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Katie O'Meara

Katie O'Meara

Katie O'Meara

Katie's perfect day consists of some time at the batting cages, Grey's Anatomy and stuffing her face with all foods imaginable.

Staff Standoff: April Showers or May Flowers?

April Showers by Mary Orsak There is no greater day of the year than April 1. Aside from the antics of April Fool’s Day, this day welcomes my favorite month of the year. While...

How to Cure Senioritis When Studying for Exams

PICTURED ABOVE: The books of classes with exams begin to pile up. As the Class of 2018 gears up for their final set of exams, senioritis is at an all-time high. Here are six...

Flu Invades the United States, Hockaday Braces for Impact

PICTURED ABOVE: Nurse Ali Hosbin takes the temperature of sophomore Lily Zhou. Fortunately Zhou did not have a fever or the flu. Photo by Katie O’Meara. Senior Hannah Sipes’s body begins to ache. Within...

Unexpected Synonyms: “The Bachelor” and Feminism

PICTURED ABOVE: Current Bachelor Arie Luyendyk Jr. holds a rose in one of ABC’s promotional photos for the show. Photo courtesy of American Broadcasting Company. I stare at the grainy picture as Bachelor Jason Mesnick breaks...

The Man, the Myth, the Legend

PICTURED ABOVE: Five-year-old News Editor Katie O’Meara sits on Santa’s lap with her brother as she requests a new Barbie dreamhouse.  The glistening white snow coats my shoulders as I walk through the globe...

What Makes Songs Sound the Same

  Since the first few times I listened to “Country Girl (Shake It for Me)” during basketball warm-ups in the eighth grade, I have been hooked on not only Luke Bryan, but country music....

Staff Standoff: D.I.Y. or Buy?

Homemade Gifts By Aurelia Han, Editor-in-Chief Christmas morning 2015. I slide on my favorite reindeer slippers before braving the harsh winter weather that cast over Dallas that year. To my surprise, a package about...

There is Nothing South about “Somewhere South of Galway”

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Cate Ginsberg as Brenna begins the play singing as she folds laundry. Photo by Katie O’Meara. Written and directed by senior Grace Lowry, “Somewhere South of Galway” tells the story of...

A Timeline of the Mueller Investigation

PICTURED ABOVE: Robert Mueller sits in the Oval Office in 2012 as the FBI director shortly before his term ends. Photo courtesy of Pete Souza. Since the 2016 campaign for the presidency accusations of...

Sexual Harassment Exposed in Hollywood

PICTURED ABOVE: Harvey Weinstein walks the red carpet prior to revelations about his sexual misconduct throughout the majority of his career as a powerful producer. Photo courtesy of David Shankbone.  On Oct. 5, the New...