Ecosia: The Eco-Friendly Search Engine

Ecosia mixes environmental activism with technology to plant trees.
January 22, 2021

Ecosia is a search engine that donates 80% of their earnings to non-profit organizations that plant trees where needed most. It was founded in 2009 by Christian Kroll after he traveled around the world...

Why Do Humans Dream?

A graph depicting the difference of recalled syllables and forgotten syllables between the awake and sleep.
January 22, 2021

Though it’s something that people may experience both frequently or rarely, everyone has had a dream. Even if you forget your dreams or think that you never have had a dream, everyone dreams. Even though...

Stereotypes and Their Effects on Teenagers

Stereotypes and Their Effects on Teenagers
Stereotypes are things we’ve all experienced at least once in our lives, but how much do they actually affect the behavior and productivity of teenagers?
January 22, 2021

Many modern stereotypes label teenagers as lazy, rebellious, inattentive, or irresponsible. These stereotypes are floating around the internet, social media, and everyday life, and most teens are exposed...

New Arizona Laws as of January 2021

Even though it feels like 2021 just started, there are several new laws which have gone into effect this year.
As of Jan. 1, 2021, Arizona seems to have taken on a new year’s resolution of its own with some of these new laws. One of the biggest new laws is that now you can be fined for using your phone while driving state-wide.
January 22, 2021

According to 12 News, one of the biggest new laws is that it is now illegal to even touch your phone while driving. However, if you are at a stop light or are in an emergency situation, you are allowed...

Should Students Take Dual Enrollment Courses?

Horizon Students take their dual enrollment courses through Maricopa Community Colleges.
Horizon Honors offers many different dual enrollment courses for students to take throughout high school. But are they worth taking?
January 18, 2021

Dual enrollment classes allow students to work towards a high school and a college credit at the same time. They are usually more rigorous than grade-level courses and, similarly to AP courses, students...

A Murder of Crows

Crows have been a symbol of darkness and death for centuries.
January 18, 2021

Crows have always been associated with ill omens and signs of death. They are up there on the list of creepy things, on par with the Grim Reaper, ghosts, and black cats. The reason for this dark reputation...

Palm Oil and Deforestation

The fruit from oil palm plants, used to extract palm oil.
Chances are you have heard of palm oil, a product used in a wide variety of applications, including daily household items. The problem with this is that it’s driving too much deforestation.
January 18, 2021

According to WWF UK, about 50% of packaged products found in supermarkets have palm oil. Even your daily products like toothpaste and shampoo have palm oil, and it’s also used to feed animals used for...

Richest Man in the World

Elon Musk is currently the wealthiest person in the world.
The man rose up the ranks by turning his ideas into reality and taking chances.
January 15, 2021

Just recently in early January, Tesla revealed the new richest man in the world to be Elon Musk. Musk hit a net worth of $190 billion, passing the previous richest man, Jeff Bezos, who currently sits at...

What to Expect for Super Bowl LV

This year's Super Bowl will be much different than usual.
Super Bowl LV is up and coming, and here are the standings.
January 15, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems that everything has had to make some sort of adjustment or change, and Super Bowl LV is no exception. Super Bowl LV is on Feb. 7, 2021, and is taking place in Tampa,...

Kolache Cafe’s Grand Opening

The Kolache Cafe brings its delightful assortment of the Czech pastry to Arizona.
January 14, 2021

On Jan. 8, 2021, the long awaited Kolache Cafe finally opened. For those who don’t know what a kolache is, it is a sweet Czech pastry that is commonly produced in Texas. The Kolache Cafe has opened with...

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