The Dublin Shield

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

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

January 4, 2017

  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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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...


Kiana Meagher, Social Media Manager

August 30, 2016

In 1981, MTV aired its first music video, and music has never been the same since. Though most of us are too young to have memories of coming home at 5pm to watch the latest Madonna videos, our generation’s idea of music has been shaped by not only what we hear on the radio, but also by what we see....

“Stranger Things”: The Next Show to Binge-Watch

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2016

The days of watching TV and eagerly awaiting the resolution of last week’s cliffhanger have almost disappeared. Helping them retreat into the past are Netflix’s “Original Series”, in house shows where episodes are not released one at a time, but in entire seasons.   Of these “Origi...