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Dance is Relaxing My Mind!

Naveed Shaikh, Opinion editor
April 29, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

Volume up. Feel the Rhythm. Just Dance! Dance is a passion that most people can’t live without. It’s also a great exercise to relieve tension in a dancer’s life. For some dancers at Dublin High school, it relaxes their mind and keeps them on track with their schoolwork because it keeps them...

working on the spring play

Malik Peay, Dristributor
April 29, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

Lights! Stage! Action! From exaggerated gestures, to emotional heartbreaks, to loud laughter. The drama department is putting on a spring play (Lamerrie Project) on April 24 to April 27. Dublin High’s most successful plays takes a lot of prepping and energy out of the actors and actresses. “I am...

The real captain america

The real captain america

Liliana Wong, Online Editor
April 25, 2014
Filed under Reviews

Captain America is a hero because of his strength, integrity, and his back story. But in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, it shows more about the way he reacts to the future being stuck in the past while the first Captain America was his story before he became a superhero. The movie Captain America: T...

Divergent: 500 Pages, One Amazing Story

Divergent: 500 Pages, One Amazing Story

Vivien Li, Online Editor
April 22, 2014
Filed under Reviews

A thrilling plot. Intriguing characters. A futuristic science fiction novel. These are the elements that make up one of the most popular books in teen fiction right now, Divergent by Veronica Roth. The story revolves around main character, Beatrice Prior, a sixteen year old girl living in the dystop...

Book Review: I Hunt Killers

Book Review: I Hunt Killers

Naveed Shaikh, Opinion Editor
March 28, 2014
Filed under Reviews

Murder. A killer on the loose. Bodies piling up. Suspense.   Jasper “Jazz” Dent isn’t your ordinary boy. He’s the son of the world’s notorious serial killer, Billy Dent. As Billy Dent is held in jail, there are bodies piling up in the same sequence how Billy Dent killed his own victims. ...

An Abundance of Katherines proves worth the read

An Abundance of Katherines proves worth the read

Grace Li, News Editor
March 27, 2014
Filed under Feature, Reviews, Uncategorized

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green details the pitiful relationships of Colin Singleton, an anagram obsessed, child prodigy who has just been dumped by his nineteenth Katherine. The peculiar thing about Singleton is that he only dates girls named Katherine, hence the title. Heartbroken and tire...

The Habit Review

Tristen Whitley, Entertainment Editor
February 13, 2014
Filed under Feature, Reviews

When it comes to getting a bite to eat in Dublin there are tons of options, so what stands out? Well The Habit, similar to popular fast food company, In-N-Out, a burger joint, has just opened their doors for business the past week. The Habit is located right across from Chuck E Cheese and sprouts loca...

Fantasy Job

Fantasy Job

Tristan Whitley, Entertainment Editor
February 5, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Have you ever wanted to be an astronaut or a princess? Why dont you want to be that anymore? Did something influence you do something different? Getting older means your views change on things. Maybe you like watching different shows, or maybe have different interest. Chances are that society has had an e...

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks: How one woman got to live forever.

Grace Li, News Editor
February 3, 2014
Filed under Feature, Reviews, Showcase

I first picked up this book as part of an AP Biology research project, at my teacher’s recommendation. What I got from it, was so much more. Rebecca Skloot’s book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, details the story of one important woman that history and science, up until now, forgot to attri...

White Elephant Gift Exchange

White Elephant Gift Exchange

December 13, 2013
Filed under Entertainment, Feature

Every year around Christmas time, people are always going through the same motions of holiday music, cookies and gift exchanges. But there are ways to spice up this pattern and step out of the same routine. For example, the White Elephant Gift exchange! This unique and fun game will bring friendly com...