Support Staff Spotlight: Joan Penzera

Maddie Morton Staff Writer Every other week, we will sit down with some of our amazing support staff and get to know them better. Those featured in each bi-weekly piece include staff in Custodial Services, Security, Front Desk, Behind the scenes/Student Activities, and our Cafeteria. Be sure to check-in every other week to meet the staff members who do so much for us and our … Continue reading Support Staff Spotlight: Joan Penzera

An inside look at The Artisan

Madason Cornish Staff Writer Since 1985, The Artisan has been a special part of the Douglas Anderson community. However, few know who’s responsible. You may have heard about the Artisan in the school halls or perhaps you have picked up a copy of the magazine at the newspaper boxes and read it yourself. But have you ever wondered who’s behind the Artisan?   The Artisan staff is made up of thirteen … Continue reading An inside look at The Artisan

Music has positive impact on mental wellbeing

Across a globe of countries separated by oceans and borders, one of the rare, shared connections is art. It’s seen throughout history that art constantly draws people in because of its expressive nature. Between cultures it takes diverse shapes and methods. Today, one of the most widespread art forms is music. It’s easily accessible because of the radio and mobile apps like Spotify. Continue reading Music has positive impact on mental wellbeing

Love Letters: Britney Garibay and Frida Kahlo

We began our conversation with Frida Kahlo’s unibrow: a trait that has brought her both admiration and scorn. As a prominent feature of her face, it is also sometimes considered a prominent feature of Kahlo’s body of work, which includes a number of self-portraits exploring the many facets of her personal identity. Continue reading Love Letters: Britney Garibay and Frida Kahlo

Only at DA: Look at that hair!

Thaiyana Pittman Staff Writer What happens when students are given the opportunity to fully express themselves? Well, if you look around at the student body of Douglas Anderson (DA), you will see exactly what happens. Hair is a visual representation of who one is. It can represent what they stand for, or work as a way to showcase maturity in making decisions on their own. … Continue reading Only at DA: Look at that hair!