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The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

The voice of the student body

The Dial

Rising Popularity of Film Photography

Rising Popularity of Film Photography

By Annabel Hardart, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

“By far the most significant event in the history of amateur photography was the introduction of the Kodak #1 camera in 1888,” Mia Fineman, a curator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art explained...

Griffin Senyek and Arjan Sandhu play the roles of detective Casey Neptune and Warwick the butler. In this scene they interrogate Davina Arlington, played by Hannah Gorevic.

Drama Society Performs ‘The Alibis’

By Caleb Bae December 17, 2021

Throughout the week of Oct. 29th to Nov. 6th, Hackley’s Drama Society performed “The Alibis'', a comedic murder mystery written by Jonathan Dorf, under the tent on Akin Common to accommodate COVID-19...

A piece of work from Annabelles Senior AP art portfolio about reflection. This specific piece focuses on the subject holding and looking through a compact mirror.

AP Art Student Profile: Annabelle Gray

By Maia Larson and Enya Walsh October 29, 2021

Current senior and AP art student Annabelle Gray has always had a passion for art. Surrounded by creative talent from a young age (her older sister majored in art at Hackley as well), she first decided...

Hannah Gorevic 23 and Arjan Sandhu 23 rehearsing

Who Done It? It Can’t Be the Butler this Time!

By Fox Quattrone, Contributing Writer October 29, 2021

A murder, a dead billionaire, a famous detective, the 2021 fall play will answer all of your questions...It cant be the butler this time! Mr. Teacher is directing a murder mystery comedy called "The Alibis"...

Student Performers Shine at Fall Coffeehouse

Student Performers Shine at Fall Coffeehouse

By Gabrielle Diaz-Alcantara, Contributing Writer October 29, 2021

The Fall 2021 Coffeehouse, a highly anticipated and much-loved event,  took place under the Akin Common tent on Friday, October 15. The performers, ranging from freshmen to seniors, wowed the audience...

Soul features Joe, a music teacher and aspiring professional jazz musician.

Movie Review: Soul

By Theodore Saujet, Staff Writer June 4, 2021

What is the meaning of life? What is your purpose? The answers to these deep questions depend on you, and your values. The movie “Soul” provides its viewers with one universal, enlightened answer:...

Freshman Harry Rosenthal performs Fine By Me By Andy Grammer as on of the opening acts of the Spring Coffeehouse

Spring Coffeehouse

By Emily Koch, Design Editor May 19, 2021

COVID Brings Change to Visual Arts

COVID Brings Change to Visual Arts

By Alex Elwell, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Art is a definitive form of communication. It transcends social, political, and geographical boundaries due to its innate and primal nature, and has been forced to transform to accommodate the “new normal”...

Freshman Jake Byrne plays a xylophone and Lucas Caramanica plays a drum set. COVID-19 restrictions have forced students in band to make music in a different way than they did before the pandemic.

Music Department Adapts to COVID Restrictions

By Wes Neidhardt, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

The music department has undergone many changes because of the coronavirus pandemic: changes in curriculum, socially–distanced practice sessions, students being forced to play their instruments at home...

Senior Jasmyn Phillips singing In the Middle of Starting Over by Sabrina Carpenter

Winter Coffeehouse

By Emily Koch, Staff writer January 26, 2021

Whether you can sing or like to recite poetry, Hackley’s beloved Winter Coffee House is a place for all students to showcase their amazing talents. This past Friday, January 22nd, Hackley experienced...

Social Media is doing a good job keeping these Junior Hackley students engaged on their screens.

Movie Review: The Social Dilemma

By Theo Saujet and Niky Dhakad January 11, 2021

The Scary Truth behind Social Media by Theo Saujet “The Social Dilemma” is an influential and jaw-dropping documentary that illustrates the forceful control that social media possesses over the...

Best Books to Read During Quarantine

Best Books to Read During Quarantine

By Kami Lim, Opinion Editor December 14, 2020

Fantasy The Night Circus - by Erin Morgenstern Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus brings the audience on a fantastical journey that follows two characters as they begin a contest neither of them...

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