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Santa Barbara Community Marches for Their Lives

Santa Barbara Community Marches for Their Lives

By Jaden Gill, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2018


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  On March 24, passionate individuals across the U.S. came together to march in solidarity with Parkland, Florida and challenge loose gun control legislation in the biggest national protest in over 40 years. Santa Barbara hosted a student-organized sister march to accompany March for our...

Varsity Mock Trial Advances to the Semi-Finals After a Victorious County Competition

Varsity Mock Trial Advances to the Semi-Finals After a Victorious County Competition

By Jaden Gill, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2018


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Senior Paige Maho stepped up to the stand, faced the jury, and confidently asserted a sound argument regarding the murder evidence. Even after a dramatic outbreak from the defendant, pleading her innocent, the case was closed and the judge declared her guilty, securing yet another win for the Dos Pue...

DP Students Protect our Oceans Through Art

DP Students Protect our Oceans Through Art

By Jaden Gill, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2018


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To locals and tourists alike, Santa Barbara is a city known for its numerous beaches and acclaimed ocean life; natural beauties made possible by non-profit organizations like Channelkeepers, an organization that works to protect and raise awareness for our oceans and watersheds. Channelkeepers is hosting their 15th annual ...

Teddy Steinkellner Reminisces on his Days At DP

Teddy Steinkellner Reminisces on his Days At DP

By Gemma Sturgeon, Print and Design Editor

February 23, 2018


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Many students’ high school experiences are merely memories, but Teddy Steinkellner’s Two Roads From Here was a way to capture his senior year and amuse himself through his work at the same time. On Feb. 7, Teddy Steinkellner, former Dos Pueblos student, discussed the books he wrote with DP s...

Therapy Dogs Provide Stress Relief for DP Students as Finals Approach

Therapy Dogs Provide Stress Relief for DP Students as Finals Approach

By Jaden Gill, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2018


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Students poured out of their 4th period classes on Jan. 16, wondering which final exam they should prioritize studying for later that night. As they neared the main office, these stressful thoughts were interrupted by a group of therapy dogs trained to reduce anxiety. Dos Pueblos High School’s Wellness Connect...

Violent Winter Storm Rattles Santa Barbara County

Violent Winter Storm Rattles Santa Barbara County

By Maya Al Sabeh, News Editor

January 19, 2018


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The night of Jan 8, 2018 brought devastation to Santa Barbara County when a winter storm caused massive mudslides in the Montecito community. A week later, and the fatal event has claimed the lives of 20 people, leaving 3 individuals missing. Dos Pueblos High School senior, Hoku Kern, was awed at the sight...

#MeToo Sparks Movement To Bring Awareness to Sexual Assault

#MeToo Sparks Movement To Bring Awareness to Sexual Assault

By Sofia Gerli, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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Trending worldwide since October is the hashtag #MeToo, a social media movement in which women and men are sharing their stories about sexual harassment and assault. When the Harvey Weinstein scandal became public, Hollywood actress Alyssa Milano tweeted asking women to share their experiences w...

Walking and Talking About Suicide

Walking and Talking About Suicide

By Aidan Montgomery, Sports Editor

October 23, 2017


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Over 300 participants gathered in the picnic area at Leadbetter Beach for the annual American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness Walk to promote suicide prevention on Sept. 10. Each participant wore beaded necklaces with a color representing a personal loss of a loved one to ...

Dos Pueblos Faces Impact of DACA Repeal

Dos Pueblos Faces Impact of DACA Repeal

By Mia Capuno, Opinion and Social Media Editor

October 23, 2017


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On Tuesday, Sept 5th, the Trump administration announced that it would be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in six months if Congress is unable to implement the program to provide a more permanent, long-term solution. The DACA program was created in 2012 by the ...

CADA Encourages Substance-Free Living Through Annual Open House

CADA Encourages Substance-Free Living Through Annual Open House

By Penny Scott, Staff Writer

October 21, 2017


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On Saturday, Sept. 9, the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CADA) hosted their annual Open House for students introducing their Friday Night Live Program (FNL). CADA, the sister program to FNL, houses many other local programs that raise awareness for substance abuse and the importance of leading...

Charger Tech Team Assists a New Wave of Technology at DP

Charger Tech Team Assists a New Wave of Technology at DP

By Gemma Sturgeon, Print and Design Editor

October 21, 2017


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  With the recent addition of iPads for all Sophomores and Juniors at Dos Pueblos High School, there are bound to be technical difficulties. The Charger Tech Team, a group of technologically educated students, is there to help students and teachers transition more efficiently and successfully. ...

Goleta Community Speaks for the Trees

Goleta Community Speaks for the Trees

By Jaden Gill, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017


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September fifth was a night of debate for concerned environmentalists, City Council members, and Goleta residents who felt passionate enough to speak up about the City of Goleta’s pending decision to remove 1,395 trees from Goleta’s beloved Ellwood Butterfly Grove. Fortunately for the locals who were outraged...

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