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The Sidekick staff votes on the best of 2018 entertainment

The Sidekick staff votes on the best of 2018 entertainment

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

December 6, 2018

New singers jumped into the scene. Movies shattered records - as well as cultural barriers. The shocking deaths of many adored celebrities created a void in fans’ hearts. All of these things and more described 2018, an exceptionally eventful year for entertainment, both globally and locally. Below are T...

Impact of #MeToo movement trickles down from Hollywood, mainstream media (Part I)

Impact of #MeToo movement trickles down from Hollywood, mainstream media (Part I)

Tanya Raghu, Enterprise Editor

January 23, 2018

Editor's note: This story is a part of The Sidekick series on the #MeToo movement and sexual harassment. It began last fall when sexual assault allegations were brought up against media mogul Harvey Weinstein. Then, the termination of television figure Charlie Rose after in-house allegations of sexua...

2017 awards season spotlights underdog films, overlooked genres amidst controversial atmosphere

2017 awards season spotlights underdog films, overlooked genres amidst controversial atmosphere

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

With awards season sprouting legs and wings, one should be gearing up for whatever spectacle is to come, whether it be riddled with controversy or a lack of cultural osmosis throughout the nation. That same nation will be tuned in, ready to see gold and artistic success.   Film   What rhymes with sleeper hits and complex mind-bend...

‘Reputation’ review: Well worth the wait

‘Reputation’ review: Well worth the wait

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

Over the years, Taylor Swift has been America’s sweetheart, gaining the adoration of millions of people as she transcended the genres of country and pop music with appeal to all ages. That’s why it was so surprising when, after three years’ silence, Swift released “Look What You Made Me Do”,...

42nd Street opening brings “Broadway extravaganza”

42nd Street opening brings “Broadway extravaganza”

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

October 31, 2016

From the parking lot to the seats of the auditorium, proud family members of the cast and crew of Coppell High School’s theater department’s 2016 musical, “42nd Street” carried in congratulatory bouquets for the students who took part in the production of the musical that opened on Saturday. The...

Smooth out your morning routine: simple breakfast smoothie recipe

Smooth out your morning routine: simple breakfast smoothie recipe

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

October 26, 2016

An easy to make fruit smoothie may be the solution to hunger during a rushed morning. With minimal preparation needed they provide morning nutrition on the go. For those do sports in the morning, sipping on a smoothie on the way to practice is a lighter alternative to a solid meal before an early...

The most neglected meal of the day: Students prioritize schoolwork over morning meal, skip breakfast to sleep in

The most neglected meal of the day: Students prioritize schoolwork over morning meal, skip breakfast to sleep in

Lili Lomas, Student Life Editor

October 25, 2016

You’ve heard the saying about breakfast. We’ve been fed the cliché since kindergarten. Despite society’s emphasis on the importance of the first meal of the day, many still do not eat a “complete, balanced breakfast”. In fact, many teenagers skip breakfast altogether. The reasonin...

Take One theater class “Takes the Stage”

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

Tomorrow night, Coppell High School’s freshman Take One theater class will be performing their show “Take the Stage” in the black box theater.   The show is comprised of a collection of scenes from different plays such as “Steel Magnolias”, “The Odd Couple” and “Crimes of t...

Taste of Irving providing culinary family fun this Saturday

Taste of Irving providing culinary family fun this Saturday

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Tomorrow, the city of Irving is hosting the annual Taste of Irving, a festival featuring food from various local restaurants.   Foodies, be on the lookout as 18 Irving-area restaurants will be at the event selling food from their menu including Coppell’s Pink Frosting Cupcakes, Fuzzy’...

Radiohead return with gorgeous “A Moon Shaped Pool”

Radiohead return with gorgeous “A Moon Shaped Pool”

Nicolas Henderson, Staff Writer

May 13, 2016

Radiohead fans have really had to learn how to be patient waiting for the long anticipated followup to 2011’s underrated The King Of Limbs, but the wait has finally paid off. The elusive LP9, officially titled A Moon Shaped Pool was released digitally May 8, with physical release coming out on June ...

Food Truck Frenzy to bring family fun to Coppell

Food Truck Frenzy to bring family fun to Coppell

Lili Lomas, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

Tomorrow, several of the most popular food trucks in the Dallas area will be in the square at Old Town Coppell for Coppell’s second annual Food Truck Frenzy.   For one night only, citizens will be able enjoy tasty food ranging from New York style sandwiches to Indian food, all within Copp...

Eight holidays in March you may have never heard of

Eight holidays in March you may have never heard of

Sruthi Boppuri, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

Need an excuse to celebrate? Here are eight different holidays in March you may have never heard of:   Panic Day - March 9 Ever panic at the worst possible times? Well, on this day, it is socially acceptable to find yourself in a frenzy. People are free to scream, shout and let it out. Although...