Coppell Student Media

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Sonic’s redesign leads to quality film on big screen

Sonic’s redesign leads to quality film on big screen

Yasemin Ragland, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

I love watching Science Fiction/Fantasy movies/TV shows, like I’ve said a thousand times. Even though I’m new to the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise and its characters, I went to go see the live action movie with one of my friends a few days after its release. Sonic the Hedgehog was originally going to...

A day in the life of two quarantined high school students

A day in the life of two quarantined high school students

Christie Hernandez and Nishant Medicharla

March 27, 2020

Due to the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) disease, many schools throughout the nation have closed to limit the spread of the virus. In this video, The Sidekick business manager Nishant Medicharla and staff videographer Christie Hernandez show their daily routine, and how they have been passing ...

BTS reminisces tale of 7 boys in its latest album

BTS reminisces tale of 7 boys in its latest album

Sarah Habib, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

Disclaimer: I am a fan of BTS, but have aimed to be as unbiased as possible. Seven stories, seven shadows, seven boys and one dream.  After 10 months, one of the world’s most famous boy bands is back and this time, it brought the past back with them. From its time as struggling rookies, ...

Forming connections over love for artist

Forming connections over love for artist

Sapna Amin, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

When the lights go down and the music starts to vibrate through the area, you become fully immersed in the concert. The music becomes synchronized with your heartbeat.  "It feels like you have been transported to a whole other world, where the outside world ceases to exist," Coppell High School s...

Girls just wanna be equal

Girls just wanna be equal

Anthony Cesario, Editor-in-Chief

March 24, 2020

“If I was a man, I’d be the man.” Two years after her widely-publicized sexual assault case against a radio DJ, Taylor Swift released “The Man”, a track she described as a “thought experiment” about the way she would be regarded if she was a male.  After years of general silence and ...

COVID-19 pandemic shuts down local entertainment culture, brings struggles for eatery owners

COVID-19 pandemic shuts down local entertainment culture, brings struggles for eatery owners

Shravya Mahesh, Entertainment Editor

March 20, 2020

With coronavirus (COVID-19) cases growing nationally and locally, Dallas County and the City of Coppell have mandated numerous closures, cancelations and modifications to entertainment-related activities and locales.  On Wednesday, Dallas County issued an amended order stating that no recreational gat...

Finding hidden gems in thrift stores

Finding hidden gems in thrift stores

Karen Lu, Daily News/Assignment Editor

March 7, 2020

All around the Coppell area are thrift stores holding hundreds of one-of-a-kind clothing, furniture pieces and other miscellaneous homeware items. While thrifting has been on the rise in recent years with teenagers, it can become confusing to choose between the numerous options offered. This guide giv...

Celebrate springtime with exciting local attractions

Celebrate springtime with exciting local attractions

Shravya Mahesh, Anjali Krishna, Claire Clements, and Angela Yuan

March 6, 2020

It is that time of year again - springtime. Instagram feeds fill with photos of tropical destinations, tags hitting every corner of the world. However, the excitement does not have to be limited to the far and wide. The Metroplex offers a multitude of exciting experiences for all types of people.  W...

Theatre brings fantasy world to life in One Act Play “Bandersnatch”

Theatre brings fantasy world to life in One Act Play “Bandersnatch”

Avani Kashyap, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

As the audience filled in to the auditorium for Coppell High School Theatre’s “Bandersnatch” last night, they were greeted to an empty stage with a heap of props placed in the middle.  Within seven minutes, it had transformed into a fantasy land. The One Act Play is based off Lewis Carroll’...

Coppell Theatre to perform re-imagined recreation of Carroll’s “Jabberwocky”

Coppell Theatre to perform re-imagined recreation of Carroll’s “Jabberwocky”

Avani Kashyap, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

Tomorrow, an acclaimed piece of literature will come alive through Coppell High School Theatre’s performance of a One Act Play “Bandersnatch”. The play, which is being performed in preparation for the students’ University Interscholastic League (UIL) performance, starts at 7:30 p.m. in the C...