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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The residents of a diverse town like Coppell are blessed with a variety of appearances and manners of speaking and style of dress. However, those who deviate from the norm are deemed irresponsible or unrespectable. The Sidekick advertising and circulation manager Trisha Atluri argues that this shouldn’t be the case.

Throw away the handbook of respectability

Trisha Atluri, Advertising/Circulation Manager May 12, 2021

Don’t judge a book by its cover. An age-old adage passed down between generations and the moral of countless children’s books, this lesson is ingrained in our minds from the day we can comprehend...

Law movie Just Mercy, based on the bestselling book, came out this January. The plot follows defense attorney Bryan Stevenson (played by Michael B. Jordan) as he tackles a case centering around Walter McMillian (played by Jamie Foxx), who was wrongly convicted of murder.

Just Mercy exposes prison system bias, evokes raw emotion

Nanette Pottoore, Staff Writer April 27, 2020

Warning: the following includes spoilers. Read at your own discretion. In 1988, an Alabama man named Walter McMillian was wrongly convicted of the murder of a white 18 year old, Ronda Morrison, and consequently...

Graphic by Rachel Buigas-Lopez.

Tweeters too quick to cry ‘racism’

September 9, 2014

By Sakshi Venkatraman Staff Writer @oompapa1 In America, it is a known fact, that even 50 years after the movements for civil rights, racism is still rampant on the streets of even the most diverse...

Racial ignorance hurts students, adults nationwide

February 18, 2014

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer Recently, I went to a Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition and I was quite surprised during the awards ceremony. When I was called onto the stage, the...

42 opens today in theatres everywhere.

42 a hit, but not a home run

April 12, 2013

  By Will Thomas Staff Writer Every year or two, there comes a film about one of the many advances African Americans have made in the world of American sports during the 20th century,...

What gets in my Hair: racism still a problem at CHS, beyond

What gets in my Hair: racism still a problem at CHS, beyond

September 21, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Sometimes, just three words can permanently change your outlook. Even three words read on a tiny cell phone screen during a monotonous bus ride. It was a particularly...

Black History Month hits home for CHS Image and video hosting by TinyPic

February 22, 2010

Story by Peyton Wood Video by Tara Henry and Savannah Shealy Photo by Frances Ruiz   1865 – Thirteenth Amendment was passed and slavery was ended 1963 – Martin Luther King delivered...

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