Coppell Student Media

Climate Change

Climate Change

Akansha Singh, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Enterprise, In-Depth, News, Showcase

    Hellish fires and hurricanes have swept both headlines and the coasts of the United States in the past year, destroying property and displacing hundreds.   The generation of teenagers who walk the halls of high schools will face the brunt of climate change, being the y...

Despite the name, micro schools have big aspirations

Despite the name, micro schools have big aspirations

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Enterprise, News

IRVING - The white tiles are familiar, as are the painted green walls. A large poster of smiling children hangs in the small lobby. The halls are narrow and just as unassuming as the outside of the building. The students take off their shoes before they enter the classrooms.   The Humanist Academy was only opened two ...

Feminism as a living entity

Feminism as a living entity

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

February 16, 2019


Filed under Enterprise, In-Depth, News, Showcase

DALLAS - Clutching a sign featuring a photo of Christine Blasey Ford, and beside it the words: “Of course I believe her, the same thing happened to me”, Dallas resident Amy Bennett stomped through the city for the 2019 Dallas Women’s March.   “I just want to make sure for my...

Pervasive violence damaging Generation Z culture

Pervasive violence damaging Generation Z culture

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Enterprise, In-Depth, News

It seems like everyday, the world is hit with another act of violence. News channels greet viewers with tragedies regularly - someone has killed themselves, someone has brutally murdered another, someone has shot up a school or a movie theater.   To older generations, this scale of viol...

Two worlds are colliding: Future of social media resting in palms of today’s youth

Two worlds are colliding: Future of social media resting in palms of today’s youth

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

November 3, 2018


Filed under Enterprise, News

There is one key factor that separates Generation Z - an age label generally agreed to apply to those born between 1994 and 2000 - from previous generations. Advanced technology has been in the lives of Gen Z individuals since the day they were born.   The Information Age describes and explains t...

Divided We Fall

Divided We Fall

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under Enterprise, In-Depth, Showcase

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Nation-wide reaction to gun violence

Nation-wide reaction to gun violence

Amelia Vanyo, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2018


Filed under Enterprise, Multimedia, News

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Quantity or quality? The effects of padding college applications

Quantity or quality? The effects of padding college applications

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


Filed under Enterprise, News

At Coppell High School, more than  60 different clubs are available for students -  everything from Science Olympiad to Bollywood Dance.   Amidst all the choices, CHS associate principal Melissa Arnold thinks students may feel pressured to take part in an excessive number of activities, including thos...

Cutthroat race to university

Cutthroat race to university

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under Enterprise, In-Depth, News, Showcase

For five months, the college application process has been on Coppell High School senior Maya Garg’s mind. It was initially the daunting process of inputting personal information, writing a personal essay and supplements, and submitting financial aid documents for more than 20 schools, now, it was the...

Anxiety among teens: disorder increasingly prevalent nowadays

Anxiety among teens: disorder increasingly prevalent nowadays

Gracie Blackwell, Business Manager

February 24, 2018


Filed under Enterprise, News

Coppell High School senior Penelope* knew something was wrong when she was worried about a piece of fruit being stuck in her throat in the third grade.   She did not realize she was seeing a therapist until a little later in her life.   The reality is that many people are sufferi...

Preserving the past

Preserving the past

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Enterprise, News, Showcase

A version of this story was featured in The Sidekick’s December print issue. Joe Shirley, Bethel Road Barber Shop owner and Coppell resident since 1979, has seen it, live through it, and even documented Coppell’s transformation from a small town to its present state as a bustling suburb.   Des...

Impact of #MeToo movement trickles down from Hollywood, mainstream media (Part I)

Impact of #MeToo movement trickles down from Hollywood, mainstream media (Part I)

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Enterprise, In-Depth, News, Showcase

Editor's note: This story is a part of The Sidekick series on the #MeToo movement and sexual harassment. It began last fall when sexual assault allegations were brought up against media mogul Harvey Weinstein. Then, the termination of television figure Charlie Rose after in-house allegations of sexua...