The Horizon Sun

Concerts in the Desert Foothills Park

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

April 5, 2019

Music brings people together, and many flock to events at the Desert Foothills Park for just that reason. The concerts boast incredible local performers, food trucks, and activities, so this is a great way to hang out with friends and family this spring. The concerts start at 5 p.m. and go to 8:30 ...

Out With the Old, In With the New

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

December 13, 2018

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

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 ...

Kanye West’s “ye” Ain’t a Yes From Me

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

June 6, 2018

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...

The Rise of Korean Pop

Emily Christian, Columnist

May 24, 2018

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...

Isle of Dogs: An Album Review

Reese Bennett, Columnist

May 16, 2018

Although I would never consider myself an extremely invested Wes Anderson fan, I do love a lot of his movies, and for me, it’s safe to say that “Isle of Dogs” did not disappoint. One of the best aspects of it for me was the music, composed by Academy Award-winning artist Alexandre Desplat, who a...

Lasting a Lifetime

Max Larsen, Columnist

May 16, 2018

These shows and songs have broken records upon records, and even with new waves of music and TV shows that rise to popularity, they still don't replace the older industry. This is for many reasons, one example coming from the show “Friends.” This popular show is seen as “iconic,” Adam Sternberg...

Long-Lasting Shows & Songs

Max Larsen, Columnist

May 10, 2018

These shows and songs have broken records upon records, and even with new waves of music and TV shows that rise to popularity, they still don't replace the older industry. This is for many reasons, one example coming from the show “Friends.” This popular show is seen as “iconic,” Adam Sternberg...

What Happened to The Old Kanye?

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

May 4, 2018

Kanye West seems to be back on Twitter as usual. Instead of telling us when “Love Everyone” will be coming out, he brought renewed attention to himself over the past week with some controversial tweets. Last time he was on Twitter was in November 2016, when he was hospitalized for exhaustion and...

History Has Its Eyes on “Hamilton”

Emily Christian, Columnist

April 6, 2018

Many are familiar with the opening song “Alexander Hamilton,” which beautifully introduces Hamilton’s (Jimmie “JJ” Jeter) story and the roles of important figures in his life. This first song integrates both traditional ensemble, solo, and hints of rap, but its slow pace doesn’t set up for ...

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