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Passion makes perfect

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer January 25, 2019

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...

NASA received $19 billion in funds in 2017, while there is plenty of financial unrest in the world. With a cut NASA budget, more charitable organizations could be aided in a mission to bring help for those in need.

Con: Raising the budget for NASA

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer November 15, 2018

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...

American institutions such as NASA and SpaceX are currently leading the exploration and study of space. Lately, there has been talk about reducing or increasing the budget for NASA. Coppell High School juniors Andrés Bear and Nolan Sanders stand on opposite sides of the argument.

Pro: Raising the budget for NASA

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer November 15, 2018

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...

Students protest as a demonstration of support for tighter gun control.  The student-led March for Our Lives took place in downtown Dallas on March 24, resulting in a turn out of about 5,000 people.

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

Camila Villarreal, Staff Writer October 11, 2018

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...

Amongst the provinces of South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal is recorded with the highest number of violent protests while the Free State has the lowest number. Public protests have grown more violent over the past five years, causing police to look past other serious crimes.

Pro/Con: Protesting

October 11, 2018

Amongst the provinces of South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal is recorded with the highest number of violent protests while the Free State has the lowest number. Public protests have grown more violent over the past five years, causing police to look past other serious crimes.

Con: Violence creates protests, protests create violence

Ryan Dyke, Staff Writer October 10, 2018

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...

Sidekick staff members Shreya Beldona and Nico Reyes discuss the benefits and downfalls of building a new high school in Coppell. These downsides include high construction and transportation costs, while the benefits include fixing crowded hallways and decreasing class sizes.

New high school: Possible solution or terrible mistake?

Shreya Beldona, Staff Writer September 14, 2018

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...

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