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Engagement Called Off

Engagement Called Off

SamanthaO, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under News

Yes, celebrities seem to be perfect and lead on perfect lives, but they have problems just like the rest of us regulars. They get sad, mad, overwhelmed and they even call off engagements.  I don't know if you have heard but Ariana Grande called off her and Pete Davidson's engagement a couple weeks ago. Now...

The American Music Awards

The American Music Awards

DaphneT, Copy Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under In The World, News

On Tuesday, October 9, the 2018 American Music Awards were held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California in its first-ever partnership with YouTube Music. The event was hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and featured performances by Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey, Cardi B, Panic! at the Disco, D...

Love Yourself : 結 Answer

Love Yourself : 結 Answer

BrandonC, Managing Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews, Showcase, Video

K-pop group, Bulletproof Boy Scouts, or Beyond The Scene (BTS), released the finale album of their trilogy series titled, “Love Yourself” on August 24, 2018. This album, called “LOVE YOURSELF : 結 Answer,” broke an enormous amount of records both domestically and internationally, as did many o...

Love Yourself : 轉 Tear

Love Yourself : 轉 Tear

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews, Showcase

K-pop group, Beyond The Scene (BTS), released their most recent album on May 18th, 2018. “Love Yourself: 轉 Tear” is their third full album and is part of a trilogy series called “Love Yourself.” Their previous album, “Love Yourself: Her,” ranked 7th on the Billboard 200 chart, setting a ...

Review: Relaxer

Review: Relaxer

ColinH, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews

Many of you out there may or may not be familiar with the band ‘Alt-J’. They are an alternative/indie band out of the United Kingdom that many may associate with the song ‘Breezeblocks’. Anywho, last year, in June 2017, they released their third full length album “Relaxer”. Following what...

The Decline of Eminem

The Decline of Eminem

SarahW, Acting Editor In Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews

Eminem peaked in the early 2000’s, and ever since, his music has just been painful to listen to and has left a cringey feeling in me. In 2017 he dropped his latest album, “Revival,” which was a compilation of confusing rhyme schemes that lacked flow and had an overly aggressive tone. The hooks cons...

UIL Realignment Changes Competition

UIL Realignment Changes Competition

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Cy Woods, News

The University Interscholastic League(UIL), which administers athletic, music and academic contests for public schools in Texas, has released a new district realignment that will be in effect for the next two years. With this realignment, Cy-Fair ISD schools will be divided into two separate districts and p...

Jolly Jingles

Jolly Jingles

TeresaH, Online Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

NICE Carol of The Bells Probably one of the most liked Christmas songs, both the choral and Trans-Siberian versions bring an exciting intensity to the holiday season. Not only is “Carol of the Bells” wonderfully dramatic and fun to listen to, it also is a darker Christmas song that still remains ...

Brockhampton and the Redefinition of Boy Bands

Brockhampton and the Redefinition of Boy Bands

SarahW, Co-Copy-Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It used to be that boy bands were so structured, that it was hard for any of them to be different from each other. Each group made almost the same corny pop love songs, had one “punk” member for the teenage goths to relate to, and each member had their own “distinctive style” for merchandise purpos...

Review: Sacred Hearts Club

Review: Sacred Hearts Club

ColinH, Business Manager

October 23, 2017


Filed under Music, Reviews

We all know Foster the People. More specifically, their hit song ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ that blasted on every radio station back in 2011. Since then, they have come forth with some new albums, but I’m going to examine their latest release, ‘Sacred Hearts Club’, that came out July 21, 2017. Their...

Postmodern Jukebox

Postmodern Jukebox

TeresaH, Online Editor

June 26, 2017


Filed under Discover

With 2.8 million subscribers, Postmodern Jukebox is not an unpopular and obscure YouTube channel, but it definitely deserves a larger spotlight. Postmodern Jukebox is a unique account that takes current, modern songs and "jazzifies" them. Ordinary pop songs become vintage blues hits. PMJ provides...

Alumni into Artists

Alumni into Artists

HannahN, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Once a wildcat, always a wildcat, and for these alumni, a love of music that started in high school has continued to grow past graduation. These graduates not only found their own style, but continue to find ways to create,  produce and advertise their music. From Peyton Howard’s poetry-esque raps su...

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