The Horizon Sun

News & Campus Life for the Students of Horizon Honors

News & Campus Life for the Students of Horizon Honors

The Horizon Sun

News & Campus Life for the Students of Horizon Honors

The Horizon Sun

Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto’s win in Nevada is the nail in the coffin for expected Republican dominance.

Lessons Learned from the 2022 Midterms

Carsten Oyer, Editor-in-Chief November 21, 2022

As Americans across the country sat down at their computers, tuned into their preferred news channel, or began checking their phones for results on election day, Nov. 8, 2022, what was initially predicted...

Fast fashion fuels environmental harm through the waste it encourages.

The Ethics of Fast Fashion

Roya Ghahreman, Columnist November 21, 2022

Fast fashion can be found everywhere as a widely embraced idea among many popular retail stores. Urban Outfitters, Forever 21 and H&M are popular stores that partake in fast fashion. At first glance,...

There are a few improvements to be had from the Sadie Hawkins dance.

Sadie Hawkins: Super Hit or Spectacular Fail?

Sripriya Srinivas, Columnist November 4, 2022

This year’s Sadie Hawkins Dance was on Friday, Oct. 28. It was similar to the Welcome Back Sock Hop, having the same lighting and taking place in the multipurpose room. The music for Sadie Hawkins,...

Twitter can become a disrespectful, toxic place to be.

Twitter Is the Most Problematic Social Platform Out There

Luna Ruiz, Columnist March 8, 2022

Twitter is a lot of things; however, friendly is not one of them. Other social media sites such as YouTube and Instagram don’t have perfect users, but the problems of Twitter are far greater when compared....

The Kissing Booth 3: Was This Necessary?

The Kissing Booth 3: Was This Necessary?

Matlyn McShane, Columnist January 11, 2022

The Kissing Booth is a Netflix original that came out on May 11, 2018, starring actress Joey King. It follows Elle Evans, a high school student about to graduate. The movie was a hit on Netflix when it...

I struggle with body dysmorphia.

My Personal Struggle with Body Image Issues

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist June 8, 2021

When most people enter their teenage years, they compare themselves to others more and more, as explained by Middle Earth. Suddenly we are thrown into a world of “attractive” and “unattractive”...

Fears of Life Going Back to Normal

Fears of Life Going Back to Normal

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist April 16, 2021

COVID-19 has affected everyone's lives greatly within the past year, and many people can’t wait for the pandemic to end. With vaccines becoming more widespread and restrictions starting to be lifted,...

Finding the right balance of confidence and modesty can be tricky.

Modesty in Clothing

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist April 5, 2021

Today, there are so many different senses of style, trends, and types of clothing in general, so deciding what to wear can be hard enough. But one huge factor that plays into choosing an outfit is how...

The world relies on teachers. So why dont they get what they deserve?

Why Are Teachers Still Getting Paid Less Than Athletes?

Rebecca Harris, Columnist February 2, 2021

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average 2019 wage for high school teachers is $61,660, and lower for elementary teachers, only $59,420. The average salary of an NBA player in the 2018-2019...

A chart of the range of IQ test scores.

IQ: The Intelligence Question

Carsten Oyer, Editor 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,...

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