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DHS Students and Staff Opinions on Gun Regulation and School Safety

DHS Students and Staff Opinions on Gun Regulation and School Safety

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor

March 26, 2018

On Wednesday, February 14th, the United States of America faced another horrifying shooting at one of our schools: Stoneman Douglas High School. There were 17 students murdered by an on-campus shooter at the age of 18 who bought guns to do this. This shooting inspired hundreds of students to take ac...

Student Spotlight: John Fulgado

Student Spotlight: John Fulgado

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor

March 21, 2018

Senior John Fulgado is a passionate musician who has devoted nearly his entire life to music. After releasing two original piano music videos and with many more to come, he has caught the attention of those around him with his music. Here, he answers several questions about his love for composing mu...

Student Spotlight: Devika Dixit, a Speaker from the Walkout

Student Spotlight: Devika Dixit, a Speaker from the Walkout

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2018 - The nationwide walkout organized by the Women’s March was an effort that was started by and executed by students. This was no different at Dublin High. At 10 AM, a large majority of the students participated in the seventeen minute walkout in remembrance of the seventeen...

A Recap on the 2018 Winter Olympics

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

As the highly anticipated 2018 Winter Olympics comes to an end, let’s take a moment to recap on this year’s highlights. While Norway ended with a world record of 39 medals, that didn’t stop the US from having an exceptional season, earning a total of 23 medals and coming out 4th in the overall s...

DHS Responses to Parkland Shooting

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018

On Valentine’s Day 2018, an event happened that occured which was all too recurrent. Another mass shooting, this time specifically at a school lead to seventeen dead and even more injured. It was committed by Nikolas Cruz, a nineteen year old with a mental illness who used to be a student at Stonema...

State of the Union Address 2018

Ingrid Zhang, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018

On the evening of Tuesday, January 30th, exactly one year since his inauguration to the White House, President Trump delivered his first State of the Union Address. Timing as the third longest SCU in fifty years, President Trump delineated in his speech why “now is the greatest time to live the American...

DHS Reacts to Super Bowl 52

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

February 4, 2018

On February 6th, 2017, a showdown will be held in U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis between two of the NFL’s best teams: the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles. Led by 5-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady, the New England Patriots finished with a 13-3 record in the regular season to clinch...

Love, Unity, and Feminism: Women’s March 2018 from the Perspectives of DHS Students and Alumnae

Love, Unity, and Feminism: Women’s March 2018 from the Perspectives of DHS Students and Alumnae

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2018

Ever since its breakthrough last January, the Women’s March has been an organization that fuels change. It bolsters the cause of gender equality, and it encourages peaceful protests as a sign of resistance and unity. Last October, the Women’s March promoted public advocacy and intersectional fem...

Recap and Recall: the 2017 World Series

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

December 3, 2017

After defeating the 3rd seeded Boston Red Sox (93-69) in a four game series and the 4th seeded (91-71) New York Yankees led by rookie phenom Aaron Judge in a seven game series, the 2nd seeded Houston Astros emerged as the American League champion. Houston surprised everyone with an improved record of 101-...

Google and Facebook Ads: Are They Trustworthy?

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor

November 14, 2017

On October 9th, 2017, it was admitted by Google that Russian agents made several accounts and bought tens of thousands of dollars worth in advertisements, with the intention of spreading misinformation and lies to create political and social tensions between the American people during our 2016 presiden...