The Horizon Sun

Teachers and Guns Don’t Mix

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

March 10, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

Three weeks ago, in the wake of the mass shooting that left 17 students dead in Parkland, FL, attention has been brought to the idea of arming teachers with handguns. This includes President Donald Trump, who advocated for the idea, and recently said that he’s willing to pay teachers “a little bit...

The Collapse of the Modern DC Movie

Conner McMillan, Columnist

March 10, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

Growing up, I thought Marvel superheros were lame, so I looked to DC to see superheros I enjoyed. And growing up with amazing movies like the original Superman movies, the “Dark Knight,” and “V for Vendetta,” I thought DC was the coolest thing in the world. Now, when I watch these new movies, ...

Sporks: The Happy Medium

Jaidan Leonard, Columnist

March 10, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

When eating your food, you use utensils, but not always the right one. You have forks and you have spoons; some foods can be eaten with both, others can only be eaten with one. A simpler solution is just using them both. We know it as the best invention to mankind: the spork. The spork is a mix betwe...

Hey Now, You’re an All-Star

Matt Butler, Columnist

March 10, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

For years, some all-star games have been an entertaining spectacle. But for certain sports, all-star games have been taking a different direction and descending in viewership. For example, the NHL (National Hockey League) All-Star game has already passed. I bet you didn't know that unless you follow hoc...

Video Games Vapid?

AJ Freithoffer, Columnist

March 10, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

Many parents fear buying a video game console or system for their children because they want their child to be successful in school and don’t always want them playing video games instead of completing school work. According to NBCNews, a study found states that young boys that don’t have their own v...

Clothing Craze

Emily Christian, Columnist

March 9, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

No matter where or when you find yourself, there will always be trends. Some are more popular than others. Some last for quite some time or make a comeback, and some die quickly and are forgotten. No matter what the trend, people are sure to become enthralled and invested in whatever it is that has beco...

The Fall of Turkish Democracy

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Columnist

March 9, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

In the modern day and age, the Middle East is often perceived as a backwater, ultra-religious region of the world. However, one state has stood out among the rest for being one of the few functional democracies in this war-torn area. The Republic of Turkey, founded in 1923 by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk,...

Spread Fame To the Games

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

March 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Opinion, Technology

As the future becomes the present, the world has had to progress with it. Advancements in knowledge have lead to new and improved technology and purposes of these devices. It is fairly obvious that technology has its pros and cons; it is known that these tools can be used for evil as well as for good. V...

Homegrown Terrorism and the American Condition

Selina Fluty, Editor of Student Opinion

March 9, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

I was born in March of 2002, several months after the tragedy of September 11. Since then, there’s been some form of tragedy every year in the news. I am no longer overwhelmingly outraged by bombings in Syria, bloodshed in Afghanistan, political corruption in our own country, or the rise of homegro...

It’s Not Funny Anymore

Reese Bennett, Columnist

March 9, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

Even though it’s just barely 2018, multiple tragedies have occurred. One of the most recent ones currently is the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, which took place on Valentine’s Day. But despite the disaster that had just happened, despite the lives that were lost ...

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