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Passion takes flight: Lee ensues fervor, seeks to take on piloting career

Coppell High School junior Sangjun Lee watches planes depart from and arrive at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport from DFW Founders’ Plaza. Lee has been interested in becoming a pilot from a young age due to his grandfather’s experience in the Vietnam War living behind the air base. He was able to run simulations of flying planes as a kid and has continued his interest by spending time researching planes.

Jessica Jun, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017

He sat down eagerly as his grandpa and older cousins told their stories. From stories about the Vietnam War to the sharing about the life of a pilot, with each word, his smile grew bigger and fascination for airplanes grew deeper.   Captivated by the stories of a pilot’s life, Coppell High School junior Sangjun Lee m...

8 ways to have the perfect weekend

8 ways to have the perfect weekend

January 11, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer We live for the weekend, counting down the days. When it comes, we end up sleeping more than we expect and doing less than we want. Sunday rolls around and we wish we had more time. The problem is not a lack of time; it’s a misuse of time. Next weekend, fill...

Take off to see Flight

Denzel Washington stars in

November 2, 2012

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer The plane slips into a dive as captain Whip Whitaker struggles to gain control of his plane, passengers are yelling out in fear of their lives as the plane continues to descend. The copilot and flight attendant struggle to keep calm as Whitaker, played by Denzel Washington,...

Cowlishaw allows dreams to soar

February 24, 2010

by Blake Seitz Most underclassmen hope to earn their drivers licenses when they turn 16. Freshman Ben Cowlishaw’s goal is slightly different—at 16, he hopes to have his student pilot’s license. Cowlishaw, 15, has been interested in aviation from a young age, a passion at odds with his...