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Houston To The Rescue

Houston skyline

HaleyB, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2017

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

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

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LeahT, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017

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

A bullet journal

EmilyH, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2017

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

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

Example of annotations and information that Genius provides.

Sarah W, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2017

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

Wikimedia Commons

KiaraC, Reporter

February 10, 2017

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...

Blanket Paradise

A Golden Retriever models while wrapped in the blanket.

SujeanS, Co-Copy Editor

January 27, 2017

Despite December being done and gone and January almost over, winter is still in full effect. There is still plenty of time to cuddle up on the couch with a hot drink and a good book. The only thing missing from this equation is a cozy blanket. Picking the right blanket is a very serious decision....

Games Done Quick

Games Done Quick Attendance Map

JustinV, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2017

Some people play video games for fun, some play to be competitive, and others play to finish as quickly as possible. Games Done Quick, takes finishing games to the next level. Games Done Quick is an event that gathers an audience from all around the world, allowing people of all shapes and sizes to compete...

A Fetching Accessory

A Fetching Accessory

SujeanS, Co Copy Editor

December 8, 2016

There are many ways an animal lover can show their appreciation to their pet. Pictures and videos are common ways to express one's love to their best friend, but how about friendship bracelets? Friendship Collar is a company designed to give you a bracelet that matches the collar of your dog or cat....

Underground SoundCloud Artists

SoundCloud aritst

SarahW, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016

SoundCloud, the app that made recording and sharing music easy for undercover or local artists, is bursting at its seams with underground talent. These artists are often overlooked by large branded artists that receive radio air time, but their talent is still undeniable. Here are four SoundCloud artist...

Time Flees

Time Flees

SujeanS, Co-Copy Editor

November 8, 2016

Every student can relate to the dread that fills their body when they hear their alarm ring at 6 am or even earlier. It is nearly impossible to resist the urge to hit snooze four or five times. Or, tap snooze, that is. Ever since the iPhones have come out, it seems that less and less people are buying...

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