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NCAA Cheats Student Athletes and Plays Itself

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

November 1, 2017


Filed under College & Beyond, Sports, Student Opinion

As Adidas and University of Louisville are involved in a bribery case that has so far resulted in the firing of Rick Pitino, college basketball coach, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is embroiled in scandal yet again. Last week, federal prosecutors, including the Federal Bureau of...

Calculating College Tuition

Caroline Lilleoer, Columnist

March 4, 2016


Filed under College & Beyond, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Going to college is often very expensive with all the fees and charges it includes, but many students are unaware of where their tuition ends up. The average for in-state, out-of-state, and community college is a big difference. Data from College Board says that the average public four-year tuition is a...

FIDM Says Farewell

FIDM Says Farewell

Sammi Tester, Editor of Student Opinion

June 26, 2015


Filed under College & Beyond, Features

The Staples Center in filled with graduates, friends, and families on Monday, June 22. The graduation ceremony started at 4 p.m., but the doors opened at 2:30 p.m. First, there was a musical prelude then the processional started. During the invocation, Rev. Dr. Drew Sams led the audience in a prayer....

Sporty Seniors

Danielle Moran, Columnist

May 11, 2015


Filed under College & Beyond, Features, Sports

Horizon Honors is a school full of diversity. The range of talents and interests is immeasurable from playing an instrument to playing Super Smash Bros, from skateboarding to singing, pre-med to travel club. The Horizon Sun has decided to shine some light on a group of students whose particular intere...

Arizona Passes HS Civics Test

Joseph Rivas, Columnist

April 27, 2015


Filed under College & Beyond, Features

Arizona will become the first and only state to require all high school students to take a civics test in order to graduate. Arizona legislature passed a bill that requires high school students to correctly answer 60% of the questions on the civics portion of the test taken by immigrants who want to...

College Knowledge: Pepperdine University

College Knowledge: Pepperdine University

Danielle Moran, Columnist

April 17, 2015


Filed under College & Beyond, Features, Showcase

I’d first like to take this moment to congratulate Pepperdine University for its two great achievements: not only is it constantly ranked as the most beautiful place to study, but it is also ranked for having one of the most awkward school mascots in the nation. Sorry, Willie the Wave. After taking...

College Knowledge: Occidental College

College Knowledge: Occidental College

Danielle Moran, Columnist

April 17, 2015


Filed under College & Beyond, Features

With the school year almost being over, it’s about time for the current and incoming juniors and sophomores to be considering life after high school. For most people, that means college, and for most people, college means stress. So to relieve some of that pressure, here’s some quick information...

College Knowledge: University of Redlands

College Knowledge: University of Redlands

Danielle Moran, Columnist

April 17, 2015


Filed under College & Beyond, Features, Showcase

The University of Redlands is a Division III school, with around 4,431 students attending this year and the largest class seating only about 25 students. It is located in a beautiful suburban area of Redlands, California by the San Bernardino Mountains, on which sits the Redlands “R”- the second...

College Knowledge: University of Denver

College Knowledge: University of Denver

Danielle Moran, Columnist

March 1, 2015


Filed under College & Beyond, Features, Showcase

There are hundreds of colleges and universities throughout the United States, including at least 50 in Colorado itself. But there is one Colorado school that particularly sticks out in all of those big, scary college books your parents throw at you. So put on some crimson and gold and grab your hockey...

Engineering: A Curious Career

Engineering: A Curious Career

Sammi Tester, Columnist

November 16, 2014


Filed under College & Beyond, Features, Technology

When many people think of engineers, they imagine train conductors or a guy covered in oil fixing a car in an auto-body store. I think it’s about time that we change that image. Engineers are the people that help build the world around you - your house, your car, your computer, even the water you drink...

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