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What do you want to Major in?

What do you want to Major in?

PaigeR, Photo Editor

May 17, 2019


Filed under Advice, Features, Lifestyle

Some colleges require students to declare a major when applying, others give students until their second semester of sophomore year to decide, but the choice never gets any easier. The reality is the students are only 18 and expected to decide about a huge part of their lives. How are they supposed to...

Packing for College: What do I bring?

Packing for College: What do I bring?

SarahW, Editor in Chief

May 17, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

If you're like me, you've probably browsed through dozens of Pinterest posts of glamorous dorm rooms, filled with amenities and accessories. In reality, however, most dorm rooms are bland, tiny and expensive, so we need to be realistic when it comes to deciding what we actually need to bring to college.   What...

Abroad in Australia

Abroad in Australia

FiorellaP, Business Manager

March 18, 2019


Filed under Cy Woods, Entertainment, Features, Lifestyle, People of Cy Woods

When it comes to picking prospective colleges, many students feel overwhelmed when deciding where to attend. Senior Madisen Weaver, however, finds it hardly a challenge. Weaver plans to study abroad in Australia for college in January of 2020, fulfilling her lifelong dream. Since early on in her childhood,...

Best to Worst Laughs of 2018

Best to Worst Laughs of 2018

FiorellaP, Business Manager

March 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle, Opinions

I think we can all agree 2018 was an interesting year with some... interesting memes.Here are a few of last years biggest laughs rated from top to bottom:     1.“Change My Mind “ This hilarious meme originated after a controversial picture of podcaster Steven Crowder setting...

Prom On A Budget

Prom On A Budget

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Advice, Discover, Lifestyle, Opinions

  Get Ready With Friends- Many people do use a salon to get their makeup, nails and hair done. But a friend can be just as great and so much fun. If you commission a friend, you can still look great at little to no cost (plus, you can get ready with a group, jam out and make an event out of ...

Winter is Near

Winter is Near

PaigeR, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinions

Hello Wildcats! Winter is heading our way quickly while bringing snow flurries and hot chocolate with it, so say goodbye to pumpkin spice and fallen leaves. Here’s a few things everyone should do to get their winter started the right way. One of my favorite things about the holiday season is its...

Making Our Way Downtown

Making Our Way Downtown

Maddy P, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Growing up in Cypress, it's easy to feel like you're living in a bubble. Our little suburbia feels a world away from the city scene of Houston, one of the most populous cities in the nation. We've gone to football games, baseball games, concerts, and of course, the rodeo. But other than these few...

Family Games for the Holidays

Family Games for the Holidays

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

As Thanksgiving break inches closer, students grow restless for their week off. For some, Thanksgiving is a time for re-connecting with family and friends, but for others Thanksgiving break is a restart. Family and distraction from school merge into one with some family-friendly games. Twister Although Twister is not a...

The Go-To Places for Homecoming

The Go-To Places for Homecoming

KaylaP, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

There are plenty of places someone could go to get quick homecoming fixes. If an alteration is needed or maybe someone chose to attend last minute and needs a dress, there is a place that can help. Here are a few: Bamboo Tailor & Alteration This place is nice, clean, and quick. If someone is in...

5 Great Coffee Shops

5 Great Coffee Shops

MaddyP, Staff Reporter

August 22, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

There's nothing better than a hot cup of joe to get you through a long week of homework. Or maybe a nice caramel latte. Even if you're not into coffee, a warm and home-y coffee shop can be just what you need to focus on your work. These local places have just the right atmosphere to kick off the school...

Parc Lake

Parc Lake

KyleR, Business Manager

June 13, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

A few days ago, I made a trip out to the Park at Parc Lake (that's really the name) for some training for when I go backpacking later this summer. In short, it was a very pleasant place to go, but there were a few spots lacking a little. So let's go ahead and start breaking down the Park at Parc Lake. Facilities - A ...

The Daily Brew

The Daily Brew

FeliciaH, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

Starbucks may be delicious and the ideal spot for chilling with friends or a coffee date (when things get awkward you will most likely see someone you know to ease the tension), but the one thing Starbucks is terrible for is studying. I have come to the conclusion that The Daily Brew is the best study...

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