Coppell Student Media

‘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 León’s Summer On the Stage

Creativity Showcase: Sydney de León’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 León 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...

Despite rain, community enjoys annual St. Ann’s carnival

Despite rain, community enjoys annual St. Ann’s carnival

Sofia Guerrero, Student Life Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The St. Ann Catholic Parish hosted its annual carnival this weekend, but this year was slightly different. Rain boots replaced sneakers and umbrellas made an appearance as well.   As they say, “the show must go on”, and that is exactly what happened as the carnival continued with games...

Cozby Library’s book club turns pages of Shakespeare retelling

Cozby Library’s book club turns pages of Shakespeare retelling

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Last night, four Coppell residents traveled through the rain to the Cozby Library and Community Commons for the monthly meeting of the Page Turners Book Club.   This month’s selection is A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley. The novel is a reimagining of William Shakespeare’s A King’s...

Book of the Week: “My Sister’s Keeper” by Jodi Picoult

Book of the Week: “My Sister’s Keeper” by Jodi Picoult

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

What would you do to save a child with cancer? Raise money to fund a cure? Travel across the country and find the best doctor? In My Sister’s Keeper, leukemia patient Kate Fitzgerald’s parents birth a genetically-engineered baby to be the perfectly matched donor -- Anna Fitzgerald.   Throughout her li...

Song of the Week: “Electricity” — Silk City, Dua Lipa

Song of the Week: “Electricity” — Silk City, Dua Lipa

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Production duo Mark Ronson and Diplo (Silk City) team up with English singer Dua Lipa for the slick, club-ready “Electricity”. An ode to ‘90s house music and reminiscent of Madonna’s 1990 hit  “Vogue”, the song is perfectly complemented by Lipa’s soulful voice. “Even if I could I wou...

Creative Showcase: Junior Yuan Paulino

Creative Showcase: Junior Yuan Paulino

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

In middle school, Coppell High School junior Yuan Paulino discovered the art of dancing. He was drawn to the precise choreography displayed by Korean pop groups. BTS’ “DOPE” was the first song that Paulino learned the choreography to and ultimately displayed online. His friends displayed positive fe...

Fowler takes center stage in SPED classroom

Fowler takes center stage in SPED classroom

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Special Education and theater are completely different spheres of interest. Doug Fowler operates in both with passion.   Fowler is a Special Education (SPED) teacher at Coppell High School. He is a key figure in the school’s Transitional Pathways program and the local theater scene in Dallas/Fo...

BTS takes listeners on emotional journey with thrilling conclusion to Love Yourself series

BTS takes listeners on emotional journey with thrilling conclusion to Love Yourself series

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

“Love myself, love yourself, peace.” These were the closing words said by RM, leader of Korean music group Bangtan Sonyeondan, or BTS, when the group accepted its Billboard Music Award (BBMA) for Top Social Artist.   Nobody realized it then, but these simple words were a hint about their upcom...