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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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

Juicy J to Sticky Fingers: concerts coming to DFW in 2017

Juicy J to Sticky Fingers: concerts coming to DFW in 2017

Tara Ansari, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

With a new year, artists begin new albums and new tours. Dallas isn’t planning on disappointing when it comes to musical entertainment that is happening in the upcoming months. Many tour dates with the start of 2017, including top artists that have marked Dallas as a stop while on tour for you to...

Quinoa craze: meet the best dish you never knew about (with video)

Quinoa craze: meet the best dish you never knew about (with video)

Joseph Krum, Executive Enterprise Editor
January 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Recipes

Many people nowadays are trying to find healthy alternatives to the foods that they already eat, and I wanted to find one that has lots of flavor. This recipe is one of the better options for a healthy meal that doesn’t sacrifice flavor. Here is how you make it:   Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa S...

Hopkins best selling author comes to CHS to talk with students, share her story

Hopkins best selling author comes to CHS to talk with students, share her story

Wren Lee, Designer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Author Ellen Hopkins has taken the young adult (YA) genre by storm with her unique style and captivating topics. On Wednesday, Hopkins will visit Coppell High School and share her writing experiences for Creative Writing teacher Matthew Bowden and English teacher Courtney Orloff’s creative writin...

Coppell A Cappella choir to perform at UNT, seize rehearsal opportunity for upcoming convention performance

Coppell A Cappella choir to perform at UNT, seize rehearsal opportunity for upcoming convention performance

Kelly Wei, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

It has been a busy season for the Coppell High School choir department. Between regional auditions, Madrigal feast performances and endless hours of rehearsal, this year’s members intend to take the department to great heights.   Now, they will be going one step further.   On Sunday...

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