The Horizon Sun

News & Campus Life for the Students of Horizon Honors

News & Campus Life for the Students of Horizon Honors

The Horizon Sun

News & Campus Life for the Students of Horizon Honors

The Horizon Sun

Pandemics Timeline

Pandemics Timeline

Rebecca Harris, Columnist May 24, 2021

A drink, a currency, and a bar. How our use of chocolate has evolved over the centuries.

History of Chocolate

Abbi Prieto, Columnist May 21, 2021

The Mayans  According to HISTORY chocolate's original form is the cacao bean, which comes from pods on cacao trees. It begins with the Olmecs, who give the knowledge of chocolate to the Mayans. Chocolate...

The Bomb cover.

Nuclear Physics and Espionage- All in One Book

Allister McLeod, Columnist May 18, 2021

Written by Steve Sheinkin and originally published on September 4, 2012, “Bomb: The Race to Build- and Steal- the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon” follows the key figures in and around the Manhattan...

The study of history has a long history itself.

The History of History

Noah Thompson, Columnist April 23, 2021

Around 2900 BCE, almost 5,000 years ago, people in ancient Mesopotamia were the first to start recording events. While some people believe that it could have started a little earlier with the ancient Egyptians,...

Idioms like its raining cats and dogs and spill the beans have distant origins.

Curiosity Killed the Cat: Common Sayings and Where They Came From

Rebecca Harris, Columnist April 22, 2021

Many people know sayings like “it ain’t over ‘till the fat lady sings” or “bite the bullet.” What a lot of people don’t know is how they originated. While many of these sayings have been...

Timeline of Prince Philips Life

Timeline of Prince Philip’s Life

Jolie Flack, Graphics Designer April 20, 2021

History of MAP Testing

History of MAP Testing

Grace Freed, Columnist April 13, 2021

MAP tests, or the Measure of Academic Progress, is a computerized test required for students of a variety of grades. But what is the reason behind them? Why was the MAP testing invented? According...

Arcosantis Apse building.

The Story of Arcosanti

Lilly Wolfe, Columnist March 29, 2021

Seventy miles north of Phoenix lies a community with only 65 residents. The captivating architecture of the community surrounded by fig and olive trees resembles that of a science fiction novel. This place...

The origins of the infamous April Fools Day go back centuries.

The History of April Fools’ Day

Grace Freed, Columnist March 29, 2021

April Fools’ Day, celebrated on April 1, is a popular holiday that the majority of people celebrate. Whether it’s slipping a whoopie cushion under someone or filling an oreo with mint toothpaste, April...

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