The Dublin Shield

Student Spotlight: Sonia Bulavko, Internationally Ranked Fencer

Student Spotlight: Sonia Bulavko, Internationally Ranked Fencer

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2018

While fencing isn’t always considered an integral part of sports in the United States, it has been a part of sports culture in the United States, and increasing in popularity, for several decades now. Sonia Bulavko, a junior at Dublin High School, is an accomplished fencer with several recent succ...

Dubversity Seeks to Spark Conversation Over Important Issues on Campus

Dubversity Seeks to Spark Conversation Over Important Issues on Campus

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2018

While every generation has faced its own struggles, we are part of a generation where shifting socio-cultural paradigms have normalized devastating acts of violence and created an increasingly divided political climate. Although it’s easy to distance ourselves from discrimination and stereotyping, it is clear t...

Labour Negotiations Continue

Labour Negotiations Continue

Kyle Shi, Community Editor

November 14, 2018

Last year, Dublin teachers protested the nineteen-month negotiations for a contract by conducting Work to Rule. This year, a new round of negotiations between the district and the Dublin Teachers Association threatens new disputes and strikes if discussions fall through. The agreement reached last year...

Transportation to Dublin High School: An Inside Look on the Overwhelming Bus Conditions, and What Wheels Buses is Doing to Fix the Problem

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

November 12, 2018

If you’ve ever used the public transportation system in San Francisco during rush hour, you’d probably be able to recall the rather cramped conditions, passengers pressed back to back with one another, barely able to locate a handlebar that wasn’t already occupied. While an uncomfortably compact ...

Faculty Spotlight: An Inside Peek on the HUB’s New Programs, and the Person Who’s Making it All Happen

Faculty Spotlight: An Inside Peek on the HUB’s New Programs, and the Person Who’s Making it All Happen

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

October 20, 2018

Whether it be before school, during lunch, or any GAEL period, there is one destination that is practically guaranteed to have a few (if not a few hundred) Dublin High School students flitting about: the HUB. While initially appearing to be any other high school library, the HUB offers a number of addi...

Student Spotlight: Judy Kim

Student Spotlight: Judy Kim

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

October 10, 2018

In the autumn of 2017, the United States witnessed one of the most horrific and costly natural disasters since Hurricane Katrina. Racking up $125 billion in damage and causing over 80 deaths, Hurricane Harvey devastated eastern Texas and the surrounding waters, causing months of disastrous floods a...

Student Spotlight: Willow Coughlan

Student Spotlight: Willow Coughlan

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018

A talented actress, diligent student, karate teacher, and now, a passionate activist? Meet Willow Coughlan, a freshman here at Dublin High School, whose kindness and positivity brings smiles to just about everybody’s faces. Coughlan is actively involved in the DHS Drama Department, having just worked a...

Senior Ball: Saving the Best for Last

Senior Ball: Saving the Best for Last

Audrey Kang, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

Saturday, April 14th marked a day that many seniors had been eagerly awaiting since the beginning of the year: Senior Ball. Their last dance as high school students was celebrated with many pictures and lots of fun. As always, Heritage Park was a popular photo location, with a bright swirl of colors a...

Gael Force Robotics Club To Compete at VEX World Championships

Gael Force Robotics Club To Compete at VEX World Championships

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

While most students are busy studying for finals and AP testing, the Gael Force Robotics Club at Dublin High School has another end-of-year target: the VEX World Championships. VEX competition goals change every year, and this year’s competition is called “In the Zone.” Each round of the competition h...

March For Our Lives Through the Perspective of DHS Students

March For Our Lives Through the Perspective of DHS Students

Danielle Tran and Kaushikee Nayudu

April 24, 2018

On March 24th, 2018, a group of approximately 3500 students, teachers, and other members of the community gathered in Oakland to participate in a “March For Our Lives” event, one of many across the nation held in light of recent school shootings, and student-held “Walk Outs” in response to the shoo...