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Charger Spotlight: Manny Nwosu

Charger Spotlight: Manny Nwosu

By Sophia Martinez, Author
January 4
Filed under Charger Spotlight, Features

Not only was he named the homecoming king of 2015, he is also in line to be a king in Nigeria, all while being an award-winning athlete.   He grew up in a town in Nigeria with his brother and two sisters. His parents moved them to Goleta when he was a year old, then moved back to Nigeria when...

Junior Kiara Pickett competes in U20 women’s soccer championship, qualified to compete in 2016 FIFA World Cup

Junior Kiara Pickett competes in U20 women’s soccer championship, qualified to compete in 2016 FIFA World Cup

By Natalie Moreno, Writer
December 15
Filed under Features, News

When junior Kiara Pickett isn’t shooting goals on the Dos Pueblos’ varsity soccer team or on her elite club soccer team, The Eagles, she’s competing as the youngest player on the Under-20 women’s national team. Pickett returned home Sunday from the 2015 Under-20 women’s CONCACAF Champio...

DP Media attends the fall convention of JEA

DP Media attends the fall convention of JEA

By Olivia Jewell
December 14
Filed under Features

Three Dos Pueblos Media students won national awards at the Journalism Education Association Conference in Orlando, Florida last month. The media conference had over 6,000 attendees and 2,000 of them competed in media contests including video, design, yearbook and more. Junior Sierra Gillespie won an Honorable Me...

“Happy Little Trees” making a huge comeback online

“Happy Little Trees” making a huge comeback online

By Jack Sipes and Benji Hansen
November 18
Filed under Features

Earlier this month, 40,000 people watched Bob Ross paint a beautiful landscape, which is a little weird because he passed away back in 1995. Twitch.tv, an Amazon-owned live streaming website for gamers, began a stream Oct. 29 of all 403 episodes of Ross’ 1983-1994 PBS show, “The Joy of Painting”. This nine day, ...

Opinion: Death with Dignity

Opinion: Death with Dignity

By Madeleine Wester, Writer
November 16
Filed under Features, Opinion

Although death is inevitable, many people fear the fact that one day, they will die. Even though so many people fear death, there are often cases where a disease or disability causes a person’s death to be drawn out and increasingly painful. Sometimes people deal with such debilitating illnesses that t...

Student Mental Health: Campus Support

Student Mental Health: Campus Support

By Anne Bailey, Writer
November 16
Filed under Features

  As many as one in three teenagers across California report feeling chronic hopelessness and sadness, according to the California Healthy Kids survey.    “It is a huge concern for us that the number of students that we’re finding or identifying with mental health issues is o...

Blackout at EPAC fixed

Blackout at EPAC fixed

By Natalie Moreno and Susanna Sinclair
November 12
Filed under Features, News

  The Elings Performing Arts Center experienced a full power outage Monday morning, jeopardizing the production of Peter and the Starcatcher. “When the power went out, everything went dark at the same time,” said Chloe Chou, sophomore and carpenter. “It was kind of chaotic at that time...

DP Mock Trial takes World Championship

DP Mock Trial takes World Championship

By Natalie Moreno, Writer
October 27
Filed under Features, News

Dos Pueblos’ Mock Trial team came out on top as World Champions from the Empire World Invitational Championship yesterday morning in New York. This prestigious competition is where 44 of the world’s best high school mock trial teams compete for the world championship title. DP returned last night...

History of the Charger Car

History of the Charger Car

By Olivia Jewell, Writer
October 26
Filed under Features

Every time the Dos Pueblos High School football team scores a touchdown or a particularly good play, fans can see the famous DP helmet car drive back and forth next to the field in celebration, with cheerleaders waving their pom-poms from the sideboards. On the back of the car, in gold lettering, i...

Movie Review: “Pan”

Movie Review: “Pan”

By Sophia Martinez, Writer
October 20
Filed under A&E, Features, Reviews

“Pan” hit the theaters on October 9, 2015 with a bang. A movie that brings you back to your childhood of Disney movies. It had funny moments, really sweet moments, and even some emotional ones. The movie “Pan” is about 12 year old Peter Pan (Levi Miller) going through the journey of fig...

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