Arts + Life

Behind the Scenes of ISAS

While Hockaday saw the great success of ISAS, we weren’t able to witness all the backstage planning behind the festival. For 10 days, housekeeping and maintenance worked to set up tents, port-a-potties and buffet...

City Slicker: Beat the Heat

With summer on the way, 100-degree weather is sadly bound to follow. While keeping cool seems like an impossible feat, know that Dallas has some hidden gems when it comes to beating the heat....

The Mark of Significance

PICTURED ABOVE // Upper School English Teacher Sarah Traphagen holds up her arm to show off the tattoo on her wrist. Photo by Charlotte Dross. There are many different ways people express themselves. Some people...

Snow to Savor

With an emphasis on staying local and natural, new Lakewood dessert spot Snowbaby serves only creamy shaved ice. The restaurant, located in the Lakewood shopping center, is small, However, the area is clean and...

Amazing “Avengers: Infinity War”

Immediately surrounded by Marvel super fans, I plopped down into my chair, prepared to watch what is set to be the most anticipated movie of 2018, “Avengers: Infinity War”. Marvel super fans and audiences...

ISAS Transported to “Kindertransport”

PICTURED ABOVE // After their last performance, cast members (left to right) Vanessa Stewart, Bailey Savoie, Allison Daniels, Meredith Jones, Grace Lowry, Megan Muscato, Catherine Sigurdsson, Sidney Wang, and Tahira Chowdhury celebrate the end of...

Fortnite Got it Right

My randomized character parachutes into Salty Springs and touches down in the lush scenery. It immediately scans the area for resources and treasure. Ax in hand, my avatar runs through the battleground and hunts...

Fourcast Tasty: Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

It’s almost summertime! Looking for a refreshing drink under the Texas sun? Look no further. The Fourcast presents the frozen strawberry lemonade in a few quick and easy steps for a delicious treat on...

Behind Cinco de Mayo

Americans love Cinco de Mayo. Mexican restaurants and businesses happily accept the increase in sales; Americans use the day as an excuse to drink margaritas and eat tacos to their heart’s content. However, many...

Slap On That Filter (Or Not)

Good lighting? Check. Cute outfit? Check. Makeup on point? Check. You make sure that the flash is on. Finally, you and your friends pose and flash your spearmint-scented smiles at the camera and cross...