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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


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase, Student Life

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


Filed under Community, Entertainment, Showcase

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


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

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


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

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


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

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


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

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


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

*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


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

“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...

DHS’s Improv Team Starts the Year Off With a Hilarious Show

DHS’s Improv Team Starts the Year Off With a Hilarious Show

Audrey Kang and Kaushikee Nayudu

November 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Reviews, Showcase, Student Life

On Thursday, October 11th, Dublin High School’s very own improv team had their first show of the year. Held in the Performing Arts Center, the improv team invited students to a night of witty humor and laughs. The team, made up of talented members of Dublin’s drama department, started off the nig...

The Rumors Are True — It Really Was a Spectacular Show

The Rumors Are True — It Really Was a Spectacular Show

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

November 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Reviews, Showcase, Student Life

Neil Simon’s Rumors, produced by the Dublin High Drama Department the weekend of October 25, started with a bang -- literally -- and kept it up with two hours of utter hilarity. Set in 1980s New York, Rumors tells the story of Charley and Myra Brock’s tenth-anniversary party. This couple, however, never ...