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Dana’s winter sports teams are in full swing 

This winter trimester, the Dana Hall athletics program is offering six Varsity sports: basketball, swimming, diving, squash, ice hockey, and fencing. Director of Athletics, Health, and Wellness Mike White spoke about the 2023 season, saying, “We are very excited to have our winter athletes competing on the courts, the fencing […]

Arts

Emma Chamberlain’s “Anything Goes” is worth a listen

Emma Chamberlain is a 21-year-old American influencer. She has a YouTube channel with 11.9 million subscribers, and started a podcast called Anything Goes in February of 2020. These episodes are 45 minutes long, and come out every Thursday on a multitude of streaming platforms. Emma Chamberlain has become wildly successful […]

Community / The Nation and the World

The ins and outs of Model UN

Dana Hall MUN has been very active lately. On December 10, 12 Dana Hall students attended a conference at St. John’s Prep in Danvers, Massachusetts, and on January 12-15, 12 students attended Columbia University for an overnight conference. Model United Nations (MUN) is a club that emulates the structure of […]

Arts

The Whispering Dark by Kelly Andrew is one of the best books of 2022

The Whispering Dark by Kelly Andrew is a dark academia urban fantasy novel, following a girl named Delaney who has struggled with the perception of other people throughout her life since she is Deaf. The author Kelly Andrew is also Deaf, and having the main character live some of the […]

Arts

“Wednesday,” Tim Burton’s Addams Family Spinoff, is a Must Watch

“Wednesday” is a creepy, compelling murder mystery centered around the long-beloved character Wednesday Addams. It is a spinoff from the series “The Addams Family.” The first half of the season was directed by Tim Burton, which is a fitting choice considering his history with creepy and unique characters. Because most […]

Community / Lifestyle

Laughing Monk Cafe is One of the Newest Restaurants in Wellesley

The Laughing Monk Cafe, which recently opened in Wellesley on 90 Central St next to Wellesley Books, is definitely a restaurant that people should try out when they want Japanese food. The restaurant offers a mix of Japanese and Thai cuisine. Most options are around $15, which is within a […]

Athletics / Community

Nadia Visco joins the Shipley Center’s Athletic Training room

Ms. Nadia Visco has just begun her new role at Dana Hall as the newest Athletic Trainer. Ms. Visco brings a passion for Sports Medicine and a network of experiences to the Dana community. Coming out of college, Ms. Visco was interested in working in a high school community like […]

The World

The Food and Drug Administration Has Approved the New Alzheimer’s Drug Lecanemab

Lecanemab (sold under the brand name Leqembi), the new Alzheimer’s drug, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on January 6, 2023. Lecanemab has shown great promise in slowing cognitive decline and having a major difference in Alzheimer patients. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease and a type […]

Community / Lifestyle

Lockheart: A New Restaurant in Wellesley Center

Lockheart restaurant is a fabulous restaurant that opened its doors to the public in July this year. The delicious south-western style menu includes a variety of bowls, plates, and salads, however, they are most notable for their flavorful tacos. I had a lovely time there– the customer service was incredible […]

The Nation and the World

China Eases Covid Restrictions

Starting on December 7, China loosened its Covid restrictions, such as dropping requirements for showing negative Covid testing results before entering some public places and rolling back policies regarding the isolation of Covid patients. This policy change was due to the protests that broke out in cities in China, especially […]