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Coveted Costco

Coveted Costco

KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under Discover, Showcase

Costco is known for its relatively cheap bulk items that are a savior to families and restaurants alike, but Costco sells so much more than an extremely large count of toilet paper. Here are 10 surprising things sold at Costco: 1. They sell caskets. Theoretically, a person could buy everything they...

OFSDS

OFSDS

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Discover, Showcase

More commonly known on social media websites, such as Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram and Facebook, the Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary (OFSDS) is a non-profit organization centered in Mount Juliet, Tennessee. For specific location and contact information, click here. As the name implies, this is a place where senio...

Postmodern Jukebox

Postmodern Jukebox

TeresaH, Online Editor

June 26, 2017


Filed under Discover

With 2.8 million subscribers, Postmodern Jukebox is not an unpopular and obscure YouTube channel, but it definitely deserves a larger spotlight. Postmodern Jukebox is a unique account that takes current, modern songs and "jazzifies" them. Ordinary pop songs become vintage blues hits. PMJ provides...

Harry Styles

Harry Styles

KaylaP, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2017


Filed under Discover

On May 12th, 2017, former member of One Direction, Harry Styles, released his first studio solo album. With 10 songs on this album, it caught old One Direction and the rest of the world by surprise. When One Direction announced their “break” over a year ago, many feared that they would never hear...

Discover: SPEAK

Discover: SPEAK

ColinH, Acting Copy Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Discover

If you are looking for a good new alternative band that isn’t very well known, I would definitely sit down and take a listen to SPEAK. They have one album out that came out in 2014, entitled Pedals, and it’s been one that I thoroughly enjoy. I first heard about the band through a Spotify radio pl...

Houston To The Rescue

Houston To The Rescue

HaleyB, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2017


Filed under Discover

Most people who live in Cypress know there is nothing much to do. There are only so many movies to watch and new restaurants to go to until it all becomes old. Since we live right next to the best city in America, why not take advantage of that? Houston on The Cheap is a website for people to visit wh...

Ecosia

Ecosia

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under Discover

It's a simple idea: a search engine that plants trees with money generated from ad revenue. This vision is what led Christian Kroll to create ecosia.org, a bing-based search engine, in 2009. Since its creation, Ecosia has gained a small staff of 25 and expanded their goal to plant a billion trees by 202...

Steven Universe

Steven Universe

LeahT, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017


Filed under Discover

Okay, I know what you're thinking, 'cartoons are for kids, cartoons are stupid, blah, blah, blah.' While yes, so many cartoons are made to just keep children distracted enough so the parents can take a break, there are some out there that people of all ages can enjoy. Cartoon Network's Steven Universe...

Bullet Journals

Bullet Journals

EmilyH, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2017


Filed under Discover

It was a boring day and I was busy scrolling through Instagram trying to keep myself entertained when I came across some beautiful images of neat yet unique journal pages that seemed made by professionals. After some further researching, I discovered they were known by crafty and artistic bloggers as...

EDEN

EDEN

KaylaP, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2017


Filed under Discover

EDEN, his real name being Jonathon Ng, is a music artist that I was recently recommended and I can see why. His music type is something I have never quite heard before and I am hooked. I would describe his music as electronic-indie pop, and if that was not a thing before, it is now. While his music...

Genius: Beyond The Lyrics

Genius: Beyond The Lyrics

Sarah W, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2017


Filed under Discover

A lot of people know the website “Genius,” (www.genius.com) for the site’s annotations and lyrics for just about any song, but the site has more than just lyrics to songs. For sophomores reading To Kill a Mockingbird  or freshmen reading A Tale of Two Cities , Genius supplies line by line anno...

The Skin Deep

The Skin Deep

KiaraC, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Discover

The Skin Deep is an interactive documentary on YouTube that presents a unique take on different types of human relationships, including everyday life struggles of individuals, who you can in some way relate to. Its content includes experiences that leave space for you to question how you connect with...

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