Coppell Student Media

Record national early voting turnout make up 2018 midterm election

Record national early voting turnout make up 2018 midterm election

Christine Zacuai, Executive News Editor

November 6, 2018

The doors of Coppell City Hall usher in and out eager voters ready to cast their ballots as local representatives and supporters patiently gather under their canopies under the cloudy skies for this year’s midterm election.   The polls saw a slow but steady flow of voters throughout the da...

Midterm elections bring in new, old voters; Republicans make congressional sweep

November 5, 2014

By Kara Hallam Enterprise Editor @KaraHallam It may have been raining on Tuesday, but the weather did not cloud election spirit. Coppell students, teachers and residents alike participated and eagerly awaited the results to the close races on Election Day. Voting occurred between 7 a.m. to...

Students interested in military careers offered special oppurtunity

April 10, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Students at CHS tend to be very aware of their options following graduation from high school. Whether it is a trade school, four year college, or military academy, CHS students go to various programs to begin the rest of their lives. All of these options require careful...

Coppell Councilman to run for Congress

Coppell Councilman to run for Congress

April 2, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Coppell City Council Place 3 holder Brianna Hinojosa-Flores has announced her resignation in order to place her name on the ballot for U.S. Congressional District 6. To replace her on the council, a special election will be held on May 12 and the elected candidate will serve...

Censorship bill faces opposition from internet companies, users

November 17, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Popular social networking sites in the last 24 hours have been flooded with users angry over the recent SOPA act; a bill that many are claiming would lead to Internet censorship. The bill stands to put artists in a tight spot: on one hand, it protects their originally...

Petition could keep Congress from pulling plug on public media

February 21, 2011

Ashleigh Heaton Editor-in-Chief Like publicly broadcasted media, like NPR (90.1 FM) or PBS? Well, if you want to keep these engaging medias open and free to the public, you need to let Congress know by signing this petition. In a budget proposal made last week, House Republicans announced that they wanted ...

Rangel Marches On

November 19, 2010

By: Chris Cummins Staff Writer Charlie Rangel, the once feared Democratic member of Congress and influential member of the House Ways and Means Committee, was convicted Tuesday on 11 counts of ethics charges.  Among the most egregious violations in Rangel’s repertoire was his failure to report...

Voting really is first step towards change, Whitfill says

November 2, 2010

By Mary Whitfill There are a lot of things that bother me, as many of you know if you have been reading my blogs over the years. I don’t like people who avoid controversial issues, I don’t like when the sun doesn’t come out before I leave the house and I don’t like people who, when given the...

“Don’t ask dont tell” unconstitutional, Whitfill says

October 4, 2010

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor As the question of whether or not to repeal militaries’ “don’t ask don’t tell” continues to snake its way through congress, the more it seems like it is a question of ‘when’ and not ‘if’. The policy, which promotes secrecy over shining individuality,...