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Teens enjoy treats, television at Teen Nite Tonight

Teens enjoy treats, television at Teen Nite Tonight

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Teens grades six through 12 went “back to school with Riverdale” yesterday at the Cozby Library and Community Commons for its monthly Teen Nite Tonight event.   Ice cream and milkshakes were provided for all attendees. They could add as much whipped cream, strawberry sauce, chocolate syru...

Creativity Showcase: junior Vaishu Nalla

Creativity Showcase: junior Vaishu Nalla

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Art impacts the lives of students at Coppell High School in many ways. For Coppell High School junior Vaishu Nalla, art serves as an outlet to convey her inner self.   Vaishu comes from a long line of artists. Her grandfather, V.V.B.Chary was a sculptor and her mother, Savitha Nalla, is a painter...

Technology Spotlight: Apple releases new iPhones

Technology Spotlight: Apple releases new iPhones

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Shriya Vanparia Like the previous years, rumors of a new iPhone model were already roaming the web a few months before the annual Apple Keynote, and there were already pictures and specs circulating the news a few weeks before.   Though there were not many huge jumps expected by Apple, the...

Engler dances his way into lead role

Engler dances his way into lead role

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As the Coppell High School theater department gets ready for its next musical “All Shook Up”, senior Barrett Engler prepares to play the lead role of Chad, the roaming roustabout who brings color and love to a small, grey town.   “All Shook Up” is a jukebox musical with Engler as its star....

Cooler weather, spooky movies

Cooler weather, spooky movies

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With the 95 degree shorts weather still lingering over Coppell, fall seems weeks away. However, as Michael Jackson’s Thriller fills the air and pumpkin spice related drinks and food become available, the nostalgia of fall can easily be felt.   There are many ways to enjoy the season, a...

Book of the week: “The Shiloh Collection” by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Book of the week: “The Shiloh Collection” by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Compassion is something often lacking in today’s youth. But in Phyllis Reynolds Naylor’s middle-grade trilogy Shiloh, Marty Preston takes in a hurt beagle named Shiloh and showers him with love, fiercely protecting him against his abusive previous owner, Judd Travers.   Throughout the th...

Human Library connecting humans of Coppell

Human Library connecting humans of Coppell

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“I understand what diversity is,” Coppell resident Nasr Boukadoum said. “I understand the negative aspects of non-acceptance - discrimination, rejection. I wanted to make [Coppell] a better place to be, and make it easier for other people to understand, in my case, what an Arab is. What a M...

‘Sierra Burgess’ really is, in fact, a big loser

‘Sierra Burgess’ really is, in fact, a big loser

Kelly Wei, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The following review may contain spoilers.   Following the surprise success of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, it seems the rom-com genre is back on the rise. After falling off the radar for a few years, audiences have come to once again adore light-hearted fluff and sweet romances, wr...

Song of the Week: “Clark Gable” – The Postal Service

Song of the Week: “Clark Gable” – The Postal Service

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Ben Gibbard is an indie rock powerhouse. He is best known for being Death Cab for Cutie’s lead singer. Death Cab is an alternative rock band which has been a staple of the genre since its inception in 1997. He was also one half of the now-defunct The Postal Service, a two-piece indietronica act from the ear...

Creativity Showcase: Sydney de Leon’s Summer On the Stage

Creativity Showcase: Sydney de Leon’s Summer On the Stage

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Coppell High School sophomore Sydney de Leon spent her summer months performing a total of five shows at OhLook Performing Arts Center. She was a cast member of “35 Millimeters”, “Cabaret”, “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” and both showings of “Be More Chill”.   Her passion during...

Fashion trend of the Week: Bicycle shorts

Fashion trend of the Week: Bicycle shorts

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Aspects of athleisure have been incorporated into a multitude of fashion trends in recent years from joggers to sneakers to vibrantly branded T-shirts. However, a new trend, bicycle shorts, aligns itself in a new category, separate from athleisure: sportswear.   These shorts combine the compression capabil...

Technology Spotlight: Marvel’s Spider-man redefines the super hero gaming industry

Technology Spotlight: Marvel’s Spider-man redefines the super hero gaming industry

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Shriya Vanparia   Insomniac's PS4 exclusive game, Marvel’s Spider-Man, had been stirring up a storm in the gaming industry since its first trailer in E3 2017, to the relief of many, it lived up to and even exceeded its expectations. The game is already seen as a strong contender for the top gam...