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Song of the Week: “I Can’t See” – Superfood

Song of the Week:

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

Summer is a season that brings along with it many changes. Pools are opened and borderline public-indecency swimwear is brought out. Everyone and their mother is having a good time. Their speakers though, face a relentless stream of Spotify “Top 50” playlists. It's, almost, a lost cause to change ...

Creativity Showcase: Senior Jasmine Lau

Creativity Showcase: Senior Jasmine Lau

Nolan Sanders and Andrés Bear

May 18, 2018

This piece by Lau is rightfully displayed in a "gallery" of-sorts near D hall. Along with various other beautiful works of art, It manages to carve out a space for itself. Lau's painting stands out as being classic in nature. The blend of color, texture and emotion is present in the painting from the...

Technology Spotlight: First Bezel-Free Phone

Technology Spotlight: First Bezel-Free Phone

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

Lenovo teased a fully bezel-free phone last week on Weibo, A Chinese Social Media site. At first the Android community only received an image of what appeared to be a generally bezel-free phone, but Lenovo followed it up with a concept that solidified the assumptions. The phone is expected to be detailed and possibly released by ...

Song of the Week: “Beautiful Soul” — Jesse McCartney

Song of the Week:

Varsha Kanneganti, Staff Photographer

May 14, 2018

Jesse McCartney recorded and released his debut single and the lead single from his debut album Beautiful Soul at the end of 2004. The record eventually became the artist’s highest-certified album to this date. By mid-2006, the album had sold more than 1.5 million copies and reached No. 16 on the Bi...

Creativity Showcase: Junior Gwyn Bonacci

“Untitled” by CHS Junior Gwyn Bonacci.

Bren Flechtner, Staff Photographer

May 10, 2018

Coppell High School junior Gwyn Bonacci has been drawing for nearly eight years. Although Bonacci is mostly interested in 2D art, she is currently learning 3D modeling on the computer and loves bringing animation to life.   Bonacci is in Coppell High School fine arts teacher Cameron Tiede’s AP 2D and 3...

Technology Spotlight: Google I/O Conference

Technology Spotlight: Google I/O Conference

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018

Google is currently holding a developers conference in Mountain View, California under the name “Google I/O”. Each year, the company invites industry leaders, developers and influencers to a theatre in order to discuss upcoming plans for their ecosystem. That ecosystem involves Android, Google Home a...

Song of the Week: “The Way I Am” – Charlie Puth

Song of the Week: “The Way I Am” - Charlie Puth

Anthony Cesario, Co-Student Life Editor

May 8, 2018

Puth returns with yet another groovy jam off his upcoming album, Voicenotes. The verses are quick-fire, matched with an equally rapidly paced guitar riff and drumline. In the prechorus, Puth slows things down for a moment with dreamy ‘80s-influenced instrumentals before launching into a light, self-emp...

Creativity Showcase: Freshman Kirthika Piratla

Creativity Showcase: Freshman Kirthika Piratla

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018

Coppell High School freshman Kirthika Piratla has been interested in drawing for nearly five years, and focuses mostly on sketching. Piratla features a multitude of her sketches on her instagram account dedicated to art - @saltoverboard.art. In her drawing below, she demonstrates her unique style. “I...

Technology Spotlight: New Super Smash Bros

Technology Spotlight: New Super Smash Bros

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Nintendo will showcase the next installment in the Super Smash Brothers franchise during its E3 presentation on June 12. Sakurai, head designer of the series, has something in store for fans of the decade-stretching franchise. Nintendo’s confidence in the game is extremely high, as its plan to reveal it worldw...

Song of the Week: “2002” – Anne-Marie

Song of the Week:

Anthony Cesario, Co-Student Life Editor

April 30, 2018

In a time where many artists seem to place more of an emphasis on reflective and meaningful music, a carefree and happy song can be a much-needed respite. In “2002”, singer Anne-Marie reminisces the soundtrack to her experience of falling in love. The guitar-driven verses tell a story of a buddin...

Creativity Showcase: Junior Bhavya Vasireddy

Creativity Showcase: Junior Bhavya Vasireddy

Varsha Kanneganti, Staff Photographer

April 28, 2018

Coppell high school junior Bhavya Vasireddy created this piece of art for her photography class where they were assigned to create and manipulate photos based on a theme. The photo showcases CHS junior Neha Dharmapuram posing in the Saint Ann's Carnival that took place in September 2017. Her piece was...

Technology Spotlight: Spotify Changes

Technology Spotlight: Spotify Changes

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

Spotify announced a new update that will greatly change the situation for free members. The update offers free users a collection of 15 featured playlists, which gives on-demand service, unlimited skips and free choice of songs. With a total of approximately 750 tracks available in the playlists, the...