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Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Politics and Private Email Servers Go Hand In Hand

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: Politics and Private Email Servers Go Hand In Hand

Morgan Minkler, Writer
March 14, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

  The private email server in question…   Current Vice President Mike Pence routinely used a private email account during his term as Governor of Indiana to conduct public business, discussing sensitive matters and homeland security issues. Within these emails, there was information re...

The New Engineering and Science Building: Was the School Board’s Decision the Best for DHS?

The New Engineering and Science Building: Was the School Board’s Decision the Best for DHS?

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief
March 11, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Engineering and Science Building What’s the issue? As Dublin’s population continues to expand, one of the most controversial topics has been how DUSD should accommodate the influx of new students. For several years, the focus of the controversy has centered on DHS and the proposed second h...

Resilience

Resilience

Austin Escobar, Guest Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase

We all face dilemmas in the physical world, may it be racial injustices, gender inequality, bullies, or grades. We see and understand them and, we do our best to resolve these problems. However, there’s an internal dilemma we all face individually - persevering through our mental adversities. Most of...

“What We Heard”

Julie Sundstrom, Guest Writer/Teacher
March 3, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion

Editor's Note: The following letter was addressed and sent to Amy Miller from Julie Sundstrom, a science teacher at Dublin High.  Per Ms. Sundstrom, Ms. Miller "sent a very thoughtful letter - clearly expressing her pain in making this decision because she knew it would disappoint us and she wante...

How We the People Can Make America Great Again

How We the People Can Make America Great Again

Aaron Deivaprakash, Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

The Women’s Marches around the world. The #BlackLivesMatter rallies. The relentless protests against the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration. All have one thing in common: As I watched these events unravel on live television right before my very eyes, I had no reaction but to shake ...

DHS Alumnus Honored by Air Force

DHS Alumnus Honored by Air Force

February 25, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, United States

On February 22, 2017, class of '79 DHS Alumnus Greg Gangnuss was honored by the Air Force for heroism in Afghanistan. He received the Air Force Civilian Award for Valor. In October 2015, Mr. Gangnuss was serving a voluntary deployment in Afghanistan as a senior environmental advisor for the Ministry of Defense Advisor Program when a...

DHS Hosts Open House & Future Freshman Night

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

On Thursday, February 16, DHS came alive after dark for Open House and Future Freshmen Night.   The future members of the class of 2021 arrived at 6:00 PM  to watch a video introducing them to DHS. (You can watch the video here.) After the video, the future freshmen were given the opportunity...

A Race Against the Weather at the Oroville Dam

Sabina Boudames, Writer
February 19, 2017
Filed under California, Feature, World

  On Saturday, February 12, officials made an evacuation order on the areas surrounding the Oroville Dam, the nation's tallest dam, about 45 minutes away from Sacramento. At least 180,000 people were evacuated with the notice that the dam could spill over in the next hour. The streets were soo...

Engineering Academy Field Trip: DHS Students Visit SF

Engineering Academy Field Trip: DHS Students Visit SF

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief
February 19, 2017
Filed under Clubs, Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

On Tuesday, February 14, fifteen DHS students went to the cybersecurity firm RiskIQ in San Francisco. At RiskIQ, the students participated in the first stop of “The Alliance Cybersecurity Converge Tour”, a new initiative designed to bring high schoolers, particularly minority students, into the cyb...

The Real Questions, Part 4: How to Love Yourself

The Real Questions, Part 4: How to Love Yourself

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
February 19, 2017
Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

The Real Questions is an unconventional series by managing editor Ashley Kim, covering everything in the realm of teenager daily life. Part blog post, part advice column, and part news article, this series wants to answer, well, the real questions.   We’ve all had that moment.   You pick...