The Horizon Sun

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...

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...

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 ...

Homemade Thin Mints

Homemade Thin Mints

Riley Hurlburt, Columnist

February 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Showcase

Thin Mints are a classic chocolate mint cookie that everyone adores. With a crisp center wrapped in a decadent chocolate covering, they’re universally accepted as one of the greatest of cookies. Thin Mints are only available when they are for sale in Girl Scouts, though, so the frenzy for these treats ...

Lemon Love

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

January 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Food

Lemon bars are the perfect way to brighten up your day. With their sweet-and-sour filling and  crunchy crust, you’ll be satisfied with each and every bite. They’re simple to make and are the perfect dessert for any crowd. Ingredients: 1 cup butter or margarine 2 cups sugar 2 ¼ cup flour 4 eggs 3 small...

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...

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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