Coppell Student Media

‘Tough as Texas’, Cruz keeps Texas red

‘Tough as Texas’, Cruz keeps Texas red

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Opinions

I, along with my family and closest friends, was relieved to hear that Senator Ted Cruz was re-elected for a second term.   For the past six years, Cruz has served as a U.S. senator for Texas and has done so with honor and dignity. Throughout his life, he has believed in and fought for a decentralized...

On the Spot: Mock election introduces students to voting process (with video)

On the Spot: Mock election introduces students to voting process (with video)

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under On the Spot

The Coppell High School library held a mock election for the Texas Gubernatorial race between Republican incumbent Greg Abbott, Democratic nominee Lupe Valdez and Libertarian candidate Mark Tippetts.   Open to voting all day, the mock election took place in the library with classes heading ...

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

I have a voice, I want to use it

I have a voice, I want to use it

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Personal Columns

Change. That is what I think about when I think about voting. It is common misconception that one vote, among millions, is not worth anything - that it is a simple raindrop in the middle of the vast ocean.   Millions of those raindrops make up the ocean; similarly, my vote, even though it ...

History teacher attempts to become national elector in next presidential election

History teacher attempts to become national elector in next presidential election

March 9, 2015


Filed under News

By Alex Nicoll Editor-in-Chief @NicollMac When someone is passionate about a topic or idea or activity, they will do whatever it takes to campaign for it, even if it could cause them pain. Coppell High School AP World History Chris Caussey can attest to this. In May  2010, days after he had his...

Carroll encourages future voters to explore political landscape

Carroll encourages future voters to explore political landscape

November 28, 2012


Filed under Opinions

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer This year’s presidential election definitely provided entertainment and gave the people something to watch for about a three months before the Nov. 6 election, but it also provided a lot frustration for those that had to listen to the many politically uninformed kids. T...

Social media and the election

November 7, 2012


Filed under News Blog

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer As of now, almost everyone knows that Barack Obama (D) defeated GOP candidate Mitt Romney to be re-elected as President, to go on with his agenda in the second term of his presidency. As the election unfolded and the electoral college votes were announced to the public through media outlets, the students of CHS logged into social media sites suc...

Obama, Romney meet again at Hofstra

October 17, 2012


Filed under News Blog

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Going into the first presidential debate in Denver, enormous pressure was on Mitt Romney to show voters that he has what it takes to hold his own under the spotlight. However, he not only held his own against Barack Obama, he steamrolled him. Romney was more aggressive,...

Biden, Ryan prepare for crucial Vice Presidential Debate

October 10, 2012


Filed under News Blog

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...

Unofficial election results show Hunt as new Coppell mayor

May 14, 2012


Filed under News Blog

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor Coppell’s city council will be plagued with new faces, as early election results show Gary Roden and Karen Hunt taking the lead in their respective elections and a runoff election scheduled for two Place 3 hopefuls. Results show mayoral hopeful Karen Hunt with...

City gears up for May 12 voting

May 7, 2012


Filed under Coppell City Council Meetings, News, News Blog

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor With May’s primary election day just around the corner, some Coppell residents have more on their minds than just the next possible GOP candidate. Threatening a large change in city government, fivecity council seats, including the mayoral position, are up for grabs. Though...

State of the Union to launch Obama campaign

State of the Union to launch Obama campaign

January 24, 2012


Filed under News Blog

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor As President Barack Obama gears up for his election-year State of the Union Address, many are wondering if he will use the annual speech as a Launchpad for his 2012 presidential campaign. Last year’s State of the Union saw 43 million viewers, which makes it an...