Coppell Student Media

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

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

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

Sally Parampottil, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

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: “My Sister’s Keeper” by Jodi Picoult

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

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...

Creative Showcase: Junior Yuan Paulino

Creative Showcase: Junior Yuan Paulino

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

In middle school, Coppell High School junior Yuan Paulino discovered the art of dancing. He was drawn to the precise choreography displayed by Korean pop groups. BTS’ “DOPE” was the first song that Paulino learned the choreography to and ultimately displayed online. His friends displayed positive fe...

Technology Spotlight: New Chrome Update

Technology Spotlight: New Chrome Update

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Google Chrome is easily the most recognizable browser in the world. The browser has 56 percent market share in to account browsers such as Safari and Firefox. As of Tuesday, it has received an overhaul update that reinforces Google’s own Material Design guidelines. Gone is the blocky layout and its trapezoid shaped tabs. The new Chrome has a ...

Song of the Week: “Feels Like Summer” – Childish Gambino

Song of the Week: “Feels Like Summer” – Childish Gambino

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

Donald Glover has had an eventful year. From starring as Lando Calrissian in May’s Solo: A Star Wars Story  to dropping the second season of his acclaimed FX show “Atlanta”. Glover’s music persona, Childish Gambino, dropped two songs this summer. The latter is “Feels Like Summer” an aco...

Creativity Showcase: Junior Langston Gardner

Creativity Showcase: Junior Langston Gardner

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, One-Shot Columns

When Coppell High School junior Langston Gardner was young he discovered Michael Jackson. He became drawn to the pop icon and the energy he exerted on stage. He was heavily moved by his legacy and ultimately impacted by his music.   “Passing faith and inspiration is one of the most important th...

Technology Spotlight: Disney Streaming Service

Technology Spotlight: Disney Streaming Service

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


Filed under One-Shot Columns

Disney is seeking to abandon streaming services in favor of creating its own. With ownership of Marvel, Lucasfilm and ESPN in hand, it has the ability to create an all-encompassing service. Imagine a dashboard allowing you to watch football games as they air and the newest Star Wars movie. Netflix and Hu...

Song of the Week: “Haircut” – Ryan Beatty

Song of the Week: “Haircut” – Ryan Beatty

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


Filed under One-Shot Columns

Many artists fall into holes full of similitude and become complacent with their sound. Ryan Beatty is jumping, running and singing past those deep abysses. He is an artist whose style and voice appeals to the mainstream but leaps over the “radio friendly” roadblock. “Haircut” off of his debut album Boy ...