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Mark Mathabane, Author of Kaffir Boy, Coming to DHS

Mark Mathabane, Author of Kaffir Boy, Coming to DHS

Catherine Capretta, Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

About 70 million children worldwide do not attend school, because they lack the resources and opportunities those of us in the Bay Area have been privileged enough to have. For some sophomore Advanced English students on our campus, reading the autobiography Kaffir Boy was life-changing enough to inspi...

DHS Reacts to Westminster Terrorist Attack

DHS Reacts to Westminster Terrorist Attack

Christy Koh, World Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, World

March 22, 2017 -- In 82 seconds, the lives of 3 innocents ended, and those of 40 others were affected forever. A car sped along the pavement of Westminster Bridge, purposefully hitting dozens of pedestrians. The driver then pulled into the Palace of Westminster, exited the car, and fatally stabbed police...

When Will We Realize?

When Will We Realize?

Derek Dayton, Guest Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

When will we realize life is more than a GPA? That test scores do not determine our intellect? That grades do not determine our success in life? When will gaining an education actually gain us, you know, a true education?   Millions of high school students in America are either programme...

Scholarship Opportunity: Nursing

March 22, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Student Life

Nurse.org Healthcare Leaders Scholarship (Ongoing) Scholarship Award: $1000 Eligibility: 17 years or older with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Accepted into a healthcare-related program at an accredited college or university. Applications due: January 29, 2018 Apply Online at:  http://nurse.org/healthc...

Magic, Music, and Comedy: The Annual DHS Talent Show

Magic, Music, and Comedy: The Annual DHS Talent Show

Kaushikee Nayudu, Writer
March 17, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The lights dim, the curtain rises, an expectant audience waits, and a spotlight falls as the hosts of the Dublin High School talent show step onto stage. The members of Improv the Nation hosted the talent show with their usual humor and charm. In addition to hosting, Improv the Nation kept the audience en...

SpaceX Aims For The Moon

SpaceX Aims For The Moon

Christy Koh, World Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under California, Feature, Showcase, World

SpaceX Aims For The Moon Christy Koh, World/National Editor   Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) founder and CEO Elon Musk is known for his daring ventures and ambitious ideas for the technology of the future. Musk launched SpaceX in 2002, aiming “to revolutionize space technology, with t...

DHS Reacts to Women’s History Month

DHS Reacts to Women’s History Month

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Women’s History Month is a month dedicated to the contributions that women have made to society, whether it is in politics, the sciences, the arts, literature, or music. In the United States, women’s history month began with the first International Women’s Day in 1911, which commemorated women...

Student Spotlight: Kevin Hom and Maddi Nobida

Student Spotlight: Kevin Hom and Maddi Nobida

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The Young Citizen of the Year Award is the one of the most prestigious awards that a high school senior in Dublin can receive. This student spotlight is focused on the two all too deserving nominees, Kevin Hom and Madeline Nobida.   Kevin Hom is a senior who is known for his leadership in Interac...

Annual District Concert was Especially Heartwarming as Fallon Band Director Leaves DUSD After Thirty Years

Annual District Concert was Especially Heartwarming as Fallon Band Director Leaves DUSD After Thirty Years

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Arts, Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The district concert is a music department tradition where all the bands from the elementary schools, middle schools, and high school hold a combined concert and showcase a couple of their best songs. This concert is the chance for the young musicians from elementary and middle school to witness  the ...

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Another Week, Yet Another Tweet! This Time it’s Wiretapping!

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Another Week, Yet Another Tweet! This Time it’s Wiretapping!

Morgan Minkler and Kaushikee Nayudu
March 14, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

A step into the past … Before anyone condemns President Trump for his allegations against President Obama it’s important to remember that it is hardly unknown for a newly-elected president to attempt to deprecate the performance of their predecessor, especially when they are from a different party. ...