Articles written by: Olivia Julian

The Nation and the World

Microplastics may damage the integrity of archaeological remains

You may have heard about microplastics in cosmetic products but have you heard of them in archaeological deposits? A research team from the University of York in the U.K. has found sixteen different microplastic polymer types, located over 23 feet underground, in soil deposits that had been excavated in the […]

Community / Opinion

“Fostering greater access and equality” in Bardwell and Beveridge

Accessibility is one of the most important additions to the newly rebuilt Upper School Classroom Building. An elevator will be available for future Dana students who use a wheelchair or anyone else in our community who may benefit from an elevator. It will also help to turn our goals of […]

Community / The World

Kwanzaa celebrates the heritage and future of the Black diaspora

Kwanzaa is a time when families and friends come together to remember past struggles and celebrate what Black people have overcome. The holiday which spans from December 26 to January 1st focuses on the history and values of Pan-Africanism.   It is a non-religious holiday created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana […]


True Biz gives readers an honest portrayal of the Deaf community

 True Biz by Sara Novic is a novel about the students and staff of River Valley School for the Deaf as they navigate between the Deaf and hearing worlds, new relationships, and the threat of their school closing down. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys the young […]