Students travel to Greece and Italy for Spring Break Students travel to Greece and Italy for Spring Break
A sudden boom of bakeries in Newton Centre creates competition A sudden boom of bakeries in Newton Centre creates competition
“The Circle” adds a twist to reality TV  “The Circle” adds a twist to reality TV 
“The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” is a magnificent story like no other “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” is a magnificent story like no other

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Students travel to Greece and Italy for Spring Break

This March Dana is offering two spring break trips, going to Greece and Italy. Both are going for a week and connect to courses Dana offers. Ms. Mary Cameron, Social Studies Department Head, is the lead chaperon for the trip going to Greece, and Ms. Nicole Wellington, Middle/Upper School World […]

Community / Lifestyle

A sudden boom of bakeries in Newton Centre creates competition

Newton Centre has changed a lot over the past few years, with many new restaurants and stores opening, so there are now many choices of bakeries to go to to get a sweet treat. I decided to visit each one, and evaluate the quality of food, service, and atmosphere at […]

Arts

“The Circle” adds a twist to reality TV 

The Circle is an entertaining reality TV show that, unlike most shows, is focused on online interactions. With some exceptions, the contestants on The Circle never meet face to face. They live in separate apartments within the same building, and stay there for the duration of the show. The players […]

Arts

“The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” is a magnificent story like no other

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, was written by Taylor Jenkins Reid, published in 2017, and captures the story of a young girl in early Hollywood.  I fell in love with this book because it explores the twisted things people do for love, money, and fame.  I recommend this to […]

Community / Opinion

Dana Hall’s Dining Center Should Publicize Meals’ Nutritional Value

Dana Hall’s Dining Hall provides healthy delicious food to students every day. However, I would love to see the Dining Hall include the nutritional value of food and put up posters about a healthy meal. Publicizing nutritional information will help students make better choices when they eat in the Dining […]

Featured

The Menu Offers Fresh Perspective to Thriller Genre

Released on November 18 2022, The Menu is a satirical horror film exploring a unique culinary experience on a remote island. The movie has been generally well-received with a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 88 percent. It is rated R (restricted) for graphic and strong violence, explicit language, and sexual references. […]

The Nation and the World

The West Coast’s Climate Change Crisis

In the past 20 years, climate change has become more evident on the West Coast. While the South East has seen the effects of climate change for years as sea levels have risen and encroached further on Southern Florida’s coastal cities, climate change effects on the West Coast have not […]

The World

The first-ever robot-controlled McDonald’s

McDonald’s opened the first mostly robot-run fast food restaurant in December 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas. At this McDonald’s there are no human cashiers, and everything is run by automation and robots. This McDonald’s first became popular from TikTok where one user posted a video about the restaurant. This restaurant […]

Arts

Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” is Exceptional 

I believe Midnights, Taylor Swift’s tenth studio album, stands out as one of the best releases of 2022. Swift released the 13 tracks of Midnights at midnight on October 21, 2022. At 3:00 am that night, there was an additional release of seven extra songs, which no one was expecting. […]

Academics / Community

Dana Hall Senior Forum Kicks into Action

Before winter break, the senior forum classes participated in two self defense classes. These classes were held in the gym and led by two instructors from a group called IMPACT Boston. During the two classes the seniors learned the eye strike, the groin kick, and verbal avoidances. The verbal piece […]