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Kelsey Chen

Kelsey Chen

Kelsey Chen is a sophomore, an avid foodie, and an ice cream connoisseur. Her hobbies include: playing tennis, shopping online in her pjs, and traveling.

Lights, Camera, College!

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Kate Short rehearses for her role in Hockaday’s winter musical, “Once Upon a Mattress,” a musical comedy that retells the story of “The Princess and the Pea.” Short will continue to pursue...

“The Ted Bundy Tapes” and “You” Take a Stab at Understanding Serial Killers

PICTURED ABOVE// Ted Bundy in a courtroom c. 1979. With the release of “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes”, and the Netflix original show, “You”, serial killers have been transformed into celebrity monsters....

Your Guide to Brexit

PICTURED ABOVE// Prime Minister Theresa May gave a speech at Lancaster House on 17 January, 2017 about the government’s 12 priorities for negotiating the UK’s exit from the European Union. British Prime Minister Theresa May...

Leading the Way to a Better Education

//PICTURED ABOVE: Melanie Robertson, an Associate of Institutional Giving at Teach for America, speaks to students, including junior Varsha Danda, about the Opportunity Gap in education at a meeting for United to Lead. The other...

The Midterm Results Explained

//PICTURED ABOVE: Senator of Texas Ted Cruz at New England College Town Hall Meeting on Feb 3rd, 2016. Photo provided by Flickr user Michael Vadon. The Hockaday community was mainly concerned with the race between...

No Hate for the “Hate U Give”

Family love, self-discovery and political controversy come together as a reflection of the human condition in the noteworthy drama, “The Hate U Give.” Based on the best-selling novel by Angie Thomas, “The Hate U...

Paws for a Cause: Photography and Service

//PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday Advanced Photography students take pictures of one of the dogs from Paws in the City during their class period. The dogs were brought in on Oct. 1, and students met them in...

A Brainy New Exhibit

//PICTURED ABOVE: the Neuron Pop-Up exhibit in the Ann Bower 67’ gallery. Photo by Kelsey Chen. This week, a new pop-up exhibit in the Ann Bower 67’ gallery, Neuron Pop-Up, featured student artworks from the semester-long...

Celebrities Speak Out About Mental Health: Beneficial or Destructive?

//PICTURED ABOVE: Kanye West at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. West has repeatedly spoken out about his bipolar disorder, and has alluded to his mental health condition in his music. “15+ Celebrities Who Revealed Their...

Big Sis Lil Sis

PICTURED ABOVE // Senior Sara Grace Aldis and her Hockaday “lil’ sis” Lindsay Heusinger Brought to you by the Student Relations Board, the Big Sis Lil is program connects the newest and oldest members of...