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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.

Hocka-Valentine’s-Day Stories

PICTURED ABOVE: Claire Cothren and her husband on the day of their engagement. Photo courtesy of Claire Cothren. This year, Hockaday students celebrated Valentine’s Day with a day-off from school. As you snuggle with...

More Than Just a Bookstore

Small in size, the Hockaday Bookstore is a big destination among students. From school supplies to uniforms to beauty pick-me-up’s, the store carries just about anything that a student might need. Digging deeper, the...

Boarder Line

Photo by Michelle Chen We talked to boarders Alexandria Marshall and Sunny Li, and looked at a traditional event to show our readers a peek inside life in the Residence Department. Junior Alexandria Marshall...

Faces + Places: Hockaday Community Gives Back

PICTURED ABOVE: Community Service Board members and juniors Grace Laber and Annie Sheeder pose next to their Winter Olympics themed Scottish Rite tree that was placed in the children’s ward at the hospital.// Photo by...

Form Deans Bring Smiles To Upper School

PICTURED ABOVE: Form I Dean Emily Bemenderfer, Form II Dean Alejandra Suárez, Form III Dean Jessica Chu and Form IV Dean Rebekah Calhoun (from left to right) posed as the “Dean Team” on Halloween. Each year,...

Seniors to Visit Heart House

PICTURED ABOVE: English Department Chair Janet Bilhartz leads a discussion in her Contemporary American Literature Class. Photo by Katie O’ Meara. This year, equipped with empathy and knowledge, the Contemporary American Literature Senior Semester Seminar...

Hockaday Films Take Times Square

PICTURED ABOVE: A scene from “Occhiolism” by sophomore Louisa Lindsley New York. Times Square. The doors of the AMC Empire 25 Theater opened on Oct. 7 to welcome throngs of high schoolers from all over...

Fitness Enthusiasts Find a Healthy Fix

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Campbell Swango, Athletic Board Chair, is a three sport athlete. // Photo by Aurelia Han Marathons might not be your thing, or maybe your mile time hasn’t changed since the eighth...

Overpriced Streetwear Was Only Fun for a Second

In the Summer of 2016, I was in Frisco, Texas waiting in line for Kanye West merchandise. I was the 543rd buyer at Mr. West’s “The Life of Pablo” pop-up store hosted by Stonebriar...