The voice of Dublin's youth

The Dublin Shield

The Perfect Score Project proves to be a must-have guide to the SAT

The Perfect Score Project proves to be a must-have guide to the SAT

Shreya Mathur, Online Editor
May 23, 2014
Filed under Feature, Reviews, Showcase

The Perfect Score Project details an attempt by Debbie Stier to help her high school son, Ethan, prepare for the SAT.  Aware that her son was perfectly normal yet completely uninterested in any test, and that a number of test prep options were available, she devised a plan--on his behalf--to create the p...

Transcendence: Yesterday Dr. Will Caster Was Only Human

Transcendence: Yesterday Dr. Will Caster Was Only Human

Tristen Whitley, Entertainment Editor
April 29, 2014
Filed under Feature, Reviews

Transcendence, a science-fiction movie about Dr. Will Caster’s life and research on artificial intelligence was released on April 10, 2014. Transcendence has an interesting plot that keeps its viewers in suspense. The actors did a nice job playing their roles and staying in character and  the graphics w...

Speech and Debate Boosts Confidence

Naveed Shaikh, Opinion editor
April 29, 2014
Filed under Community, Entertainment

Imagine that you’re giving an interview for a job you really want, you’d have questions thrown at you from left and right. What would you do if you didn’t know how to answer and you were afraid? Are you a student who loses their self confidence when they speak up and have something to say to a...

Dance is Relaxing My Mind!

Naveed Shaikh, Opinion editor
April 29, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

Volume up. Feel the Rhythm. Just Dance! Dance is a passion that most people can’t live without. It’s also a great exercise to relieve tension in a dancer’s life. For some dancers at Dublin High school, it relaxes their mind and keeps them on track with their schoolwork because it keeps them...

working on the spring play

Malik Peay, Dristributor
April 29, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

Lights! Stage! Action! From exaggerated gestures, to emotional heartbreaks, to loud laughter. The drama department is putting on a spring play (Lamerrie Project) on April 24 to April 27. Dublin High’s most successful plays takes a lot of prepping and energy out of the actors and actresses. “I am...

The real captain america

The real captain america

Liliana Wong, Online Editor
April 25, 2014
Filed under Reviews

Captain America is a hero because of his strength, integrity, and his back story. But in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, it shows more about the way he reacts to the future being stuck in the past while the first Captain America was his story before he became a superhero. The movie Captain America: T...

Divergent: 500 Pages, One Amazing Story

Divergent: 500 Pages, One Amazing Story

Vivien Li, Online Editor
April 22, 2014
Filed under Reviews

A thrilling plot. Intriguing characters. A futuristic science fiction novel. These are the elements that make up one of the most popular books in teen fiction right now, Divergent by Veronica Roth. The story revolves around main character, Beatrice Prior, a sixteen year old girl living in the dystop...

Book Review: I Hunt Killers

Book Review: I Hunt Killers

Naveed Shaikh, Opinion Editor
March 28, 2014
Filed under Reviews

Murder. A killer on the loose. Bodies piling up. Suspense.   Jasper “Jazz” Dent isn’t your ordinary boy. He’s the son of the world’s notorious serial killer, Billy Dent. As Billy Dent is held in jail, there are bodies piling up in the same sequence how Billy Dent killed his own victims. ...

An Abundance of Katherines proves worth the read

An Abundance of Katherines proves worth the read

Grace Li, News Editor
March 27, 2014
Filed under Feature, Reviews, Uncategorized

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green details the pitiful relationships of Colin Singleton, an anagram obsessed, child prodigy who has just been dumped by his nineteenth Katherine. The peculiar thing about Singleton is that he only dates girls named Katherine, hence the title. Heartbroken and tire...

The Habit Review

Tristen Whitley, Entertainment Editor
February 13, 2014
Filed under Feature, Reviews

When it comes to getting a bite to eat in Dublin there are tons of options, so what stands out? Well The Habit, similar to popular fast food company, In-N-Out, a burger joint, has just opened their doors for business the past week. The Habit is located right across from Chuck E Cheese and sprouts loca...