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Paying tribute to our childhood

Paying tribute to our childhood

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

This article contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. In 2008, Marvel Studios introduced Iron Man (played by Robert Downey Jr.) to the world. Little did we know, this was the start to something much bigger, something that would blow it away (pun intended). Since Iron Man’s release to today, 2...

Sunny Street Cafe becomes Coppell’s newest brunch haven

Sunny Street Cafe becomes Coppell’s newest brunch haven

Charlotte Vanyo, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Sunny Street Cafe recently opened a new location in Coppell on Sept. 23. Specializing in breakfast, lunch and the beautiful combination of the two that is brunch, Sunny Street Cafe is open from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily.   When I pulled up to Sunny Street Cafe, the first thing that caug...

Marvel sweeps audience with massive cliffhanger

Marvel sweeps audience with massive cliffhanger

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

No amount of mental preparation could have helped you once you were seated in that reclining chair with a big bowl of popcorn in your lap and a large Coca-Cola on your right.   Marvel made sure once you got out of that theater, you would not feel peace or happiness until you saw the next Avengers...

Mathieu creates fictional feminist revolution based on personal experiences

Mathieu creates fictional feminist revolution based on personal experiences

Wren Lee, Executive Design Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Young adult fiction’s latest feminist sensation Vivian Carter is ready to fight back.   Moxie is a young adult fiction novel written by author Jennifer Mathieu, who has written various other titles such as The Truth About Alice, Devoted and Afterward.   The book’s inspiration lie...

‘Reputation’ review: Well worth the wait

‘Reputation’ review: Well worth the wait

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Over the years, Taylor Swift has been America’s sweetheart, gaining the adoration of millions of people as she transcended the genres of country and pop music with appeal to all ages. That’s why it was so surprising when, after three years’ silence, Swift released “Look What You Made Me Do”,...

The ramen review: With the trend towards these noodles increasing, new restaurants are popping up in the DFW area (with video)

The ramen review: With the trend towards these noodles increasing, new restaurants are popping up in the DFW area (with video)

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Uncategorized

Many people incorrectly picture ramen as a sodium-packed noodle soup in a foam cup that is eaten in copious amounts by broke college students. Authentic ramen, a Japanese and Chinese rooted dish, is more than just an instant noodle. With broths requiring six to 12 hours of preparation, specialty ...

Live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast recaptures Disney magic

Live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast recaptures Disney magic

Sruthi Boppuri, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Uncategorized

The enchanting set designs, mesmerizing cinematography and remarkable score transported viewers to 18th century France in the award-winning love story, Beauty and the Beast.   The “tale as old as time” premiered on the silver screen again on March 17, in live-action form. Directed by Bill Co...

Alice Through the Looking Glass brings adventure, beautiful imagery to the screen

Alice Through the Looking Glass brings adventure, beautiful imagery to the screen

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

May 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

DALLAS - “You can’t change the past,” Alice Kingsleigh, played by Mia Wasikowska, said.   The sequel to Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass, comes to movie theatres starting tomorrow. Since the first movie, Alice in Wonderland brought huge success, leadin...

Sia reclaims the stage with “This Is Acting”

Sia reclaims the stage with “This Is Acting”

Elena Gillis, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

From the first glance, Australian born artist Sia Furler (mononymously known as “Sia”) is different. In every instance, she appears with creative ways to cover her face. She is known for penning the works of many artists such as Rihanna’s “Diamonds,” Beyoncé’s “Pretty Hurts” and Kelly Cl...

Kelley revs up with “The Driver”

Kelley revs up with “The Driver”

Elena Gillis, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It is safe to say that newly solo artist Charles Kelley is best known for his continuing contribution to the band Lady Antebellum, which also consists of singer Hillary Scott and guitarist Dave Haywood.   However, Kelley recently branched out to create his own music. His first solo album, T...

Platten releases new album with big intentions, falls short of her goal

Platten releases new album with big intentions, falls short of her goal

Elena Gillis, Staff Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In the past year, Rachel Platten has gone from a struggling singer-songwriter to an international star. Her recent hit “Fight Song” got all the way up to number one on Billboard’s Adult Top 40 and number six on Billboard’s Top 100. She released her second album, Wildfire, on Jan.1.   ...

The Sidekick names Jersey Mike’s best sub shop in Coppell

The Sidekick names Jersey Mike’s best sub shop in Coppell

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

January 7, 2016


Filed under 2016 Winners, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Upon walking through Jersey Mike’s you can find an array of posters on the walls of giant postcards and pictures of the city of Point Pleasant in the Jersey Shore where the sub shop originated; the shops smell reminds you of the beach, making you long for sandy shores and cool east coast waves. &...