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From sunny Florida to frigid Virginia to dry west coast

The Sidekick staff writer Anika Arutla talks about spending Christmas Day driving from Los Angeles to Las Vegas through the barren land and spending that night walking the Vegas Strip. She recalls seeing the holiday decorations at the hotels and watching the fountains in front of the Bellagio hotel.

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Living on the southern tip of the northeast for most of my life, I grew up in what is the ideal holiday atmosphere. Christmas Day, it would be below freezing, with a few exceptions, with a light layer of snow covering the ground like a blanket.   However, as my family traveled more during t...

Good to go: Why traveling broadens the mind and changes perspective

After traveling out of the country, CHS students reflect on the positives of new, global experiences. With the opportunity to leave the Coppell bubble comes eye-opening sights.

Rutuja Joshi, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017

We see a lot of the same people, deal with the same situations and interact with similar beliefs in our Coppell bubble. Though Coppell has become increasingly diverse over the years, it is no secret that we tend to surround ourselves around like-minded people. We become comfortable; we become closed of...

Traveling to change stereotypes, Liberty in North Korea nomad tells his story

December 11, 2015

Lina Pyon Staff Writer @linalinaapril Great Plains nomad Richie Elmore travels around visiting high schools, businesses and more presenting information about what LiNK does. LiNK, or Liberty in North Korea, is a nonprofit organization that focuses on resettling and helping North Koreans found in nei...