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Why YOU Should Go See In the Heights!

Michelle Yun
April 20, 2016
Filed under Community, Music, Showcase

  “It Won’t Be Long Now.” For weeks now, we’ve heard about In the Heights. And for months, DHS Drama has been rehearsing the first musical at Dublin High in years. Here are reasons why YOU should go see In the Heights, as told by the cast members and the production team: Did you ...

Wicked The Musical Was AMAZING!

Wicked The Musical Was AMAZING!

Ashley Kim
April 8, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Music, Reviews, Showcase

Although crowded with sports fans,, the  streets of San Francisco were also packed with  d theater geeks and others to the Orpheum Theater to see the Broadway musical Wicked . Back by popular demand, Wicked has won more than 100 awards and is critically acclaimed for its actors and hit songs, l...

Dublin High School Band and Orchestra Stuns at Spring Concert

Dublin High School Band and Orchestra Stuns at Spring Concert

Ashley Kim, Community Editor
April 4, 2016
Filed under Community, Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

On March 28th, 2016, Dublin High School’s orchestra and concert and jazz bands performed their spring concert an appreciative  audience of family and friends. From upbeat marches to jazz band solos, the concert was full of  wonderful and memorable moments.   “The concert was incredible,” Dublin Hig...

SPRING BREAK SPOTIFY PLAYLIST!

SPRING BREAK SPOTIFY PLAYLIST!

Kiana Meagher and Ashley Kim
April 2, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

To help celebrate the beginning of spring break, the Dublin Shield created  a playlist that will help us break free of the grind of second semester. Our playlists showcases  some of the feelings we’re going through right now , from freedom (after all, there’s no school) to young love to happiness....

DHS Choir Jazzes Up the Night

DHS Choir Jazzes Up the Night

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, World Editor
March 31, 2016
Filed under Community, Entertainment, Showcase

On Tuesday Night, the DHS Choir Classes performed their spring concert, “Puttin’ on the Ritz”. As the title implies, the concert was jazz themed and featured popular swing songs from the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s and 50’s. Some crowd-pleasing favorites included “Lollipop”, originally...

2016 Oscars: Diversity Issue Takes Center Stage

Neha Harpanhalli
March 14, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony took place in the Dolby Theater this past Sunday, February 29, and honored the best English-language films of the past year. Actor and comedian Chris Rock hosted Hollywood’s biggest night, which was notably filled with controversy over the overwhelming lack of d...

2016 Brings Exciting News for Potterheads

Neha Harpanhalli
February 15, 2016
Filed under Books, Entertainment

2016 is shaping up to be a significant year for Harry Potter fans across the globe. Author J. K. Rowling has already written the screenplay for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, coming to theaters this fall. A prequel to the original Potter books, the film will follow magizoologist Newt Scam...

#OscarsSoWhite: Lack of Diversity in Nominations Sparks Controversy

#OscarsSoWhite: Lack of Diversity in Nominations Sparks Controversy

Eugenia Gavrilova
February 10, 2016
Filed under Music, Showcase, United States

On January 14th, 2016, the Oscars sparked criticism throughout the nation following the release of an all-white major nominees list for the second year in a row. In response, two prominent African Americans in the film industry -- Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee -- announced the following Monday that they ...

“We All Dream in Gold”: Oscar Nominations 2016

“We All Dream in Gold”: Oscar Nominations 2016

Neha Harpanhalli
February 1, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

It’s that time of year again. The list of nominees for the 88th Academy Awards, more commonly known as the Oscars, was announced on January 14, 2016. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on Sunday, February 28 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, and will be hosted for the second time b...

BBC Sherlock’s Christmas Special The Abominable Bride – Strange but Somewhat Endearing

BBC Sherlock’s Christmas Special The Abominable Bride – Strange but Somewhat Endearing

Ashley Kim
January 8, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase, TV

After a two year hiatus, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have finally put together a Christmas special so bizarre that it will make you laugh, cry, and confuse you all at once. When it was announced that BBC Sherlock’s Christmas special would feature the detective and his blogger in Victorian times, I had ...