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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.

Bold and Bolder: A Review of Billie Eilish’s New Album

It wasn’t a long time ago that suddenly everyone around me knew the name of Billie Eilish, the 17-year-old younger-than-me pop star whose songs took over all of my friends’ Spotify playlists. Even my...

Bridging the Gap With a Gap Year

//PICTURED ABOVE: A Hockadaisy plans to take a break from academics and take a gap year full of enriching and unconventional experiences. Web Editor Michelle Chen recently decided to take a gap year after graduation...

Hockaday Hosts First Charity Fashion Show

On March 31, the first Hockaday Fashion Show took place in the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Theater from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. The show was organized by juniors Varsha Danda and...

Forging Her Way To Success

//PICTURED ABOVE: Faced with all-male opponents and under the scrutiny of both the judges and the camera, Kelly Potter ’07 attempts to recreate a historical weapon as she stars as a two-time contestant on...

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 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. Every once in a while, senior...

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...