Review

Natori Cruz

February 26, 2013

Warm Bodies is a romantic-comedy, starring British actor Nicholas Hoult and Australian actress Teresa Palmer, and is about a zombie who begins turning back into a human after he falls for a zombie hunter. It was originally a book written by Isaac Marion in early 2010. Jonathan Levine directed the film beg...