PHOTO ESSAY

Hockaday Films Take Times Square

PICTURED ABOVE: A scene from “Occhiolism” by sophomore Louisa Lindsley New York. Times Square. The doors of the AMC Empire 25 Theater opened on Oct. 7 to welcome throngs of high schoolers from all over the world. But they aren’t just ordinary high schoolers, they are talented young filmmakers attending the All American High School Film Festival. Held at the center of New York, the All American High School Film Festival is the largest high school film festival in the world. Each year,...

Younger Now, and Boring Now

Miley Cyrus’ music career has undoubtedly been a tumultuous one. From her teen-idol days on Disney Channel, to her jarring image-changing album “Bangerz,” Cyrus is no stranger to making drastic stylistic changes. Cyrus’ newest...

Lee Berger to Return to Hockaday

Paleoanthropologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Lee Berger will be returning to Hockaday in Oct. 10 to talk about his recent findings in South Africa. He will also talk about his new book, “Almost Human:...

Keeping Up With Koreatown

PICTURED ABOVE: Coffee Rolled Ice Cream from ICE NY.  Photo by Aurelia Han.  Nestled in the intersection of Carrollton’s Old Denton Road and President Bush Turnpike lies a bustling Koreatown. Korean supermarket H Mart...

Do Not Resuscitate

With a measly 49 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and described as “exasperating” by a Philadelphia Inquirer critic, “Flatliners’” 1990 predecessor was not a hit by anyone’s standards, which begs the question–why make another? The...

Sickly Sweet: The Rise of the Forbidden Fruit

As his fingers tremble, Vince* secretly locks the bathroom stall, lifts his JUUL to his lips, inhales, savors the nicotine buzz, and blows the vapor out in one big exhale. Before going to school...

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...

Mother-Daughter Bonds Bolstered by Athletics

PICTURED ABOVE: Junior Adoette Vaughn goes for an afternoon jog while her mother Glenys Quick gives advice from the sidelines. Photo by Aurelia Han.  Living in the heartland of football, it is easy to...

United to Learn Unifies Public and Private Schools

PICTURED ABOVE: Founder and Executive Director of United to Learn Abby Williams (far left) delivers schools supplies to Tom C. Gooch Elementary school along with Assistant Director of Debate and Forensics and seniors Eliza...

And From Dr. Coleman’s Office: Hurricane Harvey

The Fourcast asked Head of School Dr. Karen Warren Coleman about the school’s response and relief efforts after Hurricane Harvey. Q. As the first big, national event that has occurred as the Head of...