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How We the People Can Make America Great Again

How We the People Can Make America Great Again

February 28, 2017

The opinions in this article are of the author, who has chosen to remain anonymous, and not reflective of the Dublin Shield's stance.  The Women’s Marches around the world. The #BlackLivesMatter rallies. The relentless protests against the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration. All have...

A Race Against the Weather at the Oroville Dam

Sabina Boudames, Writer

February 19, 2017

  On Saturday, February 12, officials made an evacuation order on the areas surrounding the Oroville Dam, the nation's tallest dam, about 45 minutes away from Sacramento. At least 180,000 people were evacuated with the notice that the dam could spill over in the next hour. The streets were soo...

Super Bowl 51 Recap

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

February 10, 2017

  In the most entertaining Super Bowl in a long time, we saw the New England Patriots triumph over the Atlanta Falcons in a nail-biting 4th quarter and overtime. This Super Bowl broke many records, such as most Super Bowls won by a single quarterback and single head coach, largest deficit ove...

Trump’s First Actions in Office

Vikram Nithyanandam, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017

President Donald Trump has been in the office for presidency for just over a week and he’s already made some extremely radical changes. This has come to the point in which he has been accused of constitutional and legal overreach. Even some of his supporters are surprised by the many executive orders th...

President Trump’s Supreme Court Justice Pick

Morgan Minkler and Kaushikee Nayudu

February 6, 2017

Why should you care … The Supreme Court is the final judge in all legal cases and the final judgment on the foundation of our country - the Constitution. The Supreme Court holds the power of judicial review; this means that it holds the power to compare acts of Congress, the Executive Branch, and...

Trump Concedes to Russian Hacking

Vikram Nithyanandam, Writer

January 25, 2017

  “As far as hacking, I think it was Russia,” Mr. Trump said on January 11th, 2017, which were  his first comments accepting the conclusions of United States intelligence that Moscow had interfered to help him win the presidential election. Donald Trump never admitted to Russian interferenc...

Fort Lauderdale from a DHS Student’s Perspective

Fort Lauderdale from a DHS Student’s Perspective

Ashley Kim, Managing Editor

January 22, 2017

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...

NBA Season Predictions

Sumedh Vaidyanathan, Sports Editor

January 2, 2017

Although a third of the 2016-2017 NBA season has passed by, many basketball fans have found themselves surprised by the way events have unfolded. As the rest of the season plays out, here are predictions about ten more surprises that may take place this season.   1) For the first time in his career, Russell...

Climate Change: 2016 Update

Bea Mendoza, Writer

November 24, 2016

The Earth’s climate change has been an ongoing issue for many decades. Climate change is mostly caused by human activity which creates the “greenhouse effect.” Temperatures rise because heat that is usually released by Earth into space becomes trapped in our planet’s atmosphere. Why can’t heat es...

“She’s just a puppet”: DHS Reacts to South Korea Corruption Scandal

Christy Koh, World Editor

November 18, 2016

  Turmoil in presidencies seems to be a recurring theme these past few months. In the United States, Donald Trump’s unforeseen victory has sparked outrage and violent protests, even close to home. In Bulgaria, Pro-Russia candidate Rumen Radev appears poised to win the presidency, upsetting...