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Hockaday Students and Faculty Travel to Anaheim for SDLC

PICTURED ABOVE: Hockaday chaperones: Summer Hamilton, Sarah Mbabazi, Robyn Fullum, Mariana Mariel, Tymesia Smaw and Eric Roberson. Students: Don Ford, Angie Walsh, Sunny Li, Maye McPhail and Hibah Naviwala. Photo provided by Don Ford.  From Nov. 29...

‘Tis the Season to Embrace Diversity

  Think about Christmas for a minute. You may associate the holiday with mistletoe, gingerbread, reindeer, and Santa— a jolly, bearded, white Santa. The image of a white Santa Claus is historically inaccurate. Although...

A Divergence from the Distressed Damsel

I have always held Disney princesses near and dear to my heart. I was the girl who rotated through various Disney princess costumes each Halloween and watched their movies on repeat. To this day,...

Big Change for $20 Bill

On Wednesday, April 20, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced that former slave and national hero Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill. This redesigned bill, along with the...

Money on My Mind

A look into the diverse socioeconomic background of Hockaday students. It is 2012. Current senior Sofi Mira is in eighth grade. She stands outside her school, Richardson North Junior High. Mira, with her mother...

Diversity Speaker Rosetta Lee Identifies the Identities

Diversity speaker and consultant Rosetta Lee  spoke to the Upper School yesterday about different cultural identities and how we can use our individual identities as a step forward towards inclusion and allyship. This is...

Black Student Union Expands Black History Month Celebration

With an activity for form points, a game of Kahoot! and a documentary screening, Hockaday’s Black Student Union honored Black History Month with more than just the usual assembly. Before last year, the Convocations Board...

#OscarsStillSoWhite?

On Jan. 15, the motion pictures academy released the complete list of nominees for 2016 films. Yet again, for the second year in a row, the nominations include little to no minority actors for...

Racial Inequality: Students Rally for Change

For seven days, Mizzou’s grad student Jonathan Butler did not consume a single bite of food. His body began to shut down: he was dying. But none of that mattered. Butler vowed to continue...

HockaBriefs

Printing Limits On Nov. 17, the technology department established printing limits. Now, students are only allowed to print 62 black and white pages and 7 colored pages per day. If a student needs to...