The Horizon Sun

Robots to the Rescue

Jaidan Leonard, Columnist

April 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Technology

When a natural disaster hits, we need people to help find lost victims, but this process is risky due to falling buildings, heat, and tight spaces. If only there was something small enough that could go in and help save the day... Luckily, there is an invention to help relief services. Small, cockroach-like r...

Bahrain Finds Black Gold

Conner McMillan, Columnist

April 6, 2018


Filed under Features, World

Bahrain is a small country located between Saudi Arabia and Qatar; both countries are far larger than Bahrain and are known for their large amounts of oil. Bahrain was estimated to produce about 50,000 barrels of oil a day, which is a very small number compared to Saudi Arabia’s 9.3 million barrels ...

Feeding the Rebellion One Vegan Snack at a Time

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

April 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Food

Change and diversity are the center of our world, especially as everyone is branching out of their comfort zone and experiencing new things. Some people choose to take part in a new diet: a vegan lifestyle, meaning that they refuse to eat animal products. As veganism becomes more common, companies have sta...

Chinese Space Station Crash

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

April 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Technology, World

On March, 31, 2018, China’s first space station crashed into the Pacific Ocean at 5:16 p.m. The station, Tiangong-1, about the size of a bus, was floating just above the Earth’s atmosphere when it suddenly went off the radar. The station’s purpose was both as a general scientific laboratory, and as a...

A Future Not Too Far Away

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

April 4, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Movies, Technology

“Ready Player One” (a movie based on the book of the same name) has shown us a future where everyone is wrapped around virtual reality. Their whole lives are basically located inside the amazing virtual reality world known as the O.A.S.I.S. (Ontologically Anthropocentric Sensory Immersive Simulation). ...

April Fool’s Pranks: The Backfires

Meghan Tuzzolino, Columnist

April 4, 2018


Filed under Features

April 1st has come and gone, but the aftermath of April Fool’s pranks still lingers, no matter the intentions. Although pranks can be funny and clever, most ideas have a tendency to end extremely poorly for the victims. According to The New York Times, nearly 500 April Fool’s pranks end in somethi...

A Tale of Two Ideologies: How K-Pop United Capitalism and Communism

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Columnist

April 4, 2018


Filed under Features, World

Ever since the liberation of Korea in 1945 from the Japanese, the peninsula has been split into two opposing governments, each with different politics, economics, and even cultures. The situation in Korea has remained stagnant for over half a century, but on Sunday, April 1, South Korean pop (K-Pop) art...

A Green Globe: Saint Patrick’s Day Around the World

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Columnist

March 15, 2018


Filed under Features, World

Every month has a holiday that is typically associated with it. February has Valentine’s, October has Halloween, and for March there’s Saint Patrick’s Day. Annually, on the 17th of March, the holiday is celebrated with shamrocks, leprechauns, and booze. Lots and lots of booze. But strangely en...

Five Places In The World That Call For Caution When Traveling

AJ Freithoffer, Columnist

March 15, 2018


Filed under Features, World

With everything that has been happening in our world today, like terrorist attacks, etc., a lot of places call for caution when traveling. According to Safe Cities Index, some places show more risk than others, also it ranked the safety of 60 international cities and all of them showed high risk in crim...

Spread Fame To the Games

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Opinion, Technology

As the future becomes the present, the world has had to progress with it. Advancements in knowledge have lead to new and improved technology and purposes of these devices. It is fairly obvious that technology has its pros and cons; it is known that these tools can be used for evil as well as for good. V...

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