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Modern childhoods becoming overridden with technology

February 20, 2014

By Jordan Bickham Design Editor Walking into my living room, I find myself in the background of a major production.  My 11-year-old sister and her little friends are in the middle of filming a video of their original dance moves. Despite originally getting together to work on homework, the ide...

Bickham looks forward to next year as design editor

Bickham looks forward to next year as design editor

May 31, 2013

By Jordan Bickham Design Editor Hello I am Jordan Bickham and I am going to be one of the two Design Editors for this upcoming year along with the lovely Sophie Nauyokas! Next year I will  be a senior at the high school and will be continuing in the IB program at CHS.  Some of the things I love the most are cats, alternative music and cherry flavored tic tacs.  I also...

“Perks of Being a Wallflower” hits theaters Friday

September 19, 2012

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer This weekend, the beloved book "Perks of Being a Wallflower" finally has its theater-debut with the the film-adaption of the novel hitting theaters this Friday.  The novel was written by Stephen Chbosky and has been a highly acclaimed as well as highly criticized st...

Bickham not bickering about upperclassman status

This is actually a picture from last year's Sidekick banquet that was towards the end of the year.  I'm the one in green.

August 29, 2012

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer While the temperature is still soaring over a hundred degrees and being up before 10:00 a.m. is still exhausting, summer is over and school is back in session.  Even though I am not particularly thrilled to be back to work (especially with two hours of homework on...

Guerry to lead cyber-crime seminar at CMSW

May 9, 2012

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer Coppell citizens now have the opportunity to see the award-winning live event that explains various methods of reducing the risk of becoming a victim of cyber-crimes such as cyber or digital bullying.  This Thursday, May 10th, from 6:30 to 9:00 pm, the seminar, Publ...

EMAC Academy visits Rangers Ballpark

A Texas Ranger's reporter talks to the EMAC Academy students in the press conference room about his job and internships with the Texas Rangers. Photo by Trevor Stiff.

March 30, 2012

Media world sets high goal to reach for By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer With special press boxes with a great view and their own private offices to report from, the media behind sports are allowed many benefits in order to bring the most current information to their audiences.  But these medi...

Register to make a change in Coppell

February 3, 2012

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer As students in high school, some of us, myself included, do not care much about politics until they start affecting us personally.  One of these moments is when you turn 18 and the time to have your political opinion noticed  finally arrives.  While the Presidential...

The Paradigm entertains at White Rock Marathon

November 30, 2011

Jordan Bickham Staff Writer The popular, but difficult, 26.2 mile White Rock Marathon is not only about the actual running, but also about the entertainment along the trail. This Sunday, the White Rock Marathon will occur throughout Dallas, and so will the music being played at various stops along...

Turkey drive gets students into the spirit of giving

November 17, 2011

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with giving and cherishing what you have. But if you do not have much, the North Texas Food Bank is willing to help. The organization was established in 1982 by Liz Minyard, Kathryn Hall, Jo Curtis and Lorraine Griffin Kircher....

PRO: UIL bends the rules to straighten out athletes

Student who participate in UIL activities can pick up waivers to have their grade rounded to a 70. Graphic by Lauren Ussery.

November 15, 2011

By Jordan Bickham Staff Writer High school is extremely busy for the average student. With extracurricular activities, clubs, and difficult classes, it is hard to balance everything. This lifestyle is especially difficult for those dedicated to extracurricular activities.  With practices, rehearsals...

Ross family brings the screams for a good cause

November 7, 2011

Story by Jordan Bickham, video by Barret Huie With 250 hours put into the house, Jeannette and Roy Ross of Coppell have worked hard on their ninth and final haunted house for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  With the house as elaborate as it is now, its difficult to believe it began nine years ago with...

iGeneration mourns loss of Steve Jobs, creative visionary

iGeneration mourns loss of Steve Jobs, creative visionary

October 10, 2011

Jordan Bickham Staff Writer Everyone has heard of Apple, one of the biggest companies in technology today.  With Macs, iPhone, iPods, and even iPads rampant amongst people of all ages, one does not have to go far to see how Apple has impacted our lives. But Apple didn't begin as one would think,...