Articles written by: Anna Kurtin

Arts

‘Bridgerton’ offers luxury, gossip, scandal, and race-blind casting

Based on Julia Quinn’s eight-novel series, Bridgerton is a period drama set  in early 19th-century London about the eight children of the late Viscount Bridgerton. Netflix’s first season of the show is based around Daphne, the eldest daughter, and her journey through “courting season,” the season in which debutantes attend […]

The Nation and the World

The International Space Station turns 20

On November 2, 2000, the first crew arrived on the International Space Station, and it has been occupied ever since. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the first crew’s arrival and celebrates the breakthroughs made possible by the spacecraft.  The International Space Station is a large spacecraft orbiting around […]

Community

The “new normal”: How Dana Hall is handling a divided student body

As a community built on sisterhood and connection, Dana Hall has been faced with the challenge of a divided campus due to COVID-19. Since about one third of the Upper School’s student body is fully remote until at least January while the other two thirds are hybrid, keeping the students […]

Academics

How the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the college admissions process

As junior and senior year rolls around for many of Dana Hall’s students, the milestone of beginning the college process begins… and even an international pandemic can’t stop it. The summer going into senior year is a vital time in a student’s life to visit college campuses, take the SAT […]