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Master of horror, Darren Shan, mystefies students

Master of horror, Darren Shan, mystefies students

February 5, 2013

By Corrina Taylor Staff Writer British author Darren Shan paced in front of the lecture hall as he read the prologue to his new series, Zom-B; his whispering voice captivated the audience. Students leaned forward to catch every spellbinding word. As they listened to the hauntingly mesmerizing story,...

Horror author Darren Shan to visit CHS

January 29, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Darren Shan, one of the premier horror and fantasy fiction writers of the 21st century, is scheduled to visit Coppell High School tomorrow - Wednesday, January 30. He will be giving a presentation in the Lecture Hall for about an hour starting during 4th period and e...

Dark Shadows debuts in theaters

May 11, 2012

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer Under the direction of Tim Burton , Dark Shadows, a gothic, drama film, has begun its showings in theaters. Starring Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer, the film, which is based off of a 1960s soap opera, is sure to have viewers on the edge of their seats. Barnabas...

Stewart ponders people’s love of horror

Stewart ponders people’s love of horror

April 14, 2012

By Kelly Stewart Opinions Editor SEATTLE – The killer slowly removes the blindfold from his victim’s head, revealing a terrified young man. He turns and looks pleadingly at his murderer as the hunter brings the chainsaw towards his face – … And the video cuts back to the director’s gri...

John Carter and Silent House enter theaters Friday

March 8, 2012

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer This Friday, March 9, is a day filled with highly anticipated movie releases. This could be beneficial for students who are looking for things to do over Spring Break next week. The movie "John Carter", starring Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins and Samantha Morton, is abo...

The Devil Inside to be released tomorrow

January 5, 2012

By Annie Wen Staff Writer As school starts back up everyone is already loaded with homework and projects and the countdown to spring break has already begun. A trip to the movies will help combat all of those “I wish it was break again” feelings. Recently in the past year supernatural horror...

Haunted houses prove popular trick-or-treating alternative for students

November 13, 2010

Ashley Attanucci Web Manager As part of the spooky holiday that originated in Europe centuries ago and has been widely celebrated in the United States since the early 20th century, haunted houses are wiggling their way into pop culture and tradition and providing the perfect alternative to the high...