Prom Fashion: Back to the 90s

Lili Blum | lblum20@dtechhs.org | May 15, 2019 Prom fashion trends have drastically evolved over time, in the 80s, the trend was silk, puff sleeves, and a ballgown skirt. In the 90s, dresses became more simple with form-fitting, backless dresses and spaghetti straps becoming all the rage. In the 2000s, silk and sequined strapless dresses …

Date Spots: Get Ready to Go Steady

Andrew “Funny Writer” Nourie | anourie19@d.techhs.org | March 13, 2019 Couples at our glorious school, d.tech, have been overcome with confusion and indecisiveness for far too long. Too many students have no idea where to take their sugar biscuits and snuggle bears. Fret no longer my lovely lovers, for I have brought my girlfriend, Taylor …

Introducing Intersession: d.tech’s Second Trip to Puerto Rico

Spencer Wong | swong19@dtechhs.org | February 20, 2019 After months of planning and fundraising, the long-awaited second trip of the Puerto Rico Exchange program happened during January Intersession. Accompanied by Spanish Teacher Lilia Pineda and Geometry teacher Joanne da Luz, 15 students traveled to Naranjito, Puerto Rico for 10 days to be teacher assistants at …

Jumpsuits, Sneakers, Funky Ties: Formal Fashion Trends

Lili Blum | lblum20@dtechhs.org | January 23, 2019 For decades, students have stuck to traditional attire for school dances: heels, dresses, and suits. However, d.tech’s 2019 formal presented a variety of new looks, and generally branched off in a more alternative direction (not surprisingly). Many girls sported jumpsuits as opposed to dresses and some chose …

Formal: A Night Under The Stars

Andrew Nourie | anourie19@dtechhs.org | January 23, 2019 Imagine, if you will, that you are in a large, humid cafeteria owned by a community college. The smell of sweat and Doritos consumes your senses as “Sicko Mode” by Travis Scott (featuring Drake) blasts through the speakers. Dozens of high school students awkwardly sway to lyrics …

Michael Gutierrez: From Tennis to Teaching

Ethan Yu | Eyu19@dtechhs.org | January 11, 2019 After World History teacher Kirstie Gonzales made her sudden move to Los Angeles in mid-October, Michael Gutierrez, the previous athletic director, sports coach and history teacher of Mercy High School, San Francisco, stepped into her place. Before pursuing a career in teaching, Gutierrez was deeply involved with …

The Uncommon Applications

Jessica Baggott | jbaggott19@dtechhs.org | January 9, 2019 From the first major deadline on Nov 1st to final deadlines in mid January, seniors have been frantically submitting test scores, sending community college transcripts, writing supplemental essays, and polishing their Common Application Essay. But what is the Common Application? Well, the Common Application is how most …