The Horizon Sun

Say Goodbye to Sickness

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

March 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Health

Sickness is not an easy thing to overcome. A cold can come and go, or it may seem like it’s never going to let up. By taking proper care of yourself, you can help rid your body of whatever virus you may have, or at least reduce its effects. Whether you have school or plans with a friend, there are ...

Exploring the Jaguar’s Backyard

Max Larsen, Columnist

March 14, 2019


Filed under The Environment

On Saturday, Mar. 9, an unnamed woman went past the boundaries at the jaguar exhibit at the Wildlife World Zoo in an attempt to take a selfie with the animal. As expected, the jaguar scratched the woman's arm in self defense. According to CBS News, Adam Wilkerson, a man who filmed the aftermath of the att...

Traditions That Age As Well As You Do

Traditions That Age As Well As You Do

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

March 8, 2019


Filed under Diversity, Features, Showcase

Anything and everything can be a tradition, whether it be seeing friends or family every other Saturday, going for ice cream after a year of good grades, leaving town every summer break, and so on. Traditions may be hard to start, but once they develop, they’ll never truly end. In my family, we ...

After the Drought, The Flood

After the Drought, The Flood

Max Larsen, Columnist

March 8, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Environment

Many different types of native plants have recently bloomed in Arizona due to the unusual amount of rain and cool weather. According to AZ Family, Arizona has accumulated over 10 inches of rainfall just this year, which is more than any year for the past decade. In this record-breaking year, some of A...

Adopt, Don’t Shop

Adopt, Don’t Shop

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

March 6, 2019


Filed under Features

When searching for a new pet, buyers may go straight to a breeder. Many are after a certain breed at a certain age, and because of this, they don’t think to consider adoption. There are so many animals that have been abused, hurt, and left behind, and all they need is a home. If you are looking for ...

In-n-Out v. McDonalds: Battle of the Burgers

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

March 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Health

Fast food has become a major part of the American lifestyle, and this statistic is only increasing with new franchises and food chains. The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that over 84.8 million adults consume fast food on any given day. Two of the most popular and well-known...

Supporting the Aris Foundation

Supporting the Aris Foundation

Riley Hurlburt, Columnist

February 28, 2019


Filed under Diversity, Features

For the past two and a half years, the Aris Foundation has worked to help the homeless throughout Arizona by providing food, water, and clothing to thousands living on the street. The foundation is run by Katherine Kouvelas-Edick and is located in Arizona. Every Tuesday, people give out donations at Ja...

Best Fruit of All

Best Fruit of All

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

February 28, 2019


Filed under Food, Showcase, Student Opinion

The Journalism class has gathered to settle a lasting debate of which fruit deserves the title of superiority. This is an opinion-based article with the personal input of many of our students. To us, each opinion depends much on what you would define as the best. Some may say that best would be def...

Long Live Lagerfeld

Max Larsen, Columnist

February 22, 2019


Filed under Fashion, Features

As of Feb. 19, 2019, Karl Lagerfeld has passed away due to an unconfirmed cause of death. Karl was a self-made designer who worked closely with big name designers such as H&M, Fendi, and most closely, Chanel. After Lagerfeld’s passing, Chanel released an official announcement, stating that “i...

Perfect Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

Perfect Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

Noah Stults, Columnist

February 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Food

Cake is a delicacy beloved by all, but often times it can be too sweet due to the frosting and other elements. This easy chocolate sour cream cake fixes that problem. The cake is perfectly moist due to the sour cream, which also balances out the sweetness. I highly recommend that people make this cake and ...

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