Coppell Student Media

Coppell FUMC’s “The Beauty & the Beast” auditions today, tomorrow

Coppell FUMC’s “The Beauty & the Beast” auditions today, tomorrow

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The First United Methodist Church of Coppell is holding  auditions for the Disney Broadway musical “The Beauty & the Beast” today and tomorrow. The play will be performed on Feb. 28, Mar. 1 and Mar. 2.   Auditions are 6:30 - 8:30 p.m in the Sanctuary and choir room of the church. Cal...

Ora is reborn on ‘Phoenix’, but she does not quite soar

Ora is reborn on ‘Phoenix’, but she does not quite soar

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

It has been six long years since Rita Ora released her debut album Ora. In that time, a contract dispute/legal battle and breakup with producer Calvin Harris left her unable to release hardly any music.   In May 2017, she officially returned with “Your Song”, a breezy track over a finger-snapped beat. It serves as the lead single f...

Video: Coppell High School students react to Stan Lee’s death

Video: Coppell High School students react to Stan Lee’s death

November 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Stan Lee, an influential comic book writer, passed away this month. His legacy lives on in the many memories he created for kids and adults across the world. We spoke to Coppell High School students about his passing and the impact he had on their childhood. RIP Stan Lee (1922 - 2018)

Five novels discussed at Got Books? meeting

Five novels discussed at Got Books? meeting

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

November 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Monday evening, five book lovers gathered in the Cozby Library and Community Commons for the Got Books? book club.   The club is considered pressure-free, as members are not assigned any novels, and instead discuss whichever books they chose to read that month. Five Coppell residents w...

How The Grinch stole an enjoyable cinematic experience

How The Grinch stole an enjoyable cinematic experience

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

In 2000, Rotten Tomatoes critics rated How the Grinch Stole Christmas a 5.7 out of 10. These are more or less the same numbers produced by other critics, with higher ratings from general audiences.   Despite these slightly-above-average ratings, the film won a total of 18 awards (one of the...

Making entertainment timeless: The one with Friends Thanksgiving episodes

Making entertainment timeless: The one with Friends Thanksgiving episodes

Shivi Sharma, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“So no one told you life was gonna be this way...”   Ten seasons and a total of 236 installments, amassing an average of 23 million viewers per episode when it was first airing. This is the legacy of “Friends”, the theme song of which most of us can still find ourselves clapping a...

Gamers, readers, families to enjoy November at Cozby Library

Gamers, readers, families to enjoy November at Cozby Library

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Throughout the rest of November, a multitude of small events are taking place at the Cozby Library and Community Commons, most lasting only a couple hours. Below are some of the events to look forward to, along with their dates and times.   Cozby Gamers: Nov. 15, 3 - 4:30 p.m.  ...

Lights, camera, action

Lights, camera, action

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

From discovering a passion for writing to landing the lead role in the 2018 film Nathan’s Kingdom, Coppell High School and Columbia University class of 2016 graduate Madison Ford is fulfilling dreams she never expected to have.   When Ford was young, she did not consider becoming an ac...

Korean Festival promotes unity in South Korea, United States

Korean Festival promotes unity in South Korea, United States

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

CARROLLTON - Korean pop blasted through the Korean Festival in Carrollton Asian Plaza on Saturday as people milled around, trying on traditional Hanbok, getting their names written in Korean calligraphy or eating Korean street food, such as Tteokbokki.   The festival celebrated Korean culture and a...

Respira recognizes women empowerment on annual dessert show

Respira recognizes women empowerment on annual dessert show

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As the lights dimmed and the curtains opened, Coppell High School junior and aspiring Respira captain Samantha Bui got ready to perform her first piece of the night, “Dancing Queen” by Abba alongside the other girls in Respira.   Throughout the duration of the show, Bui had been spotted taking...

Korean Festival of Dallas to celebrate culture through variety of events

Korean Festival of Dallas to celebrate culture through variety of events

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Saturday, the Korean Society of Dallas is hosting the 2018 Annual Korean Festival of Dallas. The festival will feature art made by local artists, Korean food and Korean cultural entertainment.     The event includes traditional Korean cultural performances along with more modern events...

Respira to perform annual dessert show

Respira to perform annual dessert show

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On Thursday and Friday, the Coppell High School all-girls’ show choir, Respira, is hosting its annual dessert show. This year, Respira’s theme is all about women empowerment.   For both show dates, Respira will be performing in the CHS auditorium from 7 - 8:30 p.m.   The ...