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Solar Panels

Solar Panels

Camila Huang, Photo Editor
December 13, 2013
Filed under Feature, Showcase, World

How can solar panels benefit us? Have you ever seen solar panels in other school’s parking lot? Or anywhere in our city? Our students show their opinions about the topic; “maybe in 10 years we will have solar panels because we are still under constructions,” says senior Gene Elazegui, referring t...

What to do on Thanksgiving Break

What to do on Thanksgiving Break

Vivien Li, Online Editor
November 22, 2013
Filed under World

It’s that time of year again when everyone is counting down the days to Thanksgiving break. Each year, Dublin High students have unique plans on how they are spending their time off from school. If any student at Dublin High isn’t sure of what to do, he or she should simply ask around. The possibilities...

Daylight Savings

Daylight Savings

Malik Peay, distributor
November 20, 2013
Filed under Community, World

Daylight savings at Dublin High may affect students’ performances in school due to the new sleeping schedule. On Sunday, November 3, everyone had to adapt to this sleeping schedule which added another hour of sleep. “I didn't really feel a change in my school performance, but this extra hour...

The Science Bowl

Shelby Richmond, Copy Editor
November 20, 2013
Filed under Feature, World

Are you good at science and math? Are you interested in proving your skills? The Science Bowl is a competition for middle schools and high schools in which students are asked questions from various fields of science.  The Dublin High School Science Club will be participating in the regional competitio...

Daylight savings saving peoples academics?

Daylight savings saving peoples academics?

Malik Peay, Distributor
November 18, 2013
Filed under Community, World

Daylight savings at Dublin High may affect students’ performances in school due to the new sleeping schedule. On Sunday, November 3, everyone had to adapt to this sleeping schedule which added another hour of sleep. “I didn't really feel a change in my school performance, but this extra hour...

Switching From PCs to Macs

Shreya Mathur, Online Editor
November 18, 2013
Filed under Opinion, World

PCs have always been of common use throughout classrooms and computer labs. However, though they have worked well for some time, efficiency levels have no doubt decreased. The question is, when will people realize that Macs should be considered? The PCs in the campus computer labs were purchased around...

The DHS Field Show Competition

The DHS Field Show Competition

Shelby Richmond, Copy Editor
November 12, 2013
Filed under Feature, World

On November 2, DHS hosted its third annual Irish guard invitational, a field show competition. The DHS band, as well as eighteen other bands, attended. This is a major fundraising event for the DHS Irish Guard Band and Color guard which takes months of planning. The band performed in exhibition after th...

A School Without Lockers?

A School Without Lockers?

Camila Huang, Photo Editor
November 12, 2013
Filed under Community, World

If you have always wondered why Dublin High does not have any lockers, then you’ll finally find out the reason. According to Mrs. Shimizu, about four or five years ago, students from Dublin High voted whether to have two sets of textbooks for each class—one at home and one at school—or to have ...

Dealing with Depression

Dealing with Depression

Naveed Shaikh, Opinion Editor
November 7, 2013
Filed under Community, Showcase, World

“No one understands me. Why am I still here? I don’t deserve to live anymore. I feel dead inside.” Have you ever felt like your world was just an empty and sad place to be and life hasn't treated you well? Do you feel tired and sad, or feel like no one understands you? Do you think you are just that in...

College Life in High School

College Life in High School

Liliana Wong, Online Editor
November 6, 2013
Filed under Community, World

High school student in college? As weird as it sounds, it is true. Some colleges like Diablo Valley College, offer free college classes for any subject the student wants. All the students need to do is collect a form from the campus and have their high school counselor approve the form. It could be...