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2/29/16-3/4/16 Weekly Presidential Campaign Update

2/29/16-3/4/16 Weekly Presidential Campaign Update

March 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized, United States

Like leap day this Monday, Super Tuesday is a day that only comes once every four years. In the past couple months, four states, Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina voted in the primary elections, bringing the US one step closer to the general election. On Tuesday, however, eleven st...

Presidential Campaign Update

Presidential Campaign Update

Alexandra Stassinopolous, Editor in Chief
February 26, 2016
Filed under Showcase, United States

Update on the Primary Elections Before the final race for president, hopeful candidates are travelling across the United States for primaries and caucuses. Although still early in the election season, trends have already started to form. The Republican South Carolina primary was once again dominated by Trump...

Super Bowl Lame: The Lows and the Lows

Super Bowl Lame: The Lows and the Lows

Mallika Pajjuri
February 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, United States

To say the least, Super Bowl L was an abomination. It is the most blatant way that I can say it. And I’m merely a Niners fan. With the remote in my hand and an ice cream cone in my mouth, I set out to watch the highly anticipated Super Bowl L, the milestone game: the game that would set records a...

#OscarsSoWhite: Lack of Diversity in Nominations Sparks Controversy

#OscarsSoWhite: Lack of Diversity in Nominations Sparks Controversy

Eugenia Gavrilova
February 10, 2016
Filed under Music, Showcase, United States

On January 14th, 2016, the Oscars sparked criticism throughout the nation following the release of an all-white major nominees list for the second year in a row. In response, two prominent African Americans in the film industry -- Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee -- announced the following Monday that they ...

Iowa Caucus: What is it and who won?

Iowa Caucus: What is it and who won?

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, Editor in Chief
February 5, 2016
Filed under California, Showcase

If you’ve watched the news anytime in the past week, then you’ve probably heard something about the Iowa Caucuses that took place Monday night. But, what is a caucus, and why are the ones that took place in Iowa so important? The Iowa Caucuses are the equivalent to normal primaries, or the first ste...

A Newly Discovered Planet 9

A Newly Discovered Planet 9

Jennifer Liu
January 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, World

In 2006, Pluto was demoted from the shiny golden title of “planet” to the slightly lower position of “dwarf planet.” In other words, he was politely kicked out of the real-planet squad, and a rather large crowd of people were reasonably upset. However, Caltech astronomer Michael Brown and...

New Elements Emerge, Seventh Row of Periodic Table is Complete

New Elements Emerge, Seventh Row of Periodic Table is Complete

Mallika Pajjuri
January 12, 2016
Filed under Showcase, World

For the first time since 2011, four new elements will be incorporated to the existing 114 elements within the periodic table. On December 30th, 2015, the elements with the atomic numbers of 113, 115, 117, and 118 were officially recognized by the IUPAC, the International Union of Pure and Applied C...

San Bernardino Shooting

San Bernardino Shooting

Alexandra Stassinopoulos, World Editor
December 3, 2015
Filed under California, Showcase, World

At the same time DHS students were finishing their fourth period classes on Wednesday, December 2, a massive shooting took place in San Bernardino, California. In the several minutes, fourteen people were killed and twenty-one more were injured. The shootings took place at Inland Regional Center (IRC)...

The Strongest Storm

The Strongest Storm

Maddie Davis
December 3, 2015
Filed under World

  On October 23rd  ago a huge storm hit the coast of Mexico with winds stronger than any other hurricane in the books. The storm was expected to be devastating to Mexico due to its massive wind speed. However, Mexico was lucky, and the storm passed through without taking any lives. This storm, Hu...

Delegates Meet in Paris this Week to Discuss the Future of Clean Energy in Hopes of Saving Our Planet

Delegates Meet in Paris this Week to Discuss the Future of Clean Energy in Hopes of Saving Our Planet

Lauren Manning
December 2, 2015
Filed under Showcase, World

Paris is currently hosting the United Nation’s twenty second Climate Change Conference (COP21) where 147 nations will try to reach a binding deal to decide whether the United Nations will take aggressive precautionary measures to reduce Global Warming. Attendees hope to agree to reduce carbon...