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The Presidential Debate

The Presidential Debate

BennettR, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2016

The 2016 Presidential race is known to be one of the most unorthodox races in years past. The tides have changed recently with both candidates popularity growing closer. According to the FiveThirtyEight 2016 Election Forecast, Hillary Clinton has a popular vote of 46.3% and an electoral vote of 273.0....

iOS 10 or iOS No

iOS 10 or iOS No

KaylaP, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2016

Apple recently released their new iOS update to the many apple consumers who have iPhones. The update came with many changes to the apps and design of the iPhone. But was it worth the wait and anticipation? Some of the changes happened within the Messaging app. People can now send stickers, GIFs,...

Clinton Diagnosed With Pneumonia

Hillary Clinton

AbbyM, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2016

Hillary Clinton collapsed on her way out of the 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony on Sunday morning. After only an hour and a half, Clinton claimed she felt ill and decided to depart early, but on her way to her car, secret security had to catch her when she nearly fell to the ground. According to the...

G20 Summit in China

The world leaders participating in the 2016 G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China.

KyleR, Business Manager

September 6, 2016

Every year since 1999, the leaders from the world's twenty largest economies gather to discuss recent world events and how they have affected the international economy. From tax evasion to global warming, they talk through each issue or topic and analyze how they will respond to them as a global economic...

Storming Into Safety

Hurricane Hermine hitting Florida

HaleyB, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2016

Hearing that there is a possible hurricane in your area or even a possible flash flood can be scary if you are not prepared. Houston has flooded three in the past year and had two hurricanes over the past two years. A person can never be too prepared when it comes to natural disasters. Florida is f...

The Forgotten Faces of Syria

Snapshot from the video of Omran Daqnees in the back of an ambulance following his rescue

EmilyH, Staff Reporter

September 1, 2016

Blank, lifeless and shell-shocked eyes capture your attention as you look at the image of five-year-old Omran Daqnees. He is carried to the back of an ambulance following his rescue from a bombed building in Syria- completely covered in dirt, dust and blood with no real idea on what is going on around...

Zika Cases Found in the US

Mosquito carrying the Zika virus

FeliciaH, Managing Editor

September 1, 2016

Over the past year the hype of Zika began after many cases were reported in Brazil. Recently it has entered the United States- mostly through travel, but some locally transmitted cases have recently been reported. All of the local cases have occurred in Florida. As of this past Tuesday there are now...

Election Database Hacked

Authorities say voting records in Arizona and Illinois were illegally accessed.

AbbyM, Staff reporter

August 30, 2016

The 10-year-old database for the Illinois Board of Elections holds records of up to 15 million people. On Tuesday, August 30th, hackers have gained access, allowing them to see voter’s birthdays, names, sex, addresses, and the last four digits of social security numbers. According to CNN's Ken Menzel,...

Cypress Power Outage

The black out struck just moments before Cy Woods was supposed to start their volleyball game against Cy Creek.

JordanM, Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2016

A fire broke out a CenterPoint energy plant on Tuesday evening, resulting in over 75,000 Houston-area homes without power according to The cause of the outage was determined to be an accident according to Though the outage only lasted for an hour or two for many, customers were...

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