Coppell Student Media

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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   ...

Big protest brings bigger success: March succeeds in giving women strength for next four years

Big protest brings bigger success: March succeeds in giving women strength for next four years

Amelia Vanyo, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns, Showcase

While the pink hats, shirts, scarves and faces that filled the streets of our nation on Jan. 2 were a lovely shade of peaceful rebellion, the pink understated the red hot anger that filled the hearts of women and men across the globe. Women filled the streets to protest the inauguration of Presiden...

Con: Confederate Flag; Displaying the Confederate Flag is a leap backward for mankind

Con: Confederate Flag; Displaying the Confederate Flag is a leap backward for mankind

September 8, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

Sakshi Venkatraman News Editor @oompapa1 We are living in an extremely dynamic time period. This past summer alone, gay men and women were given the right to wed. Now, we are standing in the wake of possibly the first female president in our nation’s history, just after completing two terms with t...

Pro/Con: Will Texas’ first same-sex marriage be its last?

Pro/Con: Will Texas’ first same-sex marriage be its last?

March 24, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

By Emma Cummins Staff Writer For years now, gay rights activists have called for the right to marry and have cited discrimination and inequality. Now, federal judges in 37 states, have changed legislation in favor of gay couples and are recognizing their marriage as being on equal grounds as the ma...

PRO: Women should pitch in to cover cost of dating in this day, age

PRO: Women should pitch in to cover cost of dating in this day, age

March 28, 2014


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer For as long as anyone can remember, men have been playing the leading role in the beginnings of a romantic relationship. The male always makes the first move, asks the girl on the first date, and, most importantly, pays for it too. Somewhere along the way, society determ...

Affirmative action promotes diversity, not discrimination

February 2, 2014


Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Pro-Con Columns, Student Opinions

By Tolu Salako Editorial Page Editor I plan on going to Southern Methodist University to major in biology and journalism, but the only thing that is in the way of this dream I hope to obtain comes down to one thing: money. We all need it, and we all hope to receive acceptance from our top colleges...

Pro: the holiday season vs. Christmas

Pro: the holiday season vs. Christmas

December 4, 2013


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer I remember in elementary school when the holidays came around we always got Christmas coloring packets. I would eagerly color in Santa’s hat and and ornaments on Christmas trees while singing along to the Christmas music my teacher had put on. As much fun as I ha...

Community service without incentives makes experience more worthwhile

Community service without incentives makes experience more worthwhile

November 5, 2013


Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

By Tolu Salako Editorial Page Editor My small black knit gloves refuse to let the blood flow through my fingers since I refuse to buy new ones for the five days that Texas has remotely cold weather I check my phone: 42 degrees. I wanted so desperately to go home. It was the day before Thanksgivin...