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Beto Vs. Cruz

Beto Vs. Cruz

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under In The World, News

On March 6, Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz were announced as the two candidates running for this year’s general election for U.S. Senate in Texas. Cruz, a Houston native, and Republican hopes to seek a second term after being the Junior U.S. Senator for Texas since 2013. But on the opposite side of the...

The American Music Awards

The American Music Awards

DaphneT, Copy Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under In The World, News

On Tuesday, October 9, the 2018 American Music Awards were held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California in its first-ever partnership with YouTube Music. The event was hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and featured performances by Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey, Cardi B, Panic! at the Disco, D...

BTS Begins European Tour

BTS Begins European Tour

BrandonC, Managing Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under In The World, News

On Oct. 9, 2018, internationally recognized K-Pop group, Bulletproof Boy Scouts, or Beyond The Scene (BTS), began the European leg of their Love Yourself Tour in London. Similar to a majority of their other concert dates, the London concert is also a two day affair. Although the first day smoothly passed w...

Back at it Again

Back at it Again

JerahB, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under In The World, News

Apple has released 3 new iPhone's this year. The iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. Here is everything you need to know about the new phones.   Where to find the new iPhones Apple stores Verizon Best Buy Sprint AT&T T-Mobile   New features for the ...

Remembering Burt Reynolds

Remembering Burt Reynolds

PaigeR, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under In The World, News

Actor Burt Reynolds dies at 82, Thursday morning, September 6th, at a hospital in Florida. Reynolds died after going into cardiac arrest. He was most known across generations for his role on Smokey and the Bandit. Recently he starred in the Dukes of Hazard movie as Boss Hogg, but he’s had an amazi...

A Bobsledding Bobcat

A Bobsledding Bobcat

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

Bobsledding, rugby, track and football, Cy-Fair alumni Sam McGuffie has participated in various sports and achieved various accomplishments since he graduated from high school 10 years ago. He played football in high school, ran track at Rice University, participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics on the...

Reversing Animal Annihilation

Reversing Animal Annihilation

SujeanS, Managing Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

There have been five major mass extinctions in the history of the world, and scientists believe that we are currently experiencing the sixth. What's different about this sixth extinction is that it is the first extinction that is anthropocentric, which means that it is human caused. Human's actions have...

Fall From Heaven

Fall From Heaven

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

      In September 2011, the very first ever Chinese space lab named Tiangong-1, or Heavenly Palace, was launched as a high profile prototype in preparation for China’s ultimate goal. They wanted a permanent space station by the year 2022. However, the space lab came plummeting down in a fiery blaz...

The Last of a Species

The Last of a Species

KaeT, Social Media Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

Last month, the world’s last male northern white rhino, Sudan, passed away. Due to his old age and multiple infections, Sudan’s death was by no means a surprising occurrence. His health had been deteriorating at a steady rate, and it was predicted that he would not survive. Guarded and surrounded...

Teacher Walkouts Cancel School Progress

Teacher Walkouts Cancel School Progress

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

From February 22 to March 6, West Virginia Teachers held a nine-day protest over their low wages by not going to school.  This resulted in classes being canceled. A wage increase had been voted down by the state Senate beforehand, but on March 6th,  legislature turned in their favor. Teachers and other...

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

KyleR, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2018


Filed under In The World, News

On Thursday, March 8, 2018, women across the world celebrate the various achievements and advancements made by women throughout history, science and many other fields of study while also calling for greater equality for women around the world. On several continents, women march to raise awareness for...

The Academy Awards

The Academy Awards

DaphneT, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under In The World, News

Sunday night was the 90th annual Academy Awards, the most prestigious awards show in the film industry. Jimmy Kimmel hosted the event at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Here are the winners of the different awards this year. Best picture-  “The Shape of Water”- This film, directed by G...

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