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Coppell Student Media

Academic competitiveness demotivates rather than motivates

Ishana Sharma, Staff Writer January 24, 2024

That test was so easy, I got a 97. What did you get? Oh, I got a 100.  Similar conversations buzz around you as you walk down the hallway. The 90 that you were satisfied with a minute ago, suddenly...

Tipping culture is a controversial matter in America. CHS9 Editor Nyah Rama argues tipping is necessary to support the millions of workers depending on tips to earn a living wage. Graphic by Manasa Borra.

Tips crucial to minimum wage workers

Nyah Rama, CHS9 Editor January 11, 2024

The bright white screen reflects back and on it are three words that leave you with a difficult choice: How much tip? Glaring back at you are the standard options alongside the no tip button. On...

Tipping culture is a silent social obligation that has gained popularity in societies today. The Sidekick staff writer Hamza Zakir thinks the social pressure of tipping culture is a negative part of society.

Breaking down the tipping taboo

Hamza Zakir, Staff Writer December 11, 2023

“That'll be $3.15,” the cashier said, her gaze briefly flickering to the screen asking for tips.  As my finger hovered above the miniscule “No Tip” option, I glanced at the cashier again before...

C days can often be overwhelming for students, and they can feel like they’re being “crushed by a clock.” The Sidekick staff writer Tvisha Jindal explores C days and shares her concerns.

C days are unproductive

Tvisha Jindal, Staff Writer October 19, 2022

Forty-five minute class periods, five-minute passing periods and a way to build anxiety over the weekend. The reinstated C day policy is not benefiting students in the way the district thought it would...

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