Articles written by: Grace Wang

The Nation and the World

The Spanish soccer team victory is overshadowed by a controversial kiss 

 President of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RSEF) Luis Rubiales has resigned and is being sued after he kissed a member of the Spanish women’s soccer team, Jenni Hermoso, after the team’s victory in the women’s World Cup over the summer. On August 20, the Spanish soccer team beat the […]

The World

Silicon Valley Bank’s Collapse Explained

In March 2023, three mid-sized banks–Silicon Valley Bank, First Republic Bank, and Signature Bank– collapsed, triggering a decline in stock market prices. The first bank to collapse was the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), filing for bankruptcy on March 17, which triggered the largest financial crisis since 2008.  What happened? One […]

Lifestyle / Opinion / The World

TikTok should not be banned

In recent years, security concerns have been raised about the popular TikTok app. The Chinese company that owns TikTok and ByteDance, is accused of sharing user information with the Chinese government and promoting political campaigns. Congress is questioning TikTok’s involvement with the Chinese communist party, citing a national security threat. […]


The new MLK Statue in Boston receives mixed reviews

On January 13, 2023, a new 38,000 pound bronze sculpture memorializing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King was unveiled to the Boston public. Artist Hank Willis Thomas, alongside the MASS Design Group, was chosen to design The Embrace in March 2019. The sculpture, which is the arms […]

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 […]


Ms. Evans is the new college counselor on campus

Ms. Ellen Evans joined Dana Hall’s College Counseling department this fall. Ms. Evans says she is “at full service”: helping seniors to write their essays, prepare for interviews, fill out their college applications, figure out college recommendations, and come up with a timeline for standardized testing while creating some opportunities […]

Community / Opinion

Why X Blocks?

1:05 is a good time for a nap. But this is also the time when X-blocks normally take place, and it can be hard for some people to stay focused. Since it is not a course, why does the school dedicate so much time and effort to these lectures? I […]

Academics / Community

Changes in Schedule: Graduation before Exams

As the school year reaches the final stretch, many people are excited because summer is around the corner, but many are also stressed because of the upcoming exams. In the following school year, however, there will be a significant change in the end-of-year schedule as commencement will take place before […]


Student Activism in Dana Hall’s History

So far in the 2017-2018 school year, there has been an upswing of student activism at Dana Hall as well as in the bigger community in the US. From #blacklivesmatter to the recent national walkout for gun control, students, especially high school students, have been actively involved in political and […]


How Dana Hall Celebrates Chinese New Year

  Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, is a long-established Chinese festival celebrated on the first day of the lunisolar calendar. This year, it fell on Friday, February 16th. Dana Hall has been celebrating this tradition for many years. Last Friday, along with […]