Coppell Student Media

‘Tough as Texas’, Cruz keeps Texas red

‘Tough as Texas’, Cruz keeps Texas red

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Opinions

I, along with my family and closest friends, was relieved to hear that Senator Ted Cruz was re-elected for a second term.   For the past six years, Cruz has served as a U.S. senator for Texas and has done so with honor and dignity. Throughout his life, he has believed in and fought for a decentralized...

I have a voice, I want to use it

I have a voice, I want to use it

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns

Change. That is what I think about when I think about voting. It is common misconception that one vote, among millions, is not worth anything - that it is a simple raindrop in the middle of the vast ocean.   Millions of those raindrops make up the ocean; similarly, my vote, even though it ...

A Take On: O’Rourke might be the best thing for Texas right now

A Take On: O’Rourke might be the best thing for Texas right now

Neha Desaraju, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under A Take On, Opinions

Beto O’Rourke grew up in El Paso, a city deep in the western reaches of Texas, and on the border with Mexico.   It is a primarily Hispanic town, of course. In fact, O’Rourke’s legal name is Robert, but the locals nicknamed him “Beto”, a traditionally Hispanic name to fit in with...

Despite looming threats, history acts as mirror for ourselves

Despite looming threats, history acts as mirror for ourselves

Editorial Board

November 1, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

The long trail of human history has many things upon it: the bridges of innovation, the boulders of civilization and the rich soil of culture.   Naturally, it is also littered with human trash.   The discarded wrappers of racism, the empty bottles of sexism and the used tissues ...

Blindly agreeing to hate harms: importance of believing in what’s right

Blindly agreeing to hate harms: importance of believing in what’s right

Shravya Mahesh, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinions

When Taylor Swift took to Instagram on Oct. 7 to encourage people to vote, the people on the internet both applauded and criticized her for her sudden political involvement.   I was more interested in the sheer number of people who claimed Swift was “uncanceled” or admitted they neve...

The phrase “accept yourself” is more than a cliché

The phrase “accept yourself” is more than a cliché

Nishant Medicharla, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns, Showcase

Throughout my childhood, I have always wondered what it would feel like to have light skin. How it would feel to be someone other than “dark”?   This thought would always come up partly because I grew up in an Indian society where being “fair” was desired and learned about American history wh...

A starting point

A starting point

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Sports Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinions

As a teacher begins to talk about anything political — especially any current issue — half the students in the class look down at their desks in dramatic, irked despair and the other half perk up and listen intently. And while it is easy to resonate with either side of the class, it is important t...

Why walk it off is not just empty advice

Why walk it off is not just empty advice

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns

As school days got longer and more exhausting through the years, and sheets of unfinished homework began to pile higher on my desk, the last thing I wanted to hear was my parents telling me to get outside and go for a walk.   I would groan and complain, insisting that going on a walk was b...

Gaining control over busy schedules through a bullet journal

Gaining control over busy schedules through a bullet journal

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It is no secret that the life of a Coppell High School student is anything but stress-free. From the moment we wake up, we are constantly running around, trying to get a grasp on the abundance of activities that shape our everyday lives.   A good solution to this problem is maintaining a bullet journal....

A Take On: Amazon Go Stores

A Take On: Amazon Go Stores

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under A Take On, Opinions

Amazon Go is a cashierless store concept that can be found in Chicago and Seattle. While its premise can be seen as a major step forward for technology, its implications on the workforce could be grave.   Imagine a Walmart or Target without any cashiers, strange right?   Amazon Go ...

Pro: Protesting is more than just effective, it is necessary

Pro: Protesting is more than just effective, it is necessary

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

Protests induce change.   Three simple words can cause heated arguments at the dinner table. Headlines flash with immediate news of the Women’s March and the Time’s Up movement and everyone suddenly has an opinion about everything.   This is nothing we have not seen befor...