The Horizon Sun

Welcome Back, Baseball…

Matt Butler, Columnist

February 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Travel

We baseball fans have suffered through a long, boring offseason. The only big news of it has been Giancarlo Stanton getting traded to the Yankees, and that was in the beginning of December. Since then, it’s been relatively slow. But all that is coming to an end with the start of Spring Training. S...

Figuring Out Party Food

Meghan Tuzzolino, Columnist

February 16, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Features, Food

When invited to any gathering, guests usually feel guilty to show up with nothing, so the majority show up with a host or hostess gift. A homemade dish of any sort seems to be the most happily welcomed, states The Daily Meal. Not only will the host enjoy the thought put into the dish, but will also appreciate the t...

Let’s Go USA!

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

February 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, World

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics began on Feb. 8, 2018 and will end Feb. 25. This time span allows many different countries a chance to catch up with the current leading ones, and gives us, as viewers, the opportunity to watch in excitement and anticipation to see which countries will be victorious. T...

Crashing in the Canyon

Meghan Tuzzolino, Columnist

February 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Health, The Environment

The Grand Canyon is one of the world’s most beautiful and popular tourist locations. However, looks can be deceiving. About 4.5 million people visit the Grand Canyon each year, and an average of 12 people die there annually, according to park statistics. The deaths can be attributed to anything from ...

Double Chocolate Brownies

AJ Freithoffer, Columnist

February 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Food

Ingredients: Ghirardelli Double Chocolate Brownie mix ¼ cup water ⅓ cup vegetable oil 1 egg Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Prepare baking pan by lightly greasing or spraying with non-stick cooking spray. Place water, oil and egg and stir until fully mixed. Add ...

New Species of Asexual Crayfish Spreads Throughout World

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Columnist

February 14, 2018


Filed under Features, The Environment

The crayfish, also known as a crawdad, crawfish, yabby, or “tasty tiny lobster,” is a type of freshwater crustacean prominent throughout many of the world’s river ecosystems. They are an integral part of the local systems, often feeding on tiny fish, plant matter, and even other crayfish. Howeve...

Zaibatsu to Monopoly: The Rise of the Modern Megacorp

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Columnist

February 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Opinion, Technology, World

With the rapid advancement of technology and business in the western world, one might think that humanity is set on a path to greatness. Already, many agree that we are living in one of the most innovative and peaceful eras in history. However, behind this bright facade is the possibility of a far dir...

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Savannah Selin, Columnist

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features, World

The new phenomenon, “Time’s Up,” an organization that calls out the men that have sexually abused women in the movie and music businesses, was actively present during the Grammys. Even though there was a big deal about women empowerment during the Grammys, the number of women on the list of winners...

China’s Monkey Clones

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features, World

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, researchers in China reported that they have successfully cloned two Long-tailed Macaques. According to The New York Times, these monkeys, named Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua are exact copies of each other and were born at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai. Zhong Zhong...

Cake Better Than Coffee

Reese Bennett, Columnist

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Food

Breakfast is undoubtedly a crucial meal in any child or adult’s day. It gives you fuel for the rest of the day, as well as more energy, balances your eating schedule, and allows you to excel in your school or workplace. Many individuals, however, skip out on breakfast because they don’t have any t...

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