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Charlotte Dross

Charlotte is a senior and kiwi enthusiast. Her hobbies include petting her cat and drinking lemonade. She does not like tomatoes.

Read Between the Lines: Movies With an Agenda

//PICTURED ABOVE: Today, it’s hard to find a movie or T.V. show that doesn’t seem to push a certain agenda, whether it’s obvious or discrete. As viewers, we must learn how to filter out...

“Clock-In” To See This Movie

Upon first entering the theater screening “The House with a Clock in Its Walls,” I immediately noticed one thing: the children. Naturally, I began to question the content that I was about to view....

Seniors Kick Off the Year at Allaso Ranch

On Aug. 20, 119 Hockaday seniors loaded up on three charter buses and traveled to Allaso Ranch in  Hawkins, Texas for the annual Senior Retreat. Lasting from Aug. 20 to Aug. 22, the retreat...

Mass Incarceration Devastates America

PICTURED ABOVE // Working for change: Junior Isabella Yepes discusses mass incarceration with junior Tanvi Kongara after the Student Diversity Board forum. Photo by Charlotte Dross. On April 6, Hockaday Upper School students gathered...

Are We Too Loyal To The Royals?

PICTURED ABOVE // Prince Harry and soon to be wife Meghan Markle are seen taking a stroll in the public. Photo courtesy of WikiCommons. On May 19, 2018, people from all corners of the earth...

Taking a Swing at Fame

PICTURED ABOVE // Freshman Tia Hsieh takes a swing at an approaching ball during a tournament. Photo by Grant Bergmann. A white ball whizzes across the rectangular, blue table—nearly untraceable by the naked human eye—hovering...

Enough is Enough: How Generation Z is breaking barriers and speaking up

She stands in the cold and pouring rain, huddled around other like-minded young men and women who have gathered to support a cause they hold dear to their hearts. Through the dense sea of...

Filmmakers of the Future: How Three Film Students are Paving Their Way to Success

PICTURED ABOVE: Juniors Emily Ma and Sophie Gilmour and Senior Grace Zhang brainstorm new ideas for future films during class. Junior Sophie Gilmour’s interest in film sparked from an early age. “My brother used...

Fresh February Finds: A Guide to Staying Warm and in Uniform this Winter

PICTURED ABOVE: 01. Juniors Isabel Peppard and Maddie McBride prepare to start a new creation. 02. Junior Regan Halverson sports a Hockaday thermos. 03. Courtney Katz, junior, stores tea in her Corkcicle. 04. Layering up to keep...

And In the Pop Culture World

Stormi Racks Up a Storm On Feb. 4, Kylie Jenner had the nation in shock as she revealed to the public that she was now the proud mother of a bustling baby girl. Jenner...