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Charged: A Story of How Positivity Can Tackle Even the Worst of Times

Charged: A Story of How Positivity Can Tackle Even the Worst of Times

By Mia Capuno, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under A&E, Film Festival, News

“Start your dreams big, and only let them grow bigger,” said Eduardo Garcia at the world premiere screening of his autobiographical film on the opening night of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival at the Arlington Theater. At any given chance, life can throw over-the-top difficulti...

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...

Watch Video: Chargers beat the Dons in Boys Basketball Game

Watch Video: Chargers beat the Dons in Boys Basketball Game

By Jake Enrico, Sports Editor
January 24
Filed under News, Sports, Uncategorized

In an offensive thrilling game, the Dos Pueblos Boys Varsity team had one of their best games of the season. On January 20th, the Dos Pueblos boys basketball team defeated the Santa Barbara Dons with a score of 68 to 52. https://youtu.be/Wx8qlZfCHg4

Should Finals be After Break? Four Students Weigh In

By Hoku Kern, News Editor
January 17
Filed under News

In college, students take their finals at the end their first semester, right before going on winter vacation. However, in high school, students have to take their finals as soon as they get back from break. Should finals be after  winter break? Four DP students share their outlook on this question,...

Dos Pueblos High School’s Graduation Rate Far Surpasses California Average

Dos Pueblos High School’s Graduation Rate Far Surpasses California Average

By Susanna Sinclair, Editor-in-Chief
January 11
Filed under News

Dos Pueblos High School’s graduation rate is higher than ever, and far surpassing the national average. From ‘Hippy High’ to being named ‘The School of the Future,’ this school has definitely seen a change in academic standards. An announcement from US News & Report claims that the graduation rate a...

Fighting Cancer with Characters: A Look Into Childhood Cancer Awareness Week

Fighting Cancer with Characters: A Look Into Childhood Cancer Awareness Week

By Maya Al Sabeh, Features Editor
January 4
Filed under News

“I intend to populate Instagram with children’s characters for Childhood Cancer Awareness Week. Give me a comment and I’ll assign you a character.” This caption, accompanied by a picture of a popular Disney character, went viral on Instagram throughout the first week of December with the mission...

DP Students Walk Out on Trump

DP Students Walk Out on Trump

By Jaden Gill and Jean-Michel Ricard
December 4
Filed under News

Students of all backgrounds gathered in the meadow of Dos Pueblos High School Wednesday, November 9th, before marching to The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) in response to Tuesday night’s presidential election. After around 600 DP students, escorted by faculty, walked out of class, roug...

BREAKING NEWS: Students Protest Trump’s Election

BREAKING NEWS: Students Protest Trump’s Election

By Jean-Michel Ricard, News Editor
November 11
Filed under News

At 12:00 sharp students across the district walked out of class to rally in protest against the election of Republican candidate Donald Trump as President of the United States.

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Week in Review 10/31 – 11/6

By Jean-Michel Ricard, News Editor
November 9
Filed under News

Week in Review: 10/31-11/6 The presidential race has tightened substantially in the past week, with Democrat Hillary Clinton having a projected chance of victory of 64.5% compared to Republican Donald Trump’s 35.5% as of Sunday. The Trump campaign has witnessed a surge in the polls following FBI...

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