Articles written by: Ria Sharma

Community / Lifestyle

Relaxation Room allows students to de-stress

Stress is an issue that the majority of teenage girls today face. According to WebMD, a survey from 579 parents with children 13-17 years old said that more than 50% of them would describe their children’s stress levels as moderate to high. At Dana Hall, we all know that while […]

Academics / Community

Teachers prepare to move out of the Classroom Building after 66 years

Almost every classroom at Dana Hall is filled with books, posters on the wall, and notebooks from past years filling up the shelves. Now, teachers have been instructed to move everything out of their classrooms by the first week of June – every book, every poster, and every notebook. Starting […]

Athletics / Community

Human error causes flood in Shipley Center

Human error caused a minor flood at the front entrance of the Dana Hall Shipley Center on January 22. Campus Safety Director Tom DiGiandomenico explained, “A sprinkler head burst in the North Entrance vestibule of the Shipley Center. This happened on a very cold day. Apparently, the outside door was […]


Despite Covid, Revels returns in person for 100th year

2021 was a historic year for the Dana Hall Class of 2023: The juniors produced the 100th Revels.  Every year, on the last day before the school gets let out for Winter Break, the 11th-grade class puts on Revels, a holiday show that the entire school watches. The cast ranges from […]


Create multicultural food traditions this Thanksgiving

Sticking to tradition is the best thing about Thanksgiving.  Once you establish a set of recipes, it’s easy to plan out year-by-year. And if you’re like my family and you have a good menu, your stomach will be grumbling for Thanksgiving months in advance.  My family sticks to the traditional […]


Billie Eilish’s “Happier Than Ever” takes listeners on an emotional roller coaster

Nineteen year old Billie Eilish is one of the biggest names in pop. Released in July 2021, her sophomore album Happier Than Ever has been produced with various styles that make fans appreciate her unique art. As of August 2021, the album has gotten over 80 million streams.  The artist […]


Dr. Damour redefines stress and anxiety

Dr. Lisa Damour, clinical psychologist, visited Dana Hall from a distance as a keynote speaker for the annual She Sails event to explore the topic of mental health among teenage girls. She emphasized how there are both good and bad types of anxiety and stress, and argued in her presentation […]

Arts / Opinion

The World’s A Little Blurry shares the impact one girl made on a generation’s mental health

In 2016, a 13-year-old recorded her debut single “Ocean Eyes” and unexpectedly gained attention from thousands when it went viral. The world was blessed with Billie Eilish, a now 19-year-old teenage sensation who rose to global fame after releasing her freshman album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We […]

Lifestyle / Opinion

Gigi Hadid should give credit where credit is due

It’s natural for people to want to share their opinion on something they’re excited about. American model Gigi Hadid did just this when she posted videos of herself making a Spicy Vodka Pasta recipe on her Instagram story in 2020. The media immediately jumped on this recipe, which then became […]


COVID causes major changes for athletes in 2020-21 winter season

The 2020 winter sports season is looking quite different from past winters, as Dana Hall continues to make Covid-friendly adjustments this year. This season is slightly more complicated than the Fall because of being indoors and its limited space. The athletics staff has been working hard to create the opportunity […]