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Premature concerns about Prom

October 29, 2009


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By Angela Almeida                                                                                                        Opinions Editor Correct me if I am wrong, but I believe this month is October....

Rivalries gone too far?

October 28, 2009


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Staff Writer Paige Wilson The rivalry between Coppell and Southlake has become a school tradition. There is homecoming, prom and the Southlake Carroll football game. The week of the Southlake game everything goes into full speed: banners go up, T-shirts go on sale, pep rallies form. This is...

Bumper to bumper tensions run high

October 27, 2009


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Staff Writer Paige Wilson Bumper stickers are colorful designs that can express interest or views or even give another driver a chuckle. However in recent years the bumper sticker has become uncontrollable. That is to say that there have been rather weird bumper stickers are making their way on th...

BCS meltdown

October 27, 2009


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By Travis Bremner Staff Writer Two points. Big deal, huh? Just ask Oklahoma. Iowa squeaked by Michigan State 15-13 on a late touchdown and the Hawkeyes moved up two spots in the latest BCS standings. But why? Both Cincinnati and Boise State throttled their conference opponents, and they move...

Perceptions of the Present: Generation Me

October 27, 2009


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By Angela Almeida                                                                                                               Opinions Editor Aphrodite is said to have relished in it. Likewise,...

Go ahead step on a crack, nothing will happen.

October 26, 2009


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“Very superstitious, writings on the wall, Very superstitious, ladders bout to fall,”- Stevie Wonder “Superstitious”                 Superstition takes place in a multitude of forms, from the proverbial “knock on wood” to the more juvenile avoiding of the cracks so as no...

On the battlefield: Internet vs. novels

October 15, 2009


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By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer What is your status? You know what I’m talking about. Not your class rank, mood or physical location, but something much more exciting: your favorite quote on Facebook or your minute-to-minute action on Twitter. It is logical that as society changes our vocabula...

CHS’s Abstinence-only education is better than Plan B

October 14, 2009


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There is no kind of safe sex but no sex. Condoms break. Birth control pills don’t always work. And in high school, who really has access to better forms of birth control, like Nuva rings or spermicides or IUDs, that are prescription-only in Texas, which don’t address the issue of STD’s at all? Beyond...

Celebrate being single? I think yes.

October 14, 2009


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By Ellen Cameron Staff Writer “Ellen, you’ve never been on a date. You’re a loser.” Thanks, little sister, I love you too. But that night at the dinner table is not the only time my sister Laura Lee has told me, in not so many words, that I have no life because I have no boyfriend. The...

Homecoming: more than just bells and whistles

October 13, 2009


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Two weeks ago when I went to visit my brother at Southern Methodist University, I met his friend from California. At some point while talking to her, we reached the topic of Homecoming. “What’s a mum?” she asked with confusion. Wanting to show her an important Texas tradition, I pulled up...

Why fix what’s broken? The BCS doesn’t feel the need

October 6, 2009


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By Travis Bremner Staff Writer The other night I began to wonder whatever happened to Sean Salisbury. You remember him, right? The highly touted USC quarterback turned NFL backup turned ESPN television analyst. It turns out I picked a good time find out about him, his been in the news recently. In...

Last First Impressions

October 2, 2009


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Monday, Aug. 24 was a hard day for my mother. She drove her only son to his first before- school football practice, dropped off her youngest daughter  at the doors of CMS East for her first day of middle school and watched her oldest daughter drive to her last first day of high school. It was, needless...

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