Coppell Student Media

Day6 explores human relationships in prismatic new album “The Book of Us: Entropy”

Day6 explores human relationships in prismatic new album “The Book of Us: Entropy”

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

In the recent past, K-pop has become a blossoming genre in the western world, with many Korean idol groups breaking through on the Billboard charts and gaining international recognition. Five-piece Korean rock band Day6 is yet another band building a name in the west, with its latest album peaking a...

JESUS IS KING review: West redesigns discography with gospel album

JESUS IS KING review: West redesigns discography with gospel album

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor

November 6, 2019

I stepped out of my math class and into a Southern Baptist gospel church on Oct. 25 as I put in my earbuds to listen to rapper Kanye West’s new album, JESUS IS KING. Eight voices from Sunday Service Choir, a gospel-rap group started by West, surround the listener upon hitting play on the first ...

The Office co-stars Fischer, Kinsey revisit Dunder Mifflin through new medium

The Office co-stars Fischer, Kinsey revisit Dunder Mifflin through new medium

Yash Ravula, Staff Writer/ Videographer

November 6, 2019

As an avid podcast listener and TV shows enthusiast, Office Ladies is the best thing that happened to me since “Grey’s Anatomy” season 16 came out. Jenna Fischer played Pam Beasley, the receptionist, and Angela Kinsey played Angela Martin, an accountant, in the critically acclaimed show “The O...

“An Ode” gives Seventeen new reputation in latest album

“An Ode” gives Seventeen new reputation in latest album

Claire Clements, Executive Editorial Page Editor

September 28, 2019

On Sept. 16, K-Pop group Seventeen released its  third full album, An Ode. The album, preceded by weeks of anticipation following the release of its digital single, “Hit” on Aug. 5, broke numerous records, rising to No. 1 on iTunes K-Pop Album charts in 24 regions less than a day following the ...

Swift exchanges tear-stained guitars for paper rings on ‘Lover’

Swift exchanges tear-stained guitars for paper rings on ‘Lover’

Anthony Cesario, Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2019

Disclaimer: I am a fan of Taylor Swift, but have aimed to be as unbiased as possible.   In the liner notes for Red, an album revolving around the emotional turmoil accompanying toxic relationships, Taylor Swift wrote, “Real love shines golden like starlight…maybe I’ll write a whole album ab...

Paying tribute to our childhood

Paying tribute to our childhood

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

This article contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. In 2008, Marvel Studios introduced Iron Man (played by Robert Downey Jr.) to the world. Little did we know, this was the start to something much bigger, something that would blow it away (pun intended). Since Iron Man’s release to today, 2...

“Map of the Soul: Persona” review: BTS exudes warmth, comfort with latest release

“Map of the Soul: Persona” review: BTS exudes warmth, comfort with latest release

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

Over the years, the Korean group BTS has established a brand of comfort. Lyrically, its songs preach self-love, condemn the negatives of society, relate personal experiences of struggle and offer a hand to those in need. BTS’s latest release is no different. Map of the Soul: Persona presents a new sid...

JC’s Burger Bar fry-nally opens, welcomes Coppell community

JC’s Burger Bar fry-nally opens, welcomes Coppell community

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

As I parked my car and walked towards the entrance of JC’s Burger Bar, I approached green and white welcome balloons reading “JC’s Burger Bar”. The outside patio was nicely shaded and seemed like a warm and comfy place to enjoy a meal.   The restaurant opened in Coppell on April 2. With o...

‘WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?’ album review: Eilish’s debut album tells a perfectly unexpected story

‘WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?’ album review: Eilish’s debut album tells a perfectly unexpected story

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

April 8, 2019

I am not quite sure how to refer to the track “!!!!!!!” in conversation. It is not even a song—the 14-second track is only Billie Eilish and her brother laughing about her Invisalign, introducing the album. The success of Eilish, the newest 17-year-old pop sensation who released her first si...

Five Feet Apart puts fresh twist on old themes

Five Feet Apart puts fresh twist on old themes

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

April 2, 2019

Due to romance constantly being associated with physical contact, the love in Five Feet Apart, released March 15, feels refreshingly pure because the two protagonists are prohibited from touching each other.   The story follows Stella Grant (played by Haley Lu Richardson) and Will Newman (C...

Captain Marvel smashes female stereotypes, burns through expectations with flying colors

Captain Marvel smashes female stereotypes, burns through expectations with flying colors

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

With expectations high in the wake of last year’s Black Panther, it is a welcome surprise that Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel, released today, goes all the way to reach them.   Both Black Panther and Captain Marvel share a number of similarities—while Black Panther shattered stereotypes...

“Fighting with my Family,” Not an average wrestling movie

“Fighting with my Family,” Not an average wrestling movie

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

March 3, 2019

Expecting another movie depicting the classic rise to stardom, I was pleasantly surprised with Fighting with my Family and main character 18-year-old wrestler Saraya Knight’s journey to becoming a part of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).      Fighting with my Family follows the Kni...