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The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Story by: Garrett Fugate, Reporter

October 19, 2020

The 2020 hurricane season created a ‘perfect storm’ for tropical depressions and hurricanes forming along the Gulf of Mexico. USA Today wrote that this 2020 season had brought nearly 15 hurricanes and just over 23 tropical storms. These series of storms have brought upon many safety and health conc...

Brain-Eating Amoeba Threatens Lake Jackson

Brain-Eating Amoeba Threatens Lake Jackson

Story by: Savannah Negron, Reporter

October 7, 2020

On September 8, 6-year-old Josiah McIntyre died after a brain eating amoeba by the name of Naegleria Fowleri entered his system. Josiah’s mother, Maria Castillo, noticed her son was feeling under the weather and started to experience flu like symptoms. Castillo did not become concerned until her son ...

The Aura From California

The Aura From California

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, News Editor

October 6, 2020

California, the nation’s most populous state, never fails to find itself without fumes -- both literally and figuratively. Californians continue to see constant change and chaos within their borders, for better or worse. However, in recent weeks, certain instances of chaos have become nationwide to...

The Strategy Behind Capacity

The Strategy Behind Capacity

Story by: Garrett Fugate, Reporter

October 2, 2020

Since the explosion of Covid-19 cases in late 2020, the CDC and other health organizations have instructed restaurants and businesses to operate at a certain percent capacity. Harris County has imposed very strict rules relating to this subject, mandating a maximum 50 percent capacity in stores and ...

The Secretive Sale

The Secretive Sale

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, News Editor

September 30, 2020

No high schooler can truly understand what goes on behind the scenes in the business and political world, but it shouldn’t have the clarity of a smokescreen either. In an essential issue for a plethora of teenagers, the sale of TikTok and its possible ban has gotten a bare-bones explanation not ev...

BLM: A Modern Day Civil Rights Movement

BLM: A Modern Day Civil Rights Movement

Story by: Anisa Tran, Reporter

September 23, 2020

On May 25, 2020, a store employee in Minneapolis, Minnesota called the cops on a black man he suspected of using a counterfeit bill, to buy cigarettes. The employee noted that Floyd was not in control of himself and appeared drunk. With police called, Floyd was aggressively approached by Officers Derek Ch...

Coronavirus Spreads to the US

Coronavirus Spreads to the US

Story by: Kirsten Hill, Reporter

February 10, 2020

What started as a small viral outbreak in the Wuhan district of China has turned into a global emergency that claims lives in the hundreds and infects by the thousands everyday. The Coronavirus, a respiratory illness that has turned fatal, has killed over 500 people and infected upwards of 30,000. ...

A Tasty Evening

A Tasty Evening

Story by: Chloe O'Dell, Reporter

February 10, 2020

On January 30th Cypress Fairbanks  Independent School District hosted their annual food tasting at the Berry center.  Parents and students were invited to attend and try new food items for next year’s menu. This year, items from both breakfast and lunch were showcased.   Starting at 4:30pm, parents and students fil...

Stealing Home

Stealing Home

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, News Editor

January 31, 2020

On January 13th, Major League Baseball punished the Houston Astros for using cameras to steal signs. The Astros were fined $5M and had four draft picks stripped from them. Additionally, general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch were suspended for the 2020 season. Subsequently, Luhnow and Hinch ...

Loss of a Legend

Loss of a Legend

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero

January 30, 2020

  41-year-old NBA legend Kobe Bryant, among eight others, died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, January 26. The helicopter crashed into a hillside, killing all nine people on board -- including Bryant's 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. Kobe Bryant was on his way to a travel basketball game with G...

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