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Internationally best-selling author shares insights, inspires writers around Coppell

Internationally best-selling author shares insights, inspires writers around Coppell

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

June 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Although she usually writes for between five and 10 hours a day, best-selling author Julia Heaberlin is taking a break from the craft to promote her latest book, Paper Ghosts.   On Friday night, she visited the Cozby Library and Community Commons to meet fans and answer questions...

Telugus from across America unite at Irving Convention (with video)

Telugus from across America unite at Irving Convention (with video)

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

June 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

IRVING - Last weekend, the Irving Convention Center was filled with colorful decorations, lively music and thousands of people.   Since the early 1990s, the American Telugu Association (ATA) has been working to help people of Telugu origin in North America. Its goals include preserving Telugu ...

CHS alum takes home first Emmy, defeats odds on steep playing field

CHS alum takes home first Emmy, defeats odds on steep playing field

Kelly Wei, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Chloe Lanier picked up a win at the 45th Annual Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series. This marks Lanier's second nomination for the character Nelle Benson, the conniving stepsister of Carly Corinthos (Laura Wright).   “Still processing, but I do not take thi...

Lisa Tabor makes grande finale from theatre department after 19 years

Lisa Tabor makes grande finale from theatre department after 19 years

Christine Zacuai, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

From directing productions such as the chilling dark comedy “The Addams Family” and unmissable classic “Big Fish”, Coppell High School theater department head and Drama Club sponsor Lisa Tabor will leave after teaching for 19 years at Coppell High School.   After serious contemplation and prayer, Tabo...

Let the trumpets sound

Let the trumpets sound

Amelia Vanyo, Editor-in-Chief

May 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For Coppell High School senior Grant Knippa, music is no longer a hobby. It is his future.   Knippa was not always musically inclined. He did not really dive into music until middle school. In fifth grade, Knippa decided to pick up an instrument- specifically one with a cool case.  ...

Summer’s almost here and so are your favorite musical artists

Summer’s almost here and so are your favorite musical artists

Tara Ansari, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

One of the most enthralling and entertaining activities to look forward to are the concerts scheduled for this summer.  With all sorts of new, hit releases by our most beloved artists, a myriad of amazing concerts will be available. Check out some of the ones below.   Harry Styles - Live On Tour   When:...

Love of cinema leads Coffee to future in filmmaking

Love of cinema leads Coffee to future in filmmaking

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Despite the fact his father is an airplane inspector and his mother is a scientist-turned-teacher, Coppell High School senior John Coffee is branching out as the first artistic member of his family and planning to pursue his love for film in college.   Coffee’s ideal position in the...

Droz pursuing love of art, design at UT

Droz pursuing love of art, design at UT

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By this fall, Coppell High School senior Isa Droz will be pursuing a major in Arts and Entertainment Technologies at the University of Texas at Austin. The program incorporates art and science, and aspects of design and illustration. Droz was not expecting to be accepted, and was overjoyed when she was....

First Atari home console in twenty-five years, Atari ‘VCS’ coming soon

First Atari home console in twenty-five years, Atari ‘VCS’ coming soon

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Last year on June 8, Atari CEO Fred Chesnais announced the developing of a new gaming console based on revolutionary PC technology.   From the concept photographs, the new “Atari VCS” seems to be a great-grandson of the 2600. The same original wood grain frame and ribbed black design p...

Review of Nirvana’s “MTV Unplugged in New York” album

Review of Nirvana’s “MTV Unplugged in New York” album

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The year 1994 saw two major events regarding the Seattle grunge rock band Nirvana: the release of the band’s first live album, MTV Unplugged in New York and the unfortunate and untimely death of Kurt Cobain, the band’s lead guitarist and singer.   The former was a great success for the g...

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