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Laughing Monk Cafe is One of the Newest Restaurants in Wellesley

The Laughing Monk Cafe, which recently opened in Wellesley on 90 Central St next to Wellesley Books, is definitely a restaurant that people should try out when they want Japanese food. The restaurant offers a mix of Japanese and Thai cuisine. Most options are around $15, which is within a […]

Community / Lifestyle

Lockheart: A New Restaurant in Wellesley Center

Lockheart restaurant is a fabulous restaurant that opened its doors to the public in July this year. The delicious south-western style menu includes a variety of bowls, plates, and salads, however, they are most notable for their flavorful tacos. I had a lovely time there– the customer service was incredible […]

Community / Lifestyle

Just Keep Sipping! Dana Hall’s Newest Hydration Craze

“I was never hydrated before but my Simple Modern cup makes me drink so much water!” Sam Wolf ‘24 explains. Simple Modern Water Bottles, specifically the 24oz cup design ($23.99), have taken the Dana Hall junior class by storm. According to the Simple Modern website they “offer a stylish selection […]

Lifestyle / The Nation and the World

Fans are in outrage after a Ticketmaster disaster

On November 1, 2022, Taylor Swift announced her widely anticipated “Eras Tour” after her new album, Midnights. However, what could’ve been a nationwide celebration turned into widespread discontent after Ticketmaster, the ticket sales company used for the tour, underwent significant malfunctions.  The selection process for Ticketmaster Verified Fan presales began […]

Lifestyle

Do you like toppings? Check Out Hot Doogy!

Hot Doogy, 1300 Worcester St, Natick, MA 01760 An easy 13-minute drive west from Dana will land you at the loaded brazilian style hot dog Loaded Brazilian Style Hot Dog quick-bite restaurant, Hot Doogy in Natick. As an avid hot dog lover, I knew I had to try this eatery […]

Lifestyle / Opinion

The idealization of the slim-thick body type is harmful to mental health

All body ideals are harmful to women’s mental health because they make women feel that they need to fit into a certain category. The latest body ideal to emerge is the “slim-thick body type,” and it is as problematic as earlier “ideal” types. The slim-thick body type is “a curvier […]

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 […]

Lifestyle / Opinion

Don’t lose focus on sustainable fashion

This year, Dana Hall students have made steps forward to educate the community about the importance of sustainability on campus and more than that, encouraged change for the better. Recently, supported by the school’s student-run Green Action Committee, students have sold sustainably-made products and held a sustainable fashion show to […]

Lifestyle

Up for a challenge? Try Wordle! 

A new craze has hit Dana Hall and the world: the online word guessing game Wordle. Many students and faculty have been intrigued by this daily interactive game. According to a recent Hallmanac survey with 200 responses, 81% of responders had tried the daily game. The goal of the game is […]

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Pâtisserie is a beautiful cookbook, but not for casual bakers

Pâtisserie, by William and Suzue Curley, is a 2014 cookbook that offers around 100 authentic French patisserie recipes. I would recommend this book if people are looking to bake authentic French pâtisserie, willing to invest large amounts of time and money, or if they are simply looking for a good […]