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

Shopping today has commodified the once niche subcultures of grunge and punk.

The loss of accessibility in punk and grunge subcultures

Tessa Galeazzi, Assistant Web Manager January 19, 2021

Subcultures like punk and grunge aren’t new, but in recent years, recognition for both styles have been apparent in inspiring more mainstream fashion trends like leather jackets, decorative safety pins,...

Remote learning has caused special needs students to lose a critical part of their education: in-person interaction with their teachers.

Stimulus package disappoints those who need it most: students with disabilities

Daniela Wise-Rojas, Social Media Editor May 3, 2020
Students with disabilities — perhaps some of the most vulnerable individuals in the education system — could be disadvantaged in the COVID-19 stimulus package.
Across the globe, developing countries are taking more drastic actions to reduce the spread of COVID-19, compared to their first-world counterparts.

Developing countries act more decisively against COVID-19

Mahika Arya, Web Editor in Chief May 3, 2020
The current COVID-19 outbreak has devastated the world, but based on its pattern of destruction, the virus appears to be affecting economically essential countries disproportionately.
From social media to real life, Asians have faced severely harmful prejudice related to COVID-19.

From xenophobia and racism a new virus is born

Jade Wang and Owen Spargo May 3, 2020
“An older white man pushed my 7-year-old daughter off of her bike and yelled at my husband to ‘take your hybrid kids home because they’re making everyone sick.’”
Democratic pressure on top Republican government officials has helped pass legislation saving more lives than without politicization.

Politicizing the pandemic saves lives

Vivian Kuang and Kavin Kumaravel May 3, 2020
COVID-19 has brought daily life to a halt in the United States. Accompanying this crisis is growing political backlash against the Trump administration’s response to the virus, particularly by the Democratic Party.
Distancing poses more problems than only social separation for peoples of less developed nations.

Social distancing reminds us of our privilege

Aditi Lappathi, News Editor May 3, 2020
Schools have closed, and all non-essential workers and students are now working and learning from home. However, many around the world can’t practice social distancing or isolate themselves from large groups of people.
Carbon emissions have plummeted due to shelter-in-place orders, but we must enact change now, before they are lifted — before it is, once again, too late.

COVID-19 offers chance to revitalize the planet — or destroy it

Eva Shen, Editor in Chief May 3, 2020
As people retreat into their homes worldwide, the earth takes a huge sigh of relief.
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