Articles written by: Micheline Reid

Community / Opinion

Options for students seeking alumnae connections

During April’s Reunion Weekend, I had the pleasure of meeting three alumnae from the Class of 1974 when they visited Journalism class during D block. This conversation was enjoyable for both the students and the alumnae. Everyone present was engaged and interested in exchanging information and stories from the past […]

The Nation and the World

Greek locals speak on the legalization of same-sex marriage in Greece

Anna Tsiknaki, 16, a member of the LGBTQ+ community, and George Orfanides, 15, an LGBTQ+ ally, are residents of the island of Crete, the largest Greek island. Even though they aren’t in close proximity to the Greek capital of Athens, they say the news of the Greek government passing a […]

Community

Leave the radio at home: Dana Hall student rules in the 20th century

Every year, all Dana Hall students are required to sign a form stating that they’ve read the newest code of conduct. Every year, the code of conduct is updated, with some rules being newly instated, and some rules disappearing. The 20th century makes up the biggest portion of Dana Hall […]

Community

De-mystifying OCD: Busting myths about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

“Saying that you are ‘so OCD’ when you don’t actually have OCD is really disrespectful to people who actually suffer from the condition. It not only turns the disorder into more of a joke, but also takes away from the harm that actual OCD triggers have on people; for them, […]

Arts

“I Will Always Write Back” bridges the gap between two continents

When people ask which book is my favorite, I will always say it’s I Will Always Write Back, by Caitlin Alifirenka, Martin Ganda, with Liz Welch, published in 2015. This is a story where two different worlds collide, and everything that happens in the memoir is a telling of real […]

Academics / Community

Ms. Sly joins Dana Hall as the new Director of the Helen Temple Cooke Library

This August, Ms. Dana Sly, a veteran librarian with an eye for creativity and innovation, joined the history-packed Helen Temple Cooke Library community as the new library director. So far, her favorite part of Dana Hall is definitely the people. “They’re so warm, so welcoming, and it seems like a […]