Archive for May 9th, 2024

Community / The World

Pig Kidney Transplanted into a Human

On March 21, 2024, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) performed the first ever successful transplant of a genetically-edited pig kidney. They transplanted it into a 62 year old man who was living with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). The surgery was four hours long. This surgery is a historic milestone in xenotransplantation, […]

Community / Opinion

Dana Hall should be more active about introducing traditions

Traditions have always been a huge part of Dana Hall, and it is something that many students learn to love and enjoy over their high school years. However, new students are often surprised, caught off guard, confused, or intimidated by these traditions and I’m glad to hear that the school […]

Athletics / Community / Lifestyle

The NCAA has Banned Celsius and Other Energy Drinks- Here’s What You Need To Know

Just like any other year, in 2022, the National Collegiate Athletic Association posted their banned substances list. That year’s iteration, however, was updated to include the energy drink Celsius and many of its ingredients, including guarana, taurine, ginseng, and L-carnitine. As a result of these ingredient bans, many other energy […]

Featured / The Nation and the World

Why has Ozempic gotten so much attention?

The weight loss effects of Ozempic, a drug originally used to help diabetes patients manage their blood sugar levels, have gone viral on social media. There are over 85,000 videos on TikTok under #ozempic. The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy has reported a shortage of Ozempic since 2022. Numerous […]