Coppell Student Media

Dharmapuram finds purpose in song, dance

Dharmapuram finds purpose in song, dance

Akansha Singh, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

At age 14, Coppell High School senior Neha Dharmapuram traveled the country, singing in front of vast audiences and earning not only the semifinalist position in India’s televised Padutha Theeyaga contest, but a greater exposure to the world of entertainment. Today, Dharmapuram continues her endeavors i...

Barnes turns musical aspirations into reality

Barnes turns musical aspirations into reality

Umama Suriya, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With music as his passion, Evan Barnes had an ear for making music since he first learned how to read. Barnes cares a lot about his music. His guitar, his voice and his passion for music go way beyond just being in A Capella and Madrigals choir. “I put in probably more effort into my music tha...

Teruya’s growth in art paints picture of passion, identity

Teruya’s growth in art paints picture of passion, identity

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

From the moment she first saw her architect parents sketching at the table, Coppell High School senior Karina Teruya knew she wanted to create art forever. The journey that began as a child continues today, a vivid portrait of the girl she imagined herself to be in the distant future. Yet Teruya has...

15 years since “Friends”

15 years since “Friends”

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For her 16th birthday, Coppell High School sophomore Fiona Lopez’s party was "Friends" themed - complete with a trivia game, pin the tail on the Smelly Cat and a cake with the iconic Central Perk couch. May 6 was the 15th anniversary of the final episode of “Friends”. Still, Monica, Rachel, P...

CHS Through Fashion

CHS Through Fashion

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

May 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Autism awareness brought to big screen in Nathan’s Kingdom

Autism awareness brought to big screen in Nathan’s Kingdom

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

DALLAS - Olicer J. Muñoz brought the struggles of living with autism to life in his film Nathan’s Kingdom, which is currently touring the country and appearing at film festivals. “This is my first feature film,” Muñoz said. “Before this, I wrote and directed some short films, one of them being Silen...

From flowers to faces, art show displays student talents

From flowers to faces, art show displays student talents

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Coppell High School senior AP 2D Design student Lucilla Veliyathumally loves flowers. This is evident in her artwork, specifically the one she tentatively titles “Flower Power”, which is vibrant and bursting with color. It was one of the many pieces on display at the CHS AP/IB Art Show on Thu...

Refreshing beverages to stir up summer

Refreshing beverages to stir up summer

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

With summer around the corner, many are ready to enjoy days by the pool with friends and fill their taste buds with ice-cold drinks. Summer has always been my favorite season, especially because of the chance to enjoy refreshing beverages as a way to cool down from the heat. Below are three of my f...

Colors of CHS: Art Show to illustrate student work

Colors of CHS: Art Show to illustrate student work

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

May 2, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Tonight from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Coppell High School commons, students in AP and IB art classes show off what they have been working hard on all year. Admission is free, with food and refreshments provided. The CHS AP/IB Senior Art Show features artwork created by students in AP Drawing, AP 3D, AP 2D and IB a...

Paying tribute to our childhood

Paying tribute to our childhood

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

This article contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. In 2008, Marvel Studios introduced Iron Man (played by Robert Downey Jr.) to the world. Little did we know, this was the start to something much bigger, something that would blow it away (pun intended). Since Iron Man’s release to today, 2...

Enjoy sunny days with these summer cookout recipes

Enjoy sunny days with these summer cookout recipes

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Recipes

Summer in Texas can sometimes drain all energy out of oneself, but with good food, the heat will be a little more bearable. Grab a seat outside, fire up the grill and enjoy a great meal with these recipes.   Grilled Pepper Steak A twist on traditional steak, grilled pepper steak is a d...

“Map of the Soul: Persona” review: BTS exudes warmth, comfort with latest release

“Map of the Soul: Persona” review: BTS exudes warmth, comfort with latest release

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Over the years, the Korean group BTS has established a brand of comfort. Lyrically, its songs preach self-love, condemn the negatives of society, relate personal experiences of struggle and offer a hand to those in need. BTS’s latest release is no different. Map of the Soul: Persona presents a new sid...