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Coppell Student Media

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Coppell Student Media

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...

Pop star Taylor Swift came to the Arlington AT&T Stadium as a part of her Eras tour for three nights. The Sidekick executive editorial page editor Manasa Mohan reflects on her experience of attending the concert.

Swift sparkling in Broadway-style concert

Manasa Mohan, Executive Editorial Page Editor April 6, 2023

ARLINGTON - A palpable buzz of anticipation fills the air as thousands of Taylor Swift fans, donned in sparkling outfits and holding handmade friendship bracelets, gather for the concert of a lifetime. As...

Miley Cyrus released her eighth studio album, Endless Summer Vacation, on March 10 with lead single “Flowers” reaching a peak of No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Staff writer Anvita Bondada believes the album fails to showcase Cyrus’s talents and potential.

Cyrus makes primitive return to pop music with Endless Summer Vacation

Anvita Bondada, Staff Writer April 5, 2023

As the woman emerges from the ashes of her fallen home, she takes a long, hard look back on her life and relationships and begins to embrace her individuality and self worth.  Press play on that feeling—this...

Kali Uchis’ Red Moon in Venus sparks emotions and leaves an impact on listeners with its peaceful but all-engrossing sound. The Sidekick staff photographer Sahasra Chakilam writes about her experience with the alluring new album.

Uchis radiates crimson on Red Moon in Venus

Sahasra Chakilam, Staff Photographer March 30, 2023

A red moon is an infrequent occurrence. For the dusty scarlet hue to illuminate in the night sky, and the moon to descend into the umbra of the Earth, the sun, moon and Earth must be in perfect alignment. The...

The Oscars are a display of Hollywood’s best work in the past year, but is also known for its fair share of controversial moments. The Sidekick staff writer Tvisha Jindal reviews this year’s Academy Awards.

Everything Everywhere All At Once makes history at 95th Oscars

Tvisha Jindal, Staff Writer March 22, 2023

2022 was a splendid year for cinema, with massive box office hits like Avatar and Top Gun alongside introspective moments like The Whale and Women Talking. While bets were cast before the Academy Awards,...

The 65th Annual Grammy Awards held on Feb. 5 was home to many accomplishments, with Beyonce becoming the most awarded Grammy artist and Kim Petras making history as the first transgender woman to win a Grammy. The Sidekick staff writer Anvita Bondada takes a critical look at the award show and their winning picks. Graphic by Nrithya Mahesh.

65th annual Grammys stirs up mixing pot of opinions amongst viewers

Anvita Bondada, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

With flashing cameras, star studded red carpets and breathtaking performances, 81 gilded gramophone-shaped trophies wait to be awarded at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.                                         Several...

Michael B. Jordan stars as Adonis Creed and Jonathan Majors as Damian Anderson in Creed III A Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures film. Photo courtesy Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Anime-inspired stylistic choices, acting heavyweights take Creed franchise to new heights in Creed III

Srihari Yechangunja, Executive Design/Interactive Editor February 27, 2023

Choices, choices, choices. Good ones, bad ones, unexpected ones. Choices define who we are, but it’s the choices that come back to haunt us that land the worst blow. Above all, this theme is what...

Taco Bell is a global fast food chain that has been around for 60 years, yet is one of the few with a separate vegetarian menu. Its vegetarian menu makes Taco Bell more inclusive to people with dietary restrictions and is something other fast food chains should consider.

An ode to Taco Bell

Shreya Ravi, Staff Photographer February 16, 2023

Most people find comfort in McDonald’s cheeseburgers or Chick-Fil-A’s chicken sandwiches with what I’ve heard as “the best dipping sauce on the planet.” But over the years of my development,...

“That ‘90s Show” is a follow up to the highly praised “That ‘70s Show.” The Sidekick staff writer Wendy Le thinks the series is disappointing, failing to meet the standards set by its predecessor.

“That ‘90s Show” misses the groove of its precedent

Wendy Le, Staff Writer February 13, 2023

Please read this with discretion as it will include spoilers. While scrolling through my Netflix queue, I was taken aback to see "That ‘90s Show" appear before me. For years, fans of the original...

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