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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...

2017: The Start to Rewarding Resolutions

2017: The Start to Rewarding Resolutions

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

At the stroke of midnight on New Year’s, many hopefuls embark on a new journey to reinvent themselves. Well, it has been over a month since New Year’s day and many people are making a change for the better. Unlike what most would expect, this change is focused on internal fine-tuning rather than tempora...

The “Improved” Seminar

The “Improved” Seminar

By Sam Walker, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under Opinion

I furiously look through my social media, trying to get as much in before my teacher forces me to hand over my phone. Seminar at Dos Pueblos High School is meant to give students a designated time to make up work or get ahead in their classes. Although this sounds like a good concept, students at...

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

“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. ...

Varsity Boys Basketball Claims Second Victory Over Dons

Varsity Boys Basketball Claims Second Victory Over Dons

By Mia Capuno, Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under Basketball, Media Gallery, Sports

Varsity Boys Basketball dominated the Dons this Tuesday, resulting in a 70-49 win. The night was an intense one, as the score continued to fluctuate, before Dos Pueblos pulled ahead during the last half, claiming their second victory against Santa Barbara High School this season. ...

Varsity Girls Water Polo Takes Tough Loss After Close Game

Varsity Girls Water Polo Takes Tough Loss After Close Game

By Jaden Gill and Gemma Sturgeon
February 8
Filed under Media Gallery, Photos, Sports, Water Polo

Although the Chargers put forth their best efforts, the Varsity Water Polo girls fell short one point after a neck and neck home game against the Royals this Tuesday that resulted in a 4-5 score. The rain did not seem to hinder the players’ performances, specifically Anna Cable who ended the game w...

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, ...

Photo Gallery: Santa Barbara Women’s March 2017

Photo Gallery: Santa Barbara Women’s March 2017

By Devon Byers and Gemma Sturgeon
February 7
Filed under Media Gallery, Photos

Photographer Sara Muir, a junior at Dos Pueblos High School,  went out on Saturday, January 21st to the Women's March. While she was there supporting women, she captured people's feelings, handmade signs, and what the power of what almost 4,000 people can do to a small city....

Super Bowl Preview 2017

Super Bowl Preview 2017

By Jake Enrico, Sports Editor
February 5
Filed under Football, Sports

Super Bowl LI has an offensive matchup that will leave the football world in awe. The New England Patriots face off against the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas this year. Star quarterback for the Patriots, Tom Brady, is looking for his fifth Super Bowl ring, and this year would be a much dif...

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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