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Scientific breakthroughs promise progress in environmental restoration efforts

Scientific breakthroughs promise progress in environmental restoration efforts

Steven Deng, Copy Editor

May 26, 2019

Many headlines today warn of climate change. They cite statistics showing data that global temperatures are increasing, among other effects. Other articles strongly urge action as they emphasize the limited time we have left to mitigate the effects of global warming. We also see and hear about political actions...

AP Biology encounters life and nature at Cal Academy of Sciences

AP Biology encounters life and nature at Cal Academy of Sciences

Daniel Shen, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2019

On April 23, DVHS's AP Biology classes, taught by Mrs. Minu Basu and Mrs. Pam Sheppel, visited the California Academy of Sciences, witnessing the most exotic forms of life in the museum's myriad of environmental exhibits.

Periods, pills and pre-existing conditions: separating the stigma from birth control

Periods, pills and pre-existing conditions: separating the stigma from birth control

Elisa Fang, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2019

The invention of birth control has historically been hailed as a catalyst for women’s rights and the freedom for women to plan out the course of their lives. According to Mrs. Rebecca Uscian, English and former Social Justice teacher, “It gave women an option to choose when they can start a fa...

Community Fair sheds light on summer activities

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

April 21, 2019

On March 20, the Dougherty Valley San Ramon Rotary Foundation hosted the 17th annual San Ramon Valley Community Fair with the intention to unite the community over charity and recreation. With the assistance of the City of San Ramon, San Ramon Valley Council of PTA and San Ramon Valley Unified Sc...

RepresentUs emboldens national action through local legislature

RepresentUs emboldens national action through local legislature

Amruta Baradwaj, News Editor

April 13, 2019

In the wake of scandals concerning government corruption and a lack of public representation in higher offices, RepresentUs, a non-profit group founded in 2012, is attempting to find ways to restore power in the hands of the people. The organization accomplishes its goal by offering a bipartisan soluti...

Sustainable solutions take root in the form of new zero-waste products and services

Sustainable solutions take root in the form of new zero-waste products and services

Taylor Atienza, Features Editor

April 8, 2019

As the Green New Deal and studies about warming trends raise concerns about climate conditions and environmental issues, the zero-waste movement is bringing awareness to the issue of food and resource waste, marking a trend of increased sustainability in the United States. Bring Your Own (BYO) Container grocery store...

Kamala Harris declares 2020 presidential candidacy, joins deep Democratic field

Kamala Harris declares 2020 presidential candidacy, joins deep Democratic field

Vivian Kuang and Daniela Wise

March 22, 2019

Running on a platform of national unity and progressivism, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) formally announced her 2020 presidential candidacy on Jan. 21, entering a large field of Democratic candidates seeking to challenge President Trump. “This is a moment in time where I feel a sense of responsibili...

SRVEA and SRVUSD “strike” up a conversation

SRVEA and SRVUSD “strike” up a conversation

Daniel Shen, Sraavya Sambara, Elisa Fang, Taylor Atienza, and Michael Han

March 21, 2019

After weeks of disagreement on union proposals, negotiations between the Board of Education of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) and the San Ramon Valley Education Association (SRVEA) regarding district budget management drew to a Tentative Agreement on March 8. The three articles ...

Trump raises doubts with national emergency

Trump raises doubts with national emergency

Amruta Baradwaj and Sheyda Ladjevardi

March 14, 2019

Following a 35-day partial government shutdown — the longest in U.S. history — President Donald Trump declared a national emergency regarding U.S.-Mexico border policy on Feb. 15, the legality of which is currently being called into question. According to USA TODAY reporters William Cummings and John Fritz...

San Ramon Chamber of Commerce honors DV’s Kelsey Wengel and Erin Ku

San Ramon Chamber of Commerce honors DV’s Kelsey Wengel and Erin Ku

Caroline Lobel and Katie Williams

March 3, 2019

Dougherty Valley art teacher Kelsey Wengel and junior Erin Ku received the title of “Educator of the Year” and the “Outstanding Teen Citizenship Award,” respectively, at the 2018 San Ramon Chamber of Commerce’s Business and Community Awards Dinner on Dec. 4. Both earned recognition for their extensive work within the community of San Ramon. “The Bus...

“Save the Bay” tackles issue of environmental pollution

“Save the Bay” tackles issue of environmental pollution

Steven Deng and Ronit Kumar

March 2, 2019

As the sun rises over Livermore in the morning, a group of volunteers can be seen starting their day by pulling out weeds, picking up trash, and cleaning up the Alameda Creek watershed.   These volunteers are not part of just another typical volunteering club. Rather, as close-knit members of Sa...

America’s coal industries decline as mining jobs stagnate

America’s coal industries decline as mining jobs stagnate

Taylor Atienza and Sasha Hassan

February 19, 2019

“We’ve ended the war on clean, beautiful coal,” President Donald Trump announced at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. “We’re going to put our miners back to work.” However, coal and related jobs aren’t on the rise in the US, with coal usage and demand down to its lowest point since 1979...

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