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The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun


An employee at the Target forensics lab in classic Target uniform.

The Target Forensics Lab

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist April 11, 2024

Target, just like many other retailers, has fallen victim to shoplifters, with almost a billion dollars in goods stolen from their stores in 2023. However, the numbers could have been much worse if it...

Data and AI servers lined up.

AI Needs Water to Function, and It’s Hurting the Environment

Eli Geist, Columnist March 8, 2024

The advanced artificial intelligence (AI) servers in charge of technological development need an alarming amount of water. This has become so large an issue that it has begun to affect the environment.  According...

COVID vaccine before being administered.

COVID Vaccine Found to Have Three Links to Cardiac and Neurological Conditions

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist February 27, 2024

A new vaccine safety study has uncovered new side effects to many COVID vaccines. The effects, which are extremely rare, were discovered during the largest vaccine safety study to date. The side effects...

Satellite menacingly headed towards Earth.

Forecast Shows Falling Satellite

Erin McGinty, Columnist February 27, 2024

According to NPR, European Remote Sensing 2, (ERS-2), a European satellite launched in 1995, was recently retired in 2011. Since then, it has slowly been making its way back into the atmosphere.  On...

The Apple Vision Pro is a strange device with dangers for society.

Apple’s Dystopian Device

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist February 16, 2024

The Apple Vision Pro is a first-of-its-kind mixed reality headset, which was announced on June 5, 2023. The headset incorporates a normal virtual reality headset with new technological advancements to...

Apple and Android are engaged in a fierce competition.

Split Perspectives: Which Phone Is Superior?

Matthew Greco and Jameson Kowalski February 2, 2024

The debate over which brand of phone rages. Both phones are popular for different reasons, as our columnists will discuss. Matthew Greco will be writing in favor of Apple phones. Jameson Kowalski...

Generative AI comes with dangers of abuse.

Legislators Work to Implement Law Restricting Deepfake and AI Technology

Canon Grant, Political Analyst February 2, 2024

On Jan. 27, 2024. X, formerly known as Twitter, blocked users from trying to search for Taylor Swift after explicit deepfakes of the singer went viral just days before. Business Insider reported that the...

The Artemis rocket launch went sideways.

Artemis Rocket Has Difficulty in Orbit

Canon Grant, Political Analyst January 17, 2024

The Artemis II rocket launch that aimed to put an unmanned lander on the moon encountered technical difficulties when the spacecraft failed to position itself facing the sun. This caused the spacecraft...

New white hydrogen deposits allow scientists to develop a clean energy source.

White Hydrogen Could Potentially Save the World from Climate Crises

Joey Miller, Columnist November 3, 2023

Two scientists in Northeastern France were digging, trying to find fossil fuels. What they didn’t know was that they were going to stumble upon something that could potentially save the planet from the...

The image that displays on a users screen when Microsoft is down.

Microsoft’s Global Service Outage

Ethan Fulton, Columnist November 3, 2023

Microsoft is known to be one of the best cloud service providers for many applications and has been one of the top picks for internet service providers. Although quite recently, Microsoft has been going...

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