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Technology Spotlight: Uber expands horizons with uberAIR

Technology Spotlight: Uber expands horizons with uberAIR

Akif Abidi

September 28, 2018

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

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:

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018

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

Coppell High School junior Vaishu Nalla holds poses with her favorite artwork, titled “Billie Jean.” Nalla made this in her sophomore year using colored pencil and received a silver medal after entering it in VASE.

Laasya Achanta, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

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

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...

Book of the week: “The Shiloh Collection” by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

Book of the week:

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

September 18, 2018

Compassion is something often lacking in today’s youth. But in Phyllis Reynolds Naylor’s middle-grade trilogy Shiloh, Marty Preston takes in a hurt beagle named Shiloh and showers him with love, fiercely protecting him against his abusive previous owner, Judd Travers.   Throughout the th...

Song of the Week: “Clark Gable” – The Postal Service

Song of the Week: “Clark Gable” - The Postal Service

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018

Ben Gibbard is an indie rock powerhouse. He is best known for being Death Cab for Cutie’s lead singer. Death Cab is an alternative rock band which has been a staple of the genre since its inception in 1997. He was also one half of the now-defunct The Postal Service, a two-piece indietronica act from the ear...

Creativity Showcase: Sydney de León’s Summer On the Stage

Coppell High School sophomore Sydney de León goes through her music sheets in Karen Ruth’s eighth period Musical Theatre class. Students go through a crash course through theatre history where they learn about “The Golden Age” of musical theater, which includes the show they are currently practicing “Oklahoma!”.

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

Coppell High School sophomore Sydney de León spent her summer months performing a total of five shows at OhLook Performing Arts Center. She was a cast member of “35 Millimeters”, “Cabaret”, “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” and both showings of “Be More Chill”.   Her passion during...

Fashion trend of the Week: Bicycle shorts

Fashion trend of the Week: Bicycle shorts

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

Aspects of athleisure have been incorporated into a multitude of fashion trends in recent years from joggers to sneakers to vibrantly branded T-shirts. However, a new trend, bicycle shorts, aligns itself in a new category, separate from athleisure: sportswear.   These shorts combine the compression capabil...

Technology Spotlight: Marvel’s Spider-man redefines the super hero gaming industry

Technology Spotlight: Marvel’s Spider-man redefines the super hero gaming industry

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Shriya Vanparia   Insomniac's PS4 exclusive game, Marvel’s Spider-Man, had been stirring up a storm in the gaming industry since its first trailer in E3 2017, to the relief of many, it lived up to and even exceeded its expectations. The game is already seen as a strong contender for the top gam...

Book of the Week: “My Sister’s Keeper” by Jodi Picoult

Book of the Week:

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

September 11, 2018

What would you do to save a child with cancer? Raise money to fund a cure? Travel across the country and find the best doctor? In My Sister’s Keeper, leukemia patient Kate Fitzgerald’s parents birth a genetically-engineered baby to be the perfectly matched donor -- Anna Fitzgerald.   Throughout her li...

Song of the Week: “Electricity” — Silk City, Dua Lipa

Song of the Week: “Electricity” — Silk City, Dua Lipa

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

September 11, 2018

Production duo Mark Ronson and Diplo (Silk City) team up with English singer Dua Lipa for the slick, club-ready “Electricity”. An ode to ‘90s house music and reminiscent of Madonna’s 1990 hit  “Vogue”, the song is perfectly complemented by Lipa’s soulful voice. “Even if I could I wou...