The Crimson Connection

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...

Not in Kansas Anymore

Senior and online editor MackenseyD following the yellow brick road into Art Factory to see The

MackenseyD, Online Editor

December 4, 2019

In honor of the 80th anniversary of the beloved film, Art Factory, a small professional theatre just outside of downtown, put on a reimagined production of The Wizard of Oz. I am not the biggest fan of this famous story, but seeing this show was the most fun I have had in the theatre for awhile. Art...

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...

Fast Yet Entertaining Musical

One of the many Junie B. Jones Jr. posters around the school.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

Due to the success of You Can’t Take It With You, I can say with all honesty that I walked into Junie B. Jones Jr. the Musical with a small feeling of excitement. That’s right, I was excited for a musical about Junie B. Jones. I honestly thought that I would never write those words. Junie B. Jone...

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...

Frustratingly Dull Action Movie

The poster for Gemini Man, in theaters everywhere.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

Just a few days ago, I thought about how lucky I had been to finally see some good movies as 2019 began to draw to a close. To be completely honest, I wish I hadn’t said that. Why? Because Gemini Man hadn’t been released yet. Gemini Man is directed by Ang Lee and stars Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an agin...

Another Generic October Horror Movie

A poster of the movie Countdown, now in theaters.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

Since it’s only a few days until Halloween, I can only assume that the brilliant minds in Hollywood decided that it’s the perfect time to dump a terrible horror movie into theaters. Most audiences are likely not going to see Countdown. But, I did. Countdown is Justin Dec’s directorial debut and stars El...

The Final Cut

The Final Cut album cover, designed by Roger Waters and published by Harvest and Columbia records.

RyanZ, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

Just after the release of the groundbreaking rock opera The Wall, Pink Floyd and its' fan base both had no idea where to go next. The sessions in which The Wall was recorded were notoriously filled to the brim with tension between band members, often resulting in harsh verbal abuse and sometimes even ph...

Hilarious Yet Emotional Look At Family and Love

While backstage, Junior Tressel Eckman gets into character as Boris Kolenkhov.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

Wow. I must admit that I’m not an avid playgoer, nor do I like to walk into anything with any sort of expectations, but I wasn’t expecting this. You Can’t Take It With You, a play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, tells the story of Tony Kirby and Alice Sycamore, played by seniors Marcus ...

Sorrowful Look At a Beloved Icon

Judy Garland after the release of The Wizard of Oz.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2019

Before I begin, I must admit that I’m not the world’s biggest Judy Garland fan. I grew up with, and still adore, The Wizard of Oz, but I was never really interested in who Dorothy was in real life. However, after seeing Judy, I’m beginning to wish I was. Judy is directed by Rupert Goold and...

Cypress’ New Treasure

Hand painted artwork by Black Cassidy on July 17, 2019.

ReganG, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2019

Tucked away behind Corky’s BBQ, lies the newest addition to the Cypress dessert community. Gooey’s is a unique ice cream sandwich shop that offers build your own dessert sandwiches with homemade cookies and Blue Bell ice cream.  The establishment opened in August of 2019 and has been jam pack...

Out of Woods to “Into the Woods”

Klein Oak Theatre presents Into the Woods and hands out new playbills designed by students.

MackenseyD, Online Editor

October 14, 2019

I recently had the honor of getting to see the Tommy Tune award winning Klein Oak perform their last show in their auditorium. Klein Oak’s production of Into The Woods was the last drama performance in their auditorium for they will be building a new one very soon. While it was very cool to be a part o...

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