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Reemergence of old trends

Reemergence of old trends

Fiona Koshy, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns

Questionable odors, grimy floors and overflowing shelves may be some of the stigmas that come to mind when thinking of thrift stores and vintage items. Nowadays, however, teens are proving these stereotypes wrong with their newfound interest in antiquated items.   Polaroid cameras, record players and typewri...

2 Beliefs, 1 Nation

2 Beliefs, 1 Nation

Briana Thomas, Staff Writer
October 13, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns, Showcase, Student Opinions

  Staff Writers Meha Srivastav, a Hindu, and Briana Thomas, a Catholic exchanged their religions for a day and visited a temple and church together. This is an article about Thomas's experience -   And for a brief moment, I was underwater.   My head immersed carefully...

2 Beliefs, 1 Nation

2 Beliefs, 1 Nation

Meha Srivastav, Co-Social Media Manager
October 13, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns, Student Opinions

Staff Writers Meha Srivastav, a Hindu, and Briana Thomas, a Catholic exchanged their religions for a day and visited a temple and church together. This is an article about Srivastav’s experience-    I grew up reading comics of Hindu folklore, attending puja (prayer) groups every week and be...

Moving technology concerns to the sidelines

Moving technology concerns to the sidelines

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
October 3, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Student Opinions

We live in an era of extremes.   On one end, war and terrorism and global warming wage, creating international strife. On the other end, thousands of the most talented minds, the best and brightest, are researching about the over-usage of technology.   Although some concerns abo...

Relearning lessons in our generation

Relearning lessons in our generation

Staff Editorial
October 1, 2016
Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Student Opinions

Each generation has its tragedies, its triumphs and its lessons. As millennials, we have our own set of issues that we have to tackle. Self-gratification, political correctness, technology addiction and the list goes on. But, as we examine this issues we have to ask ourselves: Are there some les...

Girls must fight insecurity and jealousy, not each other

Girls must fight insecurity and jealousy, not each other

Kelly Wei, Staff Writer
September 27, 2016
Filed under Opinions

A few days ago, I was speaking to a friend in class when she mentioned another girl who we both know.   As my friend admiringly commented on her flawless skin, her soaring grades, and her forever-sunny disposition, I distinctly remember thinking, “Well, she’s not that great,” and trying to f...

Internet corporations, thought policing, and you

Internet corporations, thought policing, and you

Thomas Rousseau, Staff Cartoonist
September 26, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Student Opinions

In everyday life, it has become quite apparent that the large news media corporations often have a bias attached to them. It is becoming more and more clear that MSNBC or FOX News do not share the same side of the political spectrum.   Yet when something as universally used as Google comes to mind, ...

Mum’s the word

Mum’s the word

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Student Opinions, Uncategorized

Homecoming season is as much a holiday as Thanksgiving or Christmas to some Texans.   Dressing up at school, brilliant pep rallies and dates proposing in increasingly complex gestures, are all parts of the tradition.   However, while homecoming festivities might be fun, they are beginning to put an in...

One relationship does not speak for all

One relationship does not speak for all

Rachel Choi, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Student Opinions, Uncategorized

As humans with emotions and feelings, we cry when we feel pain, we scream when we are scared, and we smile when we are feeling happy. When we feel love we feel unexplainable happiness and joy and there is no other feeling like it. These things are important to express because they are what make us...

Coping through comedy

Coping through comedy

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer
September 20, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Student Opinions

  At Coppell High School, stress levels run high among students who balance standardized tests, extracurricular activities, schoolwork, a job and more. While some fall victim to dangerous coping mechanisms, a more prevalent means is using humor to ease oneself with the problems he/she may be dealing...

New technology trend emerges

New technology trend emerges

Akila Muthukumar, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Student Opinions

Your fingers furiously punch at the iPad screen as you finish typing the last few sentences of an essay. The bell will ring in another minute and you need to submit this assignment. You watch your friends with laptops begin to pack their bags as they have already finished. For many Coppell High Schoo...

Being a journalist and a citizen during the Dallas police shooting

Being a journalist and a citizen during the Dallas police shooting

Sakshi Venkatraman, Executive News Editor
September 19, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns, Showcase

  When tragedy strikes close to home, everyone feels it.   The murder of the five Dallas police officers this summer was no exception.   The events of July 7 sent shockwaves through the community. The public was scared and confused; law enforcement and government offic...

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