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“A Night for Nepal” rebuilds schools destroyed by earthquake

“A Night for Nepal” rebuilds schools destroyed by earthquake

Avery Davis, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

In April of last year, an earthquake in Nepal shattered thousands of lives. People lost everything - their homes, their loved ones and their opportunities.   In the year since the earthquake and its aftershocks devastated the region, Nepal has been struggling to rebuild. The progress is lar...

Second earthquake hits Japan

January 5, 2012

By Kelly Stewart Opinions Editor Japan has not seen the last of the earthquakes; a second quake has struck just south of the island just hours after the New Year was proclaimed according to CNN. Thankfully, no tsunami warnings have been issued for this 6.8 magnitude earthquake that hit about 302 miles f...

Earthquake shakes up Coppell

November 7, 2011

By Kara Adkins Online Copy Editor Ever since kindergarten duck and cover drills have seemed to be a waste of time. However last Saturday, November 5, for the first time they finally paid off. The magnitude 5.6 earthquakes that took place in Oklahoma this weekend could be felt all the way to the Fort Worth area and it shook many Coppe...

Clubs unite to raise money for Japan

April 4, 2011

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager Today after school, National Art Honor Society (NAHS) and National Honor Society (NHS) are uniting under one cause and folding as many origami cranes as possible. Any students, friends and teachers are invited to join this effort in the large commons today from 4 p.m....

The World is Ending

March 11, 2010

By Angela Almeida Opinions Editor      I am greatly frightened. I go on CNN and hardly see a shortage of stories I'm not quickly clicking to read further on. Let me make a list of the untimely catastrophes that have recently plagued our world. 1. Not 1, not 2, not 3, but 4 (give or take a...

My Series of Unfortunate Events

March 4, 2010

By Angela Almeida Opinions Editor It seems that unfortunate events follow me, or rather, the places I attempt to go. There is not really an explanation I can come up with, other than the fact that my fate has a knack for picking the right places at the wrong times. First, it started with Mumbai....

Poets on Shirts gives voice to victims of Chile earthquake

March 3, 2010

Ashleigh Heaton Entertainment Editor Last week on Feb. 27, an 8.8 magnitude earthquake hit central Chile, devastating the lives of its citizens through its sheer destruction. Aid has been flowing in to help the Chile citizens, and the Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC) of Coppell High School has...

Click here for good karma

January 29, 2010

 by Ashley Attanucci Staff Writer People around the world face suffering each day. Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to put the harsh realities of the lives of some into perspective for us. While the earthquake that devastated Haiti on Jan. 12 dispersed Haitian families, the disaster united...

UN promotes Haiti relief, United States sends troops

January 16, 2010

By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer Haiti was changed forever as a devastating earthquake hit Tuesday, killing tens of thousands of people with a death toll still climbing.  A team of Brazilian rescures have already discovered 50,000 bodies and Haitian Interior Minister predicts up to 200,000 could have been killed.  While the d...

Mobile help for Haiti

January 15, 2010

By Julia Kim Staff Writer Tuesday, Jan. 12. A day most will forget; a day most Haitians will never forget. Relief efforts have expanded in multiple ways just three days after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti. Typical aid comes in forms of monetary donations to the American Red Cross and item...