The Horizon Sun

A New Leaf on Life

A New Leaf on Life

Max Larsen, Columnist

December 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, The Environment

There’s a new, more environmentally-friendly way to be dead—the burial pod. These burial pods will convert your body into a tree after you die. Your ashes will be placed in soil and allow you to nourish a tree. While this is a great way to keep a family member close to you, the total expense of th...

Succulent Jewelry

Helena Ochoa, Columnist

December 21, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Features, The Environment

Succulents are plants beloved by many people for their unique and wide variety of looks, easy maintenance, and inexpensive price. Additionally, they are perfect to use as jewelry. Whether they be necklaces, bracelets, rings, or earrings, people are using live succulents to create beautiful items for t...

The Final Straw

The Final Straw

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

December 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Food, Technology, The Environment

There is an infamous picture that has been on many different social media platforms of a sea turtle with a straw buried in its head. This picture has sparked movements internationally. Plastic is constantly polluting the ocean and the environment and affecting the flora and fauna, and this turtle show...

Changing the World One Lollipop at a Time

Changing the World One Lollipop at a Time

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

December 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, The Environment

Amborella Organics is a small organization that manufactures and delivers seed-bearing lollipops. The company launched its opening back in 2016, and ever since, it has continued to promote its revolutionary concept. The company is co-owned by Brennan Clarke and Taylor Morgan, two friends that have...

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 ...

Paris Wracked by Working-Class Riots Throughout City

Paris Wracked by Working-Class Riots Throughout City

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Editor of Features & Extras

December 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, World

It’s hard to see. The tears well up, blurring your vision. Hundreds of protesters cough, hack, and weep, the tear gas snaking into their lungs and choking them. Sounds of sirens blare in the distance, occasionally overlapping with the thunderous sound of police firing rubber bullets into the crowd. ...

Russia Fires on Ukrainian Ships, Takes Sailors Hostage

Russia Fires on Ukrainian Ships, Takes Sailors Hostage

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Editor of Features & Extras

December 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, World

Ever since the Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014, Eastern Europe has been in severe political turmoil. Extensions of Russian control over many of the former Soviet states has gradually ramped up in recent years, most likely in part due to the greater control exerted by Russian President Vladimir P...

A Sauce Better Than Gravy

A Sauce Better Than Gravy

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

November 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Food

Cranberry sauce is a great complement to your turkey this Thanksgiving meal. Most cranberry sauces are made from buying a can and then heating it up in the microwave or on the stove, but this recipe is a simple and delicious way to make a sweeter and fresher sauce. You can also use this sauce days af...

Rollin’ into the Holiday Season

Rollin’ into the Holiday Season

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

November 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Food, Showcase

These pumpkin rolls are sure to catch everyone’s eye at your next dinner party. They look complex, but don’t take much time at all. Cake: Ingredients: 3 eggs 1 cup sugar ⅔ cup pumpkin puree 1 tbsp. lemon juice ¾ cup flour 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. nutmeg 1 tsp. baking p...

Let’s Get Crackin’

Let’s Get Crackin’

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

November 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Food, Showcase

There are many different ways to eat eggs: scrambled, fried, over-easy, even raw, but the best way is deviled. Deviled eggs are also known as “stuffed eggs,” “Russian eggs,” or even “dressed eggs.”  These are an easy way to add a flavorful side of protein to any meal. You can make devil...

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