Archive for February, 2023

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Academics / Community

The Influence of Involution on Dana Hall’s College Application

Involution refers to the phenomenon where people work harder or put in extra work, hoping to gain more benefits but instead receive the same or even less returns as before. Involution is a term more well-known in Chinese culture, but this phenomenon is also present in American culture, especially in […]