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The official student news site of Coppell High School

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Food Review: Dulce Taqueria (video)

Food Review: Dulce Taqueria (video)

Ainsley Dwyer and Wendy Le April 19, 2024

The Sidekick entertainment editor Ainsley Dwyer and podcast producer Wendy Le rate the tacos as well as the rice and beans from Dulce Taqueria, a family-owned restaurant located in the Speedy K-Mart...

American musician Adrianne Lenker is the lead vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter of the band Big Thief, as well as an established solo artist. The Sidekick staff photographer Marli Field reviews Lenker’s sixth solo studio album, Bright Future, delving into each songs unique story and the acoustic melody and classic folk instrumentals. Safiya Azam

Lenker’s “Bright Future” glows with possibility, a great example of what indie folk is becoming

Marli Field, Staff Photographer April 11, 2024

  Since her release of her first studio album, Stages of The Sun, at age 14 and gaining popularity as the lead vocalist and guitarist of the band Big Thief, American musician Adrianne Lenker has...

Netflix’s Damsel incorporates dark fantasy and terror in the film starring Millie Bobby Brown. The Sidekick staff writer Katie Park shares her thoughts on the unique plot. Graphic by Sofia Exposito.

Damsel: Elodie alluring audiences in Netflix movie

Katie Park, Staff writer March 29, 2024

Netflix’s new film, Damsel, incorporates a dark fantasy with twists and turns in each path within a cave, guarded by a fire breathing dragon.    The movie released March 8, starring Millie Bobby...

Songwriter Faye Websters music consists of acoustic ballads while incorporating various emotions like sorrow, melancholy, passion and love. The Sidekick staff writer Anvita Bondada reviews Webster’s album Underdressed at the Symphony and comments on the indulging aspects of the album, the captivating lyrics and the overall soothing tones.

Webster transcends genres on Underdressed at the Symphony

Anvita Bondada, Staff Writer March 28, 2024

When dealing with a broken heart, people have different ways of coping. Singer-songwriter Faye Webster assuages her pain by impulsively going to classical music concerts at the very last minute, without...

“Avatar: The Last Airbender” is a beloved and nostalgic show for many. It has recently been adapted into a live-action format on Netflix, promoting mixed opinions from fans. The Sidekick staff writer Taylor Pham reviews the live-action series and shares her thoughts. Graphic by Kavya Lokhande

Netflix’s “Avatar: The Last Airbender” live-action series blows audience away

Taylor Pham, Staff Writer March 8, 2024

Since its debut in 2005, Nickelodeon’s “Avatar: The Last Airbender” animated series has been a beloved show among viewers of all ages.  The storyline follows a young boy named Aang, otherwise...

The Sidekick staff writer Marli Field reviews the recently released Bob Marley biopic, One Love, which debuted in theaters internationally on Feb. 14. Field encourages readers to discover the deeper truths of the singer’s music through this film. Photo by Medha Kanamarlapudi.

Music leads the way in Bob Marley: One Love

Marli Field, Staff Writer March 5, 2024

Bob Marley is a name I grew up hearing. Jamaican-born reggae star, a hippie who used music to spread love and peace. You have likely seen him on shirts, vinyl covers and maybe even in a public mural.  He...

Mean Girls released in theaters on Jan. 12 and has garnered a fair share of criticism due to its perceived lack of accuracy to the 2018 broadway musical adaptation.  The Sidekick entertainment editor Ainsley Dwyer thinks the movie’s positives outweigh its flaws and makes for a fun adaptation for fans of musical theater and Mean Girls (2004).

Plastics carry Mean Girls to be an appreciative film

Ainsley Dwyer, Entertainment editor January 24, 2024

As soon as the first trailer was released for the film adaptation of Mean Girls, the Broadway musical, the theater kid inside of me was over the moon. Some of my favorite show tunes come from this show,...

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, a prequel to the widely acclaimed The Hunger Games series, released in theaters on Nov. 17. Staff writer Taylor Pham discusses the connections to the original movies that are shown in the prequel and conspiracy theories on what happened to the characters after the film takes place. Graphic by Noor Fatima.

The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes follows the haunting love story of young President Snow

Taylor Pham, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

“Now, I don’t love your odds, but may they be ever in your favor.” These words from Lucretius “Lucky” Flickerman mark the start of the 10th annual Hunger Games, in which The Ballad of Songbirds...

New restaurant San Daniele provides both indoor and outdoor seating to its customers. San Daniele opened in Coppell on Aug. 28, giving a taste of Italy to Coppell residents. (Ishana Sharma)

San Daniele Italian Eatery: Bust or trust?

E V Kennard, Staff Writer October 31, 2023

The secret recipe for a good restaurant: a conscious staff, a cozy building and little wait time. What more could you want? A new restaurant has recently cracked this secret recipe and taken the hearts...

Popular artist and rapper Drake released his highly-anticipated album For All the Dogs on Oct. 6. In reviewing this latest musical offering, The Sidekick staff writer Taylor Pham delves into how the album applauds the inclusion of impressive features, including SZA on Rich Baby Daddy, which add depth and diversity to the tracks, while critiquing the albums length, writing that 23 tracks is excessive. Graphic by Pranavi Ramineni

Drake barks about toxic relationships on For All The Dogs

Taylor Pham, Staff Designer October 23, 2023

Canadian singer and rapper Aubrey Drake Graham, also known as Drake, is a leading artist in today’s music scene and has been popular among the younger generation since his debut mixtape, Room for Improvement,...

Olivia Rodrigo’s sophomore album GUTS delves into complicated teenage emotions in a rock, punk-ish style, setting it apart from her pop heavy album SOUR. The Sidekick news editor Sahasra Chakilam shares her thoughts on Rodrigo’s GUTS-y new record.

Rodrigo entering a GUTS-y edge

Sahasra Chakilam, News Editor September 19, 2023

Being a teenage girl sometimes feels like a huge lump in your throat. That lump seconds before you cry. That lump when you’re red from embarrassment. That lump when you’re so filled with rage, all...

Lana Del Rey’s new album Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd is about her personal struggles expressed through music. Read The Sidekick staff writer Anvita Bondada’s review to learn more about the various unique songs in her newest set of musical masterpieces.

Del Rey cuts deep on Did you know that there’s a tunnel under Ocean Blvd

Anvita Bondada, Staff Writer May 1, 2023

Through a long, harrowing tunnel of heartbreak, loss, desperation, love and euphoria, is a dim light at the end, one that singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey struggles to let in. Did you know that there's...

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