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COVID Concert Cancellations

In an attempt to bring communities and fanbases together, artists have been holding stay-at-home sets and shows for fans to interact. One of the first artists that pioneered this idea was the British punk-rock star, Yungblud.

Jordyn Guzman, Co-Editor In Chief

April 9, 2020

Due to COVID-19, time was put at a stand-still. Almost every industry, except for the essentials, is in a stagnant hold as the number of confirmed cases continues to rise and as social distancing converts to the new normal. However, the music industry remains in production to act as a universal connector...

Review: Wake Up, Sunshine

Photo courtesy of https://www.alltimelow.com/skod

Abigail Fosburgh

April 3, 2020

A mysterious hotline with an ever-changing message. Burning the relics from their previous era. A panda kidnapping the drummer, only to be released in exchange for one of the songs. These are just a couple of the ways All Time Low promoted their newest album, “Wake Up, Sunshine.” All Time Low...

Review: Pop-punk band Hot Mulligan Releases Sophomore Album

The album matches the energy of the band’s previous albums. The album exemplifies the very definition of the typical Hot Mulligan emphasis on the drums and guitar.

Abigail Fosburgh, Staff Photographer

March 11, 2020

Pop-punk band Hot Mulligan released their sophomore album, “you’ll be fine”, to an eager fan base on March 6. The album matches the energy of the band’s previous albums. The album exemplifies the very definition of the typical Hot Mulligan emphasis on the drums and guitar.  The so...

Meme Review 3: Dog Duel

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Joshua Piper, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

With the birth of a new dog meme, “Walter The Dog”, the comparison to a much older dog meme, entitled the “Doge” meme, is almost mandatory. This comparison will allow for a decision as to which meme is the ultimate dog meme. The "Doge" Meme The elder of the two, the “Doge” meme, traces back t...

Bad Boys For Life Review [SPOILER FREE]

Martin Lawrence and Will Smith, courtesy of Sony Pictures

Gabrielle Fletcher, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

The boys are back! The dynamic duo, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, both hit cinemas around the world in another sequel of one of their biggest hit movies Bad Boys featuring other actors and actresses such as Vanessa Hudgens and Charles Melton. In this action packed film, Mike Lowrey (Smith) and Marcus Burne...

Cowboy Commentary

Courtesy of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Jordyn Guzman, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 2, 2020

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, one of Houston’s biggest traditions, is a staple of Texas events that draws people of all interests together. However, for the music-lovers, this year is a complete bust.  Typically encompassing many genres, the rodeo concerts are what draw in many vis...

“Dear River” Review

Rachel Sobylya teaches AP Lang and Houston Community College English along with writing poetry.

Joshua Piper, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

Cinco Ranch English Teacher Rachel Sobylya, has had her first book published. Dear River, Sobylya’s debut poem chapbook, conveys how her childhood in Appalachia affects her perspective of the world and furthermore, life. Having been her student aside, Dear River is worth a read by anyone who enjoys p...

Review: Green Day Releases Unexceptional Album

Nearing almost 4 years since their last album release, Green Day released album number 13 of their discography, Father of All..., on Feb. 7.

Jordyn Guzman, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 20, 2020

There are many synonyms for the word mediocre, none of which typically describe Green Day and their albums that have previously set the standard for the rock and alternative scene. With their new album “Father of All…” recently added to their ever-expanding discography, this one sticks out to many as ...

Waterparks Concert Review

Courtesy of Rock Sound

Jordyn Guzman, Co-Editor-In-Chief

January 17, 2020

Waterparks has made somewhat of a name for themselves through the pop punk scene of music. The Houston-based band is well known for being unapologetically loud and somewhat chaotic, which is very evident through their live shows. Waterparks’s show at Warehouse Live was one to remember.  The f...

Queen and Slim

Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith as Queen and Slim

Gabrielle Fletcher, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

Queen and Slim, a thriller by Lena Waithe, was released to Cinemas on November 27. The film tells the story of Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) and Queen (Jodie Turner-Smith), two young Black people out on a casual date who find themselves in a plot-twisting situation involving their murder of a rogue Caucasian pol...

Cinco Ranch Fine Arts Department Presents “Big Fish”

Cinco Ranch Fine Arts Department Presents “Big Fish”

Joshua Piper, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Come join Cinco Ranch HS for their Spring Fine Arts Musical "Big Fish"! Based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace and the acclaimed film directed by Tim Burton, “Big Fish” tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman who lives life to its fullest…and then some! Edward’s incredible,...

Meme Review 2: The Woman and Cat Meme

The “Woman and Cat Meme” rose to popularity relatively recently. It first surfaced May 1, 2019.

Joshua Piper, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

With the beginning of a new year, many new memes have already emerged. Today, for the second Meme Review, we will be delving into a meme originating prior to 2020. In the spring of 2019, two images were paired and immediately became popular for the differing moods of the two photos. The pictures were p...

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