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America’s gender gap deemed “unthinkable” by UN experts

A United Nations (UN) delegation from Poland, the United Kingdom, and Costa Rica visited the United States from November 30 to December 11 in order to assess the quality of its women’s rights after being invited by President Obama. According to the UN’s website, after visiting Alabama, Oregon, and Texas, the delegates concluded […]

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Herman Hemingway, fraternity brother of Martin Luther King, Jr., brings his message to Dana Hall

Mr. Herman W. Hemingway, grandfather of Amaechinna Iwuh ’19, spoke about his experiences as a civil rights activist and as a fraternity brother of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during Monday’s X-Block, on January 11, 2016. Mr. Hemingway believes strongly that he was put on this earth to tell Dr. King’s story. SHADES, Dana Hall’s multicultural […]

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Wannamaker speaker Mpumi Nobiva receives standing ovation from Dana

International motivational and empowerment speaker Mpumi Nobiva visited Dana Hall to speak to its student body and faculty at the Wannamaker lecture on December 3. Known for her mission to raise awareness about the dangers of HIV/AIDS and to inspire hope with her story of being an AIDS orphan, Nobiva claims […]

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Dana Hall bids farewell to Best Buddies

Best Buddies, a popular club at Dana Hall, has come to an end on campus. The nonprofit organization Best Buddies International is dedicated to “establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.”  Dana Hall hosted a Best Buddies […]

Arts / Community

Life in miniature comes to the Library

We have all walked through the doors to the library, whether it has been to study, do homework, or catch up on some pleasure reading. How many of us have noticed the big dollhouse in the “Recent Acquisitions” area, or stopped to take a look at all the details? Donated […]

Athletics / Community

Sydney Soloway helps others through her love of sports

Sydney Soloway ’18 created SquashCares in 2014, using her love of squash to help the less fortunate in two ways: making “ball blankets” for those with autism or ADHD, and collecting used squash equipment for squash programs that are in need of extra squash rackets and sneakers. Soloway was inspired […]

Academics / Community

Headmaster of OWLAG visits Dana Hall

Dana Hall welcomed to campus Mr. Melvin King, headmaster of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (OWLAG) in South Africa, along with his wife, Ms. Liesl King, this past September. Moments after meeting Mr. King, his infectious smile greeted me warmly, and I felt as if I was conversing […]

Community

Dana Hall’s chef brings a new flavor to campus

The introduction of the new Student Center not only brings newer facilities and a work space for both faculty and students to enjoy during their breaks, but also a new head chef at the Dining Hall, Heather Pierce, and her culinary ideas. Students and faculty alike have showered praise on […]

Academics / Community

Ed Techies launch technology “Conference Desk” in Library

Is Schoology not working? Is your wifi slow? Did the Explain Everything app forget to save your project again? The Ed Techies, headed by Katharine Elliot ’17 and Autumn Ceppi ’17, are here to help. The club introduced an Ed Techie Conference Desk in the Library on November 8. This […]

Community / Opinion

Dana Hall implements non-punitive drug and alcohol response

Dana Hall has begun a non-punitive drug and alcohol response, which allows students to reach out to Dana if they or their friends are facing drug, alcohol, or tobacco problems. This response is another excellent way that Dana can support its students, and I hope that Dana will fully live […]