Coppell Student Media

Song of the Week: “Need A Little Time” – Courtney Barnett

Song of the Week: “Need A Little Time” – Courtney Barnett

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


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“Need A Little Time” by Courtney Barnett Courtney is a versatile singer and instrumentalist. Her tone and expression is a perfect companion to a night spent under stars and atmosphere pollution. “Need A Little Time” follows up Courtney’s body-of-work with a catchy and emotionally charged...

Creativity Showcase: Senior Jasmine Lau

Creativity Showcase: Senior Jasmine Lau

Quyenh Phang, Staff Photographer

April 9, 2018


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Coppell High School art students are always coming up with big ideas on how to portray and incorporate art around the school. Creating masterpieces and ending up having them being showcased around the school is something very exciting. A particular IB art student, senior Jasmine Lau  created an abstract...

Technology Spotlight: Android Updates

Technology Spotlight: Android Updates

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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Android, “the other phone operating system”, is facing a glaring issue. Updates are arriving at a snail's pace to flagship Android-run phones. The updates are promised by the phone manufacturers, but the window between announcement and release is excruciatingly large at times. For example, The Moto...

Song of the Week: “Try Me” – The Weeknd

Song of the Week: “Try Me” – The Weeknd

Anthony Cesario, Co-Student Life Editor

April 2, 2018


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The Weeknd revisits the dark R&B/Soul influences of his earlier projects on his new EP, My Dear Melancholy,. Though the entire EP is consistent in quality throughout, “Try Me” is an instant standout. The lyrics in the song are interesting and emotionally complex, but it is the production of the s...

Creativity Showcase: Senior Kim McDonald

Creativity Showcase: Senior Kim McDonald

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


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Like many artists, Coppell High School senior Kim McDonald has been interested in the craft for as long as she can remember. Her father was a tattoo artist and her grandfather enjoyed painting, so art has always surrounded her.  This piece, titled “In the fields of life and death”, was made for her ...

Technology Spotlight: Facebook Controversies

Technology Spotlight: Facebook Controversies

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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Facebook and CEO/founder Mark Zuckerberg is under condemnation by the media following the release of reports that Facebook allowed political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica to gain access to data of users.   Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm, was working to develop...

Song of the Week: “Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand” – Leon Bridges

Song of the Week: “Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand” – Leon Bridges

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


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“Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand” by Leon Bridges Bridges is an artist who connects the gap between music of decades past and the sounds of today. His debut album, Coming Home, is a masterful blend of R&B and Soul. He pulls from the inception of R&B to its more modern advances. “Bet Ain’t Wo...

Creativity Showcase: Sophomore Annjeantte Salcido

Creativity Showcase: Sophomore Annjeantte Salcido

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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Amateur photography is common at every twist and turn of Instagram. There is a plethora of student-run accounts focusing on the craft. Coppell High School sophomore Annjeantte Salcido runs two instagram accounts. One of them is a raw take on her life (often referred to as a “spam” account or “f...

Technology Spotlight: Uber Controversies

Technology Spotlight: Uber Controversies

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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An Uber self-driving Volvo SUV killed 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg as she walked her bicycle across a street during one of its test drives in Tempe, Ariz. The self-driven vehicle was headed down near Mill Avenue and Curry Road early Monday morning and is said to have struck the women, who was not in a cro...

Song of the Week: “My Enemy (feat. Matt Berninger)” – CHVRCHES

Song of the Week: “My Enemy (feat. Matt Berninger)” – CHVRCHES

Anthony Cesario, Co-Student Life Editor

March 19, 2018


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After the release of bombastic lead single “Get Out” from its upcoming third studio album Love Is Dead, synthpop band CHVRCHES switches things up with a more subdued track, entitled “My Enemy”, joined by guest vocalist Matt Berninger. The song follows two different perspectives in a relationsh...

Creativity Showcase: Sophomore Daphnie Tian

Creativity Showcase: Sophomore Daphnie Tian

Anthony Cesario, Co-Student Life Editor

March 9, 2018


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Coppell High School sophomore Daphnie Tian has participated in all school art classes since kindergarten. Her brother, Allan, is one of her biggest inspirations, as he is interested in art as well. This painting, entitled “Despair”, was created using gouache, micron pen and watercolor. “T...

Technology Spotlight: The Apple Homepod

Technology Spotlight: The Apple Homepod

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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The New Apple HomePod has brought mixed reactions from the public ever since its release. Priced at $349, the Apple HomePod at first received a warm welcome from the public, with most happy to see Apple catching up with Amazon and Google.   Powered by the same beloved Siri in everyone’s iPhones, iPad a...