Coppell Student Media

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...

Incentives motivate students to volunteer

Incentives motivate students to volunteer

October 31, 2013


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

By Henriikka Niemi Staff Writer Without fail, when I am signing in to volunteer at Christian Community Action the first words I hear are, “Have you signed your name in the court mandated service log?” The first time I heard it I was surprised that they assumed I was doing community service as ...

Hallam: new iPads overwhelm campus

October 1, 2013


Filed under Opinions, Pro-Con Columns

By Kara Hallam Staff Writer Suddenly, an awkward silence filled my lunch table. I glanced up to find that once again they were completely absorbed into their iPads. Coppell High School’s tech initiative has provided students with shiny new iPads and along with that, a few anti-social tendencies and a loss o...

Pro: America needs moral victory in Syria

September 19, 2013


Filed under Pro-Con Columns

By Alex Irizarry Staff Writer Attempting to describe the current state of Syria is difficult at best, with all the varying stories, ideas and opinions. However, one thing we all know is there is a war and people are dying, and the United States needs to take action in the front. Sit back and watch the fireworks. This has been the United State’s unofficial st...