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Senior Mary Orsak Gives TEDx Kids Talk

When Heather Hankamer, the Director of TEDx at Southern Methodist University, saw a news story on Fox 4 that featured senior Mary Orsak and her work with the Dallas Youth Commission, she knew that...

CitySlicker: Tex-Mas Cheer

With holiday break approaching, it’s time to whip our mittens, scarves and fuzzy socks out of storage. Despite Texas’s unruly dry and warm weather, Dallas perseveres with its holiday spirit, providing tourists and locals...

To the Bus! Boarding’s “Magic School Bus”

With various cultures coming together right here at Hockaday in our boarding department, sometimes boarders may never encounter certain spots in Dallas that we might consider mainstream knowledge. To fix this problem, Angie Jorgensen,...

Dallas Invigorates its Art Scene with Cultural Plan

When thinking of the Dallas art scene, live music from the clubs of Deep Ellum might blast in one’s head; perhaps a serene view of the Nasher sculpture gardens or the newest exhibit at...

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...

Faces and Places: A Fan Base Like No Other

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Michelle Mankoff sports Sean Lee’s jersey at the first game of the season // Photo by Shreya Gunukula Camouflaged in a sea of blue and silver, Upper School parent Max Swango doesn’t...

Not Your Average School Lunch

PICTURED ABOVE: Pan-Seared Salmon with Harissa Vinaigrette from Public School 972 // Photo by Ashlye Dullye Black and white composition notebooks line the tables, giant mathematics holy-cards tower over tables and plastic globes hang from...

Hall Shatters the Brass Ceiling

PICTURED ABOVE: Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall addresses the 354th Graduating Class of the Police Academy at the Hall of State at Fair Park on Sept. 22. Photo provided by Dallas Police Twitter...

Knox, Knox, What’s There?

From left to right: Aesop, Highland Park Soda Fountain, Outdoor Voices, Wild About Harry’s, Froggie’s 5 & 10 Toy Store and Katy Trail.  On the east side of North Central Expressway lies Knox St.,...

Let’s (Taco)bout La Ventana

Taqueria La Ventana $$ 1611 McKinney Ave   While exploring Downtown Dallas this past Saturday, my brothers and I stumbled across a youthful taqueria located across from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science...