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Hackley Clarifies Casual Use of Offensive Language on Campus

Hackley Clarifies Casual Use of Offensive Language on Campus

Photo credit: Jared Tilliss, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Politics

In the United States, the balance between free speech and peaceful coexistence is tenuous right now. Even so, Hackley strives to be a place where everyone is encouraged to share their ideas and opinions. At the same time, as the 2017-2018 academic year kicks off, Hackley administrators are reminding st...

Newly elected officers transition into roles on Council

Newly elected officers transition into roles on Council

Photo credit: Bridget Barsanti, Arts Editor

June 13, 2017


Filed under Community Council, News, Politics

President - Francesca Docters Fran’s experience and dedication to council makes her a qualified President. She has served on council since sophomore year as grade representative and clerk. “I’ve seen where we have struggled and thrived in the past and I’m willing to go great measures to pro...

Money in politics: How Super PACs alter the nature of our democracy

Money in politics: How Super PACs alter the nature of our democracy

Photo credit: Cole Wyman, Assistant Sports Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Politics

Money can’t buy everything, but it sure can buy a lot, from that extra scoop of ice-cream to influence on a crucial vote in the senate to confirm a potentially unqualified nominee. Campaigns are expensive, and candidates running for senate and house seats receive the majority of their spending money...

This Is Fake: Spotting Fake News

This Is Fake: Spotting Fake News

Photo credit: Grace Heinrich

May 17, 2017


Filed under Politics

From sensationalism and bias to utter falsehoods, fake news articles have been on the rise, especially leading up to and after the 2016 election. The most famous example was the “Pizzagate” scandal. Fake news websites such as YourNewWire.com posted articles that claimed Hillary Clinton was connected...

Judge Neil Gorsuch: New Supreme Court Justice

Judge Neil Gorsuch:  New Supreme Court Justice

Photo credit: Max Rosenblum, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Politics

After weeks of controversy and nomination hearings, President Trump’s conservative Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was confirmed on April 7. Gorsuch was born in Denver, Colorado in 1967 to Anne Gorsuch Burford and David Gorsuch, both lawyers. He attended primary school in Colorado, but later...

Community Council Grade Level Candidates 2017

Community Council Grade Level Candidates 2017

April 24, 2017


Filed under Community Council, Politics, Slider

The Dial is excited to present the candidates for the grade level student council positions of President and Representatives. Visit the pages below for information on your class' candidates. Note: The candidates are for the rising grade level, so current freshmen will be part of the Sophomore cla...

Senior Class Candidates

Senior Class Candidates

April 24, 2017


Filed under Community Council

Name: Eli Hankin Senior Class Presidential Candidate Why would you be a good candidate for this position? I participate in a lot of extracurriculars and am part of a lot of friend groups throughout all of the different grades at Hackley and I think that puts me in touch with the st...

Junior Class Candidates

Junior Class Candidates

April 24, 2017


Filed under Community Council

Name: Mikhaila Archer Junior Class Presidential Candidate Why would you be a good candidate for this position? I believe that I’d be a good candidate for junior class president because I care a great deal about the well-being and contentment of the grade. Aside from being well-organized, ...

Sophomore Class Candidates

Sophomore Class Candidates

April 24, 2017


Filed under Community Council

Name: Alex Evangelidis Sophomore Class Presidential Candidate Why would you be a good candidate for this position? I love Hackley, I love my peers and my grade, and I love serving on Council. I bring determination and enthusiasm to every project I pursue, and I promise to do the same ...

Community Council Election Results

Community Council Election Results

April 21, 2017


Filed under Community Council

The 2017-2018 Community Council school-wide leaders are as follows: Read More »

Community Council Elections 2017

Community Council Elections 2017

Photo credit: Benjy Renton, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2017


Filed under Community Council, Politics, Slider

The Dial is excited to present the 2017 candidates for the school-wide Community Council positions of President, Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer. Speeches will be presented Thursday, April 20th during Community Time on Day 2. Voting will commence shortly afterward and ends Friday, April 21 a...

Community Council Presidential Candidates 2017

Community Council Presidential Candidates 2017

April 18, 2017


Filed under Community Council

The 2017 candidates for school President are Fran Docters, Patrick Walker, and Georgia Panitz. Read more about each candidate here exclusively on the Dial.

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