Arts + Life

Summer Looks to Stay Cool

//PICTURED ABOVE: Young girl in a striped set and headscarf poses in the summer sun with heart-shaped sunglasses. As the calendar flips into May, temperatures in Dallas steadily rise. Summer is here! Dallasites have...

Art Impact Awards Assembly and Reception

//PICTURED ABOVE: Sari Wyssbrod is rewarded for her short film, “Bangover.” The film will remain in Hockaday’s permanent collection. The Annual Art Impact Awards Assembly on April 29 honored Hockaday Visual Arts juniors and...

Endgame: A Marvelous Final Stand

//PICTURED ABOVE: The original six Avengers and Nick Fury team up to save the world and bring back the dusted in their newest movie, Avengers: Endgame.  From Black Panther to Infinity War, Marvel movies...

Is Khalid really “Freeing his Spirit?”

Before I begin, I must admit I’m a biased reviewer. I love Khalid. Personally, I love his calming effect and atmosphere in every song. His debut album, “American Teen” won the iHeartRadio Music Award...

ISAS 2019 Recap: Day 2

The second day of ISAS began with beautiful weather. With a full day to come, the campus bustled with even more energetic students moving around to fight the crowds. Unlike the first day, there...

Bold and Bolder: A Review of Billie Eilish’s New Album

It wasn’t a long time ago that suddenly everyone around me knew the name of Billie Eilish, the 17-year-old younger-than-me pop star whose songs took over all of my friends’ Spotify playlists. Even my...

Stealing the Stage at Kidchella

//PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday Show Choir warms up in preparation for their performance of “Wings” and “Brave” for the guests at KidChella. Junior Chloe Johnson centers the stage, helping to lead their dance. The event...

It’s 90 Degrees Somewhere

From the ashes of one of Dallas’ most iconic and mourned burger joints, rises another, like a blazing, swanky, succulent-filled phoenix. Although hot dogs, patties and Wiener Schnitzels aren’t on the menu this time,...

Picture Perfect

Since Hockaday’s roots in 1913, the school has housed priceless art pieces. Ela Hockaday herself was an art collector and befriended famous artists such as Gertrude Stein. Even after the move to the current...