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Charger Spotlight: Addi Zerrenner

Charger Spotlight: Addi Zerrenner

By Emma Redick
October 14
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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
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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
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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
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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
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  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,...

The risks and benefits of public transportation

The risks and benefits of public transportation

By Michael Aling
October 5
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By Michael Aling | Staff | October 5, 2011 Every morning, buses line up outside Dos Pueblos, ushering students from their houses to school. Across the country, roughly 24 million other American children also board buses to reach their final destinations. The bus system provides reliable transportation to and from schoo...

Charger Spotlight: Agnetta Cleland

By Haley Peterson
October 4
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Haley Peterson | Features Editor | September 27, 2011 Just before school was let out for the 2011 summer, junior Agnetta Cleland hatched her ambitious plan: 100 artistically original pictures posted on Facebook by the time summer ended. “When I start out a project,” she said, “I usually have a...

The “Green Screaming Demon”

The “Green Screaming Demon”

September 29
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Jamie Chilton | Staff | September 29, 2011 Dos Pueblos junior Parker Teall has taken the hobby of dirt biking to new heights, as he has dedicated his free time to upgrading an average dirt bike into a customized high performance machine.Needless to say, Teall is extremely proud of the modifications he has made to his bike. At first, the...

I’ll think up a title later…

I’ll think up a title later…

September 22
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Frances Lauten | Staff | September 22, 2011 In the world of high school, procrastination is the bane of students. You really have to finish that paper, but your favorite TV show is on. You'll do it later. Just five more minutes, Mom. If you are running out of excuses, relax, 'cause I'm not. ...

The classroom effects of teacher pregnancy

The classroom effects of teacher pregnancy

September 20
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By Tori Garza | Staff | September 20, 2011   Newsflash: teachers have lives outside of school. They enjoy going to the beach, watching movies, and eating at restaurants. And they even have aspirations of starting a family. Students who have a teacher leave for maternity leave know that just as the birth of a child is a time of excitement and celebration, a teacher's pr...

10 Questions with UCSB Associate Director of Admissions Lisa Przekop

10 Questions with UCSB Associate Director of Admissions Lisa Przekop

September 19
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By Kelvin Noronha | Staff | September 19, 2011 With college application deadlines looming fast, all seniors could do with a little helpful advice. What better source of information than someone who reads hundreds of applications a year? The Charger Account spoke with expert admissions officer Lisa Przekop who is the Associate Direct...

5 Questions with five new DP teachers

5 Questions with five new DP teachers

September 15
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By Frances Lauten | Staff | September 14, 2011 With all the new faces at DP, some people forget that a handful of them are up in front of the classroom instead of behind the desks. The Charger Account took a special interest in the new teachers and found out just a little bit about them. 1. When you were younger, what did you want to be ...

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