Arts + Life

Your Guide to Ordering Fall Drinks at Starbucks

With the drop in temperature, everyone needs some fall drinks to keep warm. I would recommend the Cinnamon Dolce Latte, Pumpkin Nitro Cold Brew, and the Pumpkin Spice Latte. If you are the type...


From a House to a Home

//PICTURED ABOVE: Site coordinators share their opening remarks as the Olvera family listens from a bench dedicated by Habitat for Humanity. Core volunteers Charlie Rose and Meg Wilson pose as they get to work...


Virtuous Cycle of Recycling

//PICTURED ABOVE: Illustrated here are problems caused by improper recycling, such as air contamination and sea animal death. To educate students on proper recycling and prevent these types of issues, Hockaday is working on improving...


Review of the IHOP’s Addams Family Specials Menu

Video by Libby Hill and Campbell Harris

Arts + Life, Reviews

The Politician is Overdressed and Underachieving

//PICTURED ABOVE: The Politician’s Georgina Hobart (Gwyneth Paltrow) and Payton Hobart (Ben Platt) have a unique relationship for television, as she is closer to him than her two biological children. She is one of...


To Fair or Not to Fair?

//PICTURED ABOVE: The famous Ferris Wheel of the Texas State Fair is a landmark of Dallas.  As the Texas State Fair sets up in Fair Park each year, excitement over the annual event almost...

Arts + Life

Dive into the Limitless Music: Austin City Limits

For two weekends every year, the Austin City Limits music festival features a diverse lineup of more than 125 performances across eight stages.  Sophomore Katherine Swango, who attended this year’s event, said it makes...


Security Check: The Rise of Surveillance Technology

//PICTURED ABOVE: Security cameras like these can be found in parking lots, the sides of buildings, parks and other public or private buildings. With the rise in technology, China and the United States have...


Teachers and Computers: Teaching in the Age of Technology

In this day and age and at a school like Hockaday with far-reaching resources, advanced technology is readily available to all, and its use often encouraged. However, as with most topics, there is some...


Detriments of Heavy Backpacks

//PICTURED ABOVE:  Two kids head out for school while trying to carry their heavy backpacks. Hockaday students tend to attempt carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders, that being the pounds of...