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DP Media Joins Red Carpet Guests for the 2017 SBIFF

DP Media Joins Red Carpet Guests for the 2017 SBIFF

By Jaden Gill, Managing Editor
March 20
Filed under A&E, News

During the first week of February, Dos Pueblos media was given the opportunity to interview red carpet guests attending the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Among these guests were up and coming directors, artists, and story tellers who have made their mark in the film world. Opening N...

Amigas Positivas Celebrates Body Positivity

Amigas Positivas Celebrates Body Positivity

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
March 15
Filed under News

The Dos Pueblos Amigas Positivas Club brought smiles to many students' faces with uplifting signs and posters hung in various bathrooms on campus, celebrating body positivity

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Mudslide at El Capitan Results in Rescue Mission

Mudslide at El Capitan Results in Rescue Mission

By Kimberly Lac
March 10
Filed under News

Heavy rain poured down on Santa Barbara County, causing a mudslide on the morning of January 20th. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department and the Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue Team were called in to rescue campers staying at El Capitan Canyon Campground. A combination of heavy rain and t...

Art Scholarships: A Breakthrough for Students

Art Scholarships: A Breakthrough for Students

By Nicky Monreal, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under A&E, Events, News

Kevin Gleason, Dos Pueblos High School teacher of freehand drawing and Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate visual art encourages students each year to further their artistic ambitions by entering the Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation’s contest. “There’s the regular scholarship foundat...

Rain Effects on DP Athletics

Rain Effects on DP Athletics

By Nicky Monreal, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under News, Sports

Channelkeeper Student Art Show: Celebrating Water with Art

Channelkeeper Student Art Show: Celebrating Water with Art

By Jean-Michel Ricard, News Editor
February 24
Filed under A&E, News

For the past several weeks Dos Pueblos High School senior Mariah Reeves has been racing against the clock to throw, shape, and glaze a nearly foot-long clay leopard shark around a pot. She wishes she had more time to have the shark go through the pot, but for now she says she just hopes it comes out on ...

Students Protest Trump’s Orders

Students Protest Trump’s Orders

By Maya Al Sabeh, Feature Editor
February 22
Filed under News

The rain in Santa Barbara did not prevent Dos Pueblos High School students from showing their compassion and support for those affected by President Trump’s recent executive orders. A student-led group gathered in the meadow to protest the travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries and the construction...

Santa Barbara Women’s March Inspires a New Generation of Women

Santa Barbara Women’s March Inspires a New Generation of Women

By Gemma Sturgeon, Managing Editor
February 8
Filed under News

Six thousand plus people gathered in downtown Santa Barbara on Jan. 21, post-inauguration of President Trump, to march for the cause of women’s rights. Junior Sara Muir attended the Women’s March in Santa Barbara with her parents. “I thought it’d be nice to do something,” she said. ...

The World in Review: 2/1-2/8

By Jean-Michel Ricard, News Editor
February 8
Filed under News

Travel Ban Challenges: Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban has come under review by a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals after a Seattle judge suspended the order, finding that the order caused “significant and ongoing harm” to people within the US. The travel ban—Executive Order 13769: Protecti...

Planned Parenthood Defunding Prompts an Outcry

Planned Parenthood Defunding Prompts an Outcry

By Jaden Gill, Managing Editor
February 8
Filed under News

On January 23rd, President Trump signed an executive order restricting federal funds from aiding organizations that promote abortion, reiterating his “pro-life” stance. Among these programs is the nationally renowned Planned Parenthood, which has since pledged to continue advocating for affordable health care, ...

Denzel Washington Wins Maltin Modern Master Award at SBIFF

Denzel Washington Wins Maltin Modern Master Award at SBIFF

By Susanna Sinclair, Editor-in-Chief
February 3
Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival, News

As Denzel Washington stepped out of the black Cadillac, the crowd exploded, “Mr. Washington, Mr. Washington!” and the distinct sound of a saxophone blared in the background. All the while, the rain poured down. Denzel Washington, two-time Academy Award winner, Tony Award winner, and Golden Globe...

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