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Facts trump feelings

Cartoon by Thomas Rousseau.

Emma Cummins, Editorial Page Editory

January 29, 2016

Before writing this column I would like to establish one thing: I am a journalist and I deal with facts.   What I am about to write is not going to be politicized or adjusted for the possibility that it may be “offensive” or labeled a “microaggression” or whatever word the liberal cr...

Hemani and Shams make quarterfinals in first debate tournament of school year

Hemani and Shams make quarterfinals in first debate tournament of school year

October 1, 2015

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer @prannydacheetah While students were preparing for the Homecoming game and dance, Coppell High School senior Saman Hemani and junior Sophia Shams were competing at their first debate tournament of the year. Hemani and Shams are both partners in public forum debate...

Pennies better dead than alive

Pennies better dead than alive

March 20, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor In this fast-paced world, nobody wants to be in line behind the guy paying in exact change, especially while his counts out his pennies. President Barack Obama announced in February that he was open to saying sayonara to our nation’s lowest valued cent, the...

Moolenijzer, Javeri impress at Bush Institute debate

October 23, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Over the years, Coppell High School Debate has built up a reputation as one of the top debate groups in the entire state under Coach Glenda Ferguson. Members of the Debate Team represented Coppell well at a series of economic debates for high school students hosted by the George Bush Institute on Saturday. The event spanned most of Saturday and Sunday at Westin Park Central Hotel in Dallas. It was a busy day...

Biden, Ryan prepare for crucial Vice Presidential Debate

October 9, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor After a surprisingly impressive performance by Mitt Romney in the first Presidential Debate last Wednesday, the Vice Presidential Debate on Thursday has gained newfound importance. With Romney's momentum surging this week, it will be a chance for the Barack Obama campaign...

GOP race lacking presidential potential

November 14, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor The Republican Presidential Primaries are shaping up to be more entertaining than most MTV reality TV shows. The debates have become so popular that, according to The New York Times, news outlets are scrambling to add even more. Not counting the Herman Cain and...

Fine arts students prepare to compete in national competition

March 25, 2011

Mary Whitfill Features Editor Coppell High School sophomore Alex Smith will be competing the National Forensics League (NFL) competition this summer, representing Coppell ISD in the Oral Interpretation category. Performing “The Cult” by John Stewart, Smith is the only CHS student competing in...

The Coppell Cowboy Classic to take place this weekend

January 4, 2011

Julia Kim Staff Writer On Jan. 7 and 8, the Coppell High School Speech and Debate Team will host the Coppell Cowboy Classic, Coppell's 11th annual TFA qualifying tournament. The tournament begins this Friday with registration in the library starting at 2:30 p.m. Debate Round 1 starts at 4:1...

CHS debate team hosts fundraiser at Fat Daddy’s and Cici’s

April 20, 2010

By Henna Khan Staff Writer/ Photographer Fundraising is an essential part of any extra curricular activity. The Coppell High School debate team has initated several attempts to make money for their account. We started selling snow cones at the beginning of the year, but as winter approached,...

Debate garage sale this Saturday

April 9, 2010

by Melissa Brisco Staff Writer Saturday April 10, the CHS Debate Team will hold a Garage Sale to help send Priyanka Krishnamurthy, Joey Donaghy, Sarah Mithani and Sonali Kalvala to Tournament of Champions. The garage sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be held in the Coppell High...

Wheels on the bus go round, as budget stretches thin

January 15, 2010

Rebecca Neumann Staff Writer With all of the fun activities clubs and organizations at CHS get to do, the price of traveling can be the biggest challenge for these groups. Some may be surprised that some organizations are limited to the number of competitions they can compete in because of the...

CHS goes Classic with Coppell speech, debate

January 6, 2010

It's that time of year again, CHS. No, not quite the time for stressing over finals, but for CHS to host the annual Coppell Classic Speech and Debate Tournament beginning this Friday Jan. 8. Prepping for the arrival of other schools, Coppell's "Interpers" and "Debaters" have spent the last couple of days getting last minute details and preparations so...