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Neha Desaraju
Neha Desaraju is a senior and the entertainment editor for The Sidekick. She writes for some online magazines and fact-checks for MediaWise, a Google News Initiative-supported program by the Poynter Institute. She also loves singing, piano, and dancing to a song at 12 a.m. For any comments, questions, or concerns, feel free to contact Neha at [email protected] or her Twitter @nehadesaraju.

Neha Desaraju, Entertainment Editor

Dec 23, 2020
Love of storytelling through generations influencing Zeff’s love of cinema (Story)
Dec 17, 2020
Testing graduation requirement upheld (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
District recognized, updates to social-emotional learning at Monday’s board meeting (Story)
Oct 19, 2020
“Dream come true”: Coppell Arts Center hoping to become local cultural landmark (Story)
Aug 21, 2020
Newsroom Bunnies #1: “Nostalgia” (Story)
May 16, 2020
The 2020 Sidekick Olympics (Story)
May 15, 2020
Exploring fine arts career pathways (Story)
May 12, 2020
Love for teaching, softball driving Baker’s Odessa College commitment (Story)
Apr 03, 2020
Beat social distancing boredom with these healthy vegan recipes (Story/Media)
Mar 18, 2020
Making the best of break (Story/Media)
Feb 28, 2020
It takes a village (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Cowboys striving for more disciplined defense against McKinney (Media)
Feb 10, 2020
Dominant offensive performances marred over by lack of defensive discipline as Cowboys win first game of season (Media)
Feb 04, 2020
Stop buying excessive gifts for Valentine’s Day (Story)
Nov 25, 2019
Cowgirls round up at top in six-school takedown (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
Centeno spikes, races with dual identity (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
On The Spot: AP Art History reviews unit on Greek art with mock Olympics (with video) (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
Calling Columbus Day Indigenous Day is not just a preference (Story/Media)
Oct 01, 2019
October Teacher of the Issue: Hauske gives insight in art through experience in museum (Story/Media)
Sep 30, 2019
What you missed this summer (2 of 3): New assistant principals bring new ideas to CHS with previous experience in education (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
First responders climb 110 floors to “never forget” 9/11 Saturday (Story/Media)
Sep 06, 2019
First responders to participate in stair climb at Renaissance Tower, memorial for 9/11 deaths (Story)
May 18, 2019
Penny Podcast – Season Finale – Episode #016 (Media)
May 17, 2019
Run to Fund runners endure rain delay at annual Education Foundation 5K (Story/Media)
May 17, 2019
Path to success (Story)
May 10, 2019
Education Foundation to host annual Run to Fund Saturday (Story)
May 10, 2019
Penny Podcast – Episode #015 (Media)
Apr 11, 2019
Penny Podcast – Episode #011 (Media)
Apr 08, 2019
‘WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?’ album review: Eilish’s debut album tells a perfectly unexpected story (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
City of Coppell discusses new mural regulations for Old Town Coppell (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
Best of Coppell 2019 (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
Penny Podcast – Episode #009 (Media)
Mar 27, 2019
Champing up (Story)
Mar 21, 2019
Penny Podcast – Episode #008 (Media)
Mar 08, 2019
Captain Marvel smashes female stereotypes, burns through expectations with flying colors (Story)
Mar 08, 2019
Despite the name, micro schools have big aspirations (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Penny Podcast – Episode #006 (Media)
Feb 28, 2019
Journalism is where my voice, imagination collide (Story)
Feb 21, 2019
Penny Podcast – Episode #005 (Media)
Feb 20, 2019
On the Spot: Juniors taking ACT today (with video) (Story)
Feb 14, 2019
Penny Podcast – Episode #004 (Media)
Feb 08, 2019
Student of the Week: Meet the man behind the straw instruments (Story)
Feb 07, 2019
Red Jacket applications officially open, representation wanted (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
For female wrestlers, losing weight is a source of positivity (Story)
Feb 04, 2019
Student of the Week: Duarte shows passion, empathy through music, medicine (Story)
Jan 31, 2019
Penny Podcast – Episode #002 (Media)
Jan 28, 2019
Basketball starts small, turns into passion for Agarwal (Story)
Jan 24, 2019
City to recognize popular outgoing administrative assistant (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
Let’s be more aware in 2019 (Story)
Dec 06, 2018
CHS cultivating culture of kindness (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
FUMC’s “The Beauty & the Beast” promotes positivity, diversity in musical, auditions (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Coppell FUMC’s “The Beauty & the Beast” auditions today, tomorrow (Story)
Nov 15, 2018
City names Tristan Appreciation Day for retiring police chief (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
A Take On: O’Rourke might be the best thing for Texas right now (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
CHS hosts Red Jacket reunion for first time in 10 years (Story/Media)
Oct 18, 2018
CHS to host 10-year Red Jacket reunion Friday (Story)
Sep 29, 2018
Nation reacts to Nike’s ad campaign featuring Kaepernick (Story)