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Neha Dronamraju

Neha likes green tea ice cream and San Francisco. Neha also recently passed her drivers ed test with an 82%.

A Struggle to Find Home

Hostility makes it harder for refugees. In 1987, 5-year-old Duop dend Duop and his friends returned from a walk to find their entire village in South Sudan burned down and desolate. Joined by thousands...

Trump’s First 100 Days in the Oval Office

Saturday, April 29 is President Trump’s 100th day in the presidential office. A presidency hyped up by a radical campaign and characterized by its drastic movements for policy change has an approval rating of...

A Head (Split)tingly Horrendous Movie

Dissociative Identity Disorder, previously known as multiple or split personality disorder, is thought to stem from severe and recurring trauma during childhood. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, it is characterized by...

Writer’s Club

On Jan. 30, At the early hour of 7:30 a.m., The Oakridge School was already humming with life. Students and staff scurried throughout the campus, checking microphones, making badges, greeting visitors, and hastily touching...

New year, New President, New National Regression

Barack Obama heightened racial tensions in this country. I cannot tell you how many times I’ve heard this statement over the past eight years. First discovering this sentiment, a million questions rushed to my...

Desperate Times Call for Action

Dec.13, 2016.  Bashar al-Assad’s government, backed by Russia, pillages the city of Aleppo, massacring innocent civilians, raping and burning women and children, and destroying a city, which once stood tall as the third largest...

‘Tis the Season to Embrace Diversity

  Think about Christmas for a minute. You may associate the holiday with mistletoe, gingerbread, reindeer, and Santa— a jolly, bearded, white Santa. The image of a white Santa Claus is historically inaccurate. Although...

Diving Team Trains For SPC

A shrill whistle reverberates through the Alfred Loos Natatorium. Four divers spring from their boards and somersault into their respective lanes. This year, the Hockaday diving team, consisting of double the amount of divers...

Check All That Apply: The Role of Race and Ethnicity in College Admissions

$1.50 – Asian male. $1- Caucasian. Free – Native American. These were the prices of goods at an anti-affirmative action bake sale at the University of Texas on Oct. 26 that attracted over 100...

Election 2016 Updates

Millennial Votes Impact Election Millennials are the United States’ largest living generation. According to the Pew Research Center analysis of 2016 U.S. Census Bureau data, approximately 69.2 million millennials (adults aged 18-35) rival the...