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The Zika Virus: A Health Threat

April 15, 2016

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Anisa Pezeshki The Zika Virus was first discovered in a monkey in 1947; the monkey was found to have a fever, and scientists performed a few tests and found a transmissible, viral agent on the monkey. Five years later, in 1952,...

Varsity Softball: On the Road to Success

Ami Sanghvi, Sizzlin' Sanghvi

April 5, 2016

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The women’s varsity softball team is looking forward to a great season this spring. After winning two out of three scrimmages a couple weeks ago, the team proved to be a strong one. When asked about the scrimmage, captain Brooke...

Men’s Swimming Recap

Sowgandhi Bhattu, @sowgandhi

March 23, 2016

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The Men’s Swim Team had a great wrap up to their 2015-2016 season at this year’s state meet. With ten swimmers on the state team, they earned 9th in the state for Division 3. The team had many individual and relay events pl...

The Quest to Mars

The Quest to Mars

February 15, 2016

The Legendary Coach O – Women’s Basketball

Mia Berry, Senior Guest Writer

February 15, 2016

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Believe It. Overwhelmed, tears of joy pouring down his face, Coach Frank Orlando smiles. It had been six long years since his girls had won a state championship, and now here they were. Through the winless seasons, injuries,...

Increasing student support for all team sports

Sabriya Imami and Gurliv Chahal

February 15, 2016

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During a typical Wednesday assembly, representatives of Upper School sports teams request that their fellow classmates come out to support them in their upcoming sports game. Despite having a strong student turnout for most games,...

Should non-athletic activities be given a Varsity Letter?

Kristina Zhang, Opinions Staff Writer

February 15, 2016

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Earning a varsity letter is a defining moment in any high school student’s career. Whether the student is the star of the varsity football team or the first-place winner on the debate team, a varsity letter is the ultimate achievement....

Intramural sports provide extra entertainment for students

Rahul Babu, News Staff Writer

February 15, 2016

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The student council and faculty run most of DCDS’s traditions. Some of the most jovial traditions are the Intramural Sports at lunch. One of these sports is Intramural Dodgeball, which Mr. David and Mr. John Wilson conduct before...

Anthony Doerr, alum of Mr. Berger’s, wins a Pulitzer Prize

Divya Venkat, News Section Editor

February 15, 2016

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With 2015 over and done with, we are all eager to move on to a fresh start in 2016. But first, we have to honor the achievements of the previous year. And the Pulitzer Prize, an award given for literature, journalism, and musical...

Legally Blonde: The Musical at DCDS is “What You Want”

Syona Varty, Managing Editor

February 15, 2016

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Legally Blonde is a classic comedy that tells the story of a sassy sorority girl named Elle Woods, a fashion merchandising major from Malibu. After losing her boyfriend Warner Huntington III after he decides to go to Harvard ...

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