Coppell Student Media

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Flags not lowered to honor American hero

When U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle was shot and killed at a Texas shooting range early this month, Governor Rick Perry did not order flags to be flown at half-mast. While the nation hung their heads in grief, flags remained flying high. Many believe the correct honor and respect was not given to this American hero. Photo by Nikki Dabney.

March 1, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer When our nation suffers from a tragedy or loss of an American hero, all government buildings, public schools and military bases are ordered to fly their flags at half-staff. This is a symbolic way for the country to grieve and show its respect. When Texan U.S. Nav...

Romney, Paul, Santorum neck and neck in Iowa

January 3, 2012

By John Loop Staff Writer Texas Rep. Ron Paul, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum are caught in a close race in Iowa's Republican Caucus. The results, at last tally early Tuesday evening, from 538 of 1,774 precincts showed Romney, Santorum and Paul each with...

What CHS students know about the Republican Primaries

Rick Santorum, from left, Texas Rep. Ron Paul, Texas Governor Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann and Jon Huntsman attend the Republican presidential debate at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 22, 2011. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

December 8, 2011

By Kelly Stewart Opinions Editor Although strange to consider, many of the seniors at CHS have indeed reached the age so they can vote in the next republican primary and election. But how much do these students really know about the candidates? Are they thinking about voting for a certain candidate...

Politics for teens

Graphic by Brian Hwu.

November 28, 2011

By Sarah Police Staff Writer It is a teacher’s most dreaded question: Why is this important? Teachers dread hearing the question, and if it does not come, they ponder what made the difference. Did they do something right? Throughout the nation, some high school students remain uninformed about t...

November election voter registration deadline approaching

October 10, 2011

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor The last day to register to vote in the November 8, 2011 Constitutional Amendment Election is Tuesday Oct. 11.  For information on what congressional or legislative district you live in, you may click here. In order to vote in any election, residents must be regi...

Nov. 2 elections mark big political change

November 3, 2010

By Mary Whitfill Features Editor The elections of November 2010 had the potential to bring waves of change throughout the United States with many important issues invading polls across the nation. Tuesday night marked the beginning of a new controlling power on Capitol Hill, but also proved that...

Perry leaps ahead in new poll

February 26, 2010

With only a week to go until the Republican primary, governor Rick Perry has leaped ahead of his opponents, Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson and Tea Party activist Debra Medina, in a Rasmussen poll. According to the poll, released Feb. 24, Perry now leads among Republican voters with a 48% plurality....