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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
Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, World

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
Filed under Community, Feature, Showcase, Student Life, United States, World

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
Filed under Showcase, Sports, World

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...

DHS Summer Fun! I Volunteered at the Alameda County Fair

DHS Summer Fun! I Volunteered at the Alameda County Fair

Janice Liu, Copy Editor
August 8, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

The annual Alameda County Fair began on June 16th and ended on July 9th this year. The fair was filled with many fun activities, including activities related to STEAM, rock painting, and origami in the Hobby building!   There was a variety of volunteering shifts in the fair, including working as...

DHS Summer Fun! I Visited Napa Valley’s di Rosa Museum

DHS Summer Fun! I Visited Napa Valley’s di Rosa Museum

Kaushikee Nayudu, Junior Managing Editor
July 17, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

Located in the Carneros region of the Napa Valley, a ten minute drive from Napa’s downtown, the di Rosa museum is a contemporary art museum notable not only for the art collection but the unorthodox display of art. The di Rosa museum is located on two hundred seventeen idyllic acres of land. The land...

Cassandra Clare Strikes Again; The Book to Quell Your Mid-Summer Boredom

Cassandra Clare Strikes Again; The Book to Quell Your Mid-Summer Boredom

Emily Ellis, Entertainment Editor
June 30, 2017
Filed under Books, Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the past few years, you've probably heard of Cassandra Clare, the famous author of the award-winning Mortal Instruments series. Her novels have sold millions of copies worldwide and her first book, City of Bones, was made into a successful movie in 2013.  Now the...

Transformers: The Last Knight – A Spellbinding Experience

Transformers: The Last Knight – A Spellbinding Experience

Anvitha Kachinthaya, Entertainment Editor
June 30, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

Apocalyptic. Shattering. Thrilling.   Michael Bay’s Transformers: The Last Knight, the fifth installment in the Transformers franchise, was released on June 20, 2017. The film features booming, explosive displays and stars recurring actors Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel and John Turturro, along with Antho...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

Neha Harpanhalli, Senior Student Life/Campus Editor
June 30, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Showcase

June 26, 2017 marked the 20th anniversary of the UK publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (published one year later in the US as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone).   “20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others,” author J...

Hamilton Comes to San Francisco

Hamilton Comes to San Francisco

Ashley Kim, Editor-in-Chief
June 26, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Reviews, Showcase

The nationally renowned musical Hamilton: An American Musical has arrived in San Francisco with all the splendor and acclaim it received in New York City and Chicago. A musical about the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton has been incredibly successful, appreciated by critics and fans...

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

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

Vikram Nithyanandam, World Editor
June 23, 2017
Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

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...