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Luck of the Draw: How the Zip Code Lottery Affects Students Across America

It’s a sunny Monday morning, and 8-year-old Abby has just arrived at school with a full stomach and fresh excitement to conquer the day. In another school across town, 8-year-old Anna is stepping onto...

Turning a New Page at the Colloquium

PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday English teacher Dr. Jennifer Boulanger reads Sandra Cisneros’ “The House on Mango Street” in preparation for the 2019 Interscholastic Colloquium on Feb. 13. Boulanger has worked for a year to ensure...

The Ongoing Battle of the Sexes

PICTURED ABOVE: At an average Hockaday Varsity Basketball home game, the stands consist only of parents and a few coaches. This lack of support is detrimental to the athletes on the court, as they no...

No Sleep is For the Weak

//PICTURED ABOVE: A sleepy Hockadaisy, overwhelmed by a heavy load of homework and studying, falls asleep despite her piping hot, large cup of coffee. Sleep deprivation is an ongoing issue that affects not only Hockaday...

Lights, Camera, College!

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Kate Short rehearses for her role in Hockaday’s winter musical, “Once Upon a Mattress,” a musical comedy that retells the story of “The Princess and the Pea.” Short will continue to pursue...

Forging Her Way To Success

//PICTURED ABOVE: Faced with all-male opponents and under the scrutiny of both the judges and the camera, Kelly Potter ’07 attempts to recreate a historical weapon as she stars as a two-time contestant on...

Accepting What We Rejected: Confronting the Duke University Chinese Controversy

When was the last time someone told you to shut up? For the Chinese students at Duke University, this question would be quite easy to answer: 14 days ago. On Jan. 26, Duke University...

Hockaday Community Celebrates the Lunar New Year

Countries in Asia celebrate two new years: one on Jan. 1 and the other also on Jan. 1, but on the Lunar calendar. Hockaday consists of various ethnic and racial groups, including those of...

Seniors Kick off Last 100 Days of School with Sleepover

On Feb. 4, the class of 2019  gathered in the Hicks Meeting Room to continue the tradition of the senior sleepover. Although not all students chose to attend the event or spend the night,...

“The Ted Bundy Tapes” and “You” Take a Stab at Understanding Serial Killers

PICTURED ABOVE// Ted Bundy in a courtroom c. 1979. With the release of “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes”, and the Netflix original show, “You”, serial killers have been transformed into celebrity monsters....