The Horizon Sun

Taking a Stand Against Suicide

Meghan Tuzzolino, Columnist

March 9, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

Every year, approximately one million people die from suicide. That is about 3,000 deaths due to suicide each day, according to WHO. Huge numbers like this show us the severity of this issue. However, suicide is commonly thought of as a problem of the past, even though the rate of suicide is much hig...

Cutting Edge is Cutting Skill

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

March 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Student Opinion

Whether you currently participate in a sport or just like to watch it, you can understand how the love of the game can spark some divisive arguments. One such controversy relates to whether technology used in some sports is beneficial to the players or if it takes away from the game and its purpose. ...

It’s Not Horsing Around

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

February 23, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

Some may think that sports aren’t considered sports unless they have a ball. Some may imagine that some sports are incredibly easy to do. Both of these appear in many minds when I bring up horse back riding. However, this sport goes far beyond that. Have you ever been on an animal you trust with you...

Me vs. OCD: Fighting Anxiety Disorders

Selina Fluty, Editor of Student Opinion

February 16, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

One of my earliest memories is lining up my toys in a row. I got my little sister in on the deal, and I made my collection of stuffed animals, plastic horses, Webkinz dogs, and anything else I labeled “toy” in my head stand one after the other throughout the house, winding and twisting and double...

Infinity War Is the End

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

February 14, 2018


Filed under Student Opinion

Over the past ten years, Marvel Studios has brought countless names and films to the screen, such as Chris Evans as Captain America, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, and Mark Ruffalo as Hulk. Along the way, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) gained many fans that are what help the franchise grow and thrive. ...

Zaibatsu to Monopoly: The Rise of the Modern Megacorp

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Columnist

February 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Opinion, Technology, World

With the rapid advancement of technology and business in the western world, one might think that humanity is set on a path to greatness. Already, many agree that we are living in one of the most innovative and peaceful eras in history. However, behind this bright facade is the possibility of a far dir...

Time to Show Some School Pride

Reese Bennett, Columnist

January 27, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Student Opinion, Uncategorized

Homecoming just passed last week. Many activities were participated in, such as playing in or supporting the homecoming basketball games, a spirit week, tailgates, the homecoming dance, and more. One of the major events for homecoming was the pep rally. The school spirit in a few parts was… lacking. ...

Classics Ruined by Their TV Counterparts

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

December 22, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Opinion, Television, Uncategorized

Remakes of classic movies have been a huge trend lately. I don’t mind the remakes of classic movies. There’s just one thing that bothers me, and that’s when they make live musicals out of true classic movies. True classics can be already pretty terrible as is, such as “Star Wars Holiday Special...

Christmas Changes as We Do

Max Larsen, Columnist

December 22, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Student Opinion

Over the years, how I experience Christmas has changed. For example, when I was younger, I was super excited for Christmas. In fact, I could hardly fall asleep on Christmas Eve. I have gotten a little less excited over receiving gifts each Christmas for the last few years. Now, I'm more focused on just s...

Why TNF Has Got to Go

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

December 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Opinion, Uncategorized

The NFL’s expanded Thursday games rub players the wrong way, and with general viewership declines, many media executives are blaming the Thursday games for the public’s general football fatigue. Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman says they aren’t getting enough rest for their body going into ...

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