The Horizon Sun

Earbud Effects

Earbud Effects

Noah Stults, Columnist

May 17, 2019


Filed under Features, Health, Technology

In society today, there is a new craze for earbuds, especially recently-released wireless ones, like AirPods. Although earbuds are a convenient way to listen to music privately, there could be some potential health risks associated with these inventions. The volume of a earbud has the potential to ...

I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

May 9, 2019


Filed under Features

Every day, students and teachers recite the Pledge of Allegiance before school, in meetings, and after school events, even though a large majority who pledge don’t even know what it means. Students learn the Pledge as early as preschool, but never truly learn what it means, which detracts from the purpose i...

No Matter the Distance

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

May 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Student Opinion

When you have friends at school or from activities you regularly participate in, it’s not so difficult to maintain a relationship. This especially goes for family members, since you both live in the same house; but, if someone moved away, it would be a different story. To maintain these long-distance...

Which Sparkling Water Shines?

Max Larsen, Columnist

May 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Student Opinion

In 1767, English chemist Joseph Priestley accidentally infused water with carbon dioxide. Since then, “sparkling water,” now widely considered a delicacy, has been introduced throughout the world. Many water brands have branched off, such as Refreshe, Perrier, LaCroix, and San Pellegrino. My fami...

Finding The Right Gym Membership

Finding The Right Gym Membership

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

May 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Health, Showcase

Hitting the gym might be a summer goal you’ve decided to take on, but the problem is that you don’t know which gym suits you best. There are so many different gyms in the valley that offer a variety of ways to work out. The list includes benefits such as tanning areas, unlimited guest privileges, and...

Please Make These Caramel Brownies

Please Make These Caramel Brownies

Riley Hurlburt, Columnist

May 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Showcase

These brownies are to die for. My mom and I have been making these brownies for years, and they are deliciously rich and chewy. Ingredients: 1 box of chocolate cake mix 1 stick of butter, softened 5 oz can of evaporated milk 1 cup chocolate chip 1 package of Kraft Caramel Ins...

Which Sauce is Truly the Boss?

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

May 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Student Opinion

A question that not many have considered, but may sound familiar: what is the best condiment? People may debate over topics like which is the best fruit? Or maybe, what should be Arizona’s state drink (apparently not lemonade)? But now it’s time to tackle this new controversy.   To answer this questi...

Getting Your Prom Fit on a Budget

Getting Your Prom Fit on a Budget

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

May 3, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Events, Fashion, Features, Showcase

Prom is just around the corner and all the money you’ve been saving can easily be spent on just two things: a dress or suit, and a ticket. But finding an outfit to wear to prom that you love, is affordable, and is able to last the whole night is quite hard, especially when you are on a budget. T...

Raging Down the Road

Noah Stults, Columnist

May 3, 2019


Filed under Features

Driving can be a frustrating task for many people. You are cruising down the road when, suddenly, someone cuts you off, evoking a wave of unrestrained wrath. You were in a good mood just moments ago, but somehow your emotions have spiraled out of control. Believe it or not, there is actually a ration...

Chicken & Waffles for the Soul, Mrs. Heinrich for the Heart

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

April 25, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Features, Food

Ingredients: 4 chicken tenders ½ to ¾ cup buttermilk ¼ cup butter, softened 2 ½ tbsp honey, plus extra for drizzling ¾ cup flour ½ tbsp garlic powder or salt ½ tsp paprika ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp onion salt or powder ¼ tsp black pepper ¾ cup oil (use sparingly) **Option...

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