COVID-19 Recap

Diego Hernandez, Editor/Reporter

May 18, 2020

Sources: CNN & Reuters May 6, 2020 The UK Government plans to scrap the “Stay At Home” message as it plans to ease coronavirus restrictions. (British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told MPs earlier in the day that he will be lifting some restrictive measures starting next Monday, and will officially announce...

COVID-19: Recap & What Is Coming Next

Diego Hernandez, Reporter

April 1, 2020

Since the last time this website published an article on the coronavirus, we were just speaking about how it was slowly entering the United States, more prominently in the state of Washington. Now, some time has passed and the worldwide cases are about to reach a million in the coming days, with at the...

Your Vote is Our Change

March 30, 2020

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Explosion that shook Cypress

Ashley Swedlund, Reporter

January 30, 2020

As a citizen living in the United States, waking up to see your house shaking beneath you as the shock waves of an explosion pass through is easily one of the worst feelings. The questions running through your mind are overwhelming, and you first instinct to gather your loved runs and take them somewh...

Coronavirus: China’s Microscopic Spate

Diego Hernandez, Reporter

January 29, 2020

In the spur of weeks that have built up a taste of what the new decade is going to bring us, the most worrisome has come out of Wuhan, China, a city of 11 million people, after a new disease outbreak known as the 2019-nCoV, or more commonly known as the coronavirus, has taken the lives of 131 people a...

Rising tensions and conflict: What’s happening in Iran?

Diego Hernandez, Reporter

January 23, 2020

If you’ve been following the last few weeks of news coverage, whether that may be through social media or news broadcasts, you should undoubtedly be hearing a lot of noise circle around and out of Iran. Beneath all of the humor of a falsely alleged draft and a new world war, lies a raw and heated poli...

2020 Teacher of the Year Nominees

Victoria Tzanev, Reporter

January 23, 2020

Every teacher walking the halls of Morton Ranch High School is capable and deserves to win Teacher of the Year. Even so, students and faculty members can only nominate a teacher of their choice, and five of them are chosen from this endless list of magnificent teachers.  Here they are, Mavs, the five nominees that ...

Opinion: A state of media misinformation

Opinion: A state of media misinformation

Kayley Swedlund, Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2019

Recently, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerburg added a new feature on the app called Facebook News. The feature will include a wide range of content across four categories of publishers: general, topical, diverse and local news.  The plan with this new feature is for users to find local, accurate ne...

News Brief (Nov. 4 to Nov. 11)

Diego Hernandez, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 In regards to the impeachment inquiry, four White House officials scheduled for House inquiry depositions didn’t testify. McDonald’s fires CEO Steve Easterbrook following being exposed for being in a relationship with a fellow employee. He later responded with emails to other em...

Your Social Media Footprint

Your Social Media Footprint

Victoria Tzanev, Reporter

October 30, 2019

We see teenagers walking around the halls and streets with their nose pointing down and their eyes glued straight to their phone screen.  They’re probably just going through the same cycle of social media platforms every five minutes. Despite the texting masters or selfie gods they present thems...

Spooky Season: Spooky but fun places to visit this Halloween

Spooky Season: Spooky but fun places to visit this Halloween

Kayley Swedlund, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2019

With 10 days left until Halloween, it's that time of year where people can eat loads of candy and dress up as Guy Fieri without being judged.  But the month of Halloween is much more than tricking or treating and finding an excuse to start singing songs from The Nightmare Before Christmas. There are ...

A Spark in Climate Activism: Activists step in, leaders need to step up

Diego Hernandez, Reporter

October 4, 2019

Tropical Storm Imelda marked the strongest force of weather this city has faced since Hurricane Harvey, which cost the lives of 68 people (14 in the Houston area).  These two storms have one thing in common: they’re examples of how a metropolitan city can handle natural disasters in a changing ...

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