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CHS speaks: Ranging from business to medicine, students exploring future endeavors

CHS speaks: Ranging from business to medicine, students exploring future endeavors

Sofia Guerrero, Staff Writer

January 4, 2018


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As teenagers grow into young adults, interests, jobs and college come into play. Many students start getting part time jobs from as early an age as 15 to earn money from their paycheck and possibly save for college.   Students have the opportunity to visit colleges during their junior and senior ...

#MeToo, old and new: Recent sexual assault allegations bring light to power of people

#MeToo, old and new: Recent sexual assault allegations bring light to power of people

Editorial Staff

December 20, 2017


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On Oct. 5, The New York Times published an article that exposed accusations of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s of rape, sexual assault and harassment of dozens of women. A day later, Defy Media Senior Vice President Andy Signore was accused of sexual assault and harassment. Less than a week after that, Hea...

Aspiring authors should chase their dreams with backup plan in tow

Aspiring authors should chase their dreams with backup plan in tow

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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Staying up hours past my bedtime to write under my covers, sneaking a notebook under my desk to write during my classes, falling asleep to the voices of characters I had made up running through my mind- ever since I developed a strong passion for writing when I was 8 or 9 years old, all these things ...

The problematic aspects of dress code

The problematic aspects of dress code

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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  Want to rock blue hair or show off the cute new crop top your friend bought you? Unfortunately, the dress code at Coppell High School prohibits both of these things and more.   At CHS, numerous fashion styles students enjoy expressing themselves through are restricted. These incl...

Google Assistant: A promising “Life” tool or not?

Google Assistant: A promising “Life” tool or not?

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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Artificial Intelligence. Let's break that term down. Could it stand for fake smart? Unreal wits?   Instead of finding synonyms to use, let us find an application for A.I. in our everyday lives.   Apple and Google have pursued consumer level usage of A.I. for the past couple of y...

Best of Thanksgiving

Best of Thanksgiving

Farah Merchant, Student Life Editor

November 18, 2017


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There are 365 days in a year, yet there is only one day people can give thanks. That day is the fourth Thursday of November, better known as Thanksgiving. Being one of the most memorable holidays of the year, it deserves to be commemorated. It only seems suitable to satirically highlight our favo...

Leash your dogs for the safety of all

Leash your dogs for the safety of all

Akif Abidi, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


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                          Dogs are often regarded as an ideal pet and man’s best friend in our culture. They are often treated as family members and are the most popular household pet across the United States.   In ...

Sanctuary Cities might be the bad way for equality

Sanctuary Cities might be the bad way for equality

Nishant Medicharla, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


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The term “sanctuary city” has been causing a huge storm within the political world. It has not only caused Democrats and Republicans to have differing viewpoints, but also everyday people whom we associate with.   So what exactly is a sanctuary city?   A sanctuary city is a ...

The future is stressful — school should help

The future is stressful — school should help

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


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Have you ever felt unprepared for college or life in the “real world”? It is not a comforting feeling, especially when we spend so much time in school, a place designed to help us for our futures.   What happened to the home economics or personal finance classes my parents took when th...

CHS speaks: Release periods

CHS speaks: Release periods

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

November 3, 2017


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One of the biggest differences between high school and college is the structure that high school presents. While a typical day in high school consists of getting up early and staying at school until 3 or 4 p.m., college days present more flexibility.   Coppell High School has implemented release ...

Plan for tomorrow, live today (not the other way around)

Plan for tomorrow, live today (not the other way around)

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


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I love talking with my friends, but somehow every conversation ends up being about GPA, the “top 10 percent” or how school takes up too much of our time and how tired we are.   I understand the issue. Many of my friends have been brought up to accept nothing less than A’s in their classe...

Screen for thought

Screen for thought

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

October 25, 2017


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It may seem silly, but as teenagers growing up in this day and age, we consider phones one of our ultimate necessities. As in, if we could only bring three things to a desert island, our phones would most likely be one of them (assuming there’s service).   I feel off when mine isn’t within hands re...

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