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Eliana Goodman

Eliana is a very tall sophomore who usually has her nose stuck in a book, loves her pets, binging the Office and fat straws.

Tied Down By Trafficking: Behind DFW’s $99 Million Industry

Just minutes after leaving her high school campus, Lilah* strips herself of her identity and is shackled against her will in a dark motel room. There,she is no longer recognizable as a straight-A student...

Hockaday Community Celebrates One Another at Senior Awards Assembly

With graduation rapidly approaching,  the seniors’ excitement is buzzing; throughout the next two weeks, events like Senior Splash Day and commencement rehearsal will be celebrating the class of 2018’s accomplishments. On Monday, April 30,...

Gun Violence Forces America’s Youth to Take Action

On Feb. 14, a mass shooter killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl. Since the tragedy, student activists from Parkland started a nationwide movement to campaign for gun control....

We “Paws-ed and Relaxed” and it was Amazing Fur Real

In the midst of all the upper school stress before exams, Hockaday welcomed six fluffy guests to its campus on Friday, March 2.  All six of the wagging visitors are registered therapy dogs from...

Inspiring Story, Uninspired Film

Photo Provided by Warner Brothers A man aboard a train from Amsterdam to Paris passes a confused glance to his wife in the new film “15:17 to Paris.” He hustles to the area right...

CitySlicker: Tex-Mas Cheer

With holiday break approaching, it’s time to whip our mittens, scarves and fuzzy socks out of storage. Despite Texas’s unruly dry and warm weather, Dallas perseveres with its holiday spirit, providing tourists and locals...

Hold On to Your Hanukkiahs: the Story Behind Hanukkah

When one reflects on what they know about Judaism, one word particularly comes to mind: Hanukkah. Images of dimly lit menorahs, dreidels, latkes, and blue-and-white wrapped presents might crowd one’s mind; however, facts about...

IDEA Lab Hosts Design Challenge for Nov. 30

PICTURED ABOVE: Sophomore Hope Fu brainstorms ideas to answer a “How Might We” question. Pictures provided by Lin Lin Lee. “How might we?” is a question that is being asked more and more in the...

Local Community Service Opportunities Before Thanksgiving

PICTURED ABOVE: A bustling scene from 2016’s Feast of Sharing. Sign up to volunteer at 2017’s Feast of Sharing on x2VOL. Photo by Amelia Brown.  Giving back to others is a productive way to...

Dallas Invigorates its Art Scene with Cultural Plan

When thinking of the Dallas art scene, live music from the clubs of Deep Ellum might blast in one’s head; perhaps a serene view of the Nasher sculpture gardens or the newest exhibit at...