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Tornado in the South

Tornado in the South

Emily H, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2017

With rough winds whipping through Texas and a new wave of politics sweeping across the nations, there has not been very much focus on the tornadoes decimating part of the country. Regions of the southeast are in shambles as storms hit cities and communities, destroying livelihoods and even lives in their...

A Dog’s Accident

A Dog’s Accident

KaylaP, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2017

Since the release of the trailer for the upcoming movie, “ A Dog’s purpose” people have been highly anticipating it, spreading the trailer all over social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. But almost a day ago, a video of one of the dogs used on set was posted online, and many people...

The Accidental Attack

The Accidental Attack

KaeT, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2017

On January 17th, there was an explosive outrage from the Nigerian people as it was reported one of their army jets mistakenly dropped a bomb into a refugee camp. The accidental drop wounded and killed refugees and humanitarian workers alike, including soldiers and members of the Red Cross, the casualties...

Most Unfortunate Series

Most Unfortunate Series

KiaraS, Copy Editor

January 13, 2017

Today, Netflix released the first season of its highly anticipated new original series. It is the television adaptation of “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” a 13 book series that follows the tragic events of the three Bauldelaires children after their parents die in a house fire. The first book of the origin...

Eight More Days of Speculation

Eight More Days of Speculation

MatthewR, Social Media Editor

January 12, 2017

­ As of January 12th we are eight days from Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th President of the United States. Two nights ago President Obama gave his farewell address and last night Donald Trump held a press conference where he addressed the nation about the state of his agenda and the minds...

CWTC’s Tennessee Williams duo

CWTC’s Tennessee Williams duo

MaddyP, Staff Reporter

January 11, 2017

Cypress Woods Theater is producing two plays this month, both by Tennessee Williams. The glass menagerie will be playing January 19th, 20th, and 21st. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof will play January 26th, 27th, and 28th. These plays are different than the company's past production because unlike all the others,...

Houston Rodeo 2017 Lineup

Houston Rodeo 2017 Lineup

FeliciaH, Managing Editor

January 10, 2017

Southerners do not just have the four traditional seasons, they have five; the extra one being Rodeo season. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo turns the traditional event of barrel racing and bull riding up a notch; musical acts ranging from George Straight and Tim McGraw to ZZ Top and Fall Out Boy...

Trump’s Controversial Cabinet

Trump’s Controversial Cabinet

KaeT, Staff Reporter

January 6, 2017

Now that it’s January, President Obama’s term is drawing to a close as the former members get ready to leave. On January 20th, Donald Trump will officially become the United State’s 45th president. As the day draws nearer, Trump has already picked his selections for the cabinet that will accompany...

Cy Woods Golf Tees Off Season

Cy Woods Golf Tees Off Season

HannahN, Staff Reporter

January 5, 2017

The Cy Woods boys golf team is competing in its first tournament of the season on January 16. This tournament will mark the start of the 2017 season. The tournament will be held in Spring, Texas at two locations: Glenloch Farms Golf Club and Augusta Pines Golf Club. The Cy Woods team normally practice...

NAACP Sit-In Protesters Arrested

NAACP Sit-In Protesters Arrested

ColinH, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2017

Donald Trump's announcement to name Jeff Sessions, the junior Senator from Alabama, to be the United States Attorney General has caused some upheaval. This announcement was made merely days after Trump becoming President-Elect, but just recently prompted a reaction from the NAACP ( National Association...

Autism Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

Autism Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2017

Vitamin D deficiency can lead to numerous diseases including certain cancers, rickets, diabetes, hypertension, glucose intolerance and multiple sclerosis. However, a recent study by researchers from the Queensland Brain Institute has found that vitamin D deficiency also shares a possible link with aut...

The Santa that Received a Gift of his Own

The Santa that Received a Gift of his Own

KiaraC, Reporter

December 12, 2016

Eric Schmitt-Matzen, a man who plays Santa at 80 different gigs every year, but it was one boy in a Tennessee hospital who sparked a change in him he will never forget. Schmitt-Matzen loves to play Santa Claus during the Christmas season to spread holiday cheer. It wasn't till this season he realized...

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