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  • Coppell boys and girls soccer teams take on Lakeview Centennial in bi-district playoffs on Friday at Highland Park

Eight songs to add an international sound to your everyday music

Eight songs to add an international sound to your everyday music

Emma Cummins, Executive Editorial Page Editor
March 2
Filed under Entertainment

Sometimes music in English can become a little repetitive; it does for me. So, I have created an “international playlist” with music from several different countries to add a little variety. French: 1. “Ici & Maintenant (Here and Now)” by Yelle A soft blend of electro pop and disc...

Stories on the silver screen: journalism classics in entertainment

Stories on the silver screen: journalism classics in entertainment

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor
February 25
Filed under Entertainment

In honor of Scholastic Journalism Week, we celebrate student journalists and their ability to share news, entertainment and stories with the people in around our communities. In entertainment, examples of journalists and writers who work to make a difference have often hit the silver screen. &nbs...

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas: Ranging in price and adventure levels, have a new experience this Tuesday

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas: Ranging in price and adventure levels, have a new experience this Tuesday

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching on Tuesday. As people await the romantic day, couples look for creative ideas to treat their significant others.   For the adventurous and those willing to splurge this Valentine’s Day, try indoor skydiving at iFLY in Frisco (8380 TX-121, Frisco 75034) for a truly unforgettable e...

Conquer an exciting meal: unique Mongolian dining experience at Genghis Grill

Conquer an exciting meal: unique Mongolian dining experience at Genghis Grill

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under Entertainment

Genghis Khan established the largest land empire in history during his time leading the Mongols. Perhaps this was due to his ability to unite nomadic tribes or his ruthless, fierce nature during battle.   But maybe, just maybe, a small part of his grand success can be attributed to eating s...

Blend your way to healthy: three smoothies for three occasions (with video)

Blend your way to healthy: three smoothies for three occasions (with video)

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under Entertainment, Recipes

Often times, eating healthy is associated with diets, restrictions and bland tasting foods. Preparing healthy dishes, however, does not have to happen at the expense of flavor. Below are three smoothie recipes, which span across a wide variety of tastes, providing anyone with at least one smooth...

Rings falls short of expectations with predictable plotline, sub-par acting

Rings falls short of expectations with predictable plotline, sub-par acting

Rachel Choi, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

  Considering the wide appraisal of the 2002 film The Ring, my expectations were high before watching the 2017 reprisal Rings, directed by F. Javier Gutierréz.   The movie opens with the protagonist, Julia (Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz), who decides to take on a curse that has been inflicted upon her boyfriend Holt (Alex Roe) thr...

The resurgence of musicals in popular culture brings unique, exciting movies

The resurgence of musicals in popular culture brings unique, exciting movies

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under Entertainment

Musicals are seeing a new golden age. With the heightened popularities of Broadway productions such as “Hamilton” and musical films such as Frozen, Into the Woods and La La Land, a new wave of musicals is taking popular culture. Film adaptations of stage musicals, such as Les Miserables have also...

Yogurt, “Titanic” and Improvisation: Broadway Bound presents “30 Plays in 60 Minutes”

Yogurt, “Titanic” and Improvisation: Broadway Bound presents “30 Plays in 60 Minutes”

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor
February 5
Filed under Entertainment

The Coppell High School commons stage was set with various props ranging from a couch to an artist’s aisle as CHS’ Broadway Bound theater students took their place to begin Friday night’s “30 Plays in 60 Minutes” show.   The performance is an improvisational and sketch comedy show in ...

Hopkins regales CHS students with her books, life stories

Hopkins regales CHS students with her books, life stories

Wren Lee, Designer
February 3
Filed under Entertainment

You would never think author Ellen Hopkins has gone through life’s hardships because her attitude is bubbly and bright. She smiles easily and leans in to whisper as if she has known you all her life. Hopkins has firsthand experience dealing with some of the topics addressed in her books. Her first book...

DFW adventure guide: how to put a fun spin on an ordinary day

DFW adventure guide: how to put a fun spin on an ordinary day

Tara Ansari, Staff Writer
February 2
Filed under Entertainment

Dallas and its surrounding cities are filled with many adventurous things to do with friends and family. Here is a list to give you some ideas on how to spend your weekends:   Summit Climbing Enjoy a day rock climbing with your friends at Summit Gym; day passes are only $15 per person. Located at 1040 Musta...

CHS Talent Show catches humor of ‘Pokemon’, new musical talent (with video)

CHS Talent Show catches humor of ‘Pokemon’, new musical talent (with video)

Meha Srivastav, Social Media Manager
February 1
Filed under Entertainment

It was Tuesday, Jan.10, the day of auditions for the Coppell High School Talent Show, and senior Alec Bush still was not sure if he would try out that afternoon. But by lunch, an idea struck him- he would dramatically read aloud the Pokemon theme song.   It seemed like the perfect gig.   ...

“A Series of Unfortunate Events” eerie, whimsical storyline does justice to beloved book series

“A Series of Unfortunate Events” eerie, whimsical storyline does justice to beloved book series

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
January 30
Filed under Entertainment

  After nearly 18 years since the first book came out and 12 years since the adapted movie, it comes with great excitement that season one of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” was released online on Jan. 13.   A Netflix original series, the show is based off of the popular book serie...

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