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Shultz designing final year of high school in yearbook

Seniors Riley Shultz and Emily Settle make comments on the color palettes in the 2021 Jostens Yearbook Lookbook in the yearbook room during seventh period on Oct. 1. Shultz is the managing editor for the people and sports section of the Coppell High School yearbook, The Round-Up.

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager

October 8, 2020

Since sophomore year, Coppell High School senior Riley Shultz has been a staff member of the CHS yearbook, The Round-Up. This year, she earned a position in top tier as the managing editor for the people and sports section. Her responsibilities entail editing stories and guiding staffers in producing con...

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

In Coppell, the number of reported sexual assault cases has only fluctuated slightly and remained low, ranging from one to nine cases per year. Sexual assault, abuse, and harassment cases have recently been brought to light by the #MeToo movement, encouraging women in sports, Hollywood and the workplace to speak up.

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...

Time to redefine the definition of a woman

Time to redefine the definition of a woman

October 13, 2015

By: Briana Thomas Staff Writer By what terms would you define a real woman? Weight? Ethnicity? Personality? If you chose any of the above, here’s a chance to educate yourself. A real woman defines herself. She is not required to fit certain standards or ideals that others may place upon her....

Middle school media gets taste of high school publications

November 8, 2013

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer The Emerging Media and Communications (EMAC) Academy is preparing its students for a future job in the multimedia field. On, Oct. 30, they set their sights on a younger generation. Yearbook and media students from Coppell Middle Schools East, West and North ca...

EMAC Academy visits Cottonwood Creek, leads video workshop

November 5, 2013

By Kristen Shepard Editor in Chief At 8:57 a.m. the broadcast team is frantically setting up for their live show. At 8:58 a.m. the anchors are practicing introducing their segments. And at 9:00 a.m. the show goes live. This is not Good Morning America, this is Cottonwood Creek Elementary’s morn...

Middle school students experience backpack journalism during media shadow day

Photo by Elizabeth Sims.

October 31, 2013

Editor's Note: The following stories were written by Multimedia students from Coppell Middle School West during a "shadow day" and media workshop hosted by the EMAC Academy which includes The Sidekick newspaper, Round-Up Yearbook, and KCBY . The students put together these pieces under the instruction...

News media defaults to scare mongering in exchange for ratings

January 25, 2013

By Ben Cowlishaw Staff Writer Scaremongering is no longer just up to lobbyists and interest groups in Washington; today’s mainstream media has defaulted to alarmist tactics in exchange for ratings. It is no secret and there has been no shortage of coverage on the affects of instant social media,...

Just one of the guys: NFL writer inspires young journalists

Just one of the guys: NFL writer inspires young journalists

November 17, 2012

By John Loop Sports Writer SAN ANTONIO - Charean Williams knows what it is like to be one of a few females employed in a male-dominated work force. But Williams, a veteran NFL beat writer for 19 years, assures it does not make her job any less enjoyable. On Friday, she addressed high school...

Princesses promote poor values

Graphic by Brian Hwu.

January 31, 2012

By Kara Adkins Online Copy Editor With drool stains on his T-shirt and boogers running from his nose, I was rejected on my preschool playground by my first crush. In that gut-wrenching moment, I realized everything does not end in happily ever after. For the majority of my life, I searched ...

Writing about writing again

Writing about writing again

January 30, 2012

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor   I love the media. #unpopularopinion. I think the media is the only industry that works more than it does not. I think it is the most fulfilling profession of all time and I completely understand why so many people despise it. I think the media is a perfectly reasonable thing to hate. There are plenty of reasons that normal, sane people want to t...

Wade heads to Chapman to pursue dreams

May 24, 2010

By Gaby Moran Staff Writer Senior Natalie Wade’s dream after college is to become a coffee girl. Now, while that sounds like a job you do not need a degree in, being a coffee girl for an important producer is one of the first steps in order to become a major player in the media world down the road....

CHS to introduce Career Academies for incoming freshmen

February 27, 2010

By Daphne Chen Starting with the Class of 2015, CHS will be introducing Career Academies in order to encourage freshmen who already have an interest in a certain career. The three academies are the Science, Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Academy headed by science teacher Mike Yakubovsk...