The Crimson Connection

Flying during COVID-19

 ANA, a Japanese airline, resumes service to Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
How to fly in the midst of a pandemic
December 10, 2020

Travelling has always been a favorite pastime of people around the world throughout history. From the explorers 500 years ago to the common person today, travel has always been popular, especially when...

Election night 2020 recap

The White House on a sunny day in Washington D.C.
What exactly happened on Election night
November 23, 2020

On Nov. 2, 2020, the United States had its 59th presidential election. The election will determine if the incumbent candidate Donald Trump, a Republican, will win or lose the White House to the Democratic...

Why the 2020 election feels existential

Photo By: Cottonbro
November 23, 2020

  ivil unrest has become a real possibility following the 2020 election, no matter who wins. However, the possibility of such an outcome is not due to candidate rhetoric: it is an indication of...

Meet the Wild Things

Wild Things at a Cy-Woods football game
November 17, 2020

The Wild things have been a big part of Cy-Woods since the school has opened. seniors are elected every year to become the new wild things. Craig and Nikki Self are the co-sponsors for the wild things...

A second holocaust

Inside the greatest humanitarian crisis of the 21st century
October 26, 2020

It is no secret that most of the world is suspicious of the Chinese government and their social policies. Since the Chinese Communist Party took over China after the Chinese Civil War in 1949, it has been...

COVID-19 at the Woods

Signs directing hallway traffic.
October 26, 2020

2020 has been a year filled with unexpected surprises. Americans’ everyday lives have changed; social distancing, masks and many more challenges they’ve had to overcome. Things are no different at...

My Two Cents: Java Café

My Two Cents: Java Café
Opinion on what Java Café had to offer.
March 4, 2020

This quarter’s Java Café has just passed, and I actually got my hands on some items this time. After waiting in line and, dealing with people constantly cutting and exiting the line, I can say that...

Moving to the Big Leagues

Assistant principal Dwight Williams hangs out in the Commons.
Dwight Williams' transition from middle school coach to high school assistant principal
February 24, 2020

Lots of students at Cy Woods know who Dwight Williams is. They know he is incredibly tall, funny and just a couple of years ago he was a coach at Spillane middle school. However, how Williams adapted from...

March of Dimes

The Key Club officer team at their Key Club Banquet on May 27.
How one Cy Woods organization is helping bring awareness to a fatal disease
February 19, 2020

The spread in awareness for the disease known as Neonatal Tetanus has gained much support throughout the nation, and Key Club has been one organization in particular that has helped increase attention...

Successful Retelling of a Beloved Classic

Senior Sarah Swift and Sophomore Ben Armstrong prepare to dance as Ella and Prince Topher.
Review of Cy Woods Theatre Company's "Rogers and Hammerstein's Cinderella"
February 5, 2020

In the past, I’ve made no bones about the fact that I’m not much of a fan of anything to do with Disney. Whether it’s Star Wars or Marvel, it’s something that I normally don’t get excited for....

The Growing Problem of Overtourism

Gondolas sailing in Venice, Italy
Insight on what is being done to combat a neglected issue.
January 16, 2020

In recent years, countries all around the world have been experiencing a relatively new problem called overtourism. Overtourism occurs when cities are crowded with so many tourists that it starts to affect...

Minding Your Health

Minding Your Health
New Texas Bill could make students undergo mental health evaluations
December 12, 2019

A new piece of legislation has been proved in attempts to help students who may need mental health help. The bill, which was proposed by state Rep. Jason Villalba, would force high school students to have...

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