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NBA Season Predictions

NBA Season Predictions

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor
January 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, United States

Although a third of the 2016-2017 NBA season has passed by, many basketball fans have found themselves surprised by the way events have unfolded. As the rest of the season plays out, here are predictions about ten more surprises that may take place this season.   1) For the first time in his career, Russell...

Climate Change: 2016 Update

Climate Change: 2016 Update

Bea Mendoza, Writer
November 24, 2016
Filed under United States, World

The Earth’s climate change has been an ongoing issue for many decades. Climate change is mostly caused by human activity which creates the “greenhouse effect.” Temperatures rise because heat that is usually released by Earth into space becomes trapped in our planet’s atmosphere. Why can’t heat es...

“She’s just a puppet”: DHS Reacts to South Korea Corruption Scandal

“She’s just a puppet”: DHS Reacts to South Korea Corruption Scandal

Christy Koh, World Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under World

  Turmoil in presidencies seems to be a recurring theme these past few months. In the United States, Donald Trump’s unforeseen victory has sparked outrage and violent protests, even close to home. In Bulgaria, Pro-Russia candidate Rumen Radev appears poised to win the presidency, upsetting many....

Election Results: DHS Perspective

Vikram Nithyanandam, Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Feature, United States, World

Race to the White House: Donald Trump Victorious The race to the White House has now drawn to a close and the campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are now over. Donald Trump has been named the president elect of the United States of America, creating one of the greatest upsets in our nation...

Creepy Clowns Across America?

Creepy Clowns Across America?

Michelle Yun, Writer
October 9, 2016
Filed under Community, Showcase, Student Life, United States

In the past several weeks, clown sightings have been popping up across America. Starting with clowns luring children into the woods in South Carolina, frightening clown sightings have been reported in more than two dozen states. Although many sightings are hoaxes, some have resulted in arrests. With...

An Overlook on Snapchat Spectacles

An Overlook on Snapchat Spectacles

Jennifer Liu, Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life, World

Embed from Getty Images     Over the past few years, Snapchat has proved itself to be one of the most influential platforms of social media, amassing nearly 100 million daily users worldwide in 2015. A few days ago, the company made the decision to trade its name for a slightly more i...

DHS Anti-Bullying Blue Out

DHS Anti-Bullying Blue Out

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief
October 5, 2016
Filed under Clubs, Community, Showcase, Student Life, United States

On Monday, October 3, DHS seemed very blue. There were blue shirts, blue pants, blue shoes and even neon blue socks, as students from all the grades channeled their inner smurfs to support a safe, bully free campus for DHS’s “Anti-Bullying Blue Out”. During lunch, students--both those who dressed...

Road to the Oval Office: First Presidential Debate of the Trump-Clinton Smackdown

Road to the Oval Office: First Presidential Debate of the Trump-Clinton Smackdown

Vikram Nithyanandam, Writer
September 30, 2016
Filed under Showcase, World

  On Monday, September 26th, 2016, the presidential race continued with both candidates participating in the first presidential debate of this year at Hofstra University in New York. Former Secretary of State and Senator Clinton and business tycoon Trump debated about their strongly contrasting...

DHS Reacts to Recent Terrorist Acts

Emily Ellis, Writer
September 25, 2016
Filed under World

  On September 17th, a bombing injured 29 people in New York.  That same day, an explosion went off in New Jersey near a Marine Corps Charity race, and 9 people were stabbed in St. Cloud, Minnesota.  All three of these instances are being investigated as terror acts, and people throughout America...

Student Spotlight: Leesa Ko

Student Spotlight: Leesa Ko

Lily Hu, Writer
September 18, 2016
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized, World

When high school senior Leesa Ko applied for the NSLI-Y program, a State Department-sponsored scholarship to study critical languages abroad, she didn’t expect to be admitted. With a competitive applicant pool of people from all over the United States, there was no guarantee that she could actually get in....