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Coppell Observer: The truth behind exercising

Coppell Observer: The truth behind exercising

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

Coppell Observer is a humorous weekly column about life as a teenager. Please be warned that any and all sass is due to the writers’ similar situation as teenagers (even though we feel so much older). You, the reader, should not take any of these words seriously. Seriously. If this article makes yo...

Bathroom stalls see aggressive underground, student tensions

Bathroom stalls see aggressive underground, student tensions

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

Rushing to use the bathroom and still be on time, students pick a bathroom stall to use before 52 minutes of instruction. Once situated, the student looks to their right: swastikas are drawn in black sharpie on the rouge-red walls.   They look to their left: racial slurs and even death threats are...

Working with a team when you hate team spirit

Working with a team when you hate team spirit

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

As students, we often learn about teamwork and its complexities. There will always be the group leader and there will almost always be one person whose laziness drags the whole group down.   Some students really prefer working in teams and some do not. So what if you are part of the group...

Why there is no straight pride: pride is to celebrate progress and bravery, not to please others

Why there is no straight pride: pride is to celebrate progress and bravery, not to please others

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

Pride is not a trend, but rather a practice based in a traumatic history of multiple social minorities.

Generation Z not inherently self-centered, just conditioned by generational strife

Generation Z not inherently self-centered, just conditioned by generational strife

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017

Each generation of youth has faced its fair share of disagreement from the older demographic. Technology has only become a new format in which to aim the blame.

LGBT+ community should find more strength in coexistence

LGBT+ community should find more strength in coexistence

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

In the end, we all have a common goal which brings us together: equality.

Being happy requires more than smiles

Being happy requires more than smiles

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

November 5, 2016

A good start to the week is very important and everyone starts their week in differently. Last week, I started my week by locking myself in my car at 11 p.m. and screaming from a stress-induced panic attack. This was not a new thing either. Social anxiety disorders affect 6.8 percent of the U....

Putting the correct in political correctness

Putting the correct in political correctness

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

Political correctness has two functions: to raise awareness and to be inclusive.

Pink tax is the wrong tax

Pink tax is the wrong tax

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

This rise in pricing is known as the “pink tax”, with the reason being that most women’s hygiene products are considered luxury items - strange since they seem to be so necessary.

Exploring international classroom dynamics

Exploring international classroom dynamics

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016

The problem is that while there are benefits to staying in school, most students do not benefit very much from working hard while in school.

The evolution of the English language

The evolution of the English language

Elena Gillis, Staff Writer

May 31, 2016

“Lol.”   The phrase once meant what it literally stood for- “laugh out loud.” It has now taken on a whole new meaning of simply a filler, or an acknowledgement that something was mildly amusing.   It is not the only acronym or word that has taken on a new meaning. A simple exclam...

Public addressing wrong issues on bathroom debate

Public addressing wrong issues on bathroom debate

Grant Spicer, Staff Writer

May 27, 2016

It is important that we, the public, do not get too comfortable avoiding the issue by creating superfluous legislation...