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Easy Holiday Meals to Help With

Easy Holiday Meals to Help With

Sabina Boudames, Writer
November 23, 2016
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The holidays are coming, and while many DHS students are rushing about as they try to find a perfect gift, few students realize the potential goody points they could earn by helping with create a special holiday meal. Helping with the Holiday Dinner can be challenging, but rewarding. Freshman Elizabe...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Cunningham

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Cunningham

Jennifer Liu, Writer
November 23, 2016
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life

With many years of experience, Mrs. Holly Cunningham is one of Dublin High School’s English 1 Advanced and English 3 Honors teachers. I recently had the honor of sitting down with Mrs. Cunningham to discuss her approaches and personal views on teaching, as well as her advice on balancing the pressur...

Election Results: DHS Perspective

Vikram Nithyanandam, Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Feature, United States, World

Race to the White House: Donald Trump Victorious The race to the White House has now drawn to a close and the campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are now over. Donald Trump has been named the president elect of the United States of America, creating one of the greatest upsets in our nation...

The Real Questions, Part 3: Why Are YOU a Feminist?

The Real Questions, Part 3: Why Are YOU a Feminist?

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
October 20, 2016
Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

TIME: 10:30:01 PM I wrote down the latest text message in my cardboard-colored notebook as I collected more and more opinions about why my fellow girls (and boys) at DHS were feminists. This is the true spirit of journalism, I said happily to myself as my favorite song came up on Spotify shuffle. But...

Why I am a feminist: Safia Yusuf

Why I am a feminist: Safia Yusuf

Safia Yusuf, Guest Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion, Student Life

I have identified myself as a feminist from the moment I learned the definition of feminism and about Malala Yousafzai in middle school. I continue to identify as a feminist today. I have given audience-rousing speeches in favor for women to get educated in 7th grade and continue to argue that viewpoint....

Protect the Tormented, Not the Tormentor

Protect the Tormented, Not the Tormentor

Faith Rynda, Guest Writer
October 17, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Correction: This article previously mentioned that the student's coaches reviewed the situation. This is not the case as they were not made fully aware of the situation. Those references have been removed. Editor's Note: As you read the following commentary, we remind you to focus not on the in...

The Real Questions, Part 2: Why Am I a Feminist?

The Real Questions, Part 2: Why Am I a Feminist?

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor
October 3, 2016
Filed under Community, Feature, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

The Real Questions is an unconventional series by managing editor Ashley Kim, covering everything in the realm of teenager daily life. Part blog post, part advice column, and part news article, this series wants to answer, well, the real questions. When I wrote this, I first searched it up on Google...

Recap of Homecoming Festivities

Recap of Homecoming Festivities

Kiana Meagher, Social Media Manager
September 18, 2016
Filed under Community, Feature, Homecoming, Showcase, Student Life

For most students at Dublin High, there is no other week that losing one’s voice, missing out on sleep, or stressing out is considered fun other than during Dublin’s very own homecoming week. Homecoming was originally developed in the 1910s to unite alumni and students as well as  bond the community...

Student Spotlight: Leesa Ko

Student Spotlight: Leesa Ko

Lily Hu, Writer
September 18, 2016
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized, World

When high school senior Leesa Ko applied for the NSLI-Y program, a State Department-sponsored scholarship to study critical languages abroad, she didn’t expect to be admitted. With a competitive applicant pool of people from all over the United States, there was no guarantee that she could actually get in....

Homecoming Skits Are Here!

Homecoming Skits Are Here!

Shayari Saha, Writer
September 13, 2016
Filed under Community, Feature, Homecoming, Showcase, Student Life

Homecoming at DHS is one of the biggest events of the year. And one of the homecoming events that almost everyone looks forward to is the skit night. What better way to unite the school and to show off your undying school spirit, than by showcasing your talents in the friendly rivalry between the  classes?  ...