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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.

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...

STAFF STANDOFF: ZOOS

PRO-ZOO: EMILY FULLER We all have that memory of our first trip to the zoo, seeing the animals we only read about and saw in our picture books. After my first trip to the...

To Punch or Not to Punch

On Jan. 21, alt-right leader Richard Spencer was punched in the face during an interview. Richard Spencer has been an extremely divisive figure recently, his claim to fame being his Nov. 19 National Policy...

Welcome to the (Organ) Family

In Nov. 2016, Professor J Calvin Coffey and Dr. D Peter O’Leary of University Hospital Limerick in Ireland published a report that reclassified a structure in the human body, adding a new organ to the...

Presents and Presence

The holiday season connotes joy, warmth, and togetherness for most American families, regardless of religious affiliation. I have never been a very religious person, and yet I look forward to the months of November...