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First Old Town Art Stroll deemed a success, brings together creative community

First Old Town Art Stroll deemed a success, brings together creative community

Kelly Wei, Staff Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Children chased one another, kicking a soccer ball back and forth on the grassy fields of the Old Town Coppell square, laughing to the background hum of live music and casual chatter emanating throughout the plaza. A little further back, four sculptures sat, each well over 10 feet and installed next...

Old Town Art Splash to exhibit original sculptures, provide vibrant night of arts and entertainment

Old Town Art Splash to exhibit original sculptures, provide vibrant night of arts and entertainment

Kelly Wei, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

This Saturday, a gallery of original sculptures will line the streets of Old Town Coppell to be showcased in the Old Town Art Splash exhibit.   The outdoor art exhibition, which occurs once every two years and is sponsored by Frost Bank, is hosted by the Coppell Arts Council. The event will f...

Family owned coffeehouse to open in Old Town Coppell celebrates community, local history

Family owned coffeehouse to open in Old Town Coppell celebrates community, local history

Kathryn Rudd, Entertainment Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Nestled in between a diner and a modest park in Old Town Coppell, a charming 20th-century style white house sits, brewing to be a new local staple for the community.   Planning to open in late spring 2017, the owners of GEORGE Coffee + Provisions have high hopes to provide an environment w...

Jazzy jokes for all folks: Eight brilliant April Fools’ pranks to pull

Jazzy jokes for all folks: Eight brilliant April Fools’ pranks to pull

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

With April Fools’ Day tomorrow, you may be wondering how to have a little harmless fun with some friends or family. Look no further as this list compiles eight pranks ranging from the class oreo cookies and toothpaste to a very original anti-prank that is bound to make this Saturday a memorable one.   1....

The ramen review: With the trend towards these noodles increasing, new restaurants are popping up in the DFW area (with video)

The ramen review: With the trend towards these noodles increasing, new restaurants are popping up in the DFW area (with video)

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Uncategorized

Many people incorrectly picture ramen as a sodium-packed noodle soup in a foam cup that is eaten in copious amounts by broke college students. Authentic ramen, a Japanese and Chinese rooted dish, is more than just an instant noodle. With broths requiring six to 12 hours of preparation, specialty ...

Live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast recaptures Disney magic

Live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast recaptures Disney magic

Sruthi Boppuri, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Uncategorized

The enchanting set designs, mesmerizing cinematography and remarkable score transported viewers to 18th century France in the award-winning love story, Beauty and the Beast.   The “tale as old as time” premiered on the silver screen again on March 17, in live-action form. Directed by Bill Co...

CISD percussionists play alongside Grammy nominee at Purely Rhythmic concert

CISD percussionists play alongside Grammy nominee at Purely Rhythmic concert

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

On Saturday night, all Coppell ISD percussionists performed alongside Grammy nominated drumset artist Michael D’Angelo at the annual Purely Rhythmic concert at Coppell High School.   D’Angelo performed in several songs with both middle school and high school students throughout the night,...

Big things to do in the Big Apple: A go to travelers guide to New York City

Big things to do in the Big Apple: A go to travelers guide to New York City

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer
March 26, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

New York, a shining haven where dreams come true. From Broadway shows to shopping, there’s always something to do in the bustling city. “The lights, the people, the music...It was all so new and amazing,” said senior Tara Park after returning from Coppell High School Choir’s New York trip du...

Dance to Make a Difference club event raises awareness about suicide

Dance to Make a Difference club event raises awareness about suicide

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor
March 25, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

On Friday night, the Dance to Make a Difference Club at Coppell High School hosted a show to raise funds for the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention (AFSP).The club raised between $800 to $900 in ticket sales, all of which is going toward the AFSP.   The show consisted of several dance performa...

Spring has sprung: taking advantage of your break

Spring has sprung: taking advantage of your break

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
March 12, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Spring break is officially upon us, which means that for a week, there will be no projects, homework or other day to day activities that traditionally fill up our time.   The idea of having an entire week to yourself seems a bit foreign by this time of year, as many of us have become very con...

Book break: Good reads to catch up on during spring break

Book break: Good reads to catch up on during spring break

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Preparing for Advanced Placement (AP) tests or just getting through the school day takes a ton of a student’s time and energy. This means many students slack on personal reading during the school year. Luckily with spring break, students will have plenty of time to get caught up with these must reads...

Annual Heritage Night showcases diverse student talent, encourages future auditions

Annual Heritage Night showcases diverse student talent, encourages future auditions

Kelly Wei, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

From hip-hop to Bollywood dancing, the night of performances in the Coppell High School commons on Friday, hosted by the Coppell High School Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC), marked the biggest event of the year for the organization.   Heritage Night aims to celebrate the cultural and ethnic diversi...

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