The Horizon Sun

Too Much Hype for Hydro

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

November 2, 2018

Filed under Features, Student Opinion

Hydro Flask is one of the fastest growing brands, with over 1 million sales in its first two years of business, according to the Hydro Flask company. They sell seven types of insulated containers including water bottles, coffee flasks, food thermoses, and coolers. Their products number over 100, with ...

Jair Bolsonaro Elected President of Brazil

Jair Bolsonaro Elected President of Brazil

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Editor of Features & Extras

November 2, 2018

Filed under Features, World

The ballots are in, and the results are clear. Jair Bolsonaro, leader of the Social Liberal Party, has been elected President of Brazil. In both rounds of voting, Bolsonaro swept the floor, winning 46 percent of the vote in the first round of voting and 55 percent in the second round, compared to the 2...

Anatomy of a Sandwich

Noah Stults, Columnist

October 29, 2018

Filed under Features, Food, Student Opinion

Sandwiches which have become a classic centerpiece of lunch, deriving their popularity from their convenience and ease of preparation. While it’s very simple to pull one out and start sinking your teeth into the soft bread, the next time you eat one, you should take more time to appreciate and ful...

Bouquet of Peanut Butter Blossoms

Riley Hurlburt, Columnist

October 29, 2018

Filed under Features, Food

Peanut butter blossom cookies are straight-up, all-around, hands-down awesome. They are delicious, have a great texture, and are even easy to create, making them my favorite cookie. The simple ingenuity of a peanut butter sugar cookie with a Hershey’s Kiss on top isn’t something to ignore. Even bette...

A Senator’s Story

Meghan Tuzzolino, Columnist

June 6, 2018

Filed under Features

John Sidney McCain was born at the Coco Solo Naval Station in Panama on August 29,1936. He was enrolled in the U.S Naval Academy in the mid 1950s, states Biography. McCain’s path was paved to go in the direction of the military, due to his father and grandfather’s previous graduation from the Naval Academy an...

Let’s Talk Socks

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

June 6, 2018

Filed under Features, Health, Technology

PhD candidate at Australia's University of Melbourne Deepti Aggarwal has created a new invention. Socks for Physiotherapy, or SoPhy “smart socks,” are socks designed with electronic sensors that connect to the internet creating better and more useful checkups between doctors and patients. For peopl...

Whale Crisis in Japan

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

June 6, 2018

Filed under Features, The Environment, World

Whales are one of the ocean’s largest and most majestic animals. They have many important roles in the ocean’s ecosystem, according to Whale Facts. One of their roles is to help keep the food chain stable so some species of animals, mainly krill, don’t overpopulate this massive body of water. If ...

Hundreds Dead or Missing After Guatemalan Volcano Eruption

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Columnist

June 6, 2018

Filed under Features, World

On Sunday, June 3, everything seemed idyllic around the Volcán de Fuego. The last major eruption had been several decades prior. Guatemalan citizens went around, completing their day-to-day chores. There was an atmosphere of peace; nobody was expecting the horrors which would be unleashed mere minutes...

Lurking Lionfish

Max Larsen, Columnist

June 6, 2018

Filed under Features, The Environment

According to Fox, researchers in Bonita Springs, FL, say that “there are invaders in [their] Gulf waters.” With lionfish being more native to the Pacific Ocean, they have many more predators that are able to keep populations in check. These fish have adapted to move towards the Florida Gulf, wher...

Cancer’s Genetic Background

Max Larsen, Columnist

June 4, 2018

Filed under Features, Health

According to the American Cancer Society, “Cancer is a disease in which cells grow out of control. This happens because of changes in some of the genes inside cells. Genes are pieces of DNA that control how cells make the proteins the body needs to function, as well as how cells are kept in balance.” ...

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