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Battle of the Twilight saga: Con

September 24, 2009
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I would just like to preface this column with a very simple statement: I have read all of the Twilight series. Every single book, as soon as they came out. My opinion and any prejudice that I have is not contingent upon what I have heard about the series but purely off of what I have read. With that bei...

Burberry, British accents and Brown: How not to pick a college

September 23, 2009
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By Chris Nguyen Features Editor Over the summer, I, along with many other seniors, began the college search. I ended up with over 20 colleges, with a goal to narrow it down to under eight by the time I returned to school. However, that was much easier said than done. When I spent 30 minutes with...

Battle of the Twilight saga: Pro

September 23, 2009
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By Ashleigh Heaton Entertainment Editor                 The Twilight phenomenon is in full-swing, with fan conventions springing up like weeds, a million-dollar movie franchise in the works and thousands of fansites popping up on browsers. It has, with good reason, been compared to the s...

Homecoming top 10 Image and video hosting by TinyPic

September 21, 2009
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By Rebecca Fowler Sidekick Staff Writer Cate McMinn KCBY Victoria Fleming KCBY Homecoming has arrived, and now is your last chance to claim a date and begin preparations. The stress has set in, as students are making group plans, buying clothes and making the infamous mums and garters for their...

Overall, the tradition is lasting and worthwhile

September 18, 2009
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By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer Who in her right mind would come to school dressed in a stiff, baggy, unflattering and stereotypically hick outfit? Coppell Cowgirls, of course. From the first Friday girls spend at Coppell High School as freshmen, they marvel at the screaming letters, colors and...

Overreactions underplay importance of Obama’s speech

September 17, 2009
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By Satvika Ananth Staff Writer On Sept. 8, the President of the United States wanted to talk to the children of the country, and people everywhere started throwing fits. Parents called school districts to demand the live televised version of the speech, being made from a school in Arlington, Vg...

Continuing to senior year on the Road More Traveled

September 9, 2009
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By Natalie Hill Centerspread Editor After a summer of relaxing, celebrating our survival of the infamously challenging  junior year and anticipating college applications, I and the rest of the class of 2010, have made it to our senior year. As I walk through the halls I have become so familiar with, I can...

Is assigned literature reading — or impeding?

September 9, 2009
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By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer How many books have you read in your lifetime?  Let’s narrow it down.  How many books have you read in the past four years? For high school students, the latter is probably just as hard to answer, as schools across the nation are enforcing school-related reading...

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