Sports

Daisies Dominate in SPC

The Hockaday fall sports teams did well last weekend at the Southwest Preparatory Conference in Fort Worth, with volleyball, cross country and field hockey all competing in the tournament. The volley ball team beat...

Teachers Get Schooled in Self Defense

PICTURED ABOVE: Director of Accounts Payable Lana York and Upper School science teacher Kirsten Lindsay- Hudak mirror instructor Meg Hinkley to learn new self defense techniques. Photo by Karen Lin. With clenched fists and eyes...

And From Michelle’s Mind

  Photo Provided by Wikimedia Commons   After a mediocre 3-3 start to the season, many fans were wondering “what is wrong with the Dallas Cowboys?” The answer: Nothing. Nothing is wrong with the Cowboys...

(Fe)male Runners Lack Iron

PICTURED ABOVE: The varsity cross country team pushes their pace despite strong winds and fifty degree temperatures, winning the Northzone meet. Photo by Claire Jurgensmeyer. Imagine you’re running, and suddenly you cannot breathe and...

Tips and Tricks: Suggestions to maintain a balanced lifestyle

Photo (left) Provided by: Creative Commons; Photo (right): Wikimedia Commons A Look Inside Popular Fast Food Chains: In a national report known as Chain Reaction III, a group of nonprofit activist organizations, including Friends...

Joining the Ranks of the Champions

As she dribbles the field hockey ball, senior and Athletic Board Chair Campbell Swango sprints down the field and scores a clean goal. However, Swango isn’t here to score points. This is no team...

There’s a Scientific Reason Why People Like (or Dislike) Horror Movies

PICTURED ABOVE: The famous thriller “The Silence of the Lambs” (1991) introduced the infamous Hannibal Lector to the horror world. Photo courtesy of Flickr. Halloween is on its way and with the turning autumn leaves,...

Mother-Daughter Bonds Bolstered by Athletics

PICTURED ABOVE: Junior Adoette Vaughn goes for an afternoon jog while her mother Glenys Quick gives advice from the sidelines. Photo by Aurelia Han.  Living in the heartland of football, it is easy to...

Tips and Tricks: Maintain a Balanced Lifestyle

  The Frozen Fix Whether you prefer a pint of Ben and Jerry’s or a Ha?agen-Dazs fudgesicle, frozen treats can be addicting. However, you can leave the calories behind and get what you’re craving...

Katie’s Kourt: Rangers’s Season Comes to an End

Even with a 10 game winning streak to open the summer, the Texas Rangers have been all but mathematically eliminated from the hunt for a World Series ring as they finish a subpar season....