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Michelle Chen

Michelle Chen

Michelle is a senior who smells good, or so she’s been told. She loves fresh figs, shopping for vintage clothing and hanging out at cafes in Beijing. She is a certified barista.

College Counseling Brings Back Young Alumni Panel

On Friday, January 11, the Class of 2019 gathered in the Clements Lecture Hall during conference and lunch period to attend the Young Alumni Panel. The panel featured four recently graduated alumni—Lauren Puplampu ’18,...

Best of Both of Worlds: From Stage to Classroom

//PICTURED ABOVE: Instrument in hand, senior Sophie Pearson takes the stage with her former bandmates at a CD release party for the pop rock band, Love Past Blue. “I‘ve performed with people before, but...

Pots, Pans and Podcast

We take food so seriously during the holiday season that the holidays hardly exist in our imagination without the smell of something along the lines of hot chocolate or roasted chicken. But besides filling...

Second Graders Learn to Go Green with All Green Club

On Nov. 30, second graders gathered in their classrooms at 2:40 p.m. to attend a session held by the Hockaday All Green Club on the subject of air pollution. The presentation involved an informational...

Residence Regains Reagan

//PICTURED ABOVE: The new Activities and Transportation Coordinator Reagan Martin gets to know the girls in the residence department. Just five years ago, she herself was graduating from Hockaday, so the school holds a special...

Forty Questions With The Fourcast – Dr. Jason Goldstein

Copy Editor Ponette Kim and Web Editor Michelle Chen follow Dr. Jason Goldstein around the Upper School while he answers 40 questions. To find out what his morning routine or favorite animal is, click...

Meme This: The Power and Potential of Internet Memes

In the summer of 2014, a girl from Houston, Texas woke up after a house party, clothes disheveled, with no memory of what happened the night before. A few weeks later, people began to...

Farewell, Class of 2018!

On May 17, the class of 2018 and families gathered in the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Theater for the Senior Farewell Program. The graduating class listened to speeches from their classmates...

Powerful Protagonist Inspires Young Girls

PICTURED ABOVE // Senior Paloma Renteria presents Powerful Protagonist student Ava Guen Sanchez with a rose and a certificate of “most enthusiastic.” Photo by Michelle Chen. Two of senior Paloma Renteria’s favorite things to...