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The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The DVHS new Intro to Law course is greatly supported by English teacher Susannah Faria.

One teacher’s life-long passion paves the way for Intro to Law course

Neetra Chakraborty, Art & Graphics Editor May 30, 2023

Often, students joke about how the content they learn during school hours has no application in real life. Not many people use the Pythagorean theorem or Avogadro’s law in day-to-day life.  On the...

Stephanie Sebag describes her world of life-coaching and travel.

Peek into the world of life coaching with Stephanie Sebag

Nayja Shah, Staff Writer May 30, 2023

Life coaching. This profession would seem quite abstract to the average person. There are so many passions and lifestyles that require coaching: sports, general knowledge, business, art, clothing, home...

International Worker’s Day showed a new height of worker protest globally, potentially highlighting a shift in the labor movement.

A visible shift in the global labor movement is occurring

Nethra Dhamodaran, Opinions Editor May 29, 2023

On March 24, more than 1 million people demonstrated across France against pension reform. And over one month later on International Workers’ Day, 800,000 people marched again in France as a way to protect...

The department store chain Bed Bath & Beyond filed for bankruptcy on April 23rd, contributing to long lasting implications in shopping culture.

The downfall of Bed Bath & Beyond marks the increasing damage to America’s social fabric

Nethra Dhamodaran, Opinions Editor May 28, 2023

Bed Bath & Beyond is next in line for department store collapses. On April 23, the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, following through with its warning from early January of a potential...

In their relentless pursuit for a cure, Geri and Zachary Landman redefine the limits of hope as they navigate the uncharted territory of their daughters rare genetic disorder.

Landman Family’s Quest to Defy Rare Disease Sparks Hope for Rare Disease Research

Shreyas Sambara and Shreya Jagannathan May 24, 2023

At just four months old, Tri-Valley physicians Geri and Zachary Landman’s daughter, Lucy Landman, was diagnosed with PGAP3, a rare genetic disorder that presently has no known treatment or cure.  By...

Snapchat’s new ‘My AI’ feature raises controversy and concerns globally.

Snapchat’s AI Chatbot raises security concerns

Ananya Mukherjee, Web Manager May 22, 2023

Snapchat launched its transformative AI chatbot on Feb. 27, 2023, immediately raising concerns over privacy and security from its largely teenage audience.  The platform utilizes OpenAI’s GPT technology...

Sisters Kaaya and Kavya Singhal run local business ‘K2sweetdelights,’ with the goal of baking for their friends and family.

Creative student-run businesses at DV build community and connections

Ananya Mukherjee and Anika Kodali May 17, 2023

Small, student-run businesses at Dougherty Valley appeal to the large and diverse student population. In this second spotlight feature, the Tribune staff interviewed the owners of creative small businesses,...

The sun sets behind smoke from the Oasis of Mara Fire at Joshua National Park in 2018

Particulate matter makes sunsets pretty, but not vivid

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor May 9, 2023

In fall of 2020, California skies were stained red due to the smoke from the fires burning all across the state. The smoke gave the skies a dull, maroon hue. It was one of the most prominent examples of...

A red carpet at the entrance to the prom where students would walk down and get their photos professionally taken.

The City of Stars prom vision becomes a reality

Anaisha Das and Shreyas Sambara May 8, 2023

After the COVID-19 pandemic prevented DVHS from hosting a large-scale prom event for more than four years, the combined junior and senior prom returned on April 15 at the Exploratorium in San Francisco.   This...

Axl Seril is set to ship out for boot camp on June 12.

Axl Seril reflects on his journey towards enlistment in the Marine Corps

Samuel (Sammy) Minioza May 7, 2023

Spring break was stressful for Axl Seril. While other seniors toured the nation, visiting colleges and sightseeing, Seril was waking up at 4 a.m. for his nightly watch, going to bed at 1 a.m. the next...

 Oil drill sites are being set up in Alaska for the recently passed project, the Willow Project.

The Thunder of Willow

Nishita Mukherjee, Managing Editor May 7, 2023

The Biden administration decided to pass The Willow Project, on March 13 of this year, a decision that has gained quite a reaction from the general public. The Willow Project references the American...

Katherine Shen and Jacinda Lees business Koi Fish uses jewelry as a medium for connecting with their culture.

Small student-run businesses at DVHS flourish

Ananya Mukherjee and Anika Kodali May 4, 2023

In a school as populated as Dougherty Valley, student-run businesses have a large audience to appeal to. Students often choose unique outlets to channel their creativity through, with many opting to run...

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