Coppell Student Media

Smith to pursue musical theatre career at BWU

Smith to pursue musical theatre career at BWU

May 15, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Many children grow up watching animated Disney musicals like Beauty and the Beast, or even classic musicals such as Wicked or The Sound of Music. Senior Alex Smith enjoys watching musicals too – but aspires to make a career out of being the one on the stage. Tho...

Senior column: Hair reflects on high school, future

Senior column: Hair reflects on high school, future

May 15, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor For the past four years, I’ve been climbing endlessly, longing to reach the top the mountain that is Coppell High School. But now that I’m pulling myself up onto the summit, I am not experiencing the glorious triumphant feeling that I expected. From the top of th...

Place education as a priority, support CISD Bond

May 10, 2013

Editorial Every 50 minutes, a bell rings and over 3000 students spill out into the main hallway of Coppell High School. In just a few blinks of an eye the hall is filled from wall to wall with a sea of bodies - flowing through the school like molasses. The congestion during CHS passing periods is...

What gets in my Hair: Golden age of music upon us

What gets in my Hair: Golden age of music upon us

April 24, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor What gets in my hair? People who spout off about how modern music is trash or how nothing will ever compare to the “classics” or how the art of music has hit an all time low. I’m not a fan of modern music. I’m a fan of good music. It is for that reason tha...

Smashburger: Coppell’s newest and best burger joint

Smashburger: Coppell’s newest and best burger joint

April 11, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor There was a time, not long ago, when the golden arches of McDonald’s defined the American burger industry. Fast, cheap and greasy – that was the only option. Within the last few years, however, we have witnessed the rapid boom of trendy “better burger” establishments providing a higher quality, al...

Cozby Library receives award, launches new strategy plan

April 9, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor The William T. Cozby Library, Coppell's largest and longest-standing public library, received the Texas Municipal Library Association’s Achievement in Excellence Library Award on march 26. This is the eighth year in a row that the Cozby Library has been honored wit...

Hair column: Same-sex couples deserve right to marry

Hair column: Same-sex couples deserve right to marry

April 9, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Facebook users logged in on the first week of April to find their news feed plastered with dozens and dozens of red equal signs – people changing their profile picture to support the push for legalization of same-sex marriage. It is not “just a trend” or an “attack...

Dangerous prisoners escape from North Texas prison

April 2, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Two inmates escaped from a Hopkins County jail 75 miles northeast of Dallas on Tuesday morning. Local authorities are using dogs, helicopters and roadblocks to launch a manhunt for the fugitives, Brian Tucker (44) and John King (39), in Sulphur Springs and other nea...

GracePoint Church hosting special Easter events

March 26, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Easter is one of the most important events of the year for any church, but this year GracePoint Church (formerly First Baptist Church Coppell) is taking extra steps to ensure that they are offering the most exciting and enriching Easter experience possible - for members...

Intronaut continues to evolve with new album Habitual Levitations

Intronaut continues to evolve with new album Habitual Levitations

March 19, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor 2013 is a year that has generated a lot of hype from music fans who are projecting it to be one of the best years for music of the 21st century. With a slew of huge bands in every genre due for new albums this year, it is easy to see why. For fans of progressive...

CISD team wins Edgenuity video contest, receives award for District

March 7, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor A group of faculty and students at Victory Place @ Coppell filmed a video for Edgenuity's 20/20 Vision Video Contest, and were selected as Runner Up earlier this week. Edgenuity, a leader in the growing online learning industry, hosted the contest to see how schools ...

FUMC Coppell to host special eldercare seminar

February 26, 2013

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor If there is one thing that everyone on Earth has in common, it is that we all have parents. The love and appreciation for one's parents is a feeling many can identify with. It is because of this feeling that individuals work so hard to care for their parents as they...