Archive for June 1st, 2022

Lifestyle / Opinion

The idealization of the slim-thick body type is harmful to mental health

All body ideals are harmful to women’s mental health because they make women feel that they need to fit into a certain category. The latest body ideal to emerge is the “slim-thick body type,” and it is as problematic as earlier “ideal” types. The slim-thick body type is “a curvier […]

Academics

Final exams back at Dana after two years

During the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 school years, Dana Hall did not hold any schoolwide final exams due to the Covid pandemic. However, this year as things tend to become normal again, the school resumed final exams. The final exams are being held in the Shipley Center from May 31 to […]

Community / Lifestyle

Relaxation Room allows students to de-stress

Stress is an issue that the majority of teenage girls today face. According to WebMD, a survey from 579 parents with children 13-17 years old said that more than 50% of them would describe their children’s stress levels as moderate to high. At Dana Hall, we all know that while […]

Opinion

Elect more female government leaders

“My body, my choice.” While that has been a mantra said by some women for decades, the Supreme Court is trying to undermine this basic right for females to make decisions about their own bodies. A leak of Supreme Court news has revealed that the nine justices are debating overturning […]

Opinion

Help seniors make the most of senior projects

Seniors at Dana Hall are fortunate to have the opportunity to participate in a project of their choice, capping off their final year of high school. Projects can range from an internship in a field of interest to researching one’s family history or volunteering with a nonprofit. However, I noticed […]