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The official Student News Site of Dublin High School.

The Dublin Shield

The official Student News Site of Dublin High School.

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Inside the Surprisingly Dramatic Lives of Berkeley’s Falcons

Inside the Surprisingly Dramatic Lives of Berkeley’s Falcons

Sophia Henningson, Quarterly Columnist April 5, 2024

A fair lady is perched on a balcony as she’s  serenaded by her beau, all while the crisp January wind blows through the trees. However, there’s something unusual about this classic scene—and it’s...

Moral dilemma introduced in the story. Should you stay in the Omelas or leave?

Moral Compromise: Lessons from ‘The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas’

Colin Chung, Entertainment Editor April 5, 2024

Many people crave a perfect and luxurious world where everyone is joyful. Unfortunately, these utopian fantasies cannot exist because they require a moral compromise that ignores the suffering of others....

Adaptations of 21st century American dramas, such as that of “The Summer I Turned Pretty,” often depict their young female protagonists according to harmful stereotypes.

Femme Fatal: a toxic depiction of young women in 21st century American media

Matthew Noique, Student Life Editor April 5, 2024

The 21st century was a period of greatly increasing representation for women, most notably in American drama: shows such as “Gilmore Girls,” “Gossip Girl,” “Glee,” and, more recently, “Never...

California’s weakened water consumption regulations may allow water suppliers to explore costly measures, such as wastewater treatment, to comply with new standards.

California weakens new regulations limiting state water use

Matthew Noique, Student Life Editor March 30, 2024

California’s State Water Resources Control Board, one of the six branches of the California Environmental Protection Agency, recently significantly eased proposed water consumption regulations for the...

FASU (Filipino American Student Union) club members are seen performing during the rally.

DHS Celebrates Dubversity on Grady Day

Colin Chung, Entertainment Editor March 30, 2024

Last Grady Day, Dublin High hosted its monthly Grady Day, highlighting the various cultural and ethnic diversities on campus. Speakers came from different backgrounds and spoke about discrimination, personal...

In the Performing Arts Center, the audience waits for Golden Gael to begin.

Golden Gael: Seniors Take On Spectacle

Brian Guan, Columnist March 24, 2024

On Wednesday, March 13th, twelve seniors took to the Dublin High stage to compete for the title of “Golden Gael” before a crowd of students, teachers, and faculty judges. The result? A night of musical...

DUSD and DTA reach tentative agreement regarding teacher salary, benefits

DUSD and DTA reach tentative agreement regarding teacher salary, benefits

Greeshma Adiga, Social Media Manager March 19, 2024

On Friday, March 15th, the Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) sent out an email to students and families, announcing they had reached a tentative agreement with the Dublin Teachers Association (DTA)...

Students and teachers were each given 3 minutes to speak to the district during public comment.

Dublin Students Rally Behind Teachers at School Board Meeting

Aakrisht Mehra, Layout Editor March 18, 2024

Just days after the Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) announced that they would be offering guest teachers $600 in the event of a teacher strike, dozens of furious parents, educators, and students...

The Remains of the Day is one of Ishiguros most acclaimed works. It also happens to be the favorite book of our very own Ms. Briggs.

Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day: a poignant and powerful novel

Franklin Liu, Staff Writer March 12, 2024

When I read a truly great novel, I find that I can connect with it on multiple levels. Sometimes, it is intellectual; there are books like The Left Hand of Darkness, which continually make me re-imagine...

Being Mortals relatively simple cover, emphasizing its focus on the fundamentals of life, death, and mortality

Being Mortal: Death as a fundamental of life

Greeshma Adiga, Social Media Manager March 11, 2024

When you’re young, it’s almost impossible to think about being old. Death and old age seem like elusive ideas, or are even dismissed as far-off and irrelevant. Or, at least they seem that way right...

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