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Noor Adatia

Noor Adatia

Noor is an aspiring journalist, equalist, and Gemini. She loves books, music, and Starbucks Mango Black tea lemonade.

Combining Service and Learning through Spanish

On April 26, April 28 and May 2 during class time, Upper School Spanish teacher Mariana Mariel took her Latin American Perspectives class, entirely composed of seniors, to visit the senior center at Wesley...

A Look into the Mind of Zayn

Like his decision to leave One Direction and forge his own musical footprint, Zayn Malik’s new album is bold. Stylizing Malik’s name as ZAYN, the much-anticipated “Mind of Mine” promised fans a style more...

Please, My Faith is Not a Costume

Cultural appropriation is a tricky line many of us are forced to deal with – or even maneuver. In this era of political correctness, people often have something to say about appropriating a culture that...

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 2 Review: A New Kimmy

Despite its crazy plot line, the first season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt drew me in with its humor and heartfelt characters. Kimmy’s overly enthusiastic attitude kept the show not only lighthearted, but also sincere...

Day of Promise Unites Dallas

Individuals from all over North Texas gathered at Village Burger Bar for Hockaday’s fifth annual Day of Promise on Monday, April 11. Originally started by Olivia Karihan ‘11, who wanted to do something similar to...

New Year, New Website

It’s been three months into 2016 and just when you thought you couldn’t start something new, Hockaday’s website inspires us all to stick to our New Year’s resolutions of eating healthy and exercising more....

Paris Letters Unite Schools

After the Paris attacks on Nov. 13, the world expressed its sympathies to those affected in many ways: Facebook added a feature to watermark profile pictures in the colors of the French flag, and...

Why We Need Feminism

At its essence, modern day feminism, or third-wave feminism, seeks to fight for equal representation of both men and women, bringing both men and women to the conversation of fighting this gender gap. While feminism...

“Jam” Session: An Overview of this Spring’s Coffeehouse

Based on the 1996 film, “Space Jam,” the second Hockaday coffeehouse of the school year was held on Jan. 9 in Clements, decorated by the Fine Arts Board in stars and glittery streamers. It...

E. Coli Scare Prompts Food Safety Discussion

For a company that prides itself on fresh ingredients and wholesome burritos, Chipotle’s e. coli outbreak took the public by storm. The scare prompted Chipotle to temporarily shut down 43 stores in Portland, Seattle...