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Senior Word Search

Senior Word Search

Mandy Tran, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Community, Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

We're all sad to see our favorite seniors graduate but here's a fun senior-themed word search to keep your mind off finals and graduation. ...

“Avengers: Infinity War” Was Well Worth the Wait

“Avengers: Infinity War” Was Well Worth the Wait

Manasa Ayyala and Riya Chopra

May 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

If you’ve been a living, breathing human being at Dublin High for the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed the insane hype for Avengers: Infinity War. Regardless of your own preferences in movies or lack thereof, it’s been nearly impossible to go two days in a row without hearing people theorizing a...

Urinetown: The Musical – Hilarious, Witty, and All-Around Incredible!

Urinetown: The Musical – Hilarious, Witty, and All-Around Incredible!

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

“Welcome to Urinetown! No, not the place of course. The musical.” Thus begins a night of adventure and romance, of satire and wit, of intense dance numbers and amazing vocalists. Urinetown: The Musical was certainly an enjoyable performance for all those who came to see it. While the title itself was ...

Heathers at Las Positas: What’s Their Damage? Quite a Lot.

Heathers at Las Positas: What’s Their Damage? Quite a Lot.

Manasa Ayyala and Riya Chopra

May 7, 2018


Filed under Community, Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

In the world of drama, there are comedies, there are tragedies, and there is Heathers: The Musical. Not quite one or the other, this (very) black comedy doesn’t hesitate to toe (and cross) the line of political correctness, and it certainly doesn’t shy away from tough topics. Still, this high-sc...

A Refreshing Perspective on Love

A Refreshing Perspective on Love

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

*Read with Caution: Spoilers Ahead*   It’s March Madness. Oh, you thought I was referring to the college basketball tournament, didn’t you? I meant the March Movie Madness. Theatres have released many book-to-movie adaptations, from A Wrinkle in Time to Love, Simon, which is based on ...

2018 iHeart Radio Music Awards

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The 2018 annual iHeart Radio Music Awards took place on March 11th at the Los Angeles Forum. The 5th year of this ceremony, the Radio Music Awards continue to celebrate the most popular songs of the year, along with new and old artists such as Rihanna and Imagine Dragons. Hosted by DJ Khaled and Hailey ...

Recap of the 2018 Academy Awards

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The 2018 Oscars was an event to remember. If for some reason you spent your Sunday night cramming for a test rather than watching celebrities on the red carpet, I don’t blame you. I’ll be giving you a quick recap of the whole night so you have come to the right place.   The 90th annual a...

One Direction Reunites With a Special Surprise for Dublin High

One Direction Reunites With a Special Surprise for Dublin High

Farhan Karuvally and Willow Coughlan

April 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Several reliable media sources have leaked an astonishing conversation which took place between the members of One Direction and the band’s momager, Kelly Payne. The conversation indicated plans to reunite the boys.   From the leaked clip, we heard Zayn complain that “[his] career is nothin...

Diverse Heroes: Black Panther

Diverse Heroes: Black Panther

Janice Liu and Anvitha Kachinthaya

March 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

One of the year’s most highly anticipated productions, Marvel Studios’ Black Panther hit the box office with a storm, smashing records and becoming the highest grossing solo superhero movie. It definitely deserves all of its hype, especially with its underlying themes of diversity and understanding ...

The Prince and the Dressmaker – An Adorable Spinoff on the Classic Fairy Tale Storyline

The Prince and the Dressmaker – An Adorable Spinoff on the Classic Fairy Tale Storyline

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

At first glance, The Prince and the Dressmaker might seem like your average fairy tale - a wealthy prince, whose life has been carefully planned out for him, meets a poor servant girl and falls in love, completely defying his parents’ expectations by building his own future and going on to live ha...