The Crimson Connection

Guide to passing the school year

December 16, 2020

Passing the school year is one of the most important things you can do. It can help you find a career and prepare you for the future. If you are passing, then you don't have to worry about your parents...

Why the 2020 election feels existential

Photo By: Cottonbro
November 23, 2020

  ivil unrest has become a real possibility following the 2020 election, no matter who wins. However, the possibility of such an outcome is not due to candidate rhetoric: it is an indication of...

My Two Cents: Java Café

My Two Cents: Java Café
Opinion on what Java Café had to offer.
March 4, 2020

This quarter’s Java Café has just passed, and I actually got my hands on some items this time. After waiting in line and, dealing with people constantly cutting and exiting the line, I can say that...

Rant in 212: The 2020 Houston Rodeo Lineup

The Ferris wheel at the Houston Rodeo.
My take on the artists featured in the 2020 Houston Rodeo.
February 24, 2020

I am a seasoned music listener, and I’m sure a majority of those reading this are as well. I’ll also acknowledge that music itself has drastically changed from when the rodeo started having an artist...

Harsh Reality of Animal Testing

Lab rats being tested on in the LD50 test.
Cruel and unjust truth
February 14, 2020

Imagine this: You are locked in a cold, metal cage all day, and when you finally get out, you go through many painful tests and experiments. You don’t have a voice to speak your opinions or rights. Humans...

Lombardi Chasers

The Vince Lombardi Super Bowl trophy.
Predictions for Superbowl 54 in Miami
February 11, 2020

The 2020 playoff season has been one for the ages. There were major upsets of number one teams, the ending of a dynasty and a monster truck of a man, known as Derrick Henry, that ran over everybody. Now...

Old Faces in New Places

Ron Rivera speaks to his offensive coordinator about the previous play on Aug. 11, 2016 against the Baltimore Ravens.
Ranking the best NFL head coach signings so far
January 16, 2020

Every year there are head coach firings and new coaches being hired. However, this year is different because there has already been five new head coaching hires and we’re still in the thick of the NFL...

When Should Red Cards Be Used?

Thomas Linke of Red Bull Salzburg is shown a red card after committing a foul.
A guide to when the dreaded punishment should be used
January 16, 2020

In soccer, a red card is used when a player commits a foul that is deemed "unsportsmanlike" or "too dangerous" to another player. Most red card fouls are a result of dirty tackles or violent play. In fact,...

The New Happiest Place on Earth

The tower that is seen opening all Disney originated films
How a new addition to Disney has boosted the brand to a new level
December 5, 2019

Disney has continued to evolve over the years through new rides at the Disney parks, new movies or TV shows, and now the new streaming service known as Disney +. Disney + is a streaming service similar...

I Hope YOU Get it

Freshman Erin Doyle as Maya in Godspell at Imaginnation Theatre in 2018.
Tips from a veteran on how to "Book it!"
December 4, 2019

Theatre: where people express themselves through a character they have developed and worked hard on, that is of course if you get cast.  The number one concern of all people in “the biz’” is...

Studying Tips and Tricks

Coffee and books being used to make studying comfortable.
Ways to improve studying to succeed in class
December 4, 2019

Here at the Woods we are blessed with great courses and curriculum. In order to succeed in school it takes an extra effort. However, studying may not be the most pleasurable activity, but it is the golden...

Football for Beginners

Senior Jackson Jones winds up for a throw at varsity football game against Tomball-Memorial on September 13.
Amateur guide for the sport played on the gridiron
November 21, 2019

We’re now in the thick of the American football season. It has been a great season so far and there is still so much remaining. For those of you who are die-hard fans, you already know how this all works....

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