Arts + Life

Black Mirror Season Four: A Spoiler Free Review

Since Dec. 29 of 2017, in some way on the internet, in the halls or in the classroom, you have probably heard someone in a panic over their future because “Black Mirror” made them...

Spilling the Tea on the Best Tea Rooms in Dallas

After watching “The Crown” religiously for a few weekends, captivated by the strict manners and the daily royal routines, I made it my mission to dine like a royal for a weekend. For three days,...

It’s Meryl Streep’s World and We Are All Living in It

In the era of assaults upon the free press and a cultural awakening on workplace sexual harassment, Steven Spielberg’s “The Post,” a fast-paced and exhilarating drama chronicling The Washington Post’s decision to publish sections...

Dazed and Amused

A decorative sign on the far back wall of Sweet Daze Dessert Bar reads “a picture is worth a thousand calories,” but was it really worth it? Yes. Sweet Daze Dessert Bar is tucked...

Springing Into ISAS 2018

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Audrey Magnuson plans ISAS details with Dean of Upper School Ed Long in between classes. Photo by Charlotte Dross.  As April approaches, preparation for the Independent School Association of the Southwest...

What Makes Songs Sound the Same

  Since the first few times I listened to “Country Girl (Shake It for Me)” during basketball warm-ups in the eighth grade, I have been hooked on not only Luke Bryan, but country music....

CitySlicker: Tex-Mas Cheer

With holiday break approaching, it’s time to whip our mittens, scarves and fuzzy socks out of storage. Despite Texas’s unruly dry and warm weather, Dallas perseveres with its holiday spirit, providing tourists and locals...

The Making of a Musical

PICTURED ABOVE: Lights, Camera, Action! Upper School Dance Faculty Beth Wortley teaches “The Drowsy Chaperone” choreography to students. On May 10, an email was sent out to the community that announced that “The Drowsy...

Spread the Holiday Cheer with a Festive Sweater

With lots of holiday parties around the corner, holiday sweaters are a necessity. Check out these sweater hot spots to find anything from a decorative vest to 3D holiday attire.   Ugly Christmas Sweater...

Loco for “Coco”

I’m both jealous and ecstatic that the younger generation gets this kind of representation and introduction to another culture. The most foreign thing in the movies I watched while growing up was a rat...