The Dublin Shield

Why I am a feminist: Safia Yusuf

Why I am a feminist: Safia Yusuf

Safia Yusuf, Guest Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion, Student Life

I have identified myself as a feminist from the moment I learned the definition of feminism and about Malala Yousafzai in middle school. I continue to identify as a feminist today. I have given audience-rousing speeches in favor for women to get educated in 7th grade and continue to argue that viewpoint....

Protect the Tormented, Not the Tormentor

Protect the Tormented, Not the Tormentor

Faith Rynda, Guest Writer

October 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Correction: This article previously mentioned that the student's coaches reviewed the situation. This is not the case as they were not made fully aware of the situation. Those references have been removed. Editor's Note: As you read the following commentary, we remind you to focus not on the in...

The Real Questions, Part 2: Why Am I a Feminist?

The Real Questions, Part 2: Why Am I a Feminist?

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

The Real Questions is an unconventional series by managing editor Ashley Kim, covering everything in the realm of teenager daily life. Part blog post, part advice column, and part news article, this series wants to answer, well, the real questions. When I wrote this, I first searched it up on Google...

Recap of Homecoming Festivities

Recap of Homecoming Festivities

Kiana Meagher, Social Media Manager

September 18, 2016


Filed under Community, Feature, Homecoming, Showcase, Student Life

For most students at Dublin High, there is no other week that losing one’s voice, missing out on sleep, or stressing out is considered fun other than during Dublin’s very own homecoming week. Homecoming was originally developed in the 1910s to unite alumni and students as well as  bond the community...

Student Spotlight: Leesa Ko

Student Spotlight: Leesa Ko

Lily Hu, Writer

September 18, 2016


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized, World

When high school senior Leesa Ko applied for the NSLI-Y program, a State Department-sponsored scholarship to study critical languages abroad, she didn’t expect to be admitted. With a competitive applicant pool of people from all over the United States, there was no guarantee that she could actually get in....

Homecoming Skits Are Here!

Homecoming Skits Are Here!

Shayari Saha, Writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under Community, Feature, Homecoming, Showcase, Student Life

Homecoming at DHS is one of the biggest events of the year. And one of the homecoming events that almost everyone looks forward to is the skit night. What better way to unite the school and to show off your undying school spirit, than by showcasing your talents in the friendly rivalry between the  classes?  ...

The Real Questions, Part 1: How Does Your Phone Impact Your Life?

The Real Questions, Part 1: How Does Your Phone Impact Your Life?

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

September 5, 2016


Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

The Real Questions is an unconventional series by managing editor Ashley Kim, covering everything in the realm of teenager daily life. Part blog post, part advice column, and part news article, this series wants to answer, well, the real questions.

DHS Reacts to Orlando Massacre

DHS Reacts to Orlando Massacre

Christy Koh, National/World Editor

June 17, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

Saturday nights at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, are usually packed with patrons celebrating Latin Night and partying early into the next morning. But on Sunday, June 12, the lives of these people were irrevocably shattered. Armed with an assault rifle and a semiautomatic pistol, terro...

DHS Welcomes Summer

DHS Welcomes Summer

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief

June 11, 2016


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

  The 2015-2016 school year is finally over and summer is already calling Dublin High Students into new worlds of fun.   On Thursday, the seniors graduated and our principal Mrs. Shimizu retired after running Dublin High for twelve years. Not only has our school been completely rebuilt w...

Board Selects New Principal for Dublin High, Valley High

Staff

May 11, 2016


Filed under Community, Feature, Student Life

Information Courtesy of DUSD   The Dublin Unified Board of Trustees approved the appointments of new leaders at the district's two high school campuses at their regular meeting Tuesday night. Maureen Byrne was appointed principal at Dublin High School, while Megan Pettis was appointed a...