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DHS Students See 2017 Inauguration Close Up

DHS Students See 2017 Inauguration Close Up

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief
February 2, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Close Up Trip & Mission   While millions of Americans across the country were watching the time until the 58th inauguration tick down (with varying levels of excitement or dismay) from home, sixteen DHS students travelled to DC through “Close Up”, an educational organization that allow...

Women’s March Editorial: This is What Democracy Looks Like

Women’s March Editorial: This is What Democracy Looks Like

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor-in-Chief
January 24, 2017
Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

“Show me what democracy looks like!” “This is what democracy looks like!” “Show me what democracy looks like!” “This is what democracy looks like!”   Of all the messages chanted during the Women’s March on Washington, this was the one that rang the loudest and t...

Fort Lauderdale from a DHS Student’s Perspective

Fort Lauderdale from a DHS Student’s Perspective

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
January 22, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized, United States, World

Some time after the tragic Fort Lauderdale shooting, a student at DHS has come forward with a unique perspective. Senior and varsity sideline cheerleader Tinna Zhu and her family were in the Fort Lauderdale airport at the shooting.     Below is her account of what really happened. &nbs...

The DHS Student Directed One Acts Begin with Big Success

The DHS Student Directed One Acts Begin with Big Success

Emily Ellis, Writer
January 22, 2017
Filed under Arts, Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Over the past few months, the DHS Drama Department has been tirelessly working in order to prepare for their one acts, and it is very clear that all of that practice has paid off.   “It's very entertaining and intense,”  said freshman audience member Meghan Van Lare.   “The a...

Sherlock: Season 4 Finale “The Final Problem” Stuns With Its Emotional Moments and Shocking Plot Twists

Sherlock: Season 4 Finale “The Final Problem” Stuns With Its Emotional Moments and Shocking Plot Twists

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
January 21, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Reviews, Showcase, TV

JANUARY 15, 2017- Since its creation in 2010 by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, BBC Sherlock has been a TV show known for its intelligent storylines and its title character, played by the actor Benedict Cumberbatch. In this modern take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective stories, Holmes and Watson trav...

2017 Golden Globes: This Year’s Best Blunders and Beauties

2017 Golden Globes: This Year’s Best Blunders and Beauties

Eugenia Gavrilova, Entertainment Editor
January 14, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Showcase

JANUARY 10, 2017 -- Held on Sunday, January 8th in Beverly Hills, the 74th annual Golden Globes did not fail to deliver on kicking off the 2017 award show season with plenty of memorable moments. The night created a social media storm, flooding Twitter and other networks with an abundance of photograph...

Sherlock: “The Lying Detective” Is a Dark, Poignant Look at What It Truly Means to Love

Sherlock: “The Lying Detective” Is a Dark, Poignant Look at What It Truly Means to Love

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
January 12, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Reviews, Showcase, TV

The second installment of BBC Sherlock’s season four, directed by Nick Hurran and written by co-creator Steven Moffat, is everything that makes Sherlock one of the most loved, critically acclaimed shows on television. Action packed and twisted, it appeals to all of the thrill-seekers, the ones who watched Sherlock for its adventurous, modern spirit. More importantly, however, this episode of Sherlock unveils the strong relationship between Sherlock Holmes and John Watson in a way that has never been seen before.

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Sherlock: Season 4 Premiere “The Six Thatchers” Is Complicated and Revolutionary

Sherlock: Season 4 Premiere “The Six Thatchers” Is Complicated and Revolutionary

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
January 4, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Reviews, Showcase, TV

  After one year of planning and filming, BBC Sherlock’s co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss finally have Sherlock Holmes and John Watson return to London for another thrilling case concerning six smashed busts of Margaret Thatcher.   The episode concerns not only this case, bu...

Wrestling Season Update: Cuffing Season or Weight Cutting Season?

Pradeep Arumugam, Guest Writer
December 5, 2016
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

While couples are getting together for the fall cuddling with each other, wrestlers are starting to lose weight to make it down to their desired weight classes. This is also the first year in all of Dublin High Wrestling history all 14 weight classes are completely filled out, with one back up wrestlers...

Holiday Happenings in the Bay Area

Holiday Happenings in the Bay Area

Eugenia Gavrilova, Entertainment Editor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase

The holiday season is officially upon us, and all lovers of Christmas spirit and wintertime joy alike can finally listen to their mile-long playlists free of judgement. However, there are plenty of more things than just music to get into the loving, giving, magical vibe of the most wonderful time o...