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Niamh McKinney

Niamh is a junior probably thinking about napping. She enjoys tea, eating coffee ice cream after triathlons, and having people pronounce her name correctly.

Thank U, Next on “thank u, next”

On Feb. 8, singer Ariana Grande released her fifth studio album “thank u, next.” According to CNN, Ariana Grande’s new album has pushed her up to the same staggering level of popularity as The...

Insecticide and La Croix

//PICTURED ABOVE: Everyday products, such as La Croix flavored-sparkling water, can have dangers lurking behind companies’ sometimes manipulative marketing claims. Whether strolling around the grocery store, deciding which toothpaste to buy at the drugstore...

A Sine of Hard Work

PICTURED ABOVE: Pictured left to right, junior Hope Fu and freshman Kyulee Kim discuss the math problems before them. The two are members of math club. After many hours of preparation, the team will travel...

Hockaday Girls Empower At 2019 Women’s March

This year marks the third successful Women’s March in Dallas, where thousands of women congregated to celebrate women and their accomplishments. According to state Rep. Rhetta Andrews Bowers, D-Rowlette, who organized the march, the...

Your World Today: The Rise in Hate Crimes

News stations and outlets are constantly inundated with news about hate crimes, but what exactly defines a hate crime? These offenses can fall under many names, such as terrorism, mass shootings or attacks, but...

The Midterm Results Explained

//PICTURED ABOVE: Senator of Texas Ted Cruz at New England College Town Hall Meeting on Feb 3rd, 2016. Photo provided by Flickr user Michael Vadon. The Hockaday community was mainly concerned with the race between...

Education and Ethics

//PICTURED ABOVE: Due to change in curriculum, many historical figures will be cut out of social sciences taught in public schools. Two of the heaviest-debated figures are Helen Keller and Hillary Clinton. Illustration by Kylee...

I Reviewed Three Horoscope Sites And Here’s What I Found

Humans have studied the stars for as long as mankind has looked upon the night sky. Historically, natural disasters and human events have been explained by changes in the stars. Today, many still believe...

Junior Celese Gierhart Works On Dallas Youth Commission

As students become invested in politics and current events,they begin thinking about activism.  While a news study by the Associated Press reported that 57% of American teens are pessimistic about our government and its...

Meme This: The Power and Potential of Internet Memes

In the summer of 2014, a girl from Houston, Texas woke up after a house party, clothes disheveled, with no memory of what happened the night before. A few weeks later, people began to...