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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...

Falling for Fall

Vivien Li, Online Editor

October 9, 2013


Filed under Feature

Imagine taking a nice walk outside watching the leaves change color and the crisp air buzzing with excitement as you are thinking about homecoming, Halloween, and Thanksgiving break. As of September 21st, that feeling meant that fall had arrived.            This year, the fall season has ...

Driving Safety Tips

Driving Safety Tips

Menisha Sohal, Editor in Chief

October 9, 2013


Filed under Opinion

There are so many dangers out in the world but we can hardly prevent from happening. One thing we can do to is be cautious and not do anything to put yourself in dangerous situations. Car accidents are one of the leading rates for deaths in America. Driving needs to be take more seriously. Especially...

Drugs on Campus

Camila Huang

September 26, 2013


Filed under Community, Opinion

Addictive, disruptive, illegal, inappropriate - drugs are not allowed on campus for many reasons. Drugs have been an issue of concern on the Dublin High campus. Many people at Dublin High, however, think of it in different ways. Students express themselves on how they feel about drugs being on campus. ...

Rally Etiquette

Brittany Roberts, Photo Editor

June 12, 2013


Filed under Feature, Opinion

   When you go to rallies at Dublin High lots of things happen, like games, announcements and performers. The performers usually are the cheerleaders and the dance team. The people at our school are very opinionated, which is fine, but we as school have to know when it is time to say things about t...

Memories Reminisced at Baccalaureate

Memories Reminisced at Baccalaureate

Alison Martinez, Sports Editor

June 12, 2013


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase

   Red, blue and white gowns flowing all around in the hallway. 100 degree weather in a gym with no air conditioning. People on the bleachers making the programs their fans to cool down. On Saturday June 8th, seniors, their families and faculty members gathered together in the Sports Complex for Baccalaur...

What to Expect at Grad Night

What to Expect at Grad Night

Mimi Maghrbi, Social Media Manager

June 12, 2013


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase

   Every year, the senior class graduates and while it may be a joyous event, there are a lot of friendships that may or may not live on after graduation. Every senior is now starting their “adult” lives and taking a whole new step into the real world. A lot more responsibility and freedom is no...

The Feelings Graduation Brings

The Feelings Graduation Brings

Alison Martinez, Sports Editor

June 12, 2013


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase

   It’s that time of the year and every senior’s life will change on this particular day. June 13, 2013 is the date that the seniors have marked on their calendars ever since they started their senior year. Every senior feels various emotions about graduating and moving onto a new life. Graduation ...