Coppell Student Media

Fashion Focus: Two-piece homecoming dresses

Fashion Focus: Two-piece homecoming dresses

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Out of the several styles of homecoming dresses, two-piece dresses have been a recent favorite and a popular style.   The top cuts off in the middle of the stomach to match with a short, voluminous skirt or a long maxi skirt. These dresses mimic various styles, such as crop tops and two-p...

Technology Spotlight: Uber expands horizons with uberAIR

Technology Spotlight: Uber expands horizons with uberAIR

Akif Abidi

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns, Uncategorized

Shriya Vanparia Uber has mustered a reputation as an innovative company in the last decade and almost single-handedly resurrected the dying taxi business in America. Already a powerhouse in the constantly growing transportation business, the giant is now planning to move its domain to the skies with ub...

Full park, full moon: citizens look to sky for Otsukimi moon viewing festival

Full park, full moon: citizens look to sky for Otsukimi moon viewing festival

Sofia Guerrero, Student Life Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

DALLAS - On Tuesday night at the Otsukimi moon viewing festival, North Texas residents set out their blankets at Klyde Warren Park and enjoyed traditional Japanese food as they listened to the soothing melodies from the shakuhachi instrument.   Dating back to the Heian period in Japan, th...

Book of the Week: Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Book of the Week: Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

From the author that brought us 2015’s heartwarming coming-of-age novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (which in turn spawned the critically acclaimed and culturally significant 2018 film Love, Simon) comes the follow-up, Leah on the Offbeat.   Instantly, readers are welcomed into Leah ...

Song of the Week: “Lemon Boy” – Cavetown

Song of the Week: “Lemon Boy” – Cavetown

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Cavetown is a YouTube musician best known for sitting in front of a camera with his ukulele and singing covers of contemporary songs and some of his original material. He posted his first YouTube video in 2013 and has since gained over 500,000 subscribers.   “Lemon Boy” is the first song of the alb...

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...