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Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun


Prime has become a hit due to its innovative formula and active marketing.


Melissa Sayadinejad, Columnist May 23, 2023

Prime, the latest addition to the health drink market, has been making waves recently because of its unique formula and widespread advertising campaign. With an emphasis on natural ingredients and hydration,...

Human composting is a controversial but environmental practice.

Human Composting: An Eco-Friendly Way to Die?

Sierra Perlmutter, Columnist May 23, 2023

Human composting is gaining traction, which has led to its legalization in six U.S. states and counting. People unfamiliar with the concept might be confused or even disturbed by the idea, but it’s actually...

Finals week causes a large spike in suicide rates.

Rising Suicide Rates During Finals Week

Roya Ghahreman, Columnist May 17, 2023

While it is not uncommon to experience varying amounts of stress throughout the average high school school year, research has shown that many students' mental health rapidly declines during finals season....

Senioritis can be best explained by students mental healths.

It’s Not Senioritis — We’re Overwhelmed

Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist May 9, 2023

Senioritis, the supposed condition of losing motivation in school that afflicts many seniors, isn’t as straightforward as it may seem. Many seniors report getting senioritis, but even younger high school...

Euthanasia allows people to die when they want.

Euthanasia and Voluntary Death

Amanda Mourelo, Columnist April 27, 2023

According to World Population, euthanasia is medically assisted suicide where a physician gives a terminally ill patient, or a patient with an extreme illness, a medicine that will put them to sleep forever....

The pink tax affects women across America.

The Pink Tax Problem

Claire Satiroff, Columnist April 21, 2023

The pink tax is an issue that is commonly ignored or misunderstood yet that continues to profit off of women and contribute to sexism. This tax refers to inflating the price of goods that are specifically...

Pills are a useful tool, but not the only option.

Pill Problems

Amanda Mourelo, Columnist April 21, 2023

According to Cleveland Clinic, antidepressants, antipsychotics, psychostimulants, and mood stabilizers are medications prescribed by psychiatrists or mental health professionals to patients that struggle...

Victims of fentanyl at DEA headquarters in Arlington, Virginia.

Addiction and the Fentanyl Crisis

Seairah Hyde, Columnist April 7, 2023

(Editor’s note: the Horizon Sun recognizes that drugs and overdose can be a sensitive subject for American families and individuals struggling because of substance abuse. We urge anyone dealing with...

Adopting the lessons of Blue Zones can lead to longevity.

Understanding Blue Zones

Amanda Mourelo, Columnist April 7, 2023

According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, Blue Zones began as a National Geographic expedition to find out what regions have the world’s longest-living human population. With their...

Russian Olympic figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva delights the audience on the ice.

The Commonality of Eating Disorders in Figure Skating

Amanda Mourelo, Columnist March 30, 2023

Figure skating has been around since the early 1900s and involves skating on ice. There are many variations of the sport, including ice skating, ice dancing, pair skating, and synchronized skating. Figure...

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