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Switching From PCs to Macs

Shreya Mathur, Online Editor

November 18, 2013


Filed under Opinion, World

PCs have always been of common use throughout classrooms and computer labs. However, though they have worked well for some time, efficiency levels have no doubt decreased. The question is, when will people realize that Macs should be considered? The PCs in the campus computer labs were purchased around...

Early Birds

Early Birds

Liliana Wong, Online Editor

November 15, 2013


Filed under Community, Opinion

Usually, the day before a test a teacher will always remind the students to get a good night sleep to prepare. How would they expect us to get a good sleep when it is mandatory for students to disrupt their sleep and drag their bodies to school? I believe that students will do better in school if school...

The DHS Field Show Competition

The DHS Field Show Competition

Shelby Richmond, Copy Editor

November 12, 2013


Filed under Feature, World

On November 2, DHS hosted its third annual Irish guard invitational, a field show competition. The DHS band, as well as eighteen other bands, attended. This is a major fundraising event for the DHS Irish Guard Band and Color guard which takes months of planning. The band performed in exhibition after th...

How to Make the Most on Black Friday

How to Make the Most on Black Friday

Karina Guru, Assistant Editor in Chief

November 7, 2013


Filed under Community, Feature

Discounted items. Long lines. Early morning. Cars driving. Busy stores. Full stomachs. Well, that can only mean one thing; Black Friday is just around the corner. With people starting to make their Christmas and holiday shopping lists, everyone is in a scramble to find the best deal. Not only is ther...

Parking Lot Traffic

Hannah Balboni, Social Media Manager

November 7, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Once the bell rings at 2:46, most students want to get as far away from school as they can, am I wrong? But for the students that can drive, find themselves waiting every school day in a long stressful line. After school there are a ton of new drivers smushed into one area. ”It’s way too...

Winter Formal- New Tradition or Bad Idea?

Winter Formal- New Tradition or Bad Idea?

Vivien Li, Online Editor

November 6, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Each year, students at Dublin High can look forward to the homecoming dance, and upperclassmen look forward to prom and ball, but is this enough?   A winter formal is a dance that some schools have just as traditionally as Dublin High has homecoming. When putting this idea into perspective, t...

Deer Neesh

Menisha Sohal, Editor in Chief

November 4, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Dear Neesh, There’s this guy I like in one of my classes and I don't know how he feels about me. How do you know if a guy likes you? Dear majority of girls, Well this is a topic that I’ve been getting a lot of questions on. The unsurety of a guy's feelings towards you, the wondering if he’s flirti...

That’s So Gay

That’s So Gay

Hannah Balboni, Social Media Manager

October 17, 2013


Filed under Opinion

“That’s so gay.” If you use this as an insult, then you are saying something that has the potential to deeply hurt people, whether that is your intention or not. You are implicitly describing an entire group of human beings. There’s a difference between acceptance and tolerance. To most, there...

Music and Life

Liliana Wong, Online Editor

October 15, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Music is not only words in melodic tune, but a way to express yourself. In some ways music can also be a bad influence because in this generation, all you hear in the radio from Miley Cyrus “trying to get a line in the bathroom” and other ways that can provoke people to make bad decisions in life. Music...

Life as a Teen

Liliana Wong, Online Editor

October 15, 2013


Filed under Community, Opinion

Our parents always tell us that being a teenager is the best time of their lives but I believe that it is one of the toughest time is a young adult’s life. Teenagers are too young to act like adults and yet we are too old to act like a child. It is sometimes hard to see where teens stand. They get...