The Crimson Connection

Rodeo Roundup

The La Grande Wheel XL is quite a popular ride at the HLSR and here it is lit up at night.

ErinE, Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2020

It’s that time of year again. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is back in town. This year the HLSR will be in town from March 3 to March 22 at NRG Stadium. First up, let’s talk about the concert lineup. It looks quite interesting this year. As expected, most of the artists are country musicians,...

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...

Texans Versus Colts

Indianapolis Colts Linebacker Darius Leonard tackles Houston Texans Wide Receiver Deandre Hopkins after a reception.

EvanH, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

On Sunday, Oct. 20, the Houston Texans traveled to Indianapolis to face the Colts, who were on a two game winning streak after losing to the Raiders in week three. The Texans were coming in with a surprise win over the Kansas City Chiefs. The game was going to decide who would lead the AFC South, and t...

Summer Spots

Houston skyline

ErinE, Online Editor

April 25, 2019

Hey, Wildcats, it's almost that time of year that we have all been desperately waiting for: summer. Summer is just around the corner, and here are a few places around the city that are guaranteed to provide you with the perfect summer photos. From sculptures to gardens to murals to random wall art, H...

Line Up For the Ride

Line Up For the Ride

SaraZ, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

It’s that time of year again. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is back in town. This year it will be from Feb 25 to March 17. First up, let’s talk about that lineup. It looks interesting this year. As expected, most of the artists are country musicians, although Cardi B was a nice surprise. Ev...

Texans Reconstruction

Demaryius Thomas in his first game as a Texan

CooperG, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2019

After getting completely dominated by the colts in the first round of the playoff many people are wondering what changes are they going to make to the team in order to be a contender for the Laramie trophy. The First and most important thing they need to do is bring back Jadeveon Clowney and Tyrann Mat...

In-N-Out is coming to Houston

A meal from In-N-Out.

PaigeR, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2018

The famous burger chain, In-N-Out burger has purchased property in Katy at the intersection of I-10 and Katy Fort Bend Road. It has been a long time coming for this chain to reach Houston. There have been a few suspicions since 2017 about this mouth-watering arrival, yet there was no confirmation...

My take on Houstonian Architecture

My take on Houstonian Architecture

ColinH, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018

If you go outside and look around at all the buildings in Cypress, you will notice one thing: they are kind of ugly. Houston as a city, by extent, is simply a city that put function over form in terms of its architecture. It’s a very practical city, but this means that there just isn’t much beauty...

Summer Savings

Houston Skyline

KiaraSt, Copy Editor

May 5, 2017

As this school year comes to a close, students are left asking themselves, “what should we do this summer?” Kids are left sitting at home thinking there is nothing for them to do, but contrary to popular belief, there are a ton of activities to do around the Houston area- and for cheap too. So gra...

Houston To The Rescue

Houston skyline

HaleyB, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2017

Most people who live in Cypress know there is nothing much to do. There are only so many movies to watch and new restaurants to go to until it all becomes old. Since we live right next to the best city in America, why not take advantage of that? Houston on The Cheap is a website for people to visit wh...

Making Our Way Downtown

Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Maddy P, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2017

Growing up in Cypress, it's easy to feel like you're living in a bubble. Our little suburbia feels a world away from the city scene of Houston, one of the most populous cities in the nation. We've gone to football games, baseball games, concerts, and of course, the rodeo. But other than these few...

Plummeting Oil Costs Hurt the Houston Economy

Plummeting Oil Costs Hurt the Houston Economy

MattR, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2016

A barrel of crude oil is now 28 dollars a gallon which is more 50 times less than that of a barrel of sparkling water (Perrier: $1825) . In Houston this means lots of job losses and a plummeting local economy. As many of you may know this, the more frightening news is that according to the Huffington...

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