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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 patterns around the world. Even as it gets a little colder this winter, the earth stays dry, ready for wildfires similar to the ones ravaging California. Every year, it seems like there are more and more natural disasters. This year alone, we’ve already seen Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Maria,...

    Story by Shreya Gunukula Photos by Michelle Mankoff

Spread the Holiday Cheer with a Festive Sweater

With lots of holiday parties around the corner, holiday sweaters are a necessity. Check out these sweater hot spots to find anything from a decorative vest to 3D holiday attire.   Ugly Christmas Sweater...

Athletes Hidden in the Hockaday Hallways

PICTURED ABOVE: PLANT THE POLE| Chemistry Teacher Jen Fore flies into the air while practicing her pole vault technique at the Hockaday track.// Photo by Sarah Schultz From basketball games to coaching to women’s...

Boarder Line

Photo by Michelle Chen We talked to boarders Alexandria Marshall and Sunny Li, and looked at a traditional event to show our readers a peek inside life in the Residence Department. Junior Alexandria Marshall...

The Road to HEF Recovery: Alumna Uses Past Addiction to Help Others

PICTURED ABOVE: President and Founder of HEF Recovery Hanna Fobare started her business this past March to help those struggling with addiction.// Photo by Hanna Fobare. For Hanna Fobare ’10, strolling through the grocery store...

Captain’s Council Motivates Athletes

  During the first set of the match against the Episcopal School of Dallas during the Southwest Preparatory Conference tournament, the Hockaday varsity volleyball team remained in serve-receive for four points. Senior and captain...

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...

Spreading the Spirit

PICTURED ABOVE: Junior Grace Laber decorates one of the trees with a paper ornament made weeks prior.// Photo by Shreya Gunukula. Colorful paper clippings and holiday spirit filled the Director of Service Learning Laura Day’s...