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Charger Spotlight: Annie Marroquin

Charger Spotlight: Annie Marroquin

By Emma Craine
October 28, 2011
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

By Emma Craine | Staff Writer | October 26, 2011 As most students started out the school year hectic, depressed, or with a feeling of imprisonment, senior Annie Marroquin came into the new year with a sense of determination. This busy bee is the president of Environmental Adventure Club, Humanitarian Clu...

Running with the big dogs

Running with the big dogs

October 28, 2011
Filed under Features

  By Brennon Goss | Staff Writer | October 28, 2011 "If you want to run with the big dogs, you better get off the porch." This is certainly true for weekly PT (physical training) sessions offered by the United States Marine Corps recruiting office. While Marine workouts are not unusual in o...

September Student of the Month: Jackie Botts

September Student of the Month: Jackie Botts

By Haley Peterson
October 27, 2011
Filed under Features

By Haley Peterson | Features Editor | October 27, 2011 Senior Jackie Botts was named the September Student of the Month, and for good reason. Botts is a dedicated and hard working student who admittedly “overbooks” herself as much as possible because she thrives on being busy and hates being ...

10 Questions with DP Theater Teacher Clark Sayre

10 Questions with DP Theater Teacher Clark Sayre

By Sarah O'Hara
October 26, 2011
Filed under 10 Questions with..., Features

By Sara O'Hara | Staff Writer | October 25, 2011 This fall, the Dos Pueblos Theater Company will perform Like You Like It,  a modern revival of Shakespeare's play As You Like It. The Charger Account sat down with theater teacher and Like You Like It director Mr. Sayre to get on the inside sc...

Students face their fears of public speaking

Students face their fears of public speaking

By Editorial Board
October 25, 2011
Filed under Features

By Tiana Raihn | Editor-in-Chief | October 25, 2011 On the first day of school, students crammed in H-13 where they waited for the supposed Social Dialogues class to start the school year. Within the first five minutes of the class, students obtained the knowledge that this was in actuality a s...

UCSB Summer Mentorship program connects with DP student

By Kelly Nakashima
October 18, 2011
Filed under Features

By Kelly Nakashima | Staff | October 18, 2011 While most DP students spent their summer taking comfort in the fact that another homework assignment was at least eight weeks away, junior Avery Hardy headed for the hills to tackle a project that was far outside her comfort zone. Through the rigo...

Charger Account interview: Counselor Melisa Perez

Charger Account interview: Counselor Melisa Perez

October 17, 2011
Filed under College Admissions, Features

By Kelvin Noronha | Staff | October 14, 2011 To help students assuage any fears they might have about college acceptance, the Charger Account interviewed Dos Pueblos counselor Melisa Perez to clear up  possible doubts. In our interview, Perez discusses myths about admissions and a foolproof way to go about extracurriculars, whi...

Charger Spotlight: Addi Zerrenner

Charger Spotlight: Addi Zerrenner

By Emma Redick
October 14, 2011
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

By Emma Redick | Staff Writer | October 14, 2011 Not only does Addi Zerrenner train with the boys, but she beats them. She is only in her first season of running cross country and the 15 year-old sophomore standout has already broken numerous course records, beaten the previous Channel League star Hanna...

DP students reflect on the life, death and legacy of Steve Jobs.

October 14, 2011
Filed under Features

By Frances Lauten | Staff Writer | October 14, 2011   Jess Klein, Sophomore: I don't really know who Steve Jobs is but it's sad when people die.         Criss Mora, Junior: Steve Jobs will be missed very much. He changed many lives with the ipad, he is an icon.       ...

The solution to satisfying Fall vegetables

The solution to satisfying Fall vegetables

By Kierstin Brown
October 12, 2011
Filed under Features

By Kierstin Brown | Staff Writer | October 12, 2011 Grilling season is over, fall has come and I have a problem: slimy, mushy, steamed squash. Due to rainy, cold weather, I can no longer marinate some of my favorite summer time veggies in olive oil and stick them on the grill. I am left wit...

Charger-Scope: October

Charger-Scope: October

October 6, 2011
Filed under Features

Madison Griggs | Entertainment Editor | October 6, 2011 Aries (March 21-April 19): Remember that life is short. You might not realize that now, but this month something will happen that you weren’t expecting. So focus more of your energy on the people you love this month, they need it as much as you d...

10 Questions with Marine Recruiter Cristian Gaspar

October 6, 2011
Filed under 10 Questions with..., Features

  Staff Sergeant Cristian GasparBy Brennon Goss | Staff Writer | October 3, 2011 For over ten years, Staff Sergeant Cristian Gaspar of the United States Marine Corps served the United States initially as a F/A-18 Hornet fixed-wing aircraft mechanic and then as an aviation maintenance controller. Now as a military career counselor for the Marine Corps,...

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