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Tied Down By Trafficking: Behind DFW’s $99 Million Industry

Just minutes after leaving her high school campus, Lilah* strips herself of her identity and is shackled against her will in a dark motel room. There,she is no longer recognizable as a straight-A student...

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...

JADE: Volume 1, Issue 1

This year, The Fourcast has added a new magazine to its traditional coverage. Named for the stone set in the ring of all graduating seniors, which was designed by Tiffany in 1917, JADE offers...

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...

Miss Stem: Summary for the Summer

Before we embark on our summer adventures, I would like to acknowledge some of the accomplishments our Hockadaisies have had over the year. Every day I come to school, I am amazed at all...

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...