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Youngblood Makes Her Mark

DONE BY DESIGN | Youngblood’s favorite graphic, “HOW TO BE BLACK,” educates viewers on the experience of being a black woman in America. Photo Provided by Avery Youngblood. Avery Youngblood ‘12 received Beyoncé’s Formation Scholarship...

Springing Into ISAS 2018

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Audrey Magnuson plans ISAS details with Dean of Upper School Ed Long in between classes. Photo by Charlotte Dross.  As April approaches, preparation for the Independent School Association of the Southwest...

Hawley-wood in Brooklyn

During the weekend, after an intense week of school, many Hockaday students might be found browsing Netflix, looking to find some rest and relaxation. What they may not be expecting to find, however, is...

Harsh Realities of a “Starving Artist”

When singers, dancers and actors take their final bows and the curtain closes, statistics prove their reality as starving artists who struggle with underpay and underrecognition. According to Payscale, as of 2013, ballet dancers...

Centennial Sculpture to be Installed in June

The unique 18 feet tall, 9 feet wide, and 5 feet deep Centennial Sculpture will be completed and installed in the Lyda Hill STEM Institute at the end of June, marking the end of...

Daisy in the Arts: Quinn Brodsky

Sophomore Quinn Brodsky is the lead singer in The Hey Heys, a band which plays both covers and original songs. With the band, Brodsky has performed at Gexa Energy Pavilion and The Curtain Club....

Fourcast’s Oscar Predictions 2016

With the 88th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 28, Fourcast’s Arts & Entertainment Editor Kate Clement picked a list of her favorites for winning each category. Best Picture Predicted: “The Revenant” or “Spotlight” My Pick:...

Fourcast’s Guide to 2016

Wondering what you should watch, listen to, or read this upcoming year? Fourcast has a compiled a list of the best movies, books, and music artists to look out for in 2016. Movies of...

“Jam” Session: An Overview of this Spring’s Coffeehouse

Based on the 1996 film, “Space Jam,” the second Hockaday coffeehouse of the school year was held on Jan. 9 in Clements, decorated by the Fine Arts Board in stars and glittery streamers. It...

Daisy in the Arts: Megan Ortman

An avid participant in the Dallas art community, freshman Megan Ortman is in the Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas, a member of Hockadance and has a unique gift for singing in the operatic style....