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Film Club: a virtual community cinema

Lots of people enjoy movies, and love an opportunity to watch a film from the comfort of their bed. This year, Dana Hall’s new virtual Film Club is helping the community take this interest to a whole new level. Rather than watching an entire movie, in meetings, club head Sazan […]

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Going to concerts … in your own home?

With COVID-19, a lot has changed with the world and especially with the entertainment industry. Live concerts could become a thing of the past, with artists and bands now performing live over the internet instead of in person during this pandemic.  For example, iHeartRadio hosted its first-ever “iHeartRadio’s Living Black” concert […]

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‘Bridgerton’ offers luxury, gossip, scandal, and race-blind casting

Based on Julia Quinn’s eight-novel series, Bridgerton is a period drama set  in early 19th-century London about the eight children of the late Viscount Bridgerton. Netflix’s first season of the show is based around Daphne, the eldest daughter, and her journey through “courting season,” the season in which debutantes attend […]

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‘Big Sky’ is entertaining, suspenseful, and enlightening

A new ABC show, Big Sky, was released in mid-November by David E. Kelley, a very successful producer. It is based on the 2013 novel The Highway by C.J. Box, and although it has a calm start, it soon turns into a thriller and mystery series. This intriguing first season […]

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Why do we love British aristocratic shows?

After a long day, the comfort of the couch and Netflix entertainment calls to all of us. Depending on your preferences, you may choose a light comedy show, an action-packed movie, or a romantic drama that will fill you with tears. What I am most interested in, however, is why […]

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Taylor Swift saved 2020 not once but twice with two new albums

Taylor Swift. She’s a household name, an award-winning singer, and an idol to many people. The 31 year old singer songwriter has been a prominent female role model since 2006, and it appears she is not stopping now. I’m a huge fan of Taylor Swift, and I have been since […]

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Darius The Great Is Actually Much Better Than “Okay”

There was a point last Monday when I was asked to blow my nose for a coronavirus test and thought to myself, this is a level-six awkward experience, and subsequently realized that my new favorite book was slowly taking over my life.  Darius The Great Is Not Okay by Adib […]

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Art from the Virtual Hallway: Tori Eysie ’22

As the year progresses and as more students come back to campus, more art is being made for hybrid Dana students to view. Fortunately, the Virtual Hallway displays remote and hybrid art for all of the Dana community to see, which is why the next Virtual Hallway installment comes from […]

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Netflix’s My Octopus Teacher: an immersive underwater experience

As someone who loves thrilling documentaries like Free Solo, as well as nature films such as Netflix’s Blackfish, my anticipation grew as Netflix announced the September 4, 2020, release date of My Octopus Teacher, a combination of the two. An emotional tale of an unusual relationship between man and octopus, […]

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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 […]