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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...

Hope Leaves the White House

Hope Leaves the White House

TeresaH, Online Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

Wednesday---White House Communications Director, Hope Hicks announces her resignation from Trump's staff. Hicks has been Trump's longest-serving adviser and the fourth Communications Director during the Trump presidency. On Tuesday, Hicks had been questioned before the House Intelligence Committee,...

Texas Primary

Texas Primary

Sarah W, Acting Editor-In-Chief

February 23, 2018


Filed under News

Today, Friday, February 23rd is the Texas Primary. The ballet has over 80 races, including Governor, US Senator, Attorney General, Lieutenant Governor and many more. The ballot for US Senator includes candidates like Ted Cruz, former Republican Presidential Candidate, and current Texas US Senator...

What’s Next in Oil?

What’s Next in Oil?

Daphne T, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under In The World, News

The oil industry is very prevalent in the Houston area; the oil price collapse of 2014 greatly impacted families and businesses alike. To reduce expenditures, oil companies laid off around 400,000 workers, leaving thousands of families in the Houston area without income, and major projects that did not...

Where We Stand

Where We Stand

KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018


Filed under Cy Woods, News, Showcase

Education proficiency in America has always been a standard measure of quality of schools. Each year states, districts and schools are examined and ranked by their different levels of achievement, proficiency, safety and other important factors. USA Today reported the results of the 2018 edition of...

Lively Planets

Lively Planets

SujeanS, Managing Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

In science yesterday, scientists  discovered that several "Earth-like" planets in a distant solar system, TRAPPIST, have temperatures that could sustain water, which in turn means they have the potential to sustain life. TRAPPIST's star, TRAPPIST-1, is actually thought to be older than our sun. When...

UIL Realignment Changes Competition

UIL Realignment Changes Competition

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Cy Woods, News

The University Interscholastic League(UIL), which administers athletic, music and academic contests for public schools in Texas, has released a new district realignment that will be in effect for the next two years. With this realignment, Cy-Fair ISD schools will be divided into two separate districts and p...

2018 State of the Union Address

2018 State of the Union Address

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

Tuesday night, President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address and touched on the government's accomplishments in healthcare, immigration and the economy. Several Democrats remained standing when the president entered the House Chamber and booed him during his stance on immigration,...

Nassar Sentenced

Nassar Sentenced

KyleR, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, former USA Gymnastics doctor Lawrence Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison after a seven-day trial accusing Nassar of multiple sex crimes over a span of 30 years during his time as a USA Gymnastics doctor. The judge presiding over the case, Rosemarie Aquilina,...

Astros Caravan

Astros Caravan

TeresaH, Online Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under In The World, News

After winning the 2017 World Series, the Astros are headed on their championship tour from January 10th to January 12th where the Astros' teammates will be going on public appearances, reaching out to communities and signing autographs. After their tour, the Astros will finish the week at Minute Maid Par...

Salvadorians Forced to Go Home

Salvadorians Forced to Go Home

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

Since his presidential inauguration in January 2017, Donald Trump has carried through with multiple goals that he addressed in his campaign. He has already attempted to revoke Obamacare and has initiated the removal of approximately 206,000 illegal immigrants. One of his administration's most recent acti...

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