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The Weather Outside is Frightening

As the holidays approach and the weather stubbornly stays warm, it’s hard not to ask why. We may brush this aside as unpredictable Texas weather, but this strange weather can be observed in weather...

Not So Breaking News: Trump Accuses Scarborough of Murder

PICTURE ABOVE: Joe Scarborough on his morning show “Morning Joe.” Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.  With all of the recent current events going on, like President Donald Trump potentially turning the Middle East against the...

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...

Status Update on the First Amendment

PICTURED ABOVE: Student journalists from each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia convened in Washington, D.C. for the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference to discuss journalistic best practices and...

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,...

Dear Underclassmen

PICTURED ABOVE: Seniors pose with their freshmen little sisters after getting dinner on a Friday night. Photo by Aurelia Han. Dear underclassmen, From the Class of 2018, we want to thank each and every...

Don’t Burn a Book By Its Cover

The cover of Chimamanda Adichie’s “We Should All Be Feminists” is simple. It consists of three colors and a standard font that spells out both the author’s name and the title of the text....

Staff Standoff: Is He Our President?

COMPROMISE By Mary Orsak To preface this article, I must admit that I despise President Donald J. Trump. His megalomania, ignorance of history and puerile temper render him incompetent to hold the most powerful...

Don’t Sweat Homecoming

PICTURED ABOVE: Then juniors Payton Hart and Julia Mitterer-Claudet dance at the 2017 Hockaday Winter Formal. Photo provided by Cornerstones staff. After 45 minutes of awkward conversation about family pets, favorite subjects and upcoming...

Made in the USA, A Terrorist is a Terrorist

PICTURE ABOVE: From the 917 hate groups located in America and recorded by the Southern Poverty Law Center, The Fourcast maps out several in the Dallas-area // Information from Southern Poverty Law Center, Graphic...