Coppell Student Media

Passion makes perfect

Passion makes perfect

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

Scientists define happiness as having satisfaction or meaning in your life. Studies show after post-war depressions, an increase in household incomes correlated to growth in happiness, but only for a limited amount of time.   Money has long-term effects on a person’s contentment only if it remo...

Con: Raising the budget for NASA

Con: Raising the budget for NASA

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

According to a study conducted by UNICEF, 20,000 children die from living in poverty each day. People all over the world are starving to death, and while those of us who are financially well-off wonder when we will have our chance to send a man to Mars, the people in poverty that are dying from hunge...

Pro: Raising the budget for NASA

Pro: Raising the budget for NASA

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

Humanity’s fascination with the deep, starry unknown has followed the species since the early stages of its history. The forefathers of stargazing established the need to study our black sky and its twinkling lights. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was founded in 1958 by the...

Pro: Protesting is more than just effective, it is necessary

Pro: Protesting is more than just effective, it is necessary

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

Protests induce change.   Three simple words can cause heated arguments at the dinner table. Headlines flash with immediate news of the Women’s March and the Time’s Up movement and everyone suddenly has an opinion about everything.   This is nothing we have not seen befor...

Con: Violence creates protests, protests create violence

Con: Violence creates protests, protests create violence

Ryan Dyke, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

In theory, protesting or demonstration is a good idea. It is protected by the Constitution and can incite change, but reality is different from theory. In reality, protesting is not a good idea to further a cause. It is nearly impossible to control a protest because of the sheer amount of people w...

New high school: Possible solution or terrible mistake?

New high school: Possible solution or terrible mistake?

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

The hallways of Coppell High School during passing period are full of life, bustling with students on their way to next class. Some might say the hallways are too packed.   The solution seems simple: build another high school. But is that what Coppell really needs right now?   ...

It is time for a change: Coppell is in great need of a new high school

It is time for a change: Coppell is in great need of a new high school

Nicolas Reyes, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

At Coppell High School, our hallways are bustling with people; conversations are loud and blurred, and you can occasionally hear the sound of a kid playing a straw kazoo in the sea of teenage stress.  The halls smell of excessive Axe and not-so-discreet sweat stains. It is impossible to block out t...

Working hard or hardly working? The various ways students use release periods

Working hard or hardly working? The various ways students use release periods

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

  Coppell High School offers release periods to sophomores, juniors and seniors. During these 50 or 90 minute periods, students can either leave campus or stay on campus and use the time as a free period. There are both pros and cons to this system of using release periods.   Pros   ...