Coppell Student Media

Coppell Observer: The truth behind exercising

Coppell Observer: The truth behind exercising

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Coppell Observer, Opinions

Coppell Observer is a humorous weekly column about life as a teenager. Please be warned that any and all sass is due to the writers’ similar situation as teenagers (even though we feel so much older). You, the reader, should not take any of these words seriously. Seriously. If this article makes yo...

My happy ending: Why I am not continuing synchronized swimming in college

My happy ending: Why I am not continuing synchronized swimming in college

May 15, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns

If I could pinpoint the moment I decided not to pursue synchronized swimming (synchro) in college it would be two years ago at a competition in Mesa, Ariz. as I clung to the pool wall staring at a Lindenwood University swimmer.   The nerves I had for my upcoming routine combined with the image of the swimmer’s swimsuit ri...

Coppell Observer: How to be a good hearing person

Coppell Observer: How to be a good hearing person

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Coppell Observer, Opinions

Coppell Observer is a humorous weekly column about life as a teenager. Please be warned that any and all sass is due to the writers’ similar situation as teenagers (even though we feel so much older). You, the reader, should not take any of these words seriously. Seriously. If this article makes y...

A letter to mother nature, our home and safe haven

A letter to mother nature, our home and safe haven

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns, Showcase

Dear Mother Nature,   Billions of years ago, an asteroid crashed into another asteroid, thus creating you, our home.   You provide us with water that has the ability to act as a mirror, scenery that makes us feel at peace and mesmerize us at the same time with air so clean and ...

Coppell Observer: To sound smart, act the part

Coppell Observer: To sound smart, act the part

Anthony Cesario, Co-Student Life Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Coppell Observer, Opinions

Coppell Observer is a humorous weekly column about life as a teenager. Please be warned that any and all sass is due to the writers’ similar situation as teenagers (even though we feel so much older). You, the reader, should not take any of these words seriously. Seriously. If this article makes y...

Girls defy gender roles by asking guys to prom (with video)

Girls defy gender roles by asking guys to prom (with video)

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Prom has been around for many years, and so have all the traditions that come along with the dance, one of them being that the boy is expected to ask the girl, not the other way around.   But this norm is extremely sexist, and more girls should start taking the opportunity to choose their pot...

Modern day feminism: How media has molded a movement

Modern day feminism: How media has molded a movement

Jessica Hernandez, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns

From Broadway musicals to social media posts, feminism has become a central theme for thousands of stories that are being told every single day.   Although the definition of feminism varies from person to person, I see it as the advocating for equality of the sexes and the empowerment of ...

Coppell Observer: How to go cheap for prom

Coppell Observer: How to go cheap for prom

Wren Lee, Executive Design Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Coppell Observer, Opinions

Coppell Observer is a humorous weekly column about life as a teenager. Please be warned that any and all sass is due to the writers’ similar situation as teenagers (even though we feel so much older). You, the reader, should not take any of the words seriously. Seriously. If this article makes you laugh, l...

Embracing the little things leads to a greater appreciation of life

Embracing the little things leads to a greater appreciation of life

Sruthi Boppuri, Communications Manager

April 18, 2018


Filed under Opinions

We have all been guilty of this. There were many days when we dream of moving away, traveling to faraway cities and experiencing things that we could not fathom.   Our entire childhood is spent with a million thoughts running through our minds. From wanting to know why the sky was blue a...

Representation in media extends greater than race, gender

Representation in media extends greater than race, gender

Claire Clements, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns

On March 23, Apple announced that it planned on releasing 13 new emojis. These emojis are not smiley faces or flags.   They are emojis for disabled people. They are wheelchairs, canes, prosthetics and hearing aids.   A few weeks later, Tommy Hilfiger released an Adaptive clothing l...

Coppell Observer: Fighting the vicious mental battle to pay attention in class

Coppell Observer: Fighting the vicious mental battle to pay attention in class

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Coppell Observer, Opinions

Coppell Observer is a humorous weekly column about life as a teenager. Please be warned that any and all sass is due to the writers’ similar situation as teenagers (even though we feel so much older). You, the reader, should not take any of the words seriously. Seriously. If this article ma...

CHS Speaks: Students experiencing growth through enriching curriculum

CHS Speaks: Students experiencing growth through enriching curriculum

Fiona Koshy, Editorial Page Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Student Opinions

Throughout a student’s high school career, there is bound to be at least one class that makes a lasting impact on the student from an academic or emotional standpoint.   Not only do classes engage students’ minds with valuable information, but they can teach them important lessons about ...