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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...

Right to free speech does not mean right to offend

The freedom of speech under our first amendment doesn't mean you have the freedom to offend.

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016

As a writer of the opinions section, I have learned a multitude of important details from fellow students on how to be a successful writer. The Sidekick prides itself on allowing its students to write about issues they feel are important and relevant to Coppell High School or the surrounding community, ofte...

Hair column: Same-sex couples deserve right to marry

Demonstrators gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, March 27, 2013, as the court hers argments on a part of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act that prevents legally wed same-sex couples from receiving certain benefits by defining marriage as between a man and woman. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

April 9, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Facebook users logged in on the first week of April to find their news feed plastered with dozens and dozens of red equal signs – people changing their profile picture to support the push for legalization of same-sex marriage. It is not “just a trend” or an “attack...

Coppell Catholics oppose HHS Mandate

Coppell Catholics oppose HHS Mandate

October 17, 2012

By Erica Rohde Staff Writer During the Vice Presidential debate on Oct. 11, Vice President Joe Biden explained that everything was sound and well with the Health and Human Services Mandate; Catholics were not being forced to go against their beliefs, and the First Amendment was not being violated. When...