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My Two Cents: Java Café

My Two Cents: Java Café

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 I enjoyed this season's Java experience. I bought two items: a brownie and the famed Wildcaccin...

Rant in 212: The 2020 Houston Rodeo Lineup

The Ferris wheel at the 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 lineup and today. With all that said, who’s bright idea was it to add a K-pop group to an even...

Harsh Reality of Animal Testing

Lab rats being tested on in the LD50 test.

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 get to decide your fate and you don’t get any freedom. This mistreatment should be stopped ...

Lombardi Chasers

The Vince Lombardi Super Bowl trophy.

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 we’re down to two teams, one residing near Silicon Valley and the other one lies in the Midwest. ...

Old Faces in New Places

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

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 playoffs. Some of these signings seem to be very positive additions to their organizations, while o...

When Should Red Cards Be Used?

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

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, some of the most horrific injuries in soccer history have resulted in red cards. A player can also...

The New Happiest Place on Earth

The tower that is seen opening all Disney originated films

JustinP, Online Editor

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 to networks like Netflix and HBO, where they show original Disney movies from the past, present and futu...

I Hope YOU Get it

Freshman Erin Doyle as Maya in Godspell at Imaginnation Theatre in 2018.

MackenseyD, Online Editor

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 whether or not they will “book it.” That’s industry speak meaning the actor in question got the r...

Studying Tips and Tricks

Coffee and books being used to make studying comfortable.

ReganG, Staff Reporter

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 ticket to good grades. Here are some tips to set yourself up for success: 1.Find the right wo...

Football for Beginners

Senior Jackson Jones winds up for a throw at varsity football game against Tomball-Memorial on September 13.

JustinP, Online Editor

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. However, for those of you who are currently not fans or are unaware of the games, this article will...

Pick Your Classes Wisley

Rows of desks in a Cy Woods classroom.

EvanH

November 20, 2019

In high school, what you choose to do and how you do it can, and will, affect your future. High school will set up the foundation for higher education, which in turn, sets you up for life. One of the things that can affect you is your classes. I’ve seen a lot of people at Cy Woods pick their classes based...

Tanking Time

Oakland Raiders' defender tackles Miami Dolphins' running back Reggie Bush on September 16, 2012

JustinP, Online Editor

November 8, 2019

Through half of the NFL season, teams are starting to find out who they are and what their plans are for the future. While some teams have real aspirations for a Super Bowl, there are a decent amount of organizations who are now more focused on getting the futures next best player in the upcoming NFL...

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