Coppell Student Media

Alice Through the Looking Glass brings adventure, beautiful imagery to the screen

Alice Through the Looking Glass brings adventure, beautiful imagery to the screen

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

May 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

DALLAS - “You can’t change the past,” Alice Kingsleigh, played by Mia Wasikowska, said.   The sequel to Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass, comes to movie theatres starting tomorrow. Since the first movie, Alice in Wonderland brought huge success, leadin...

Kleptomaniac cats steal kooky items, hearts in ‘KleptoCats’ app

Kleptomaniac cats steal kooky items, hearts in ‘KleptoCats’ app

Maggie Theel, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

About a month ago, I was browsing the app store looking for a new fun game to play when I stumbled upon KleptoCats. I was originally drawn to it by the cute cartoon cats in the picture and the clever pun, but the mysterious and slightly insidious items that I began to collect were what kept my atten...

Coppell Community Chorale ends season with explosive concert

Coppell Community Chorale ends season with explosive concert

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Music brings people together from all different genres. Over the weekend, the Coppell Community Chorale did just that. The Coppell Community Chorale Concert, entitled Mood Music took place this past Saturday at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m, and Sunday at 3 p.m., ending its 2015-2016 season. Starting off, 32...

Energy, sentimental performances set high bar for Vivacé! show choir

Energy, sentimental performances set high bar for Vivacé! show choir

Kathryn Rudd, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016


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With a group of singers needing no introduction, the Coppell High School Vivacé! show choir group took the stage with one main goal: "applause." With the theme of Friday's show named after Lady Gaga's hit song, the choir made an impression with its first song of the night, Marvin Gaye’s, "Ain't ...

After a long wait, Drake finally drops highly anticipated album Views

After a long wait, Drake finally drops highly anticipated album Views

TJ Andres, Staff writer

May 5, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Fans have been waiting for months and now it is finally here. Rapper Drake’s highly anticipated album Views (originally Views from the 6) was released last Friday exclusively on Apple Music. The 29-year-old Canadian rapper had been pushing back the release date for the album constantly for months, b...

30 plays in 60 minutes showcased by Broadway Bound

30 plays in 60 minutes showcased by Broadway Bound

Farah Merchant, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The play, “Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind” is a show of 30 plays in 60 mins. This show was performed by the Broadway Bound class and was held at the Coppell High School commons on Friday and Saturday.   When stepping into the commons to see the play, there was a giant timer fro...

Coppell Arts and Music Festival: Inspiration on Town Center Boulevard

Coppell Arts and Music Festival: Inspiration on Town Center Boulevard

Briana Thomas, Staff Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

A glittering sun gave warmth to charismatic festival attendees. The Coppell Town Center Plaza now sprawling with students and citizens, had invited those from all walks of life to experience the often hidden talents of otherwise mundane students. The cool breeze danced with the laughter of the people...

Malik releases first solo album, proves he has “mind” of his own

Malik releases first solo album, proves he has “mind” of his own

Gabby Sahm, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Exactly one year after he shocked the world by leaving one of the biggest boyband of our generation, One Direction, Zayn Malik has released his first solo album and it is well worth the wait. With 18 songs, “Mind of Mine” is a soulful album that is an obvious change from the pop music that Malik u...

Chef Point Cafe entertains with unique location, 5-star food

Chef Point Cafe entertains with unique location, 5-star food

Aubrie Sisk, Staff Photographer

March 22, 2016


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Beyond the Conoco sign and gas pumps lies a hidden jewel. Yes, what you may have heard is true, the Chef Point Cafe is in fact a 5-star restaurant in a gas station. Franson Nwaeze, Chef Point head chef, and his wife Paula couldn't get a large enough loan from the bank to open up their own restaurant...

Zootopia surprises with insightful message

Zootopia surprises with insightful message

Emma Cummins, Editorial Page Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

  Rarely do animated films carry deep, politically charged messages and bring laughs at the same time. Zootopia accomplishes just that.   Centered around Judy Hopps, a bunny from a small town outside Zootopia who wants to be a policeman, the beginning of the film looked to be another st...

Harris shines light on mental illnesses through book Riven

Harris shines light on mental illnesses through book Riven

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The effects of a mental illness is as painful and haunting to helpless bystanders as the victims themselves. As a witness, while her friends and family members suffer from mental illnesses, Jane Harris is determined to bring awareness and reveal the truth behind misconceptions of mental afflictions with her ...

Heritage Night celebrates culture, diversity for 10th year

Heritage Night celebrates culture, diversity for 10th year

Amy Roh, Student Life Editor

February 29, 2016


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By 8 p.m., the Coppell High School cafeteria is packed. A row of shiny steel containers of Indian food line the tables while rows of students in both casual T-shirts and vibrant, gold-seamed dresses line the seats and brick ledges.   Every year, Coppell High School’s Junior World Affairs...