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2017 Golden Globes: This Year’s Best Blunders and Beauties

Eugenia Gavrilova, Entertainment Editor

January 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Showcase

JANUARY 10, 2017 -- Held on Sunday, January 8th in Beverly Hills, the 74th annual Golden Globes did not fail to deliver on kicking off the 2017 award show season with plenty of memorable moments. The night created a social media storm, flooding Twitter and other networks with an abundance of photograph...

Sherlock: “The Lying Detective” Is a Dark, Poignant Look at What It Truly Means to Love

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Reviews, Showcase, TV

The second installment of BBC Sherlock’s season four, directed by Nick Hurran and written by co-creator Steven Moffat, is everything that makes Sherlock one of the most loved, critically acclaimed shows on television. Action packed and twisted, it appeals to all of the thrill-seekers, the ones who watched Sherlock for its adventurous, modern spirit. More importantly, however, this episode of Sherlock unveils the strong relationship between Sherlock Holmes and John Watson in a way that has never been seen before.

Sherlock: Season 4 Premiere “The Six Thatchers” Is Complicated and Revolutionary

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

January 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Reviews, Showcase, TV

  After one year of planning and filming, BBC Sherlock’s co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss finally have Sherlock Holmes and John Watson return to London for another thrilling case concerning six smashed busts of Margaret Thatcher.   The episode concerns not only this case, bu...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Review

Daniel Oden, Writer

January 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

After last year’s box office destroyer Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens and hype for the next episode already starting to build, there is no better time to be a Star Wars fan. While the early death of Carrie Fisher –the actress who played Princess Leia in the original films– is indeed tragic, ...

The Midnight Star: A Tale of Darkness and Betrayal

Anvitha Kachinthaya, Writer

December 3, 2016


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

“There was once a time when darkness shrouded the world, and the darkness had a queen.” After the first two hauntingly beautiful novels of The Young Elites series, the final installment was just as chilling, if not more. Marie Lu weaves a complex tale of darkness and betrayal, of love and revenge, where no...

“Fever Code” Review

Daniel Oden, Writer

October 19, 2016


Filed under Books, Community, Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase, Student Life

As a fan of The Maze Runner series, I was ecstatic to learn more of the history of James Dashner’s infected world. Throughout the first book, he was able create a sense a mystery and confusion in both the characters and the reader, making us hungry for information. Even though later books started to...

Angelfall: Book Review

Emily Ellis, Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Books, Community, Reviews, Showcase, Student Life

The apocalypse has descended onto the Earth. Huge, muscular angels are flying around wreaking havoc on the remaining inhabitants of large cities, and gangs have formed to claim territories and weapons to protect themselves. 17-year old Penryn is left with a life in pieces as she attempts to take care of...

The Fever Code: James Dashner’s new prequel to The Maze Runner

Daniel Oden, Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Books, Reviews, Showcase

The Maze Runner, James Dashner’s New York Times best selling novel, stars a boy named Thomas and his friends as they try to escape an enormous maze built by the faceless corporation known as WICKED. The natural blend of mystery and action make sure to keep the reader engaged through the entire trilogy: T...

DHS Drama Spotlights: Simonne Campos

DHS Drama Spotlights: Simonne Campos

Racheal Matheny, Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Community, Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

Simonne Campos is a junior at DHS. Last year she played Danielle in In the Heights. As part of Human of Dublin High’s “Student Spotlights”, the Dublin Shield interviewed her about her experience with the drama department.   How has Dublin High and the Drama Department impacted who you...

DHS Drama Spotlights: Caeden Perriman

DHS Drama Spotlights:  Caeden Perriman

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor in Chief

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Community, Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

Last year, DHS drama wowed Dublin High with their production of In the Heights. Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, In the Heights follows the story of the people who live in a bodega in Washington Heights. Of the show’s many professional-grade performances, current Junior Caeden Perriman’s portrayal of...