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Dublin High’s Guys and Dolls Shine On Opening Night

Dublin High’s Guys and Dolls Shine On Opening Night

Morgan Minkler, Staff Writer
April 23, 2017
Filed under Arts, Community, Entertainment, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Intense dance routines, powerful musical numbers, and humor throughout- all followed by audience applause marked the premier of Guys and Dolls at DHS. The show, which took three months to produce was  a huge success.   “By far the best school production of the year” remarked junior K...

“Guys and Dolls” Opens on April 21 At DHS Performing Arts Center

“Guys and Dolls” Opens on April 21 At DHS Performing Arts Center

Neha Harpanhalli, Student Life/Campus Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Arts, Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Dublin High Drama Department’s spring musical, Guys and Dolls, opens on Friday, April 21st at 7 PM in the DHS Center for Performing Arts and Education.   This 1951 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical is based on two short stories from author Damon Runyon, and was made into a successful film adaptation i...

Julia, Sesame Street’s New Muppet With Autism

Julia, Sesame Street’s New Muppet With Autism

Kaushikee Nayudu, Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

Hollywood has been criticized countless times for the lack of diversity in roles and for their stereotypical depiction of minorities. Though Hollywood is still light years behind in having the screen reflect reality, recent years have shown an increase in diverse roles. Freshman Annabelle Obillo comme...

Mark Mathabane, Author of Kaffir Boy, Coming to DHS

Mark Mathabane, Author of Kaffir Boy, Coming to DHS

Catherine Capretta, Writer
April 7, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

About 70 million children worldwide do not attend school, because they lack the resources and opportunities those of us in the Bay Area have been privileged enough to have. For some sophomore Advanced English students on our campus, reading the autobiography Kaffir Boy was life-changing enough to inspi...

DHS Reacts to Westminster Terrorist Attack

DHS Reacts to Westminster Terrorist Attack

Christy Koh, World Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, World

March 22, 2017 -- In 82 seconds, the lives of 3 innocents ended, and those of 40 others were affected forever. A car sped along the pavement of Westminster Bridge, purposefully hitting dozens of pedestrians. The driver then pulled into the Palace of Westminster, exited the car, and fatally stabbed police...

When Will We Realize?

When Will We Realize?

Derek Dayton, Guest Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

When will we realize life is more than a GPA? That test scores do not determine our intellect? That grades do not determine our success in life? When will gaining an education actually gain us, you know, a true education?   Millions of high school students in America are either programme...

Scholarship Opportunity: Nursing

March 22, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Student Life

Nurse.org Healthcare Leaders Scholarship (Ongoing) Scholarship Award: $1000 Eligibility: 17 years or older with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.  Accepted into a healthcare-related program at an accredited college or university. Applications due: January 29, 2018 Apply Online at:  http://nurse.org/healthc...

Magic, Music, and Comedy: The Annual DHS Talent Show

Magic, Music, and Comedy: The Annual DHS Talent Show

Kaushikee Nayudu, Writer
March 17, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The lights dim, the curtain rises, an expectant audience waits, and a spotlight falls as the hosts of the Dublin High School talent show step onto stage. The members of Improv the Nation hosted the talent show with their usual humor and charm. In addition to hosting, Improv the Nation kept the audience en...

SpaceX Aims For The Moon

SpaceX Aims For The Moon

Christy Koh, World Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under California, Feature, Showcase, World

SpaceX Aims For The Moon Christy Koh, World/National Editor   Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) founder and CEO Elon Musk is known for his daring ventures and ambitious ideas for the technology of the future. Musk launched SpaceX in 2002, aiming “to revolutionize space technology, with t...

DHS Reacts to Women’s History Month

DHS Reacts to Women’s History Month

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Women’s History Month is a month dedicated to the contributions that women have made to society, whether it is in politics, the sciences, the arts, literature, or music. In the United States, women’s history month began with the first International Women’s Day in 1911, which commemorated women...