In Focus

Enough is Enough: How Generation Z is breaking barriers and speaking up

She stands in the cold and pouring rain, huddled around other like-minded young men and women who have gathered to support a cause they hold dear to their hearts. Through the dense sea of...

Get Ready to Kiss it Goodbye

It’s a peaceful Sunday morning on the patio. A soothing breeze sends a chill up your arm, but a cup of aromatic coffee warms up your side. Raising the cup, you drink the last...

Harvey Hits the Nation: and They Keep Falling like Dominoes

TIME MAGAZINE ANNOUNCED THEIR 2017 PERSON OF THE YEAR ON DEC. 6: “SILENCE BREAKERS.” IT HONORS THOSE CELEBRITIES AND PUBLIC FIGURES WHO TOOK A STAND AGAINST THEIR ABUSERS WHEN NO ONE WOULD, RIDING OFF...

A Silent Cry for Help: The Alarming Escalation in Teen Suicide

When 16-year-old Stacy* returned home from track practice, she began her usual routine—she ate dinner, showered, stretched out her tight muscles and put on pajamas. But instead of sitting down to complete her homework...

Sickly Sweet: The Rise of the Forbidden Fruit

As his fingers tremble, Vince* secretly locks the bathroom stall, lifts his JUUL to his lips, inhales, savors the nicotine buzz, and blows the vapor out in one big exhale. Before going to school...

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...

In Focus Episode 7: Out of Reach

The Fourcast tackles the issue of food insecurity in Dallas and talks about a company that’s working to change the produce market for the better: Bonton Farms. Video filmed and edited by Shreya Gunukula

The Third Wave: A New Feminism

After the presidential inauguration, people of all backgrounds have joined together to seek change and justice for gender equality.   Junior Anden Suarez stood alongside her mom in downtown  Dallas, fired up by a...

In Focus Episode 6: The Third Wave of Feminism

Sneak peek of our upcoming issue that hits stands tomorrow! Staff Writers Amelia Brown and Emily Fuller investigate the new wave of feminism in the aftermath of the election. Video filmed and edited by...

Caught in the Political Crossfire: Refugees Struggle for Survival

Ten years after the end of the Vietnam War, Thomas Hoang’s family only had enough money to send one of its children on a small fishing boat headed for the United States. As the...