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Emily Wu

Emily Wu

Emily is an amateur gamer who loves fencing and digging into her avocado. Her dream is to have a jewelry box filled with a collection of her most favorite rings—including her Hockaday senior ring.

Boarderline: Katzman Sisters

For junior Jessica Katzman and eighth grader Julia Katzman from Arizona, life at Hockaday represents more than living away from home. Although boarding life separates both of them from their parents, the sisters still...

Defining the Undefined: AP Studio Art Students Present their Work

PICTURED ABOVE: 1. “Chaotic Alley” by Hallet Thalheimer. 2. “Cover-up” by Sunita Hu. 3. “Monachopsis” by Elli Lee. 4.”Self-Portrait” by Emily Baschab. 4. “Self-Portrait” by Lily Loose. 5 ” by Emily Baschab. How do...

Get Ready to Kiss it Goodbye

It’s a peaceful Sunday morning on the patio. A soothing breeze sends a chill up your arm, but a cup of aromatic coffee warms up your side. Raising the cup, you drink the last...

Does Going to Winter Formal with The Great Gatsby Theme Make Me Inconsiderate?

Does Going to Winter Formal with The Great Gatsby Theme Makes Me Inconsiderate? Before we begin on to the real argument, we need to understand what the concerns are here: The Great Gatsby is...

First Aid Pack for Hell Week: Tips for Keeping Your Life Straight

Hey there. I know you are pretty stressed out at this moment. Tomorrow’s math test is not going to let you pass easily, not to mention that the English paper still needs to be...

I Slept in a Car Parked in Woodberry Outlet After My First Thanksgiving

For the 15-year-old me, Thanksgiving is not a well-decorated turkey, plump pumpkins or apple pies. Waking up in my mom’s rental car alone and covering myself with the brand-new jacket bought an hour ago,...

Border Line: Combatting Homesickness

PICTURED ABOVE: Freshman Elaine Wang cooks instant noodles in the Schmitz Residence Hall, Photo by Emily Wu. From a Boarding “Big Sister” After years as a boarder, senior Tiffany Bai is considered one of...

Saudi Arabia Lifts the Ban on Women Driving

PICTURED ABOVE: The Women to Drive movement was started by Saudi Arabian women in protest of their right to drive. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.  Saudi Arabia announced on Sept. 26 that it was lifting...

Summer Updates Improve School

For many of us Hockadaisies, the place we spend most of our time is our school. This past summer, our most familiar place in Dallas—the Hockaday campus—experienced some slight but quite influential changes. Here...