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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.

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...

Taking the Reins: Cook Balances Academics and Athletics

PICTURED ABOVE: Leap of Faith: On April 1, 2017 senior Jane Cook placed rst in the junior preliminary division of the competition she competed in at Rose Horse Park with her horse Xavier. Photo...

Sophie Dawson Advances to Poetry Out Loud State Competition

PICTURED ABOVE: Junior Sophie Dawson practices her poem recitation at Hockaday. Photo by Charlotte Dross “Anyone who begins a sentence with ‘In all honesty…’ is about to tell a lie.” Such are the opening...

Springing Into ISAS 2018

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Audrey Magnuson plans ISAS details with Dean of Upper School Ed Long in between classes. Photo by Charlotte Dross.  As April approaches, preparation for the Independent School Association of the Southwest...

A Silent Cry for Help: The Alarming Escalation in Teen Suicide

When 16-year-old Stacy* returned home from track practice, she began her usual routine—she ate dinner, showered, stretched out her tight muscles and put on pajamas. But instead of sitting down to complete her homework...

To Be Honest, TBH is Overrated  

PICTURED ABOVE: Users have the ability to send digital compliments to friends on the app. Screenshots provided by Charlotte Dross.  Human society as a whole tends to have an inherent craving to know what...

And in the Pop Culture World

PICTURED ABOVE: Lady Gaga holding a microphone while pointing to her audience. // King Kylie and Princess Kate Announce Pregnancies The royal babies are coming. Social media royalty Kylie Jenner is five months along...