Coppell Student Media

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 ...

School safety should be appreciated, not shamed

School safety should be appreciated, not shamed

Editorial Board

October 11, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Students have to walk across campus in order to get into the only school entrance. Students are required to be off campus during release periods. Guests may only bring small bags into Buddy Echols Field, and all large school events now require outside security, campus administration and police offic...

What is the right way to spend summer?

What is the right way to spend summer?

Editorial Staff

May 27, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

The final bell rings, and it feels like the beginning scene of High School Musical 2. It is finally summer.   Some Coppell High School students are rushing home, ready to start binging on the latest Netflix show, and others head straight to the neighborhood pool, ready to cool off from the...

Broadening our scope, considering non-traditional paths post graduation

Broadening our scope, considering non-traditional paths post graduation

Editorial Staff

April 11, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Often, the idea of attending traditional college after graduation is drilled into high school students’ minds by parents, peers and teachers as a fixed expectation, the only respectable option.   But dropping that presumption and encouraging open mindedness would greatly benefit many students. F...

Taking our beliefs to the ballot

Taking our beliefs to the ballot

Editorial Staff

February 27, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

From the inauguration of a new president and the Charlottesville protests to the devastation of Hurricane Harvey and uncovering sexual assault and harassment, 2017 was a year of change. These changes did not go unnoticed. On Jan. 20, people around the world took to the streets for the second annu...

#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


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

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...

You do not have all the time in the world

You do not have all the time in the world

Editorial Staff

October 18, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Too many times, when we ask our classmates what they want to do as a career, they do not know. They think they have plenty of time, and they do not have to worry about it. That statement could not be farther from the truth.   Whether you are a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior, four ye...

Relearning lessons in our generation

Relearning lessons in our generation

Staff Editorial

October 1, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Student Opinions

Each generation has its tragedies, its triumphs and its lessons. As millennials, we have our own set of issues that we have to tackle. Self-gratification, political correctness, technology addiction and the list goes on. But, as we examine this issues we have to ask ourselves: Are there some les...

College is a place to grow up, not be more coddled

College is a place to grow up, not be more coddled

Emma Cummins, Executive Opinions Editor

May 28, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

As the year comes to a close, seniors find themselves in the position they had seen those before them take. Their time in high school and at home is over; college, real life and adult responsibilities are the new mantle every young person must take up and hopefully master.   But, in the year ...

Whether religious or not, Christmas unifies

Whether religious or not, Christmas unifies

December 24, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Student Opinions

By Emma Cummins Editorial Page Editor   You get in the car, shut your door, turn on the radio and the first thing you hear on the radio is “Silent Night.” You continue driving down the street and see the rows of houses decorated in Christmas lights, wishing everyone a “Merry Christm...

Violent v.s. peaceful protest: Is cathartic protest through violence warranted or effective?

Violent v.s. peaceful protest: Is cathartic protest through violence warranted or effective?

Editorial Page

December 20, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

In the past year and a half, many protests in the name of racial justice have occurred throughout cities in America, some peaceful and some violent.   In Chicago, peaceful protests took place after the release of a video in which police officer, Jason Van Dyke unnecessarily shot 17-year-old...

Math, science are not the only indication of intelligence

Math, science are not the only indication of intelligence

November 11, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase, Student Opinions

By Emma Cummins Editorial Page Editor At Coppell High School, we are recognized for our academic rigor. While CHS may offer students an excellent education, this however, does not mean that the areas of emphasis within the school are balanced.   The maths and sciences are especially em...