Articles written by: Emmy Williams


Challengers Aced All of My Expectations

Released on April 26th, Challengers, a two hour dramatic masterpiece about tennis, love, and much more, holds its viewers captive, and leaves them raving. As a tennis player, this movie captivated me from the first time I saw the previews in January, and it surpassed all of my expectations beautifully.   […]

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 […]

Athletics / Community

Varsity Swimming is on the path to its 13th league championship

Dana Hall Varsity swimming, referred to as Sigma by its athletes, has won the Eastern Independent League championships (EILS) every year since the 2009-10 season, excluding the 2020-21 season where COVID prevented a championship meet. The swimming team’s success is not due to only one excellent coach. The swimming team […]


Who was Noah Kahan before “Stick Season”? 

In October 2022, Noah Kahan, a Vermont native folk-pop singer-songwriter, released his third studio album, Stick Season. His newest album has brought in listeners from all around the world, and even here at Dana Hall. While many people have Stick Season on repeat (for good reason), I would also recommend […]

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How one Vermont business bounced back from the “Great Vermont Flood” in only 11 days

This summer, many areas of Vermont flooded. The White Cottage Snack Bar, a town and family staple, had to shut down for almost two weeks in the middle of the summer but managed to rebuild in that time.  For the White Cottage in Woodstock Vermont, the waters rushed in during […]