The Dublin Shield

DHS Student Jenny Nuo Releases Original Song

Manasa Ayyala and Kaushikee Nayudu

March 11, 2020

On February 24, 2020, DHS student Jenny Nuo Wang released “Maybe All I Want,” a new original song. Before releasing, she sat down with the Shield to discuss her interest in music and her aspirations. When discussing where her desire to create music initiated, Jenny reflected that music was an int...

Drama Department Kicks off 2020 with One Acts

The cast and directors take a bow at the end of the night.

Riya Chopra, Co-Managing Editor

February 6, 2020

While the Dublin High Drama Department is primarily known for its larger productions, there is one smaller annual show that has become a favorite of students. This year’s One Acts, which ran the first week of the semester, featured eight short plays, all of which were directed by DHS students. The O...

Rolling Loud: Thrilling but Traumatic

Bay Area’s Derek King’s set was a popular attraction at Rolling Loud.

Manasa Ayyala and Spandana Janapati

November 13, 2019

With the thumping bass of the music and the excitement of seeing many famous rappers, Rolling Loud, an annual music festival attracting top artists from across the United States, was a thrilling experience.  The Rolling Loud festival was held at Oakland’s Coliseum from September 28th to 29...

Rolling Loud Rolling Through the Bay

The Rolling Loud Music Festival, taking place this weekend, will be covered by two DHS students. The lineup for the festival includes G-Eazy, Future, Migos, and Lil Uzi Vert.

September 25, 2019

Manasa Ayyala and Spandana Janapati, two staff writers for the Dublin Shield, will be covering the Rolling Loud Music Festival this Saturday and Sunday, September 28th to 29th. Our writers are getting the chances to see performances from G-Eazy, Future, Migos, Lil Uzi Vert, as well as a specia...

The Pajama Game Was Worth Far More Than 7 and a Half Cents

Madison Charles and Trevor Lind starred opposite each other in the musical.

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

This April saw the curtain close on another successful DHS Drama season with their production of The Pajama Game, originally written by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. The musical, which takes place in a pajama factory where the workers are fighting for a seven-and-a-half cent raise, primarily fo...

How to Spend a Day in San Francisco

One of the pieces at SFMOMA.

Audrey Kang, Social Media Manager

March 24, 2019

One of the best things about living in Dublin is how convenient it is to go to San Francisco, one of the most beautiful and famous cities in the world. With the beautiful bay, grand architecture, good eats, and gorgeous hill views, what is there not to love? My friends like to joke that I’m always in...

Students Are Back in the Directors’ Chair with the 2019 One Acts

A distraught Rebecca (Emma Nelson) listens as her unsupportive friend Roberta (Chloe Nickels) relays her latest relationship drama.

Riya Chopra and Danielle Tran

January 25, 2019

Every January, the Dublin High Drama Department produces the One Acts, a series of short plays that are directed (and sometimes written) by DHS students. This year the production ran from January 10th to the 13th, showcasing eight one acts, three of which were original pieces written by DHS students....

That’s A Wrap! December Entertainment Favorites

That’s A Wrap! December Entertainment Favorites

Manasa Ayyala, Entertainment Editor

January 25, 2019

As December finishes and  2018 comes to a close, Dublin High School students remember their favorite plays, and movies from the month. In case you didn’t know, Dear Evan Hansen is a Tony and Grammy award-winning Broadway musical that was recently brought to San Francisco. The musical is a story about a y...

Ralph Breaks the Internet and the Box Office

Ralph Breaks the Internet and the Box Office

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

January 25, 2019

We were first introduced to Ralph, a burly arcade game character sporting a set of unkempt overalls and oversized hands, in Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph, released in November of 2012. However, we quickly learned to love him, falling for his honest personality as he struggled to lead a heroic life despite pla...

2018’s Year in Books

2018’s Year in Books

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

January 22, 2019

Dear DHS book-lovers, 2018 was an amazing year in books and here’s why.   To say 2018 had quite a year in regards to novels would be an understatement. To say it emphasized the continuous shift towards diverse representation in literature would be approaching a much more accurate sta...