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Miss Helen Temple Cooke, Dana Hall Head and, Surprise, Collector of Persian Art Miss Helen Temple Cooke in a period photograph. Image provided by Dana Hall Archives.
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Why X Blocks?
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Why X Blocks?

1:05 is a good time for a nap. But this is also the time when X-blocks normally take place, and it can be hard for some people to stay focused. Since it is not a course, why does the school dedicate so much time and effort to these lectures? I […]

Diversity at Dana: Part One, the Problems
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Diversity at Dana: Part One, the Problems

With 28% of Dana Hall’s students of color being domestic and 15% being international students, students of color make up a minority of the Dana Hall student population. The Dana community, sometimes referred to as a bubble, is often known for being unlike the real world. In every description of […]

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Library Page Book Review: All The Light We Cannot See

Until two summers ago, I never dreamed that I would read a book that sympathized with a Nazi soldier. And I certainly did not expect to understand the author’s point of view. All The Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr, tells the story of a young Nazi scientist, but […]

Miss Helen Temple Cooke in a period photograph. Image provided by Dana Hall Archives.
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Miss Helen Temple Cooke, Dana Hall Head and, Surprise, Collector of Persian Art

The date is April 12, 1955, both the eve of Helen Temple Cooke’s 90th birthday and the day on which she died. When Miss Cooke passed, she left behind a legacy that has been preserved for years to follow. Growing up in Rutland, Vermont, she received a basic public education, […]

Student Entrepreneur Conquering Allergies, Benefitting Society
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Student Entrepreneur Conquering Allergies, Benefitting Society

Did you ever have something that plays a big role in your life, a thing which impacts you and shapes who you are? You might not think that a little stain on the jeans of a 14-year-old kid could create a better future for many people, but Jessie Rose Schwartz, […]

Life at the Library
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Life at the Library

I had the craziest dream last night. So, first I represented my team (which didn’t really have a name…?) in the Olympics. Then, I wound up writing halloween jokes on windows and somehow I was walking around the Dana campus picking up small, rectangular, flat rocks. Next, I was decorating […]

Spirit Week Gets Extra Spirited
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Spirit Week Gets Extra Spirited

Dana Hall’s spirit week for 2018 kicked off on Monday, October 22nd. Spirit Week, as always, took place the week before parents weekend, where family members from around here and all over came to their kids’ classes and partook in all sorts of activities! The real story here, however, is […]

Would You Wear it?
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Would You Wear it?

I have been interested in fashion for a while and actually work in the clothing store Gretta Luxe. I will catch myself either scrolling through Instagram, pinterest or even picking up a People magazine looking for the newest trends and some of the most outrageous looks. Paris fashion week is […]

Photograph of Bardwell at night. What mysterious presence is lurking in the shadows?
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Bardwell’s Ghost Spooks Performers

It is common knowledge among dancers, directors, actors, and techies alike that every theater has a resident ghost. Recent events suggest that Dana Hall’s own Bardwell ghost has decided to make an appearance. Because students are often in the presence of this elusive spirit, the question we must all ask […]

Studying Sign Language at Dana Hall
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Studying Sign Language at Dana Hall

You may think that a standard foreign language class includes people talking, listening to foreign music, or maybe watching movies, but for Gwen Field, mainly hand motion is what occurs. Sign language may be known as a common language with the deaf community; however, a lot of people in the […]