Coppell Student Media

Technology Spotlight: Apple’s October Keynote

Technology Spotlight: Apple’s October Keynote

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


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Apple has unveiled a new line of products this Wednesday though a keynote event in Brooklyn, N.Y.. The event found tech journalists from around the globe huddled inside the Brooklyn Academy of Music.   A colorful display of lights and sounds guided the showcase which revealed Apple’s refr...

One Shot: “Shoot Out” – Monsta X

One Shot: “Shoot Out” – Monsta X

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

October 31, 2018


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On Oct. 22, popular boy group Monsta X released album Are You There? with title track, “Shoot Out”. “Shoot Out” is a dark, yet fun song, and it is all too easy to start singing along on the first listen.   Taking a step in a less traditional direction from K-pop, the song, especia...

Song of the Week: “Sweet but Psycho” – Ava Max

Song of the Week: “Sweet but Psycho” – Ava Max

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

October 24, 2018


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Ava Max shows all the signs of a modern pop star in the making - a signature hairstyle, a knack for writing infectious hooks and an incredibly catchy track currently making its way up global Spotify charts: “Sweet but Psycho”, which has racked up more than 42 million streams on the site.   ...

Book of the Week: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

Book of the Week: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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This review may contain spoilers.   Bestselling author Adam Silvera has received several positive reviews for his book They Both Die at the End.   On the night of Sept. 5, a company called Death-Cast sends Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio a call informing them that in the next 24 hours, the...

Song of the Week: “Bros” – Panda Bear

Song of the Week: “Bros” – Panda Bear

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


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Noah Lennox (Panda Bear) is a member of Animal Collective, an influential indie rock band from the 2000s. Its success has been chronicled tirelessly by music publications, such as Pitchfork and SPIN. With a plethora great albums under its belt, Animal Collective has gained a high status in the indus...

Technology Spotlight- Amazon Go Stores

Technology Spotlight- Amazon Go Stores

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

October 15, 2018


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No lines to wait in in order to check out one item. Shelves that know when you take an item. Hundreds of cameras making shoplifting near impossible.   Sound impossible? With the new Amazon Go stores, this is all now possible.   Amazon began its latest project five years ago and relea...

Creativity Showcase: junior Monish Ravishankar

Creativity Showcase: junior Monish Ravishankar

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

October 12, 2018


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With a combination of bass heavy and synth drawn sound, Coppell High School junior Soundcloud artist Monish Ravishankar creates original tracks that exude his trap-inspired personal style.   With four released tracks out on Soundcloud, software programs such as FL Studios aid Ravishankar in...

Book of the Week: Autoboyography by Christina Lauren

Book of the Week: Autoboyography by Christina Lauren

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


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The stance on LGBT issues and the overall thoughtful diction of the book have won Christina Lauren’s Autoboyography several awards, such as the Goodreads Choice Nominee for Best Young Adult Fiction 2017 and the Vulture Best Queer YA Novels award.   Tanner Scott, a bisexual teenager who ha...

Song of the Week: “Wow Thing”- Seulgi, SinB, Chungha and Soyeon

Song of the Week: “Wow Thing”- Seulgi, SinB, Chungha and Soyeon

Claire Clements, Editorial Page Editor

October 9, 2018


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Following the rise of fourth-wave feminism, Korean music company SM delivers a new song that reflects the era in “Wow Thing”. With four of the most powerful female idols in the K-Pop industry delivering the song and lyrics that reflect the goals of the ambitious, confident woman in a man’s world, the s...

Fashion Focus: Birkenstocks for men

Fashion Focus: Birkenstocks for men

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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With a clean design and a comfortable fit, it is hard to resist the Birkenstocks trend.   Although the trend was initially created for women, the versatility of the shoe diffused to men’s fashion. These shoes add a casual element to any outfit. The classic Arizona Black is a go-to pair that ...

Technology Spotlight: FEMA Presidential Alert, what is it?

Technology Spotlight: FEMA Presidential Alert, what is it?

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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Shriya Vanparia   On Wednesday afternoon around 1 p.m, locally,  hundreds of millions of phones around the nation rung in unison, reading “Presidential Alert, THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed.”   It is hard to find a smartp...

Book of the week: “Ender’s Shadow” by Orson Scott Card

Book of the week: “Ender’s Shadow” by Orson Scott Card
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Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

October 2, 2018


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With no outstandingly unique plot or world, what stands out most about Orson Scott Card’s science fiction novel Ender’s Shadow is its dynamic characters and the depth of its themes. Ender’s Shadow is a parallel novel to the widely known and critically acclaimed Ender’s Game, which has...