Articles by David Dryburgh

Thacher publishes bluegrass album

Thacher publishes bluegrass album

May 12, 2015 | in Arts

While  pursuing the passion of playing instruments is nothing new, few have released albums in high school. Senior Will Thacher is one of those few. Thacher co-published his album Monticello Tracks with his guitar... Read More

Pipes and Needles

Pipes and Needles

March 18, 2015 | in A Closer Look

They made their way to the cemetery together after packing up their backpacks.  The sun was shining and there was a slight breeze as he took out the shrooms that he got last night. ... Read More

Stella Thorsen embarks on semester-long trip to Europe

Stella Thorsen embarks on semester-long trip to Europe

February 25, 2015 | in Campus

Sitting on the green couch with a lemonade in hand, junior Stella Thorsen gazed out into space as she described her plans for second semester. “My whole family and I are going to travel... Read More

Siu mixes on Soundcloud, DJ’s at dance

Siu mixes on Soundcloud, DJ’s at dance

December 4, 2014 | in Arts

Created in 1909 by Ray Newby, DJing has since transformed into a huge part of the music industry, according to Bay Area Radio.  This type of music has transformed from mixing tapes for jukeboxes,... Read More

Such a waste, clean it up

Such a waste, clean it up

December 4, 2014 | in Opinions

Green, blue and black. Compost, recycling and landfill. These bins are placed throughout the school for the our waste disposal. However, they are often neglected or ignored. It shouldn’t be hard to take the... Read More

More to sports than football

More to sports than football

October 14, 2014 | in Opinions

Football is overrated.  Did that catch your attention?  Good, well now that you’re here I’ll tell you what I mean. Before you make any assumptions, I would like to point out that I totally... Read More

NFL scandals jeopardize fantasy football fans

NFL scandals jeopardize fantasy football fans

October 14, 2014 | in Sports

Started in 1962 by Oaklander Wilfred Wilkenbach, the idea of fantasy football has grown and changed drastically throughout the years. According to Yahoo, 33.5 million participants have started playing.  In this online competition, “managers”... Read More

SENIOR VOICE: it’s been a long time coming

SENIOR VOICE: it’s been a long time coming

September 26, 2014 | in Senior Voice

I never thought I would be here.  I always looked up to the class above me, they were always the ones on top, and now that it is my turn I don’t know what... Read More

Social media managing our time

June 9, 2014 | in A Closer Look

Video games, televisions, computer screens and phones.  All these items, while useful in many circumstances, have one common trait. They all hinder the ability to go to sleep. Humans produce a hormone called melatonin... Read More

Advantages of carpooling

May 13, 2014 | in Opinions

I believe in driving cars.  Honestly, I get a ride to school almost daily.  Because of the distances that separate people from their destinations, cars are essential in our modern, transportation centered world.  Its... Read More