Dos Pueblos High School's Student Newspaper

The Charger Account

Lana Del Rey Showcases a Timeless Rhapsody of Tragic Romance

Lana Del Rey Showcases a Timeless Rhapsody of Tragic Romance

By Jaden Gill, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion

It is not often that an artist’s compliments to a crowd seem genuine. Hearing “this is one of my favorite cities” or “thank you all for coming out tonight” at every show can appear redundant, unnatural, and staged, but not for 32-year-old Lana Del Rey, whose gratitude can reach the noseble...

“It” Proves To Be Both Horrifying and Heartwarming

“It” Proves To Be Both Horrifying and Heartwarming

By Molly Sipes, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Reviews

Despite the endless anticipation and hype for the sheer terror expected in the 2017 movie adaptation of Stephen King’s novel, It, the movie’s actual delivery of said terror left a lot to be desired. Not to say that the film was a failure. The script was hilarious, giving the mainly preteen cast an unabashedly ...

“13 Reasons Why” Sets an Example for Impressionable Teens

“13 Reasons Why” Sets an Example for Impressionable Teens

By Gemma Sturgeon, Managing Editor

May 30, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Reviews

The recently released Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” is raising conversations about suicide and mental health in general, but is the content too raw and real for the eyes of the public? The series is based on the best-selling novel written by Jay Asher, and follows Hannah Baker, a teenage girl w...

Radiohead Leaves Santa Barbara “Daydreaming”

Radiohead Leaves Santa Barbara “Daydreaming”

By Nicky Monreal, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews

On April 11, 2017 people gathered at the Santa Barbara Bowl to watch a band that transcends both age and background: Radiohead, a group that all ages can appreciate. For over three decades, this group has been making music, but on this night they brought their unique sound to our town. As the sun beg...

Ed Sheeran Stays True to His Roots with Release of ‘Divide’

Ed Sheeran Stays True to His Roots with Release of ‘Divide’

By Mia Capuno, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews

With such an influential voice, Ed Sheeran shapes the very sound of acoustic pop music today. Instantly breaking Spotify streaming records, according to the New York Times, with 375 million globally in a single week, Sheeran’s 3rd studio album release, ÷ or ‘Divide’ proves to be the biggest release ...

Regina Spektor Elevates Spirits Through Powerful Simplicity

Regina Spektor Elevates Spirits Through Powerful Simplicity

By Jaden Gill, Managing Editor

April 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews

Thirty minutes after the show was said to begin, the Russian-born singer-songwriter pranced onto the stage with the unifying professionalism of a classical pianist and the whimsy of some sort of mythological pixie. Two ceramic mugs of hot water and what looked like a tincture sat beside the isola...

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, 2017


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...

La La Land: A Reemergence of Musical Film

La La Land: A Reemergence of Musical Film

By Maya Al Sabeh, Feature Editor

March 17, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews

“La La Land”, a parade of laughter, happiness, and heartbreak, had a successful run in theaters for the past few months, and for good reason. The film thoughtfully captures the emotional roller-coaster that is trying to find your place in Hollywood. Director Damien Chazelle salutes old Hollywood...

Art Scholarships: A Breakthrough for Students

Art Scholarships: A Breakthrough for Students

By Nicky Monreal, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


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...

Channelkeeper Student Art Show: Celebrating Water with Art

Channelkeeper Student Art Show: Celebrating Water with Art

By Jean-Michel Ricard, News Editor

February 24, 2017


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 ...

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, 2017


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...

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, 2017


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...

Dos Pueblos High School's Student Newspaper
A&E