Arts + Life

Charlsie Griffiths Finds Her Forte With New Fine Arts Department Role

//PICTURED ABOVE: Charlsie Griffiths sits in her new office as she takes on her new role in the Fine Arts Department. In April, Charlsie Griffiths received the news that she would be the new...

Keep Calm and Delete “Calm”

1/5 stars Let me preface this by saying that I have never in my life tried any sort of anti-anxiety techniques, let alone an app for it. The closest I have probably gotten is...

Crazy for Crazy Rich Asians

Going into Crazy Rich Asians, I expected nothing less than what the title promised to deliver. However, rather than a movie that once again stereotypes Asians, a hilariously funny chick flick with no shortage...

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...