Articles written by: Gabi Antun

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A Swiftie’s Review of The Tortured Poets Department 

Taylor Swift’s 11th album debuted on April 19, 2024 at midnight EST. Leading up to the countdown on Swift’s Instagram page hitting zero, speculation soared among fans. Some, like myself, anticipated a surprise drop of “Reputation (Taylor’s Version),” a long-awaited release. Others speculated about a double album for “The Tortured […]

Community

Passing the torch: Advice from the Class of 2024

As the Class of 2024 prepares to bid farewell to Dana Hall, I had the chance to hear from seniors to reflect on their journey and offer advice to underclassmen who will soon follow in their footsteps. From being the first 5th-grade class to entering high school amid a pandemic […]

Community / Featured / Lifestyle

Dana Hall dons the cozy craze: Ugg boots and slippers take center stage

In the heart of New England winters at Dana Hall School, the revamp of a long standing fashion trend has taken over, warming the hearts and toes of students across campus. The new styles and colors of the Ugg boot and slipper have become a staple on Dana Hall’s campus.  […]

Community

Lost and Found: Dana Hall welcomes back the Amor Caritas statue

A Dana Hall artifact had been returned to the school after decades of it being lost.  The “Amor Caritas” statue by Augustus Saint-Gaudens belonged to the Dana Hall School as far back as 1907 and was acquired by Helen Temple Cooke, Principal and co-owner of the School at the time. […]

Athletics

Lululemon Opens Its Doors Down the Road from Campus

Fashion retailer Lululemon recently opened a shop at 50 D Central St., in Wellesley Square. The clothing brand is very popular worldwide, including in the Dana Hall community. Students are extremely fond of their athletic-wear and different pieces such as leggings, t-shirts and tennis skirts can be spotted all over […]

Community / Lifestyle

Just Keep Sipping! Dana Hall’s Newest Hydration Craze

“I was never hydrated before but my Simple Modern cup makes me drink so much water!” Sam Wolf ‘24 explains. Simple Modern Water Bottles, specifically the 24oz cup design ($23.99), have taken the Dana Hall junior class by storm. According to the Simple Modern website they “offer a stylish selection […]

Opinion / The Nation and the World

Why Americans Should Mourn the Queen’s Death

The Queen of England died on September 8, 2022 at Balmoral Castle surrounded by family. Many Americans mourned alongside the UK. For instance, in Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker ordered flags to be flown at half mast until her funeral. I firmly believe that the Queen had a significant impact on […]

Community

The return of the Dana Hall 9th/10th-grade Semi-Formal dance

Do you hear that? Must be the music coming from Dana Hall’s 9th- and 10th-grade semi-formal that was held earlier this month. For the first time in two years Dana Hall brought back the Semi-Formal dance. It was held on one side of the Shipley Center Gymnasium from 7-10pm on […]

Athletics

Love All: Badminton is the latest athletic offering

Woosh! Fly birdie (or shuttlecock, some professionals may say). Step into the Shipley Center gymnasium during the spring trimester on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 4:00 and 5:00 pm, and you will be immersed in the art of badminton. For the first time, Dana Hall offered badminton this year as an […]

Community

The mystery of the pond fountain

In Fall 2021 Dana Hall saw the return of a fountain that was installed in the campus pond almost six years ago but has not been run in recent years. We’ve all seen the pond turn green in the warmer months, and, according to science teacher Gary Fadden, the pond […]