The Crimson Connection

So You Wanna Be a Star?

The cast of Junie B. Jones performs

MackenseyD, Online Editor

November 1, 2019

Growing up, did you spend hours in front of your television watching High School Musical? Did you dress up as Gabriella or Troy for Halloween and put on one man versions of “Stick to the Status Quo” for your family? Were Disney movies your go to movie to watch with friends? Did you ever dream of ...

Don’t Bully my Breed

The reporter's dog, Matthias, at the park on July 8, 2019. Matthias is purebred pit bull.

ReganG, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

I’m tired of people blaming and discriminating against “dangerous” dog breeds. In reality, it’s the breeder who should be blamed for dogs’ vicious or dangerous behavior.  As an owner of three pit bulls, I can tell you they are anything but vicious. It is hard to think that any one of my ...

Dishing the Details: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

The famous mocking jay pin from The Hunger Games dropped in nature.

CarolineS, Content/Design Editor

October 8, 2019

When Mockingjay - Part 2 came out, I expected the world of The Hunger Games to be wrapped up and set aside. That is simply what happens when the story is over and there is no more content to create. It never occurred to me that four years down the road, we would be getting a new addition to this well-know...

5 Tips for New Drivers

Car steering wheel

MackenseyD, Online editor

September 19, 2019

You aced the written exam. Your eyes were tested. You did the impossible: you parallel -parked your mom’s car in the DPS parking lot. The grumpy old lady behind the desk hands you a slip of paper that means you are free! Well, sort of free. You are now a legal driver in Texas and wield the power of...

Self-Confidence in High Schools

Someone expressing their self-love

PaigeR, Photo Editor

May 19, 2019

I’ve seen what low self-esteem can do to a teenager because one of my friends is still suffering from it. It can make you want to shut your emotions off to the world by being uncaring and hateful to those who try to get close to you, or stand out in a ridiculous way. I used to have low confidence...

Elevate the Date

A ferris wheel at Kemah Boardwalk

SaraZ, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2019

The Houston Zoo Looking at animals and walking around is something you can do to get to know a person better. Walking also makes for good conversation, and it is different than walking in just a park. The Aquarium The aquarium is very pretty. It has fish all around you and also has great ...

Dishing the Details: Far From Home

Spider-Man

CarolineS, Online Editor

May 17, 2019

Spoiler Warning for those who are not caught up with all MCU movies (including Endgame).   A new trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home was dropped on the heels of Endgame, literally. When Endgame first came out, one of the previews was for Far From Home. However, if you were to see Endgame to...

What do you want to Major in?

A photo of a Lone Star campus.

PaigeR, Photo Editor

May 17, 2019

Some colleges require students to declare a major when applying, others give students until their second semester of sophomore year to decide, but the choice never gets any easier. The reality is the students are only 18 and expected to decide about a huge part of their lives. How are they supposed to...

Rant in 212 Words

A drive-thru restaurant

SarahW, Editor in Chief

May 17, 2019

Summer is just around the corner. ‘Tis the season of underpaid mistreated teenager employees! To put it nicely, I would say that working at a fast food restaurant as a teenager is a humbling experience. After doing my share of being screamed at through a 10-inch drive-thru window, I have learned the ...

Draft Lottery Aftermath

Pelicans players signing New Orleans Pelicans customized cards

JustinP, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2019

After an eventful night full of surprises and ping pong balls, the NBA Draft order is finally set. In summary, the New Orleans Pelicans were granted with the number one overall pick, while the Memphis Grizzlies got the number two pick and the New York Knicks at three. This was a surprising night...

As The Journey Continues

DaphneT, Copy Editor

May 9, 2019

For the past 20 years and over 1,000 episodes, the “Pokémon” anime has been following the same kid (Ash Ketchum) going on the same journey with the same Pikachu and the same dream of becoming a Pokémon master. The show is currently closing out its seventh-generation series, “Sun and Moon”, whi...

Graduation Is Here!

Students throwing their graduation caps in the air

KaitlynO, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2019

Hey, ladies. Today we’re going to be talking about the one thing everyone has been waiting for all through high school: graduation. With graduation comes lots of happy and sad moments. There will be tears, smiles, congratulations and much more on that one special night.   This is your big night, so you don’t want ...

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