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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.

(Color) Run Like the Wind

//PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday lower, middle and upper schoolers sprint alongside their teachers, friends and families as paint flies through the air, bringing a colorful element to the athletic fields. The event allowed for the entire...

Spring Is In the Air, So Are Spring College Admissions

//PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Parker Waters outside the Admissions Wall wearing her Pepperdine t-shirt. As the long-awaited day of white dresses and floral sun hats approaches, Hockaday seniors prepare for the next chapter of their...

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...