Should Students Take Dual Enrollment Courses?

Horizon Students take their dual enrollment courses through Maricopa Community Colleges.
Horizon Honors offers many different dual enrollment courses for students to take throughout high school. But are they worth taking?
January 18, 2021

Dual enrollment classes allow students to work towards a high school and a college credit at the same time. They are usually more rigorous than grade-level courses and, similarly to AP courses, students...

A Murder of Crows

Crows have been a symbol of darkness and death for centuries.
January 18, 2021

Crows have always been associated with ill omens and signs of death. They are up there on the list of creepy things, on par with the Grim Reaper, ghosts, and black cats. The reason for this dark reputation...

Palm Oil and Deforestation

The fruit from oil palm plants, used to extract palm oil.
Chances are you have heard of palm oil, a product used in a wide variety of applications, including daily household items. The problem with this is that it’s driving too much deforestation.
January 18, 2021

According to WWF UK, about 50% of packaged products found in supermarkets have palm oil. Even your daily products like toothpaste and shampoo have palm oil, and it’s also used to feed animals used for...

Richest Man in the World

Elon Musk is currently the wealthiest person in the world.
The man rose up the ranks by turning his ideas into reality and taking chances.
January 15, 2021

Just recently in early January, Tesla revealed the new richest man in the world to be Elon Musk. Musk hit a net worth of $190 billion, passing the previous richest man, Jeff Bezos, who currently sits at...

What to Expect for Super Bowl LV

This year's Super Bowl will be much different than usual.
Super Bowl LV is up and coming, and here are the standings.
January 15, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems that everything has had to make some sort of adjustment or change, and Super Bowl LV is no exception. Super Bowl LV is on Feb. 7, 2021, and is taking place in Tampa,...

Kolache Cafe’s Grand Opening

The Kolache Cafe brings its delightful assortment of the Czech pastry to Arizona.
January 14, 2021

On Jan. 8, 2021, the long awaited Kolache Cafe finally opened. For those who don’t know what a kolache is, it is a sweet Czech pastry that is commonly produced in Texas. The Kolache Cafe has opened with...

Overviewing Ounces

A chart providing the range of recommended water consumption per day.
Based on professional suggestions, many need to be consuming a greater amount of water than they are currently.
January 14, 2021

With many forming ambitious New Year’s resolutions, one to consider is the benefit of drinking lots of water. With the human body being composed of nearly 60 percent water, it is crucial to stabilize...

IQ: The Intelligence Question

A chart of the range of IQ test scores.
The IQ test is often seen as the paramount assessment of intellect- but how accurate are they?
January 10, 2021

When we think of intelligence, what do we think of? One of the first things that comes to mind might be the IQ test, IQ standing for intelligence quotient. Created in France in the early 20th century,...

The ELA Mind vs. the STEM Mind

Does your favorite subject show how your brain works?
Going through school, most students find a subject that tends to stand out to them. However, does your favorite subject have anything to do with the way your mind works?
January 10, 2021

The brain is an extraordinary thing, and it’s amazing how much it controls. I decided to do a survey on students who enjoy ELA subjects versus students who enjoy STEM subjects, and the difference in...

A New Legend Among Us?

With the whole world in quarantine, a new game has risen up to the top of the most played games.
January 10, 2021

According to The New York Times, “Among Us” launched in 2018, and was described as an online murder mystery game, sort of like an online game of Mafia. A game full of deception, the game would feature...

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