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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

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The saiga antelope in its native habitat.

Saiga Antelope Officially Off Red List

Erin McGinty, Columnist May 7, 2024

20 years ago, the Saiga Antelope was put on the red list for nearing extinction. Poachers across Eurasia threatened the species’s existence. According to National Geographic, in 2003, these animals were...

Israeli protests stirred debate over Netanyahus position.

Israeli Citizens Demand a Ceasefire

Ethan Fulton, Columnist April 5, 2024

Israeli citizens stormed central Jerusalem on Sunday, March 31 in the largest anti-government protest since the country went to war with Hamas. Protesters urged the government to reach a ceasefire deal...

Ukrainian forces survey damage.

Republican Rep. Confident Ukraine Aid Will Make It to House Floor

Canon Grant, Political Analyst April 5, 2024

Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY) said in a recent CNN “State of the Union” interview that he was confident that a Ukraine aid bill would be introduced in the House of Representatives after the Easter recess....

The aircraft that went missing in 2014.

After 10 Years, Search for MH370 May Resume

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist March 6, 2024

Malaysian Airlines flight 370 is one of the most famous instances of a flight gone missing. Britannica states that MH370 was a regularly scheduled flight departing from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and arriving...

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...

Hind Rajab is one of many children killed in the war between Israel and Hamas.

Five-Year-Old Palestinian Girl Found Dead After Being Trapped Under Israeli Fire

Joey Miller, Columnist February 16, 2024

Hind Rajab, a five-year-old girl, was found dead under a car in Gaza. On Jan. 29, 2024, Rajab and her family were fleeing from the fighting in northern Gaza, until they fell under Israeli fire, according...

Protesters demanding reform to food security and sustainability threw soup on the glass protecting the Mona Lisa.

Activist Group Defaces Mona Lisa

Ethan Fulton, Columnist February 2, 2024

At the Louvre in central Paris, two protesters wearing t-shirts that read "food counterattack" approached the Mona Lisa, a sixteenth century painting by Leonardo da Vinci according to BBC News. They are...

The vaccine that is being used throughout Cameroon.

Cameroon Begins First Malaria Vaccine Rollout

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist January 25, 2024

Cameroon and the World Health Organization (WHO) have begun rolling out the first ever malaria vaccine to the public. This comes after many years of Cameroon, along with other sub-Saharan countries, have...

Protest against the Russian ban.

Russia Dubs the LGBTQ+ Community an “Extremist Organization”

Ethan Fulton, Columnist December 12, 2023

In Russia, it has made a ruling that the LGBTQ+ Community is an “extremist organization”, thus banning it from the country. Due to this ruling, Russian security forces have begun to raid multiple gay...

The three students shot.

Three Palestinian Students Shot in Vermont

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist December 4, 2023

The Israel-Hamas conflict taking place in Gaza has caused tens of thousands of deaths in a short time period. The conflict has caused many kidnappings and hostage situations for innocent people. Across...

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