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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...

Sexist Valley: Culture in the Tech Industry

After Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned amidst a sexual harassment scandal on June 20, Dara Khosrowshahi, the current CEO of Expedia, was offered the job. Although Uber is trying to turn a new leaf,...

Best of the Brew

In honor of National Coffee day on Sept. 29, we’re putting plain black coffee up against fancier coffee, everything from lattes to frappuccinos. Each type has its pros and cons, but which one is...

Defend the Dreamers

This summer at my internship at a law firm, I met a Hispanic woman who was applying for citizenship because she needed psychological care after being assaulted by an American man. This woman worked...

Overpriced Streetwear Was Only Fun for a Second

In the Summer of 2016, I was in Frisco, Texas waiting in line for Kanye West merchandise. I was the 543rd buyer at Mr. West’s “The Life of Pablo” pop-up store hosted by Stonebriar...

My 12 Minute Mile Time

With rivulets of sweat soaking my ill-fitting, stained Hockaday gym shirt, I pump my fists in the air, exuberant as I finish the last lap of my mile. Immediately after crossing the threshold, I...

How to Spot Fake News

Given today’s tense political climate and influential figures like President Donald Trump denouncing supposed“- fake news”, it is imperative that anyone who stays up to date on current events does not get bogged down...

Netflix, the Sleep Murderer

Netflix, I have to admit, is something that keeps teenagers like us going through stress most of the times. But does it keep us going just a little too long? On April 18, in...

Balancing Act

In a way, the concept of of balanced news stems from the popularity of President Donald Trump’s favorite insult: Fake News. The new president has taken up a habit of deeming highly esteemed journalism...