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iPhone X-cellent

The iPhone X has been dubbed by Fox News as “the best upgrade from Apple in seven years,” and I personally agree. The smooth glass back, the sharp OLED screen and the crisp-clear camera...

Kramer Explains: The Civil War, Episode 1

Upper School History Department Chair Steve Kramer explains common misconceptions of the Civil War in this series, “Kramer Explains.” In this episode, Kramer discusses John Brown and answers the question, “Is John Brown a...

Picassos in the Making: Lower School Art Exhibit

With Hockaday’s multitude of talented artists in the Upper and Middle School, lining their sculptures and watercolors up and down the halls, one may forget their humble, Lower School origins. From Nov. 2 to...

Local Community Service Opportunities Before Thanksgiving

PICTURED ABOVE: A bustling scene from 2016’s Feast of Sharing. Sign up to volunteer at 2017’s Feast of Sharing on x2VOL. Photo by Amelia Brown.  Giving back to others is a productive way to...

There is Nothing South about “Somewhere South of Galway”

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Cate Ginsberg as Brenna begins the play singing as she folds laundry. Photo by Katie O’Meara. Written and directed by senior Grace Lowry, “Somewhere South of Galway” tells the story of...

A Timeline of the Mueller Investigation

PICTURED ABOVE: Robert Mueller sits in the Oval Office in 2012 as the FBI director shortly before his term ends. Photo courtesy of Pete Souza. Since the 2016 campaign for the presidency accusations of...

Seniors Haunt the Hallways

On Oct. 27, seniors continued the tradition of decorating the hallways for Halloween and scaring the underclassmen. This year, they transformed the Upper School into a carnival-themed haunted house. From clowns to mimes, each...

Seniors to Visit Heart House

PICTURED ABOVE: English Department Chair Janet Bilhartz leads a discussion in her Contemporary American Literature Class. Photo by Katie O’ Meara. This year, equipped with empathy and knowledge, the Contemporary American Literature Senior Semester Seminar...

Dr. Karen Warren Coleman Installed as Hockaday’s Eugene McDermott Head of School

PICTURED ABOVE: Dr. Karen Warren Coleman speaks at the installation on Oct. 15 as she outlines her plan for Hockaday’s future. Photo by Lauren Puplampu. Despite Coleman being the 13th head of school and...

CitySlicker: Pumped for Pasta

Although Tex Mex cuisine permeates Dallas food culture, Italian restaurants rich with history and community are also scattered through the city. Some places, like Jimmy’s Food Store, which has been family-operated since 1966 in...