Coppell Student Media

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Fighting for justice for all

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died from pancreatic cancer in Washington, D.C. on Friday. Ginsburg advocated against gender discrimination and was the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

Shivi Sharma, Executive News Editor

September 21, 2020

Since the 1970s, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg pioneered the fight for women’s rights through her work on equal pay and sex-based discrimination cases. At the time of her appointment in 1993, Justice Ginsburg was only the second woman to serve on the court. On Friday, at age 87, Ginsburg ...

‘Tough as Texas’, Cruz keeps Texas red

For the past several months, Texas senator nominees Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke had competed for the votes of Texan citizens for the 2018 midterm election. It was announced on Nov. 7 that Cruz had won the election and would reassume office as U.S. Senator for Texas.

Nolan Sanders, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

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)

Coppell High School senior Tanay Pradhan selects candidates on the Texas Gubernatorial Mock Election google form in the CHS library in Bybiana Houghton’s AP Government class during eighth period. Voting is open all day with students requiring their student ID’s to vote.

Arman Merchant, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

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

This morning, a group of voters support Julie Johnson for Texas State Representative for the 2018 general election outside of Coppell Town Center. Representatives give out cards and information about candidates that will be elected for local, state, and congressional level.

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...

I have a voice, I want to use it

Staff writer Anika Arutla talks about the history of voting and her excitement about voting. Political signs are lined along the road to Coppell Town Center for upcoming midterm election on Nov. 9.

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

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

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

Graphic by Rinu Daniel.

November 28, 2012

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

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 16, 2012

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 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...

Unofficial election results show Hunt as new Coppell mayor

May 14, 2012

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

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...