The Dublin Shield

DHS Responses to Parkland Shooting

Kyle Shi, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


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

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


Filed under Showcase, United States, World

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


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

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


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

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


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports, United States, World

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


Filed under Showcase, United States, World

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...

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

Thomas Lim, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Feature, World

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


Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

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


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports, United States, World

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


Filed under Feature, Showcase, United States, World

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...