The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

Farm subsidies pay farmers part of the cost of producing cash crops.

Farm subsidies are destroying the world

Rikin Patel and Jennifer Sheng March 30, 2023

Recent Ukraine and COVID-19 supply chain shocks are yet another reminder of the world’s worsening food security crisis. They have brought hunger to millions of people, especially in low-income countries...

Self-pressure places us in a constant state of chasing perfection  in our academic pursuits.

Subject to Change: Self-pressurization comes at the cost of our sanity

Srishreya (Shreya) Arunsaravanakumar, Staff Writer March 30, 2023

Dear Reader, Picture this: bright-colored papers adorn the hands of DV students. You quickly glance over your friend’s shoulder to see what course titles fill their course selection forms. “AP”...

Despite its widespread definition, were usually not laughing out loud when we use the term lol.

The true meaning of “lol”

Arav Bhattacharya March 29, 2023

Ask anyone who’s ever been online what “lol” means, and you’ll get a pretty clear-cut answer. It seems like that should be the end of the story, since “lol” is literally an acronym for “laughing...


Rhea Master, Staff Writer March 29, 2023

On Feb. 10 of this year, Avalanche Software released Hogwarts Legacy, a video game adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter.” Battles have been occurring inside and outside this game, as people...

Should we be supporting the art if we do not want to support the artist?


Nishita Mukherjee, Staff Writer March 29, 2023

In this new age of social media influence, cancel culture, and Covid-19, society is filled with contradictions about the ethical standings of our decisions as a whole. Recently, popular conversation surrounds...

Do not cast badminton under the shadow of tennis.

Nayja Shah, Staff Writer March 29, 2023

With racket cases slung across our shoulders, my team and I navigated through an unknown school campus on our way to a badminton tournament. But the journey was cut short when a couple of students on campus...

Advice Column 22-23: Week 3

Shelby Yeh, Eugene Kwek, and Joshua Migrditchian March 29, 2023

Hello DV students –  you've asked and we've answered! Thank you for submitting to the Wildcat Tribune’s advice column! We’ve tried our best to answer your questions for this week. Disclaimer:...

Society has adapted over the years to support LGBTQ+ professional athletes.

Professional athletes are starting to come out, but what does that mean for student athletes?

Nishita Mukherjee, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

Every day, professional sports show support for LGBTQ+ players, normalizing inclusivity in the athletic world. What was once considered taboo is now being celebrated; research by the Public Religion Institution...

Bollywood should improve in its representation of South Asians.

Give us what we deserve, Bollywood

Boomika Velineni and Nayja Shah March 28, 2023

Throughout our childhoods, the Hindi film industry, Bollywood, acted as our primary connection to our Indian roots. On evening drives, we would listen to Bollywood classics. Over the weekends, everyone...

The National Mall was surrounded by American flags in 2007 during a protest against homophobia in the military

America needs patriots

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor March 28, 2023

American patriotism is in shambles. Instead of bringing the country together, it has become a symbol of our divisiveness. The percentage of U.S. adults “extremely proud” to be American has hit a 20-year...

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