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...

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...

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 ...

News Brief (Sept. 23 to Oct. 2)

Kayley Swedlund, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2019

Monday, Sept. 23 Monday marked the beginning of Fall, also know as the Autumnal Equinox. Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg chastised world leaders at a United Nations climate summit on Monday, saying, "How dare you pretend that this can be solved with just 'business as usual?'"   T...

News Brief (Aug. 26 to Sept. 3)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

September 5, 2019

Monday, Aug. 26  -Disney released new footage from “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”, which is set to be released in December.  -This day is recognized as Women’s Equality Day. -Actor Leonardo DiCaprio pledged $5 million to fight Amazon fires. -President Donald Trump suggested 'nuking hurricanes...

News Brief (4/29 to 5/6)

Stephen Heller, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2019

Monday, April 29 -John Singleton, “Boyz n the Hood” director, passed away at 51. Tuesday, April 30 -A shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte left two dead, more injured. Wednesday, May 1 -Millions of bees died after bee hives were set on fire by arsonist. Thursda...

News Brief (4/22 to 4/28)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

April 29, 2019

Monday, April 22 Easter Sunday explosions at multiple churches and hotels rocked Sri Lanka, and the death toll continues to rise. Earth Day is observed on April 22. Tuesday, April 23 Coachella puppy dumpster dumper arrested and charged with animal cruelty. World Book Day is observed April 23. ...

News Brief (4/15 to 4/21)

Desiree Lopez, Reporter

April 22, 2019

Monday, 4/15 The famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris caught on fire. Bill Weld officially announced he is challenging Trump for the GOP nomination in 2020. Tuesday, 4/16 Notre Dame’s golden altar cross was seen glowing as images emerged from inside showing the fire-ravaged cathedral...

Hopes for Houston Sports

Jose Altuve takes a pitch.

Jesse Puente, Reporter

April 15, 2019

Almost two years have passed since Houston faced the excitement of winning a championship, and we are itching for more. Houston sport teams are dreadfully known for doing really good in the regular season but falling short in the playoffs. The teams either suffer from season ending injuries or just...

News Brief (4/2 to 4/8)

Alex Badillo, Reporter

April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 2 Chicago made history as it elected its first black female and first openly gay person as mayor. Former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot defeated Toni Preckwinkle in a runoff for Chicago mayor; with over 91 percent of precincts in, Lightfoot led Preckwinkle 73.7 percent to 26.3...

The Internet vs. PETA

April 1, 2019

Google gave tribute to the late “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin on February 22, his 57th birthday, with a Google Doodle that honored him and his legacy as an educator and wildlife advocate. The search engine often honors celebrities by redesigning their logo with a 'doodle' reflecting their work....

News Brief (3/19 to 3/25)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

March 25, 2019

Tuesday, March 19 -A homeless boy won the New York chess championship. -Kentucky preschoolers sang ‘Jesus Loves Me’ as a tornado ripped off the school’s roof. Wednesday, March 20 -Wednesday, March 20, marked the International Day of Happiness, as well as the first day of Spring. -F...

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