The Wildcat Tribune

The invisible crisis of vanishing fish

Sarah Kim and Steven Deng

October 13, 2019

Pacific Catch. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Cioppino’s. These restaurants, famous for their seafood and fish, may soon struggle to find any fish to serve at all with the plummeting fish stocks of today’s international fisheries. Commercial fish stocks are at risk of passing the point of no return in as little...

The implications of Jakarta’s water crisis hit close to home

Aditi Lappathi, Assistant News Editor

October 9, 2019

Like many cities around the world, Jakarta, the current capital of Indonesia, is sinking. Home to around 10 million people, Jakarta is slowly sinking into the Jakarta Bay. According to Heri Andreas of the Bandung Institute of Technology, the northern part is estimated to be almost fully submerged by...

DV students strike for climate change

DV students strike for climate change

Daniela Wise, Social Media Editor

October 8, 2019

On Sept. 20, Dougherty students protested and organized a climate strike during the end of fourth period and lunch, joining many students across the country in effort to persuade politicians to treat the climate crisis as a moral obligation. “I am a firm believer that we need to save our environment bef...

Recent changes made to the Endangered Species Act by the Trump administration spark controversy

Steven Deng and Harshita Neralla

October 6, 2019

The Trump administration announced in August revisions to regulations that implement portions of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). These revisions have sparked controversy over their effect on different species.    What is the ESA? Administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Mar...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg diagnosed with pancreatic cancer: now what?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg diagnosed with pancreatic cancer: now what?

Daniela Wise, Social Media Editor

October 5, 2019

The Supreme Court announced on Aug. 23 that 86-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent treatment for pancreatic cancer in New York City. “The focused radiation treatment began on August 5 and was administered on an outpatient basis to treat a tumor on her pancreas...the Justice tolerated treatme...

San Ramon hosts its first Muslim Day

San Ramon hosts its first Muslim Day

Daniela Wise and Shereen Ahmed

October 3, 2019

Sabina Zafar hosted the first Muslim Day event at City Hall on Aug. 27 to celebrate Muslim culture in San Ramon and follow up on the establishment of August as Muslim Appreciation Month.  City Councilwoman Sabina Zafar invited people in the community to gather and share ideas; over 90 people atte...

Protests in Hong Kong escalate as demonstrators call for democratic reforms

Protests in Hong Kong escalate as demonstrators call for democratic reforms

Vivian Kuang, Public Relations Editor

September 30, 2019

Protests in Hong Kong near the six-month mark as demonstrators escalate their opposition to a controversial extradition bill, demanding democratic reforms and increased autonomy from China. The protests, which began in March 2019, sparked in opposition to a now-shelved bill proposed by Hong Kong Chie...

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...

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