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Emily Wu

First Aid Pack for Hell Week: Tips for Keeping Your Life Straight

Hey there. I know you are pretty stressed out at this moment. Tomorrow’s math test is not going to let you pass easily, not to mention that the English paper still needs to be...

I Slept in a Car Parked in Woodberry Outlet After My First Thanksgiving

For the 15-year-old me, Thanksgiving is not a well-decorated turkey, plump pumpkins or apple pies. Waking up in my mom’s rental car alone and covering myself with the brand-new jacket bought an hour ago,...

Border Line: Combatting Homesickness

PICTURED ABOVE: Freshman Elaine Wang cooks instant noodles in the Schmitz Residence Hall, Photo by Emily Wu. From a Boarding “Big Sister” After years as a boarder, senior Tiffany Bai is considered one of...

Saudi Arabia Lifts the Ban on Women Driving

PICTURED ABOVE: The Women to Drive movement was started by Saudi Arabian women in protest of their right to drive. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.  Saudi Arabia announced on Sept. 26 that it was lifting...

Summer Updates Improve School

For many of us Hockadaisies, the place we spend most of our time is our school. This past summer, our most familiar place in Dallas—the Hockaday campus—experienced some slight but quite influential changes. Here...