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23 out of 60 Dougherty Valley students surveyed chose Boba Bliss as their favorite local boba shop due to the franchise's tea and tapioca pearls.

DV ranks the best local boba shop

Lauren Chen, News Editor April 14, 2021

“Friends” has Central Perk and “Gilmore Girls” has Luke’s Diner, but in San Ramon, the go-to local hangout spot is likely to be at a boba shop. Even during the pandemic, many have relied on the...

Though the pandemic has affected senior citizens in many negative ways, they are still finding ways to socialize during these trying times.

How COVID is affecting socialising at senior living facilities

Udita Jonnala, Arts and Graphics Editor April 10, 2021

My first visit to a senior living facility was when I was two-years-old, and the one thing I remembered was the atmosphere. How the atmosphere was warm and comforting and to see seniors at the dining table...

Political symbols representing the Republican Party, Democratic Party, and Libertarian Party sit on a Monopoly board.

Conservative students urge for open discussions in the classroom

Content Warning: This article contains brief mentions of anti-LGBTQ+ sentiments. “After I [opened up about being] conservative, I got doxxed, cyberbullied, and my house got egged four times. I’ve...

Despite some flaws, “To All The Boys: Always and Forever” is a heartwarming end to the trilogy.

“Always and Forever” marks the end of the “To All the Boys” trilogy

Tessa Galeazzi, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

“To All The Boys: Always and Forever” was released on Netflix on Feb. 12, 2021, as the third and final movie within the series. This film mainly follows the characters Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor)...

Interfaith friendships are not only possible but positively contributes to society.

Interfaith: People are the problem, not the religion

Shereen Ahmed, Journey Manager March 30, 2021

Ever since I was a little kid, I was continuously taught by my parents that being Muslim does not make me superior to any other religion, and I need to stay humble and level down. I remember clearly,...

Students struggle to chase their dreams amidst the stringent expectations of Dougherty's status quo.

Dougherty’s ‘elitist mindset’ places students in a toxic environment.

Faizan Azhar, Assistant Web Manager March 30, 2021

Dougherty Valley High school, located in San Ramon, CA, is widely known for its academic rigor. This rigor reflects onto the student body, establishing a condescending attitude in many towards those who...

 We as humans are helping with increasing the amount of plastic through the pandemic.

We’re not just the infected ones; We’re infecting the planet too

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer March 27, 2021

As I got back home, I threw away my single-use mask and put the paper bag down on the table. I opened it and took the square plastic take-out boxes out, smelling the delicious food inside. After I finished...

The state legislature passes laws about a variety of topics, including education, financing and public health.

A comprehensive guide to the California State Legislature

Sneha Cheenath, Managing Editor March 26, 2021

The California State Legislature is a governing body made up of two chambers: the Senate and the Assembly. The Assembly is the lower chamber, meaning that assembly members generally have fewer constituents.  The...

As long as you maintain social distancing guidelines and remain responsible around others, you shouldn’t feel guilty for going out every once in a while during a pandemic.

Continuing the Conversation: Why social interaction is necessary during COVID

Caroline Lobel, Editor in Chief March 26, 2021

Dear Reader, As March rolls around again, we’ve spent almost an entire year in quarantine and social isolation. Within that year, 25.5% of people ages 18 to 24 have seriously considered suicide, a...

Many people struggle with balancing to speak two languages, ultimately causing them to feel lost and empty.

Balancing identities between the two worlds of bilingualism

Sarah Han, Copy Editor March 25, 2021

Every time my family and I watch a Korean drama, I find myself closely looking at the English subtitles while the rest of my family members effortlessly laugh at the Korean jokes. I ask my mom what one...

Pop star Sia made her directorial debut with the film “Music” on Feb. 10. The film explores the themes of finding a voice and creating a family with autistic representation. Or at least, that was the goal. Unfortunately, it fell short.

Sia’s directorial debut “Music” pains me: the perspective of someone with a sibling on the autistic spectrum

Daniela Wise-Rojas, Social Media Editor March 24, 2021

Pop star Sia made her directorial debut with the film “Music” on Feb. 10, casting former Dance Moms star Maddie Ziegler to play a girl on the autism spectrum, named Music, and actress Kate Hudson to...

Happiest Season delivered a sub-par plot accompanied by mediocre acting making the Hulu-original an unnecessary watch this holiday season.

“Happiest Season” left us angry

Aria Khalique and Eva Shen March 24, 2021

Released on Nov. 27, 2020, to an audience hopeful for some decent LGBTQ representation, “Happiest Season” delivered a disappointing plot and subpar acting that left us unfulfilled and irritated. The...

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