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Hamilton Comes to San Francisco

Hamilton Comes to San Francisco

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief
June 26, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Reviews, Showcase

The nationally renowned musical Hamilton: An American Musical has arrived in San Francisco with all the splendor and acclaim it received in New York City and Chicago. A musical about the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton has been incredibly successful, appreciated by critics and fans...

James Comey and Jeff Sessions Hearings about Trump’s Actions and Affiliations with Russia

James Comey and Jeff Sessions Hearings about Trump’s Actions and Affiliations with Russia

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor
June 23, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

Last Thursday, former FBI director James Comey testified in front of the Senate about his interactions with President Trump about the FBI’s investigation into possible links between Trump’s associates and the Russian effort to tamper in last year’s presidential election. Comey testified in confirmation...

Wonder Woman: A Major Success for DC Entertainment and Women in Hollywood

Wonder Woman: A Major Success for DC Entertainment and Women in Hollywood

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor
June 19, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

Wonder Woman chronicles the origin story of Wonder Woman otherwise known as Diana, Princess of the Amazons, raised on the all-female sanctuary of Themyscira and trained by the immortal Amazons to be an undefeatable warrior. Diana’s sheltered life is disrupted by the arrival of army pilot Steve Trev...

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: The President Remains Determined to Turn Up the Heat (Literally)

Keeping Up with the Trump Administration: The President Remains Determined to Turn Up the Heat (Literally)

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor
June 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, United States, World

When it comes to climate change, as well as several other topics, President Trump has taken a diverse array of stances. Several years before announcing his candidacy, in 2009, the president signed an open letter to former President Barack Obama from several prominent business leaders expressing support for ...

Dare to be Different: Mark Mathabane Speaks at Dublin High School

Dare to be Different: Mark Mathabane Speaks at Dublin High School

Anvitha Kachinthaya and Daniel Oden
May 29, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, between fourth period and lunch, hundreds of students crowded into Dublin High School’s Center for Performing Arts and Education, buzzing with excitement and anticipation. The expectation in the atmosphere was tangible, the whole audience waiting with bated breath for a...

DHS Leadership Senior Capstone Project Highlight

DHS Leadership Senior Capstone Project Highlight

Kiana Meagher, Social Media Manager
May 25, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Dublin High’s leadership class never fails to go above and beyond and this year, student activities director, Kelly Beck, assigned an end of the year Capstone Project for all outgoing seniors in the Leadership class. Hoping to make their lasting impression on the school, (as well as cure senioritis) th...

Time to Say Goodbye: DHS Band and Orchestra Performs at Heartwarming Last Concert

Time to Say Goodbye: DHS Band and Orchestra Performs at Heartwarming Last Concert

Ashley Kim and Emily Ellis
May 25, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

On May 15, 2017, the band and orchestra performed at their last concert with Mr. Everts as their director. In late April, Mr. Everts announced his resignation from Dublin’s band program and his decision to be the band director at a school with a smaller band program in Northern California. His stu...

Mr. Everts Resigns as the Dublin High School Band Director

Mr. Everts Resigns as the Dublin High School Band Director

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Arts, Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

In late April, Mr. Everts announced that he was resigning as the band director of Dublin High School in a carefully spoken statement to his students. After detailing their successes as a musical program and restating how proud he was, Mr. Everts said simply, “I need to give the band to someone els...

The Stigma Around Sexuality

The Stigma Around Sexuality

Anissa Rashid, Photography Editor
May 25, 2017
Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

The negative stigma around sexuality and sex still widely exists in our current society. For example, adults and teachers are more likely to show younger students or younger children movies with violence and gore rather than let them watch a sexual scene. Openly talking about sex and sexuality is stil...

Public Art Final: Collette Lee

Public Art Final: Collette Lee

Collettee Lee, Guest Writer
May 24, 2017
Filed under Arts, Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

This past year of taking AP Studio Art has been an extremely valuable and interesting experience in which I was encouraged to expand my boundaries and explore new styles through 2D-design. For my final project, I captured four portraits of my friends using experimental lighting. My goal was to create...