Potato Pancakes

Although not quite a latke, these potato pancakes are just as delicious.

Cameron Foley, Columnist

February 28, 2020

Potatoes are a versatile vegetable with many potential uses, but one of their most unusual dishes is a potato pancake. In essence, it is a potato grated and fried in oil, not unlike an upscaled hash brown. Ingredients: 5 russet potatoes  1/2 diced yellow onion (optional) 1 beaten egg A da...

Hooray for Namak Paray

Namak paray is the perfect taste of Pakistan.

Madeeha Akhtar, Columnist

February 28, 2020

Salty fried dough, also called namak paray, is a Pakistani snack. It is much better than the traditional sweet fried dough most think of when it comes to fried doughs. In Pakistan, namak paray is an everyday snack that everyone enjoys. If you thought this couldn’t get better, this recipe only require...

Bring on the Brigadeiro Branco

These delicious bites will bring you right to Brazil.

Isabel Kasathsko, Columnist

February 28, 2020

If you have been to Brazil, you most likely have heard of one of their most popular desserts: brigadeiro. Brigadeiro, also known as “negrinho,” is a simple chocolate or vanilla bonbon that was created in the 1940s by Heloisa Nabuco de Oliveira, according to Santa Barbara Chocolate. The original brigadeir...

Delicious Apple Dumplings

These dumplings are the perfect dessert.

Lilly Wolfe, Columnist

February 28, 2020

These delightful apple dumplings are a family recipe made by my German great-grandma. My ancestors made them for those who were tired after working long hours on the farm. This recipe makes about six dumplings. If you do make this recipe, keep in mind that it takes about 90 minutes to whip up. Ingre...

Easy, Breezy, Caprese

A simple Italian classic perfect for any appetizer.

Bella Rao, Columnist

February 28, 2020

Growing up in an Italian household, our meals ranged from deluxe Italian meals to simple, home-cooked foods like pasta. However, Caprese salads never disappoint. This recipe is as easy as an Italian recipe will get, and within just ten minutes, you can taste the authentic Italian culture yourself. In...

Post-Test Time-Wasters

You'll never be bored after a test again.

Cameron Foley, Columnist

February 23, 2020

Everyone knows the basic post-test activities: reading a book, doing homework, drawing, or taking a nap. But, this isn’t the end of the list. Even in the dead, awkward silence after you’ve turned in your test, there’s always something creative that everyone can work on. One thing everyone can p...

A Purse from the Past

Patti Rumfola during her time in high school.

Isabel Kasathsko, Columnist

February 23, 2020

In May of 2019, custodian Chas Pyle came across a red purse at North Canton Middle School. While fixing lockers, he found the dirty and tarnished purse between the lockers and the wall. According to USA Today, the old purse belonged to Patricia (Patti) Rumfola, who lost her purse in 1957 as a teenag...

The Love for “Hair Love”

This short film about styling kinky hair and family recently won an Academy Award.

Jolie Flack, Columnist

February 17, 2020

“Hair Love” is a 7-minute animated short film directed by Matthew A. Cherry. It is about the relationship between a father, his daughter, and her hair. The film won Best Animated Short Film at the 92nd Academy Awards. “Hair Love” was made after a Kickstarter campaign was funded in 2017, and wa...

The Perfect Pet

The best pet is a personal debate, but one that should be addressed.

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

February 17, 2020

Everybody knows that a dog is a man's best friend. However, not everyone agrees. Many have other pets, and consider them part of their family. And some strong opinions come with defending family members. At The Horizon Sun, each columnist has their own opinion on what the best pet is. Many different factors contr...

Studying the Career of a Space Cadet

Being an astronaut is an out-of-this-world career.

Ben Geist, Columnist

February 17, 2020

Lots of jobs have different skill sets required in order to be successful. The skills of a construction worker are far detached from those of a computer specialist. But few jobs require as much studying, practice, and commitment as an astronaut. NASA states that the first thing you need to even become a...