The Crimson Connection

Why you still need to mask up

ReganG April 5, 2021

Even though the mask mandate has been lifted in Texas, you should still wear your mask in public spaces. In case you have forgotten, we are still in the mists of a global pandemic that has taken countless...

Valentines Day: The Bad and the Ugly

Valentines Day: The Bad and the Ugly

Ryan Zach, Staff Reporter March 1, 2021

We all know the feeling. It’s the middle of February, it’s just starting to warm up, and candy costs twice as much as it should. That’s right, Valentine’s Day lingers closer and you haven’t done...

Valentine’s Day: the good, the great and the awesome

Eshal Warsi, Co-Section Editor March 1, 2021

Every February a movement emerges. It includes single teenagers and adults who are bound by a single connection: hating Valentine’s Day. However, the disdain for Valentine’s Day is misplaced. This...

Two photos showing the extreme diversity here. Believe it or not, these photos were taken mere hours apart.

Rant in 212: Texas Weather

Ryan Zach, Staff Reporter February 10, 2021

Having lived in Houston for my entire life, I’m no stranger to the absolutely manic weather patterns we get down here. With that being said, I still get completely sideswiped by a sudden cold front or...

Guide to passing the school year

Connor Bickham, J1 student 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

Eshal Warsi, Co-section Editor 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.
RyanZ, Staff Reporter 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...

The Ferris wheel at the Houston Rodeo.

Rant in 212: The 2020 Houston Rodeo Lineup

My take on the artists featured in the 2020 Houston Rodeo.
RyanZ, Staff Reporter 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...

Lab rats being tested on in the LD50 test.

Harsh Reality of Animal Testing

Cruel and unjust truth
ReganG, Staff Reporter 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...

The Vince Lombardi Super Bowl trophy.

Lombardi Chasers

Predictions for Superbowl 54 in Miami
JustinP, Online Editor 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...

Ron Rivera speaks to his offensive coordinator about the previous play on Aug. 11, 2016 against the Baltimore Ravens.

Old Faces in New Places

Ranking the best NFL head coach signings so far
JustinP, Online Editor 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...

Thomas Linke of Red Bull Salzburg is shown a red card after committing a foul.

When Should Red Cards Be Used?

A guide to when the dreaded punishment should be used
EvanH, Staff Reporter 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,...

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