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Personal Column: Hidden tales within feet

Personal Column: Hidden tales within feet

Meherina Khan, Co-Editor-in-Chief
June 3, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Voice

The odd thing about my mother is that her feet always smell like lavender. Every night before I go to sleep, I curl up beside my mother’s feet with a bottle of Nivea lotion and massage her feet, sealing the cracks along her heels from a long day’s work. Whereas many children were read nursery...

Unethical practices fuel captive wildlife industry

Unethical practices fuel captive wildlife industry

Joanne Chavali, Co-Editor-in-Chief
June 3, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Voice

Taiji, Japan. Every year, from September to March, around 23,000 dolphins are slaughtered for their meat. The few captured are sent to aquariums around the world to be put on display or sold to "Swimming with Dolphins" programs.  Either way, the methods used to hunt and capture the dolp...

U.S. must follow example of ancient Athens, cherish democracy

U.S. must follow example of ancient Athens, cherish democracy

Samuel Teas, Features Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Voice

479 years before the birth of Christ, the people of Athens had a choice to make. There were two options: liberty, with the possibility of death; or safety, but under the rule of a stranger: the Persian Emperor Xerxes. The decision was of dire importance. Nothing is more frightening than the death of ...

Theatre Company performs “She Kills Monsters” for last time this weekend

Theatre Company performs “She Kills Monsters” for last time this weekend

Seth Ritchie and Joanne Chavali
April 6, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Cinco Ranch Theatre Company will perform its UIL one-act play “She Kills Monster,” originally written by Qui Nguyen on April 7th and 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the PAC. Tickets are $5 each. The play follows Agnes (Autumn Gunder) as she learns about her recently deceased sister Tilly (Kaia Helmer) th...

Willow Fork Park opens by school

Willow Fork Park opens by school

Joanne Chavali and Madison Ratcliff
April 1, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

  Construction for a new public park next to the school was completed early last November, but the official grand opening is scheduled for Saturday, April 1. Though the 32-acre public park has benefited the entire community, some organizations that are particularly excited are the cross country...

Girls Soccer in Playoffs, Boys to Play Cy-Lakes

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Soccer, Sports, Top Stories

Both the girls and boys varsity soccer teams won their games on Friday, March 24 against Fort Bend Austin High School and Clements High School, respectively. The Lady Cougars, ranked sixth in state, secured a Bi-District championship and move on to play Langham Creek High School at home for the Are...

Returning soldier surprises daughter

Returning soldier surprises daughter

Samuel Teas, Features Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Top Stories

Sophomore Carolyn Pope was surprised Friday by the return of her father, Lt. Col. Joshua Pope, for a two week visit from the U.S. Air Force. The Pope family planned the surprise during Carolyn's Floral Design class. “She had no idea,” Floral Design teacher Amanda Kacal said. “Her dad walked...

Cougars advance to Round 3 of playoffs

Cougars advance to Round 3 of playoffs

Roba Abousaway and Meherina Khan, Co-Editors-in-Chief
February 25, 2017
Filed under Boys Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The boys varsity basketball team clinched a victory in the area playoffs after beating Bellaire 66-63 in an overtime thriller last night, Feb. 24. The Cougars’ current standing is 28-5, and they are the first boys basketball team in Cinco’s history to make it to the quarterfinals. “We’re back...

2017 Oscar Predictions

2017 Oscar Predictions

Seth Ritchie, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment, Top Stories

DISCLAIMER: I have not seen every movie nominated for an award. As much as I wish I was able to watch movies as a living, I have homework, and that has prevented my movie viewing ability. Take my opinion with a grain of salt.   BEST PICTURE: Moonlight Moonlight is a brave film that covers an aspect t...

Closure

Closure

Ana Medina, Staff Writer
February 17, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Voice

“My name is Basilio Medina. I am 50 years old. I am a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ.” I closed my watering eyes and turned away from the TV screen as I realized that was the first time I heard his voice in nearly five years. The last time I heard that sweet, calming voice was in the parkin...

Musicality of math

Musicality of math

Sandra Yu, Staff Writer
February 17, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Last Monday Feb. 13, Matheatre performed “Calculus the Musical” at the Tompkins High School Performing Arts Center. Calculus has a story, and Matheatre has found an innovative way to tell its story. Matheatre bridges math and music, two topics that may seem otherwise completely unrelated. Ca...

Normal

Normal

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under Top Stories, Voice

How do you explain what has always been your “normal?”

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