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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...

Madison Macachor wrestled Granada’s Kaylen Williams at the EBAL Championships on Feb. 10 and 11.

Senior Madison Macachor brings home first-ever girls EBAL wrestling title

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor March 1, 2023

Dougherty Valley varsity wrestling co-captain, senior Madison Macachor, won first in the East Bay Athletic League (EBAL) wrestling championship at Dublin High School on Feb. 11, advancing to compete in...

Poster for the Marvel movie “Ant-Man and the Wasp Quantumania

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania explores an wondrous universe and sets up phase five of the MCU

Daniel Lee, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

Warning: Spoilers On Feb. 17, Marvel kicked off “Phase Five” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) with the release of “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” and the unveiling of the newest main...

SRVUSD needs to protect their students rather than ignore them.

SRVUSD’s sexual abuse records infected with lies and misconduct.

Nishita Mukherjee, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

 In sixth grade, my favorite teacher was my math teacher. He was so sweet with me, I thought. He would make jokes, give me candy whenever I wanted and would listen to all of my middle school drama. But...

The applications of generative artificial intelligence to music composition have the potential to revolutionize the industry. However, these technologies also raise questions about their limited capacity for creativity, as well as the possibility of copyright infringement and bias.

Artificial Intelligence transforms the creation and consumption of music

Jennifer Sheng and Allan Zhang March 1, 2023

In late January, Google announced the development of MusicLM, a novel artificial intelligence with the ability to translate text-based prompts into music. The growth of such forms of generative artificial...

Feelings of desensitization due to the frequency of the shooting threats draw a parallel to the story of the “Boy Who Cried Wolf.”

Frequent shooting threats place DVHS in the “Boy Who Cried Wolf” situation

Anya Ayyappan, Saanvi Haridas, and Emily Wong March 1, 2023

Within a span of three months, Dougherty Valley High School has experienced three separate shooting threats, creating a growing atmosphere of desensitization on campus despite staff commitment to approach...

Nearly every day of the year is linked to its own holiday or remembrance. National Gorgeous Grandma Day, celebrated on July 23, is when people tell their grandmas how gorgeous they really are.

Obscure holidays are worth celebrating

Indra Deshmukh, Copy Editor February 13, 2023

Ever heard of Elm Farm Ollie? On Feb. 18, 1930, this Guernsey cow was milked midair on the 72-mile flight from Bismarck, North Dakota to St. Louis, Missouri. Ollie had been selected for a scientific study...

 In light of Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, the rise of decentralized social media platforms like Mastodon has raised questions about the regulation of modern social media.

Twitter and Mastodon raise questions about free speech and social media regulation

Mitali Mittal and Allan Zhang February 6, 2023

Amid concerns about hate speech and censorship following Elon Musk’s October 2022 acquisition of Twitter, many users have migrated to decentralized forms of social media such as Mastodon. Though Musk’s...

DVHS seniors Sarvagya (Aryan) Srivastava and Arnav Soni are currently designing a biodegradable tampon using organic material from bananas.

DVHS seniors aim to create biodegradable tampon

Dougherty Valley seniors Sarvagya (Aryan) Srivastava and Arnav Soni recently launched their company EcoTamp in an attempt to further the fight for menstrual equity. Currently prototyping free, biodegradable...

Nataliya Khrapchynska is a 15 year old living in the Ukrainian region of Ivano-Frankivsk.

No matter what the war throws her way, Nataliya Khrapchynska pushes through

Neetra Chakraborty, Staff Writer January 31, 2023

Feb. 24 will mark the one-year anniversary of the current most important European conflict: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Over the last year, Ukraine has seen devastating drone and missile strikes, destructive...

Just rain won’t be enough to fill the bucket the California drought has left empty.

The heavy rains won’t solve California’s drought

Nethra Dhamodaran, Opinions Editor January 27, 2023

Rainfall totals have been 400-600 percent above average values the past several weeks in nearly all of California, according to the National Weather Service. Locally, that has translated to San Francisco,...

Dealing with population growth requires us to strike a careful balance between the needs of humans and nature.

The overpopulation myth obstructs meaningful climate action

Indra Deshmukh, Copy Editor January 24, 2023

Earth’s population just reached eight billion people, and many of them are upset about it. It’s hard to blame them: the environment is a hot topic, and overpopulation has contributed considerably to...

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