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Hockaday Letters of Recommendation: Road Trip

A bulky suitcase under your feet locks your legs into an unnatural angle. Someone turns the air conditioning off and your legs are sliding on your own sweaty seat. Your siblings whine over the...

Hockaday Letter of Recommendation: Horoscopes

//PICTURED ABOVE: This horoscope wheel chart features 12 sections which are known as the houses, and the zodiac signs run counter-clockwise around the wheel. It’s a great conversation starter: what’s your star sign? You...

Miss STEM: A STEM Start to the Year

This is my first blog post in my final year of Upper School. It is an incredible feeling looking back now, with “Miss STEM” being in its third year, and seeing all of the...

A Place of Unity

Last spring, the Senior Commons was a thing of my imagination. Sure, we had gotten the idea passed by administration and Student Council was working out the details, but would it actually happen? What...

Stories From my Mixtape: The Men Feminists Left Behind but the Women They Brought Forth

After women with the likes of Rosie the Riveter began working as part of WWII homefront efforts, returning male veterans were shocked. Women working in jobs, an inherently male task? Needless to say, they...

Ashstetic: New Makeup Freshening Faces This Fall

Jeffree Star is dropping a new palette, “Androgyny” You already know Jeffree Star Cosmetics for their iconic liquid lipsticks, uniquely pigmented powder highlighters and their Beauty Killer Eyeshadow Palette. This fall, the cruelty-free brand...

A Vegan Goodbye

As this is my final blog post for my sophomore year, I hope to leave my readers with a few things: I wish that through my column these past few months you all have...

Miss STEM: Successes in Science

Science Olympiad From Friday, April 22 to Saturday, April 23, a team of 15 Hockaday students (including myself, Effie Guo, Wendy Ho, Cynthia Ji, Amy Jia, Chaucer Langbert, Lydia Li, Violet Li, Annie Lin, Clara...