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Morgan Fisher

How to Spot Fake News

Given today’s tense political climate and influential figures like President Donald Trump denouncing supposed“- fake news”, it is imperative that anyone who stays up to date on current events does not get bogged down...

Where’d She Get That: Mrs. Lindsay

  Upper School science teacher Kirsten Lindsay-Hudak discusses her style, fashion inspiration and self-made clothing. Earrings, Passed down “I get most of my jewelry from my aunts and grandmothers.” Top, Self-made “I don’t really...

Eighth Grader Brings Awareness to Water Conservation through Art

The Dallas Water Conservation initiative, Save Dallas Water, offers a yearly contest to all City of Dallas students to submit an original piece supporting water conservation. Hockaday 8th grader Angelina Wu won the middle...

Two Students, “ONE” Film

Hockaday Junior Grace Zhang and Sophomore Emily Ma’s short film titled “ONE”, starring Megan Muscato, has been selected to be screened at Texas High School Shorts Competition at the South by Southwest Film Festival...

Fourth Time’s the Charm

When most couples describe their first date, few do it on national television with one man and 29 other woman. However, television producer Mike Fleiss decided that this would be an ideal situation to...

COFFEE V TEA: STAFF STANDOFF

MARIA HARRISON: COFFEE Two million one hundred forty-two thousand, the amount of 60-kilogram bags of coffee the United States imported in just one month— October 2016, according to the International Coffee Organization. Obviously, Americans...

A Mindful Initiative

Study for Spanish test. Edit English essay. Finish math homework. Soccer practice. Sound familiar? For some students, the list of to-do’s can go on and on, leading to overwhelming amounts of stress. Countless studies...

Put it in These Planners

Morgan Fisher – Asst. Cast Off Editor

“Pete’s Dragon” Flies into Theatres

Walking into the theater, I sighed, reluctant to spend two hours watching a movie I thought only young children would enjoy. I was shocked when, even in the first scene,- David Lowery’s “Pete’s Dragon”...

Is SAGE really “healthy”?

Stepping into the new lunch line, you see succulents hanging on the walls and the daily offerings written on a chalkboard. The options are endless—there are several entrées and sides offered in the main...