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Your World Today: Celebrity Activism

PICTURED ABOVE: Reality television star and activist Kim Kardashian chats with model and activist Ashley Graham on the show “Pretty Big Deal with Ashley Graham.” Both Kardashian and Graham have been outspoken advocates on...

Your Guide to Brexit

PICTURED ABOVE// Prime Minister Theresa May gave a speech at Lancaster House on 17 January, 2017 about the government’s 12 priorities for negotiating the UK’s exit from the European Union. British Prime Minister Theresa May...

The Midterm Results Explained

//PICTURED ABOVE: Senator of Texas Ted Cruz at New England College Town Hall Meeting on Feb 3rd, 2016. Photo provided by Flickr user Michael Vadon. The Hockaday community was mainly concerned with the race between...

No Hate for the “Hate U Give”

Family love, self-discovery and political controversy come together as a reflection of the human condition in the noteworthy drama, “The Hate U Give.” Based on the best-selling novel by Angie Thomas, “The Hate U...

Junior Celese Gierhart Works On Dallas Youth Commission

As students become invested in politics and current events,they begin thinking about activism.  While a news study by the Associated Press reported that 57% of American teens are pessimistic about our government and its...

Korean Tension Freezes with the Winter Olympics

The Olympic Games roll around every two years, and their level of international attention and participation is consistently unmatched by any other event. In the midst of this year’s foreign diplomacy issues with North...

A Win(frey) for Oprah in 2020?

  On Jan. 7, Oprah Winfrey was awarded the Cecil B. Demille Award at the Golden Globe Awards for her “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.” After receiving this prestigious award, the entertainment...

Dallas City Council Member Kicks Off Women in Politics Speaker Series

PICTURED ABOVE: Speaking to the nearly 75 students and a dozen faculty members in Clements Lecture Hall, Gates focused on her meandering path in politics and her current position as the city council member...

Upper School Students Attend Dallas ISD Meeting

PICTURED ABOVE: Board Member of District Six Joyce Foreman discusses taking possible action to approve a contract with HIPPY USA (Home Instruction for Parents of Pre-School Youngsters). Photo courtesy of DISD. On Jan. 25,...

Trump Abandons Middle East Precedent

PICTURED ABOVE: President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu led a joint press conference on Feb. 15 during which Trump disclosed that he considered both two-state and one-state solutions viable.// Photo courtesy...