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Isolation and mental health in the time of COVID

As the world processes the global COVID-19 pandemic, all states within America have implemented a set of guidelines for social distancing and isolation. Although these protocols are critical to minimize the cases of COVID-19 and to flatten the curve, they have a significant impact on people’s mental health, oftentimes in […]

Lifestyle / Opinion

Permission granted to eat as much as you want today

It’s safe to say that back in the Stone Age there was no such thing as a diet. What do you think our ancestors did when they finally had access to food after a prolonged period of famine? The obvious answer is that they’d eat as much as they could […]

Community / Lifestyle

Quarantine provides students with time to try new activities

In the wake of the changes happening because of Covid-19, many Dana Hall students have been able to make the best of the situation and find new and interesting activities. With classes online, students are using the extra time they have to try new hobbies, either for classes or on […]

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 […]

Lifestyle

Bringing the coffee shop home!

I’m calling for a cooking revolution. Every day after school in the weeks leading up to March break, a friend and I ventured out to Peet’s in Wellesley, and every day I ordered an iced coffee and sat at our claimed corner for hours on end. Much to my dismay, […]

Lifestyle

A Closer Look at Netflix’s Hit Docuseries Tiger King

By now, you’ve probably heard of the 7-episode Netflix Original docuseries Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness that has not only landed number 1 on Netflix’s Most Popular Shows list but has also been the subject of various memes, TikToks, and news headlines.  Netflix’s hit series about actual people and […]

Lifestyle

The Ultimate Escape

Imagine being handcuffed to a stranger and having to escape from jail only using clues from a bed sheet with holes, a few dollar bills hidden under the bed, and walls covered with numbers and messages written with blood by the previous insane prisoners. The timer is counting down, and […]

Lifestyle

A summer of hope

Everyone has heard of leukemia, a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone, and its terrifying power. I had only heard of leukemia patients’ stories and had never encountered them in person until I volunteered at a hospital to take care of children diagnosed with leukemia. The experience […]

Community / Lifestyle

A Closer Look at Amarin

If you have ever walked by Truly Yogurt in Wellesley, you have most definitely seen Amarin, a Thai restaurant that looks almost as if it is underground. When you walk in, you will always be greeted by friendly faces welcoming you to try the Americanized Thai cuisine. I first tried […]

Community / Lifestyle

A Night to Remember

Last Saturday, an event that spiked many emotions happened. Prom. Whether you love it or hate it, you will never escape the constant chatter about dresses, hair makeup, shoes, dates and all the stress that comes with it. A month before this event, it won’t stop. And it never stops. […]