The Horizon Sun

Out With the Old, In With the New

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

December 13, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Music, Video Games

Oh, how the times have changed! From jelly shoes to Fortnite moves, trends have constantly evolved since the beginning of human societies. These trends can repeat and overlap, and range from fashion, to toys, to new technology. Savoir Flair claims that people participate in trends because it shows that you ...

The Treason for the Season

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

December 7, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Music, Student Opinion

During the holiday season, many people enjoy spending time with family to sit down and watch a classic Christmas film or listen to carols while decorating the tree. Whatever it may be, most families that celebrate this holiday do something in relation to these time-honored pieces. Although the consumers ...

Say Goodnight to “Night School”

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

December 7, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies

The hit movie “Night School” has made a big impact at the box office, having already reached over $101 million in sales worldwide over the course of its release. This 2018 film stars Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, and Rob Riggle, and is a hard-hitting comedy filled with endless irony, character cont...

Netflix and Happy

Netflix and Happy

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

November 2, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies

When discussing impactful, motivational, or thought-provoking movies, most people will imagine huge blockbusters that reeled in millions on their premiere day. What they don’t realize is that the best is waiting at home, right on their computer screen. The movie “Happy” is a 2011 documentary ...

Monopoly Deal: A Fantastic Alternative

Monopoly Deal: A Fantastic Alternative

Noah Stults, Columnist

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Monopoly is a fun game that many people love, but its problem is that it takes far too long to play. An average Monopoly game takes about two hours to play all the way through, which is inconvenient if you are trying to play a quick family game. A new card game, Monopoly Deal, solves this problem while...

Take A Break With A Book

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

June 6, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Books

There are many things to do over the summer break. Time off from school allows you to swim, hang out with friends and family, and of course, read a good book! The list below is of some of the top books around right now. These are the best books to read according to The New York Times. Top Thrille...

Kanye West’s “ye” Ain’t a Yes From Me

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

June 6, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music

Rapper Kanye West released his latest – and shortest – album to date. With a tracklist of seven songs, he dropped his eighth studio album today after hosting a private, high-profile listening party in Wyoming last Thursday. The artwork for “ye,” the eighth album in Kanye's discography, was shot by West...

“Solo” Stands Alone

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

May 31, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” recently came out on May 25. Since then, it has received major hate, mainly because of Han Solo not being portrayed by Harrison Ford, but instead by Alden Ehrenreich. In my opinion, however, this was an amazing Star Wars movie and I don’t understand why people aren’t ...

Discover the Ancient Lands of Egypt

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Video Games

Since October 2017, “Assassin’s Creed: Origins” has gotten positive feedback for its open-world aspect and mechanics. The vast land of Egypt is amazing and certain aspects of it are historically accurate, but the developers at Ubisoft want to let the players go deeper into the ancient world. They cr...

The Rise of Korean Pop

Emily Christian, Columnist

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music

At the mention of hit K-pop band “BTS,” a rumble shakes the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the location for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. The unmistakable sound of hundreds of teen females overpowers host Kelly Clarkson, forcing her to put on her huge, hot pink earmuffs. It’s the ARMY. Armed with fan...

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