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Dublin High’s Guys and Dolls Shine On Opening Night

Dublin High’s Guys and Dolls Shine On Opening Night

Morgan Minkler, Staff Writer

April 23, 2017

Intense dance routines, powerful musical numbers, and humor throughout- all followed by audience applause marked the premier of Guys and Dolls at DHS. The show, which took three months to produce was  a huge success.   “By far the best school production of the year” remarked junior K...

The Much-Awaited 13 Reasons Why is Here

Anvitha Kachinthaya, Staff Writer

April 16, 2017

“If you’re listening, you’re too late.”   From New York Times bestselling book to the show everyone’s talking about, Jay Asher’s Thirteen Reasons Why has come a long way from its initial novel release ten years ago. Netflix premiered season one of the show on March 31, and it ...

Beauty and the Beast 2017 Review: Another Live Action Homage to Disney’s Past

Daniel Oden, Staff Writer

March 19, 2017

In the past few years, Disney has been creating live-action re-imaginings of some of their most remembered animated movies. These movies — such as Cinderella and a reboot of The Little Mermaid coming later this year— are always a risk because remakes tend to carry a negative stigma. For me, howe...

Starry Night: Oscars 2017 Recap

Eugenia Gavrilova, Entertainment Editor

March 4, 2017

  On the night of Sunday, February 26, following the controversy of the previous year’s awards, the much anticipated 2017 Oscars took place in the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. The 89th anniversary of the show brought about landmark awards, plenty of humor, and its fair share of mishaps. &...

Dublin High Drama Department Has Huge Success at Lenaea Competition

Eugenia Gavrilova

February 18, 2017

On the weekend of February 11th, the Dublin High Drama Department attended Lenaea, a large theater competition at Folsom Lake College for high schools in northern and central California. What makes this competition different, however, is that after a group performs, the judges, called respondents, wor...

The 59th Grammy Awards Recap and DHS Response

Kaushikee Nayudu, Writer

February 18, 2017

Held on Sunday February 12th, 2017 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the 59th Grammy Awards were a chaotic, captivating show that reiterated the power of live television to entrance audiences and most definitely satisfied the expectations of viewers. The stars stunned audiences from their initial ar...

Lion: A Long Way From Home

Anvitha Kachinthaya, Writer

February 14, 2017

Garth Davis’s Oscar-nominated film, Lion, starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara, and David Wenham, is moving and inspiring, telling a miraculous tale about home and identity. Based on the true story of Saroo Brierley and adapted from his book, “A Long Way Home,” Lion follows the story of a rural In...

Sherlock: Season 4 Finale “The Final Problem” Stuns With Its Emotional Moments and Shocking Plot Twists

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

January 21, 2017

JANUARY 15, 2017- Since its creation in 2010 by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, BBC Sherlock has been a TV show known for its intelligent storylines and its title character, played by the actor Benedict Cumberbatch. In this modern take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective stories, Holmes and Watson trav...

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

Eugenia Gavrilova, Entertainment Editor

January 14, 2017

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

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.