Coppell Student Media

Heritage Night celebrates culture, diversity for 10th year

Heritage Night celebrates culture, diversity for 10th year

Amy Roh, Student Life Editor

February 29, 2016

By 8 p.m., the Coppell High School cafeteria is packed. A row of shiny steel containers of Indian food line the tables while rows of students in both casual T-shirts and vibrant, gold-seamed dresses line the seats and brick ledges.   Every year, Coppell High School’s Junior World Affairs...

Hop on the vinyl express at Josey Records

Eric Cashimere, Staff Writer

October 16, 2015

    FARMERS BRANCH - With the growth of the vinyl record industry, Josey Records will be hard to miss when traveling down the newly reconstructed Interstate 635.   Josey Records owner Waric Cameron originally wanted to open a boutique, but when he and his friends discussed ...

Carter’s beat lifts spirits of Bostonians from historic square

Carter’s beat lifts spirits of Bostonians from historic square

November 14, 2013

By Christina Burke Managing Editor “We gotta rock it, don’t stop it, rock it don’t stop it.” BOSTON - Rising from the depths of the subway system, a sweet sound greets the ears of the Bostonian traveler. A tourist might mistake this noise for three men on a drum set, but the locals know...

Heritage Night moves beyond one-hit-wonder

Heritage Night moves beyond one-hit-wonder

February 5, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer The Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC) is predominately known for its main event of the year, Heritage Night. Countries from all over the world are represented: India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, England, Mexico, Nigeria, France, China, Hungary and North Korea. A...

Heritage Night promotes cultural unity

February 27, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer On the evening of Feb. 17, the Coppell High School cafeteria was consumed with students dressed in colorful attire representing their native country and food samples from different parts of the world. With times changing, countries, cities and schools have all become more culturally diverse. In order to promote the vario...

Tiger Mother stirs controversy

January 20, 2011

Kelly Stewart Staff Writer There is no denying that parents from countries in East Asia (and other areas) tend to hold their children to a higher standard than parents from the west. A controversial new book, “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” outlines the exact lengths that some East Asian parents...

Behind the Scenes: DFW Dragon Boat Festival

May 21, 2010

Story by Daphne Chen Video by Jacob Harpel and Kyle Kirby Photo Gallery by Daphne Chen On Sunday, May 16, Irving residents may have heard the sound of beating drums, the smell of fresh pad thai and the cheers of Dallas residents watching dragon boat teams race across Lake Carolyn in Las Colinas. Behind the scenes of the fourth annual...