The Crimson Connection

CWTC’s First Annual OAP Festival

MaddyP, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under News

This year has been a big one for Cypress Woods’ Theater Company. A record number of shows, a successful UIL season and a play recognized and performed at the state thespian festival. To end the year with a bang, we are putting on one more show- or rather, four more shows. The theater company will ho...

Escalator Malfunction in China

Escalator Malfunction in China

KaeT, Social Media Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

On Saturday afternoon in a Hong Kong mall, visitors were stunned when a tall escalator standing at roughly 150 feet suddenly malfunctioned. This sent the machine in the reverse direction at nearly twice the normal speed. The accident has left several people injured and angry. Investigators are still...

Powderpuff Kicks Off

Powderpuff Kicks Off

Felicia Hernandez, Managing Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under Cy Woods, News

Every year the girls pad up, lace up their cleats and have the opportunity to take the field for the Powder Puff game. The Powder Puff game is an annual event (if weather permits) that gives junior and senior women the opportunity to play in a flag football game, while the boys sign up to be the cheerleaders,...

Trump’s First Budget Proposal

Trump’s First Budget Proposal

HannahN, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017


Filed under News

President Trump has released a partial outline of his 2018 budget plan. He has proposed major cuts to state and other development programs, Health and Human Services, the Environmental Protection Agency, and smaller cuts to programs such as the energy department, treasury, and NASA and several others, ...

Orlando Shooter’s Wife Denied Release

Orlando Shooter’s Wife Denied Release

TeresaH, Acting Online Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

The Orlando Pulse nightclub shooter's widow will now remain in custody after a judge denied bail and an early release.  On June 2016, Omar Mateen walked into the nightclub and killed 49 people causing the "deadliest mass shooting in the United States" (CNN). Mateen's wife, Noor Salman, was also tied...

Corruption and Park Geun-hye

Corruption and Park Geun-hye

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

After being South Korean President since February 25th, 2013, Park Geun-hye has been impeached on March 10th after a unanimous parliamentary vote following her role in a corruption scandal. Elections for a new South Korean president will now be held in 60 days. The South Korean court concluded that...

CIA and WikiLeaks

CIA and WikiLeaks

ColinH, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2017


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

The notorious site WikiLeaks has uncovered one of the biggest secretive government programs since the Edward Snowden incident back in 2013. They uncovered a set of documents that details how the CIA has been developing ways to hack into all sorts of personal technologies, such as cell phones, com...

Dakota Pipeline Request Denied

Dakota Pipeline Request Denied

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

The Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) is a $3.7bn project that would transport 470,000 barrels of crude oil a day. Last year, protests over the completion of the Dakota Pipeline reached their height after authorities used tear gas and water hoses to disperse a crowd of 400 people and 17 protesters were taken...

Horsing Into a Disease

Horsing Into a Disease

HaleyB, Reporter

February 28, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

Taking a horse anywhere with other horses around is a risk for them to catch any disease or infection. Horse owners are required by law to carry a negative Coggins with them whenever they take the animal somewhere. Coggins is a test done on horses to ensure that they are not carrying any diseases....

Travel Ban Rears Its Head

Travel Ban Rears Its Head

BenG, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

After the successful shut-down of President Trump's initial travel ban on seven Islam-majority countries, it seems that his team is very close to releasing a new and 'improved' version. The ban was initially shut down by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on February 9th, allowing for the intake of...

Debate at Harvard

Debate at Harvard

JustinV, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017


Filed under Cy Woods, News

This past week, Harvard hosted their 43rd annual debate tournament for high school students across the world. The tournament had over 1,300 entries competing in a number of different events. Students came from places close to Boston like New York, while some flew all the way from China. While the...

The Future of NASA

The Future of NASA

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

Even with the increasing sci-fi movies, NASA has been quietly working on their next project, developing technology capable of sending humans to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s. Currently, the world’s eyes are set on Mars as the first main destination of human exploration and expansion of the huma...

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