The Dublin Shield

District Email Reveals Murray Elementary School Targeted in Shooting Threat

Ari Stassinopoulous, Layout and Cover Designer

March 3, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Student Life

This week, parents in Dublin woke up to read an email from Dr. Leslie Boozer, the superintendent of the Dublin Unified School District. The email, titled "Message to Community regarding Murray Elementary School", was a response to social media threats against Murray Elementary School on Davona Drive. &nbs...

DHS Responses to Parkland Shooting

DHS Responses to Parkland Shooting

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, United States, World

On Valentine’s Day 2018, an event happened that occured which was all too recurrent. Another mass shooting, this time specifically at a school lead to seventeen dead and even more injured. It was committed by Nikolas Cruz, a nineteen year old with a mental illness who used to be a student at Stonema...

DubLove: A Week of Unity, Empowerment, and, Above All, Love

DubLove: A Week of Unity, Empowerment, and, Above All, Love

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

When you look at yourself in the mirror, who do you see? Do you see someone who puts on a brave smile but actually is  struggling mentally? Do you see someone who was born with a disability and is tormented because of it? Do you see someone who expresses romantic feelings towards another one’s parents...

Symbolically Letting Go of the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Symbolically Letting Go of the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The National Institute of Mental Health reports that depression and other mental disorders have grown increasingly common in the United States. In an era where teens are surrounded by constant pressure, both academic and social, it's unsurprising that mental disorders are growing increasingly more p...

The 2018 Winter Art Show: an Eclectic Collective

The 2018 Winter Art Show: an Eclectic Collective

Bea Mendoza, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


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

It’s never a bad time to support the arts! From January 29 to February 16, everyone is invited to N104 during lunch for the annual Winter Art Show. Galleries such as this one allow the artists on campus to really shine, and share their pieces with the rest of DHS.     Unlike the previo...

A Recap on Dubversity Week and Why We Needed It

A Recap on Dubversity Week and Why We Needed It

Catherine Capretta, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Most of you may know that a couple weeks ago was Dubversity Week, an opportunity for Dublin High to celebrate differences among the student body in terms of race, gender, sexual orientation, culture, etc. A gathering was held in the gym on Wednesday, which showcased the diverse clubs and culture here ...

Student Spotlight: Arjav Rawal

Student Spotlight: Arjav Rawal

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


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

As Arjav Rawal came home from Washington D.C., he didn’t know what was coming next. He didn’t know that in the coming months, he would release his debut album, Atulya. Atulya is an album that consists of mainly traditional Gujarati songs that were Rawal’s grandfather’s favorites, mixed with Rawa...

Love, Unity, and Feminism: Women’s March 2018 from the Perspectives of DHS Students and Alumnae

Love, Unity, and Feminism: Women’s March 2018 from the Perspectives of DHS Students and Alumnae

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, United States, World

Ever since its breakthrough last January, the Women’s March has been an organization that fuels change. It bolsters the cause of gender equality, and it encourages peaceful protests as a sign of resistance and unity. Last October, the Women’s March promoted public advocacy and intersectional fem...

Freshman Mentor: More Than a Title

Freshman Mentor: More Than a Title

Thomas Lim, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The Freshman Mentorship Program application is officially open, and this means that current sophomores and juniors can apply to become a role model for freshmen in a classroom environment. FMP is much more than an extracurricular. To be a mentor means that you are more than just a leader, but an ally...

A New Year Calls For Change: Students Share New Year’s Resolutions For 2018

A New Year Calls For Change: Students Share New Year’s Resolutions For 2018

Janice Liu, Copy Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

In these past few days, it’s common to hear people say, “New year, new me!” With 2017 drawn to a close, the New Year is an opportunity for us to reflect upon ourselves and make resolutions to bring positive changes in our lives, such as accomplishing personal goals or changing our unhealthy ...