The Horizon Sun

Time to Show Some School Pride

Reese Bennett, Columnist

January 27, 2018

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

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

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

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 ...

Disney Ruling the World

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

December 22, 2017

On Dec. 14, 2017, Walt Disney Studios bought the company 20th Century Fox. This was a surprise to most, but it may not have been a big shock to all fans of Disney. Disney is a powerhouse when it comes to movies, from web-swinging superheros to lightsaber-wielding Jedis. Without all the companies Disne...

Is Amazon Key the Key to Stopping Package Thieves?

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

December 8, 2017

Just last year, over 11 million homeowners in the United States had their packages stolen, according to Business Wire. That’s more than half the population of Arizona. It’s also gift-giving season, which is the perfect time of year for robbers to steal your packages. There is a proposed solution, however,...

Bring Back the Classics

Reese Bennett, Columnist

December 8, 2017

When Walt Disney Studios first started making movies, they used traditional drawing and 2D (two-dimensional) animation to bring their stories to life. Walt Disney, the founder of the movie company, created films such as “Bambi,” “Snow White,” and “Sleeping Beauty” with this technique. Now, howev...

Lunchtime or Clubtime?

Emily Christian, Columnist

December 1, 2017

One of the most popular club slots is during lunch, and these clubs generally have around the same attendance as their after-school counterparts. They are beneficial when considering the average student’s schedule, but lunch is also a time to eat food with friends and interact socially, more than ju...

“Pay to Win” Video Games are Taking Over the Gaming World

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

November 19, 2017

Video games are a huge part of many people’s lives these days. According to Polygon, who surveyed 4,000 households nationwide, “63 percent of U.S. households surveyed include at least one frequent gamer.” This is a huge amount of people that play video games and just proves how much video games ar...

On Gratitude and Employees

Reese Bennett, Columnist

November 19, 2017

As with many holidays, Thanksgiving weekend has stores expecting to be packed with customers. Employees from a wide range of stores will be staying to work the busy days of Thanksgiving and Black Friday, and a good chunk will likely not be happy about it. Everybody has probably had at least one empl...

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