Articles written by: Shayna Tribush

Community / Opinion

A moment to celebrate: Lunar New Year becomes a school holiday

Lunar New Year, the most important cultural holiday for many Asian community members, will finally be able to be fully celebrated by Dana Hall students. On February 11, Head of School Ms. Katherine Bradley announced that starting next year, Lunar New Year will be celebrated with a day off of […]

Arts

Normal People: A must read

As a Gen-Z with a Tik Tok addiction and ADHD, my love for reading and my attention span are ever diverging. Yet, merely hours after opening Normal People by Sally Rooney, I flipped the final page, enraptured from start to finish.  Set in Ireland, Normal People follows the relationship between […]

Community / Opinion

The ethics of the choice to return to campus

In early August, when the Dana Hall administration released the school’s original plan to start 100% online, I was disappointed yet not surprised. I understood that by staying home, Dana Hall was prioritizing the safety of the community. I was upset because I was missing out on my senior year. […]

Community / Lifestyle

Do something for others: Volunteer opportunities during quarantine

During this time of crisis, it is easy to feel helpless when the best thing to do to help is stay at home. One way to mitigate those feelings, as well as make a substantive difference in your community, is through charity. In addition to donating money, here is a […]

The Nation and the World

Impeachments throughout history

On December 18, 2019, President Donald Trump was impeached, marking a historical moment as he is one of three presidents to ever undergo this process. Ultimately, the President was acquitted, but the mere passing of the Articles of Impeachment ensures the moment’s place in history books for Dana students to […]

Academics / Community

Student Handbook SparkNotes™

Every year, Dana Hall students are required to sign an agreement stating that they have read the student handbook in its entirety. Let’s be honest, most students, myself included, sign the agreement without a second glance. For the first time, after six years of blindly signing the agreement, I sat […]

Community / The World

A Holocaust survivor tells his story

Gratitude, love, and optimism — three tenets Dana Hall students got to experience in the rawest form during a special assembly on September 20. Alex Gross, a Holocaust survivor, was interviewed by his grandaughter Marissa Lehv ’21 during a special assembly. Marissa says the interview was “difficult but it was […]