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Rolling Loud: Thrilling but Traumatic

Rolling Loud: Thrilling but Traumatic

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

Rolling Loud Rolling Through the Bay

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

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

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

How to Spend a Day in San Francisco

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

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

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...

Fantastic Movies and Where NOT to Find Them

Audrey Kang, Social Media Manager

December 7, 2018

*Warning: the following review may contain spoilers.* If you’re looking for another Harry Potter Universe spin-off to enjoy, congratulations, this is the right movie for you. However, if you’re not a huge Harry Potter fan, don’t even try to make it through this movie. Filled with talented a...

Louisiana’s Way Home: Yet Another Example of Kate DiCamillo’s Mastery in Literature

Louisiana’s Way Home: Yet Another Example of Kate DiCamillo’s Mastery in Literature

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

November 22, 2018

“I will begin at the beginning.” Although taken directly from the first page of Kate DiCamillo’s newest, highly anticipated novel, Louisiana’s Way Home, this statement is, in certain aspects, not entirely true. While the plot does focus primarily on Louisiana Elefante’s personal travels with her v...