Coppell Student Media

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


Filed under One-Shot Columns

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


Filed under One-Shot Columns

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


Filed under One-Shot Columns

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...

Song of the Week: “Thug Life” – BROCKHAMPTON

Song of the Week: “Thug Life” – BROCKHAMPTON

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under One-Shot Columns

Boybands have taken the world by storm once again. Bands like BTS and BROCKHAMPTON have taken the place of music industry staples, such as One Direction. Their genre-bending nature has introduced people to genres they wouldn’t listen to otherwise. On its recently released album iridescence, BROCKHAMPTON...

Creativity Showcase: Junior Jaxson Shealy

Creativity Showcase: Junior Jaxson Shealy

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

September 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

When Coppell High School junior Jaxson Shealy’s fourth grade teacher assigned his class a multitude of creative writing projects, she sparked his lifelong interest in storytelling - an interest that has developed into one of the most important aspects of his life.   “[Marcy Kellam from...

Fashion Focus: Two-piece homecoming dresses

Fashion Focus: Two-piece homecoming dresses

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

September 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Out of the several styles of homecoming dresses, two-piece dresses have been a recent favorite and a popular style.   The top cuts off in the middle of the stomach to match with a short, voluminous skirt or a long maxi skirt. These dresses mimic various styles, such as crop tops and two-p...

Technology Spotlight: Uber expands horizons with uberAIR

Technology Spotlight: Uber expands horizons with uberAIR

Akif Abidi

September 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns, Uncategorized

Shriya Vanparia Uber has mustered a reputation as an innovative company in the last decade and almost single-handedly resurrected the dying taxi business in America. Already a powerhouse in the constantly growing transportation business, the giant is now planning to move its domain to the skies with ub...

Book of the Week: Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Book of the Week: Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

From the author that brought us 2015’s heartwarming coming-of-age novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (which in turn spawned the critically acclaimed and culturally significant 2018 film Love, Simon) comes the follow-up, Leah on the Offbeat.   Instantly, readers are welcomed into Leah ...

Song of the Week: “Lemon Boy” – Cavetown

Song of the Week: “Lemon Boy” – Cavetown

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Cavetown is a YouTube musician best known for sitting in front of a camera with his ukulele and singing covers of contemporary songs and some of his original material. He posted his first YouTube video in 2013 and has since gained over 500,000 subscribers.   “Lemon Boy” is the first song of the alb...

Creativity Showcase: Junior Vaishu Nalla

Creativity Showcase: Junior Vaishu Nalla

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Art impacts the lives of students at Coppell High School in many ways. For Coppell High School junior Vaishu Nalla, art serves as an outlet to convey her inner self.   Vaishu comes from a long line of artists. Her grandfather, V.V.B.Chary was a sculptor and her mother, Savitha Nalla, is a painter...

Technology Spotlight: Apple releases new iPhones

Technology Spotlight: Apple releases new iPhones

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Shriya Vanparia Like the previous years, rumors of a new iPhone model were already roaming the web a few months before the annual Apple Keynote, and there were already pictures and specs circulating the news a few weeks before.   Though there were not many huge jumps expected by Apple, the...