Coppell Student Media

Guide to a clean dorm room: get prepared for college with these organization tips

Guide to a clean dorm room: get prepared for college with these organization tips

Pranathi Chitta, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

As college is approaching, I have thought about the necessary chores and cleaning skills to possess in order to have a clean and tidy dorm room.   In recent observations, I have seen seniors specifically, who do not know the basics of house chores, such as cleaning the dishes or doing laund...

Controversy on texas campuses as “Campus Carry” legalized

Controversy on texas campuses as “Campus Carry” legalized

Thomas Rousseau, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016

Guns have been a hot button topic at college campuses due to the shootings in Oregon and others in Texas still in recent memory. There are many proposals to solve this, but many claim that the gun-free zones do not work, and merely prevent any armed retaliation by law abiding citizens.   On ...

Time flies, and the only thing that changes is everything

Time flies, and the only thing that changes is everything

Amy Roh, Student Life Editor

February 19, 2016

  Yesterday, we ditched the TV. I watched three servicemen unbolt the old, box-like TV out of our newsroom. The dusty TV, that used to blare the announcements every morning in every elementary school classroom I have sat in, was now too antiquated and useless for our iPad-centric class. During a time...

Applying to college; how to avoid the stress

Applying to college; how to avoid the stress

Gabby Sahm, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016

I have always been someone who plans everything out. I do not like going into situations without knowing what will happen so I tend to overcompensate by researching everything that I could ever encounter to ensure I can have the best outcome. With this mindset one would assume that my application process fo...

College isn’t as ‘cutesy’ as they say

College isn’t as ‘cutesy’ as they say

May 11, 2015

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer @shruthreddy What people never tell you is that getting into college is not the hardest thing you’ll have to do. The first three years of high school are spent working towards higher numbers - higher grade point averages and higher standardized test scores,...

Teen Volunteer Fair encourages students to give back to the community

Teen Volunteer Fair encourages students to give back to the community

May 8, 2015

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer @gabbysahm With the school year coming to a close, many students are looking for jobs or volunteer opportunities to fill up their resumes and summers. In order to help students out, the William T. Cozby public library is hosting a Teen Volunteer fair on May 19. The...

In pursuit of happiness, many overlook day to day joys for a chance at perfect future

March 17, 2015

By Kara Hallam Enterprise Editor @Kara Hallam From a University of California Los Angeles survey of 400,000 students with varying degrees of course intensity, it was found on average that high schools students have about one hour of homework a night. Meanwhile, in a survey of 30 Coppell High...

Making college affordable; even when attending out-of-state or private universities

Making college affordable; even when attending out-of-state or private universities

January 5, 2015

By Kara Hallam Enterprise Editor @KaraHallam When I first started my college search I had no idea where to start. While Texas has a variety of great public colleges and universities for a low cost, I knew that route was never for me. However, for others like me and those who are looking for...

Variety of financial aid options to help seniors beat debt, enjoy college

Variety of financial aid options to help seniors beat debt, enjoy college

May 22, 2014

By Elizabeth Sims Enterprise Editor Despite all of the fun and festivities of senior year, one thing has been lingering in the minds of each graduating student and their parents: money. With interest rates on undergraduate loans expected to rise from 3.86 to 4.66 percent within the next year, according to a r...

Anderson to attend The Juilliard School’s dance program

Anderson to attend The Juilliard School’s dance program

April 29, 2014

By Shruthika Pochampally Staff Writer Every year, high school seniors have to make the gruelling decision of where they want to apply to school. Filling out applications, sending in scores and then waiting patiently for acceptance letters are just some of the stressful activities students have to endu...

Students using school organizations solely to expand their resume

Students using school organizations solely to expand  their resume

April 23, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer Throughout the halls this week, students have been putting up posters to advertise their running for student council. Usually, students run for these positions to take leadership of their grade, but recently, many of them are only running so they can have something...

Sign the line: Coppell athletics ushers 10 athletes into college ranks

Sign the line: Coppell athletics ushers 10 athletes into college ranks

February 6, 2014

By John Loop Sports Editor Senior Carson Vickroy admits he felt a little out of place as the only cross country and track signee participating in Wednesday's National Signing Day ceremonies. "I did feel small compared to those guys, but I really wasn't intimidated," Vickroy said. "Overall, they...