Arts + Life

Living Up to a Big Reputation

Like it or not, Taylor Swift is back—synth-pop and bass booming. On Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, Swift released her sixth album, “Reputation,” on iTunes. Already, sales have soared, with the album selling 700,000 copies...

iPhone X-cellent

The iPhone X has been dubbed by Fox News as “the best upgrade from Apple in seven years,” and I personally agree. The smooth glass back, the sharp OLED screen and the crisp-clear camera...

Picassos in the Making: Lower School Art Exhibit

With Hockaday’s multitude of talented artists in the Upper and Middle School, lining their sculptures and watercolors up and down the halls, one may forget their humble, Lower School origins. From Nov. 2 to...

There is Nothing South about “Somewhere South of Galway”

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Cate Ginsberg as Brenna begins the play singing as she folds laundry. Photo by Katie O’Meara. Written and directed by senior Grace Lowry, “Somewhere South of Galway” tells the story of...

CitySlicker: Pumped for Pasta

Although Tex Mex cuisine permeates Dallas food culture, Italian restaurants rich with history and community are also scattered through the city. Some places, like Jimmy’s Food Store, which has been family-operated since 1966 in...

Dallas Invigorates its Art Scene with Cultural Plan

When thinking of the Dallas art scene, live music from the clubs of Deep Ellum might blast in one’s head; perhaps a serene view of the Nasher sculpture gardens or the newest exhibit at...

A Weak Light Flickers

If you follow Niall Horan on any social media, you’ll see that his life after One Direction is simple.  Snapchats from his Saturday nights are shots of the golf course he’s playing with his...

Double Threat, Senior Writes and Directs Fall Play

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Grace Lowry runs through script with actors during dress rehearsal of “Somewhere South of Galway.” Photo by Hunter Folsom It’s official, for the first time in Hockaday’s history, a senior has...

Semi-Happy Death Day

Photo provided by Universal Pictures Get Up. Go to Class. Party. Die. Repeat. This snappy, hour and a half comedy-horror-mystery, makes one thing clear: being a good person requires an awful lot of death....

Let’s Taco About Fine Mexican Dining

Photo by Paige Halverson During my daily commute, I cross through a sea of restaurants and many are fresh, new brainchilds of savvy entrepreneurs trying to shine in today’s highly competitive restaurant business. But...