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“Anyone But You” is worth the watch

An enemies to lovers romcom called “Anyone But You”, released in December 2023 and streaming on Prime Video and Apple TV, is worth the watch for a fun Friday night movie.  For the past years, people like to complain about the rarity of good rom coms.  This was until “Anyone […]

Community / Lifestyle

Jo Koy’s Golden Globes monologue receives criticism

In January, comedian Jo Koy hosted the 2023 Golden Globes. During his monologue, he made many comments about current hot topics such as Taylor Swift, the NFL, and most controversially, the Barbie movie. In the weeks since the event, Koy has received a lot of criticism from the press and […]

Arts

Tate McRae’s new album “Think Later” is a smashing success

Canadian singer-songwriter Tate McRae released her second studio album Think Later. I love this entire Pop album as it intertwines emotional lyrics with memorable melodies.  McRae released her album on December 8, 2023. It features 14 songs, two of which are previously released singles. She was inspired by her recent […]

Lifestyle / Opinion

Tween obsession with skincare and why we need to talk about it

If you have gone into a Sephora in the past couple of months, you may have noticed the stores being nearly overrun by young girls. What makes this even weirder is that these girls are obsessed with buying and using trendy skincare that are meant for people nearly triple their […]

Community / Opinion

“Fostering greater access and equality” in Bardwell and Beveridge

Accessibility is one of the most important additions to the newly rebuilt Upper School Classroom Building. An elevator will be available for future Dana students who use a wheelchair or anyone else in our community who may benefit from an elevator. It will also help to turn our goals of […]

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Leave the radio at home: Dana Hall student rules in the 20th century

Every year, all Dana Hall students are required to sign a form stating that they’ve read the newest code of conduct. Every year, the code of conduct is updated, with some rules being newly instated, and some rules disappearing. The 20th century makes up the biggest portion of Dana Hall […]

Lifestyle / Opinion

Fashion microtrends: Why they are dangerous for our economy, environment, and psychology

Although there are positive aspects of social media, I believe that its rise in popularity has increased fashion microtrends that are largely harmful to human life. Microtrends increase consumerism and materialism, convincing people in the younger generation that they need to buy a certain product to fit in.  A lot […]

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The Johnston Dormitories are in need of a change

Like any typical dormitory, the students who live in the Johnston dorms are required to share a communal bathroom, which won’t ever change. Sharing a bathroom with 6 or more people means that certain responsibilities are expected from the students. These responsibilities could be much better executed by the students […]

Arts

“Totally Killer” is not totally killer 

Totally Killer, a comedy/horror movie directed by Nahnatchka Khan, came out in September 2023, currently streaming on Prime Video and rated R for bloody violence, language, sexual material, and teen drug/alcohol. This movie is great if someone is looking for a light, slightly scary, and funny movie. It’s Halloween night, […]

Community / The World

Kwanzaa celebrates the heritage and future of the Black diaspora

Kwanzaa is a time when families and friends come together to remember past struggles and celebrate what Black people have overcome. The holiday which spans from December 26 to January 1st focuses on the history and values of Pan-Africanism.   It is a non-religious holiday created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana […]