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iPhone 8 and iPhone X: See What Apple’s Got Up Their Sleeve

Thomas Lim, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

With fall kicking in, avid Apple fans know that it’s that time of the year when the technological juggernaut releases its latest innovations. On September 12, Tim Cook, the chief executive of Apple, surprised the audience and the world by releasing not only the iPhone 8, but the iPhone X as well. ...

Protests in Charlottesville and Berkeley Heat Up

Rijuta Vallishayee, Writer

September 13, 2017

On Saturday, August 5, 2017, white nationalists gathered in Charlottesville for a “Unite the Right” march. The rally was organized in protest of the plan to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee from Emancipation park. However, the rally quickly burst into a brawl filled with racial taunts and chants w...

Mayweather vs McGregor: The Biggest Fight in Combat Sports History

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

September 11, 2017

Conor McGregor may be the UFC Lightweight Champion, fighting with intensity that has never been matched by any other mixed martial artist; however, when he stepped onto the boxing ring on August 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, he showed that he belongs in the MMA cage instead. His opponent also helped him re...

Hurricane Harvey: How Texas Has Been Affected

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor

September 4, 2017

What is Hurricane Harvey? Hurricane Harvey has been a Category 3-4 hurricane as of August 28th, 2017, and dissipated on September 2nd, 2017, and has ravaged through Texas and made countless residents homeless. At least 10 people have been killed due to the hurricane. Louisiana was also affected by Hurrica...

DHS Summer Fun! I Was a Tourist in France

DHS Summer Fun! I Was a Tourist in France

Sabina Boudames, World Editor

August 21, 2017

This summer, I traveled through France, visiting Paris and Nice. As I traveled, I made it my goal to focus on the various differences in culture and lifestyle in France compared to here in California. One prominent example was that the majority of shops and restaurants in France closed on Sundays. Wh...

Dublin High Views the Great American Eclipse

Dublin High Views the Great American Eclipse

Sabina Boudames, World Editor

August 21, 2017

Today, on August 21, 2017, America saw its first solar eclipse since June 8, 1979, and the entire country was filled with talk. Many websites and news channels offered live streams. Mrs. Lewis, the physical sciences and engineering lead teacher at Dublin High, explained what eclipses are. “As a phys...

Federer Chased History and Won

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

August 12, 2017

Despite being a 35 year old man, Swiss athlete Roger Federer played like he was a decade younger when he won the 2017 Wimbledon Tennis singles title against Croatian player Marin Čilić on July 16, 2017. He effortlessly won seven other trophies on the same London lawn. However this eighth singles title s...

James Comey and Jeff Sessions Hearings about Trump’s Actions and Affiliations with Russia

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor

June 23, 2017

Last Thursday, former FBI director James Comey testified in front of the Senate about his interactions with President Trump about the FBI’s investigation into possible links between Trump’s associates and the Russian effort to tamper in last year’s presidential election. Comey testified in confirmation...

The President Remains Determined to Turn Up the Heat (Literally)

Kaushikee Nayudu, Associate Managing Editor

June 12, 2017

When it comes to climate change, as well as several other topics, President Trump has taken a diverse array of stances. Several years before announcing his candidacy, in 2009, the president signed an open letter to former President Barack Obama from several prominent business leaders expressing support for ...

French Elections: Macron Victorious

Vikram Nithyanandam, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017

On May 7th, France elected its new president, Emmanuel Macron, which was a great relief to many countries who feared Le Pen becoming president, and her promise to leave the EU. Shockingly, Macron won by a landslide; a whopping 66% of the population voted for Macron, and a remaining 34% voted for Le Pen....