Nook Inc. Welcomes You

A photo from the

Carsten Oyer, Columnist

March 6, 2020

On March 20, 2020, Nintendo is releasing a new installment of their classic “Animal Crossing” series, as stated by Pocketlint. Called “Animal Crossing: New Horizons,” the game places more emphasis on community and the starting-from-scratch concept than prior versions. Of course, we will have...

The Love for “Hair Love”

This short film about styling kinky hair and family recently won an Academy Award.

Jolie Flack, Columnist

February 17, 2020

“Hair Love” is a 7-minute animated short film directed by Matthew A. Cherry. It is about the relationship between a father, his daughter, and her hair. The film won Best Animated Short Film at the 92nd Academy Awards. “Hair Love” was made after a Kickstarter campaign was funded in 2017, and wa...

It’s a Beautiful Day with Loving Lyfe

Episode five of the original “Loving Lyfe” season.

Carsten Oyer, Columnist

February 2, 2020

YouTube may not be the most common place to find a good TV show. It would doubtfully be the first platform you check. However, “Loving Lyfe” is changing that. The wry humor of the show, created by the channel JK! Studios, keeps their audience coming back for more every time a new episode is released....

Freak Out!

The promotional poster of “Freaky Friday: the Musical.”

Carsten Oyer, Columnist

January 19, 2020

Horizon Honors Performing Arts is bringing new life to a timeless classic, “Freaky Friday.” This play has gone through many mediums, and now we will be able to see it’s musical version, “Freaky Friday: the Musical.” It has gone from page, to screen, and is now to stage. Here is everything yo...

The Resistance Reaches the End

As we say goodbye to

Gael Solis, Columnist

December 19, 2019

“Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker” is the last movie in the “Star Wars” saga, a franchise that has been around since 1977. This movie takes place one year after “Episode VIII: The Last Jedi,” where, after a last stand, the New Republic failed to hold against the evil First Order on the pla...

Swirling Snowflakes and Graceful Flowers

Zora Griffin Todd on the front program of the Ahwatukee Foothills Nutcracker.

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

December 19, 2019

It was August of 2015, and I was begging my mom to take me to my friend’s Nutcracker performance. It was her first ever time in this show, and she was so excited. My mom was reluctant to buy the tickets because the show was in five months, and we still had to plan our holidays, but I was a persisten...

The Greatest Art Show

Yaniv Golden, Columnist

December 19, 2019

On Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, Horizon Honors hosted a special event that happens at the end of each semester: the Art and Guitar Showcase. This night celebrates the achievements of the students who participate in fine art electives such as Digital Art, Graphic Design, Culinary Arts, Guitar, and Art. The stud...

Present-Day Paperbacks

Carsten Oyer, Columnist

November 9, 2019

You have probably been reading classic books since the beginning of your education. Books such as “To Kill A Mockingbird” or “A Tale of Two Cities” have been around for long enough, and have discussed powerful topics such as redemption, morality, warfare, loyalty, and justice. Bookaxe defines a ...

The Details of Disney+

Isabel Kasathsko, Columnist

November 4, 2019

Lately, Disney seems to always be buying other filming companies and expanding. Some companies that Disney has bought are ABC, Marvel, Pixar, and The History Channel. Over the past few years, Disney has also been gaining many valuable companies and transforming them into Disney brands, like “Star War...

“Nine Inch Nails” Leaders Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Sign on for New Pixar Film Soundtrack

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. Photographed for the Wall Street Journal.

Erika Sonnemann-Creed, Editor of Features & Extras

September 27, 2019

Trent Reznor, the gloomy mastermind behind the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, has once again returned to the world of film soundtracks. Signing on with his musical partner Atticus Ross, the duo have been contracted to produce the soundtrack for the new Pixar film “Soul,” according to Billbo...