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Ali Hurst

Ali Hurst

Ali Hurst

Ali is a donut-loving senior who never stops talking about her beloved toy poodle.

Kramer Explains: The Civil War, Episode 1

Upper School History Department Chair Steve Kramer explains common misconceptions of the Civil War in this series, “Kramer Explains.” In this episode, Kramer discusses John Brown and answers the question, “Is John Brown a...

Don’t Burn a Book By Its Cover

The cover of Chimamanda Adichie’s “We Should All Be Feminists” is simple. It consists of three colors and a standard font that spells out both the author’s name and the title of the text....

Mother-Daughter Bonds Bolstered by Athletics

PICTURED ABOVE: Junior Adoette Vaughn goes for an afternoon jog while her mother Glenys Quick gives advice from the sidelines. Photo by Aurelia Han.  Living in the heartland of football, it is easy to...

Yom Kippur: a Day of Atonement

PICTURED ABOVE: Jews practicing the Yom Kippur tradition of Tashlikh, a custom in which pebbles or crumbs are thrown into a body of water as a symbol of last year’s sins being washed away....

Out of Reach: The Food Fight

Nestled between the Trinity River and the C. F. Hawn Freeway is the South Dallas neighborhood of Bonton. The landscape is sparse, with few buildings besides the houses themselves. The nearest grocery store is...

Athletes Celebrate Off the Field

On the evening of May 9, Hockaday athletes, coaches and parents gathered in Penson Gym for the annual Athletic Banquet. Organized by Director of Physical Education Tina Slinker, Sports Performance Program Coordinator La’Boris Bean...

Changsha SW1 Orphanage

Junior Claire Marucci photographed her experience volunteering at Changsha SW1 Orphanage in China. “Although China’s one child policy has ended, it still continues to influence many people’s belief that healthy girls make up the...

New Hockaday Coaches

  Shaylee and Derek Marr The Hockaday track program has welcomed not one new coach, but a dynamic duo of distance runners. Husband and wife coaching team Shaylee and Derek Marr joined the Hockaday...

Freshman Exhausted by One-Page Paper (Foolscast Exclusive)

In parallel to the print Foolscast released March 31, 2017, this web-exclusive article was created in honor of April Fool’s Day and all quotes and interviews are fabricated; all was written with consent of...

With Great Privilege Comes Great Responsibility

As discussions of diversity have come to the forefront of popular culture, the word “privilege” is now heavily discussed. Privilege is a broad term, and one can “have” privilege due to any identifier, the...