Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

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Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun

Student News for Horizon Honors Secondary School

The Horizon Sun


Bluey is one of many shows that has been popularized by a wave of teen mental health struggles.

The Catharsis of Childhood Wonder

Claire Satiroff, Columnist March 10, 2023

Television shows such as “Hilda,” “Bluey,” “Adventure Time,” “Gravity Falls,” and the “Amazing World of Gumball” have all become increasingly popular with teenagers. Though watching...

All Too Well (The Short Film) by Taylor Swift is a perfect example of the perfect story in a music video.

Music Videos Need Storytelling

Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist March 10, 2023

Throughout the years, songs have been an additional way for people to express themselves, and music videos are supposed to provide a visual representation of the story being sung. However, these music...

Its undeniable: the U.S. cannot ignore its responsibilities to the Ukrainians.

American Obligations to the Ukrainian People

Carsten Oyer, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2023

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine passes one year, the world is reassessing its commitments. The war began with a powerful Russian advance on the capital, Kyiv, that threatened to defeat Ukraine within...

He Gets Us isnt the terrible organization its been made out to be.

He Gets Us Causes Mass Controversy: The Criticism Is Unwarranted

Canon Grant, Columnist February 22, 2023

Two ads about Jesus were played during Super Bowl LVII and the resulting firestorm is surprising; the Independent reported that Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) attacked the ad by tweeting...

Cultural awareness promotes diversity.

Celebrating Culture

Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist February 13, 2023

Cultural events serve many benefits, such as increasing students’ cultural knowledge, social awareness, and sense of community. Students can learn about other groups through cultural events, learning...

America demands justice from a broken police system.

More Police Brutality, Yet No More Reform

Carsten Oyer, Editor-in-Chief February 7, 2023

2023 started with yet another moment of police violence. Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old father, was killed earlier this month according to the Associated Press. The killing, which both the facts and my personal...

Howls Moving Castle is a complex yet beautiful film.

“Howl’s Moving Castle”: The Complexity of a Masterpiece

Roya Ghahreman, Columnist February 3, 2023

“Howl’s Moving Castle” is a Studio Ghibli film that was released on June 17, 2005. The film was produced by Toshio Suzuki and written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki, the mind behind some of Studio...

A.I. art hurts human artists.

The Impact of A.I. Art on Real Artists

Sierra Perlmutter, Columnist January 20, 2023

According to American Scientist, A.I. art is created when algorithms are trained to analyze thousands of images in order to “learn” an aesthetic or art style. Then, the algorithm tries to create new...

Fans continue defend  celebrities, despite problematic statements.

Why Separating the Artist from the Art is Impossible

Claire Satiroff, Columnist December 19, 2022

Artists throughout the years have made offensive statements or have committed offensive actions, some of which are unforgivable. Yet, people continuously ignore this, and have started using the phrase,...

Electric cars arent as ecofriendly as they seem.

Think Again About Electric Cars

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist December 9, 2022

Electric cars are being considered one of the only ways to save our environment from climate change. Electric cars have existed since the 1890s, but modern electric cars didn’t become popular until around...

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