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Views, Food, and Cafes: The Ultimate Holiday Guide to San Francisco

Views, Food, and Cafes: The Ultimate Holiday Guide to San Francisco

Ayla Teittinen, Travel Correspondent

December 20, 2019

If you’re in town during the holidays, a trip to San Francisco is a great idea. Ayla Teittinen loves photography and travel; with the experience of planning several trips to San Francisco, she’s compiled a list of a few of her favorite places in the city. If you’re interested in reading m...

DUSD Board Approves $30+ million to Modernize Dublin Elementary

DUSD Board Approves $30+ million to Modernize Dublin Elementary

Riya Chopra and Kaushikee Nayudu

December 5, 2019

During the December 2nd, 2019 special school board meeting, a motion to approve an implementation plan to modernize Dublin Elementary School passed unanimously, a notable break from the divisions in the board at previous meetings. The plan allocated $9.2 million from Measure C and $23.8 million f...

Dr. Dave Marken’s Return to Dublin Unified School District

Dr. Dave Marken’s Return to Dublin Unified School District

Riya Chopra, Co-Managing Editor

November 18, 2019

The Dublin Unified School District started off the 2019-2020 school year with a new interim superintendent, Dr. Dave Marken. Dr. Marken has been appointed to this position until the spring of 2021, when he will return to retirement and the district will appoint a new long-term superintendent to replace Dr. L...

Students and Faculty Reflect on Later Start Times: Harmful or Helpful?

Students and Faculty Reflect on Later Start Times: Harmful or Helpful?

Kyle Shi, Community Editor

November 16, 2019

A recent bill signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom mandates start times of no earlier than 8:30 AM for high schools. With recent studies finding that teenagers’ brains do not reach full function until later in the day, these later start times were meant to address the chronic sleep-deprivation a...

Political Clubs Host Watch Party for Second Democratic Debate

Political Clubs Host Watch Party for Second Democratic Debate

Manasa Ayyala, Content Coordinator

September 25, 2019

On September 12, Dublin High students were invited to the Hub to watch the 2019 Democratic Debate. The event, advertised as the “Democratic Debate Watch Party,” was hosted by the DHS Democrats, the DHS Republicans, and DHS’s Junior State of America (JSA), as well as Amador Valley High School JS...

DHS Trans Rights Protest Rally – A Symbol of Support at a Time Where it’s Most Needed

DHS Trans Rights Protest Rally – A Symbol of Support at a Time Where it’s Most Needed

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

January 25, 2019

“The thing is that when you threaten to take away the rights of people who already have so little, you’re just poking a sleeping bear. Kai Llamas, Senior Having been raised in the United States my entire life, the idea that each individual deserves to feel accepted by both, themselves as well ...

NASA’s Successful Insight Rover Landing: A Capture of the Drama, Power, and Beauty in Space Exploration

Veena Ummadisetty, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Mars has recently captured international attention with the successful landing of NASA’s InSight (short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) Probe on November 26. Its mission: to figure out how Mars formed and what has happened to the planet since then....

Former Assemblywoman Catharine Baker Discusses Her Policies

Kyle Shi, Community Editor

November 5, 2018

This article should not be considered an endorsement of Catharine Assemblywoman Baker’s platforms or campaign and merely seeks to provide students an opportunity to learn about the assemblywoman’s platforms. While The Dublin Shield also reached out to Rebecca Bauer-Kahan’s campaign for a similar interview, ...

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...

DHS Reacts to Mark Zuckerberg and the Facebook Data Leaks

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor

May 7, 2018

Massive shock and outrage have overcome the United States as the government and press have come to learn that the data of up to 87 million Facebook users may have been harvested by Cambridge Analytica, which was a private data collecting company that was hired by Donald Trump during the 2016 election ...