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Ashlynn Long

Ashlynn Long

Ashlynn Long

Ashlynn is a Harry Potter supernerd, cookie dough expert, book enthusiast, and can usually be found binge-watching House of Cards or Stranger Things.

Don’t Believe Everything You Hear: Debunking The Freshman 15

Every August eager freshman flood college campuses across the country, armed with exorbitant amounts of enthusiasm, knick knacks to decorate their dorm rooms and a twinge of anxiety about making new friends. These college...

Is Music Really Getting Worse?

Music is getting worse. Much, much worse. This week 50 years ago, The Beatles occupied the first five spots of the Billboard Hot 100 with, in order, “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Twist and Shout,” “She Loves...

To Splurge or Not To Splurge: Too Faced’s Sweet Peach Palette

The cosmetics brand Too Faced dropped the Sweet Peach Eyeshadow in a limited edition release back in the spring of 2016, and everyone went absolutely nuts for it. The palette sold out in hours...

FILM STUDENTS PLACE IN NTARUPT FILM FESTIVAL

According to The National Campaign To Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, Texas is ranked as the state with the fifth highest rate of teen pregnancy. This was unacceptable to Hockaday alumn Terry Greenberg ’80....

Feminist Fashion

Femininitees This store, run by two women from Brooklyn, used to operate on Etsy, but it has become so popular that they had to move to their own domain. The popular shop is known...

Squeaky Clean: Where to Shop for Your Next Bath

LUSH There couldn’t be a best bath shoppes list without Lush! Lush, for those who don’t know, is a bath and cosmetics company that originated in the UK. They’re known for their array of...

Quite The Beauty

Hockaday’s take on a tale as old as time was the first production performed in the Nasher-Haemisegger Family Center Theater. The first performance of “Beauty and the Beast” took place on Feb. 2. The...

Quite The Beauty

Hockaday’s take on a tale as old as time was the first production performed in the Nasher-Haemisegger Family Center Theater. The first performance of “Beauty and the Beast” took place on Feb. 2. The...

From Argentina To Hockaday

  Meeting new people. Learning a new language. Experiencing a different culture. These are things that most people only dream about. However, Larisa Preibisch and Clara Vazquez from Buenos Aires, Argentina, made this their...

Where to Find Winter Formal Dresses

With winter formal right around the corner, it’s time to start looking for the perfect dress. If you’re unsure of where you can find a dress that you really love, look no further! Here’s...