Arts + Life

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...

Eighth Graders Shine in “Annie Jr.”

Every girl who went to Hockaday in eighth grade remembers their musical. Whether they were a munchkin in “The Wizard of Oz”, a fangirl in “Bye Bye Birdie”, a showstopper in “Broadway Lights” or...

From Psycho to Get Out: The Evolution of the Horror Industry

Squeezing her friend’s hand, young Claire Cothren, Upper School English Teacher, clenches her teeth as a suspenseful soundtrack builds. She holds her breath and grasps her friend’s hand harder as the protagonist watches an...

Tips and Tricks to Creep it Real This Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s time for you to start planning how you will spend the spookiest night of the year. Will you attend one of the biggest, wildest parties? Will you...

Making Memories at Moxley

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Hannah Sipes poses in her clown makeup and costume. Photo provided by Hannah Sipes Haunted houses have been around since 1915 when the first haunted house, the Orton and Spooner Ghost...

Where to Dig in on National Dessert Day

PICTURED ABOVE: This neon sign greets hungry guests at Emporium Pies in Deep Ellum. Photo by Niamh McKinney National Dessert Day, which falls on Saturday, Oct. 14, is right around the corner. Go out...

To Be Honest, TBH is Overrated  

PICTURED ABOVE: Users have the ability to send digital compliments to friends on the app. Screenshots provided by Charlotte Dross.  Human society as a whole tends to have an inherent craving to know what...

Younger Now, and Boring Now

Miley Cyrus’ music career has undoubtedly been a tumultuous one. From her teen-idol days on Disney Channel, to her jarring image-changing album “Bangerz,” Cyrus is no stranger to making drastic stylistic changes. Cyrus’ newest...