The Skyline Horizon

Social Media is Killing High School Hallways

Social Media is Killing High School Hallways

Will Ginsburg, Web Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2018

As the 2018-2019 school year begins, I thought that it would only be fitting to dive into a subject that many do not even consider to be a problem, much less a technological epidemic. It shows its face most often in the halls and classrooms of high schools around the U.S but also bears its teeth in the...

Skyline’s Dress Code

Skyline’s Dress Code

Mia Mellem, Journalism 1 Staff

May 8, 2018

Now that it’s May, we are approaching summer weather. It’s 80 degrees outside, but I’m sweating because I’m not allowed to wear the shorts that keep me cool in this weather. I’m stuck wearing jeans. Administration, I know that we need some sort of dress policy. But Skyline’s current dress c...

Utah’s Gun Laws: What Needs to Change

Utah’s Gun Laws: What Needs to Change

Jessica Adler, Journalism 1 Staff

March 19, 2018

In light of recent events, I was inspired to research the laws regarding gun control and access in the state of Utah. According to our state’s Constitution, Article 1 Section 6, “The individual right of the people to keep and bear arms for security and defense of self, family, others, property, or th...

Does The Christmas Spirit Change With Age?

Does The Christmas Spirit Change With Age?

Hank Lister, Journalism 1 Staff

December 12, 2017

As we all age, the spirit of Christmas seems to lessen. Our collective excitement is surely disappearing. There always used to be this nearly palpable ‘magic’ that I could feel during my younger years. As I age, the sentimental feelings diminish substantially. Christmas just doesn’t have that spark ...

The Homeless Crisis In Salt Lake

The Homeless Crisis In Salt Lake

Tor Lindquist, Graphics Editor

December 12, 2017

Salt Lake City has been dealing with the problem of homelessness for years, but the Salt Lake City Police Department said in August that they were starting a new program named “Operation Rio Grande”. This program was supposed to crack down on drug trade and crime in the Rio Grande and Clark Planet...

Surviving In A Nuclear Winter Wonderland

Surviving In A Nuclear Winter Wonderland

Crystal Eldredge, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 25, 2017

What will our future hold with nuclear war on the rise?

Donald Trump And The Environment-Horizon Editorial

Donald Trump And The Environment-Horizon Editorial

Horizon Editorial Board

October 13, 2017

As the new president of the United States, Donald Trump has shown in many ways how he deals with American politics, for the better or worse. On the subject of the environment, Donald Trump has shown many times how he doesn’t care about what the future holds for the environment. Especially since he and his...

Does Everything That Happens In Vegas Really Stay There?

Does Everything That Happens In Vegas Really Stay There?

Natasha Wong, Guest Writer to The Horizon

October 11, 2017

Litter lines the ground of the Las Vegas strip, strewn across blood-stained lawns and sidewalks, as shouts and sirens ring out and festival goers flee the scene. 58 dead. 500 injured. I should be shocked, yet what is most striking is that this tastes of bitter familiarity, a pattern we’ve observed time...

What It Means To Be An Eagle

What It Means To Be An Eagle

Olivia Ward, Web-Editor-In-Chief

September 20, 2017

What separates a Skyline student from any other high school student in the Salt Lake Valley? We are persistent, hardworking, dedicated human beings. We are held in high regard because of the types of skills we have adopted here at Skyline. Whether you believe it or not, you are valued as a student, and...

Freshmen in High School

Freshmen in High School

JD Jensen, Sports Editor

September 12, 2017

What is it REALLY like with the newly added grade?