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Your World Today: Vaping among teens results in serious illness, hospitalizations

//PICTURED ABOVE: Juul promotes its brand with bright colors and fruit flavors. Recent news about hospitalizations and deaths due to vaping has brought more attention to health risks associated with the practice. More than...

Accepting What We Rejected: Confronting the Duke University Chinese Controversy

When was the last time someone told you to shut up? For the Chinese students at Duke University, this question would be quite easy to answer: 14 days ago. On Jan. 26, Duke University...

Putting a Ring on It

//PICTURED ABOVE: Posing behind their State and SPC trophies, the Hockaday Varsity Lacrosse team shows off their lustrous new rings. Though the team won both championships in May, they received their rings on Nov. 14...

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...

Keep Calm and Gary On

PICTURED ABOVE // Gary Stollar and Laura day talk with one of their advisees, junior Erica Hulsey. Stollar and Day began co-advising this 2018-2019 school year. Although they have only been advising together for...

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Panic Erupts in Wake of Zika Virus

Update: On April 13, researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared in the New England Journal of Medicine that Zika does indeed cause microcephaly. The link is no longer inconclusive....

BREAKING NEWS: Fire Breaks Out In Portable #7

Shortly before 1 p.m., a fire broke out in one of the portables. The school was evacuated for about an hour as security and administration dealt with the chaos of directing the fire engines...

Boarding Department Calls to Girls Worldwide

Hockaday’s efforts to attract students span both domestically and internationally Upper School Head John Ashton sat in a school gym on a sunny and warm November day in 2011. Wearing his usual coat and...