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Performative activism rises as traditional activism becomes a trend for social media

Modern-day protesting takes a turn as a new group of performative activists branch off from traditional activism’s past.
November 3, 2020

As an increasing number of Americans have begun to spread awareness about the injustices of our country, there has arisen a new group who has learned to capitalize on this “trend”: performative activists. The...

Reactions to Black Lives Matter protests in Tokyo expose Japan’s hidden discrimination

A group of people from many different ethnic backgrounds stand together, representing the growing increase in cultural diversity in Japan.
October 31, 2020

Black Lives Matter protests took place in Tokyo this September, which caused backlash from Japanese citizens and raised questions about Japan’s treatment of not only people of color, but foreigners and...

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way foundation “channels kindness” with new book

The Born This Way Foundation released their book,
October 29, 2020

On September 22, 2020, “Channel Kindness,” a compilation of fifty-one stories of acts of kindness, bravery, and resilience from people all around the world, released and it spoke broadly to a young...

Tiana Day strives for a more equitable future

Tiana Day, wearing a mask and a shirt depicting nonprofit's logo, raises her fist in a sign of power.
October 11, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement started marches across the country, made national headlines and positively changed the political backdrop of the United States, immediately following the death of George...

Beyond the surface: students tell the stories behind their water bottle stickers

Beyond the surface: students tell the stories behind their water bottle stickers
October 15, 2019

For every water bottle carried around in the hallways of DVHS, there’s a Wildcat who can identify it as uniquely theirs. Whether it’s the color, the size or that one dent with the tragic backstory...

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

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

New students find comfort in Dougherty’s diversity

October 4, 2018

Students who have lived a majority of their life in a different country find solace in the diversity of the San Ramon community and speak out as to why Dougherty’s campus provides a pleasant environment...

Culture in the Community introduces Ten-Year Master Plan

Culture in the Community introduces Ten-Year Master Plan
September 25, 2018

The city of San Ramon celebrated their diversity in the Culture in the Community event for the second year in a row. The city council suggested the Ten-Year Master Plan to further improve the well-being...

DV juniors inspire middle schoolers to follow their passion in dance

Junior Sana Bharadwaj, founder and co-instructor of AB Fusion, performing at Dil Se as a part of Dougherty Dhadkan in 2017.
September 15, 2018

Anyone can be an outstanding and successful teacher as long as they have passion for what they teach. Juniors Sana Bharadwaj and Sakshi Akki have started a business called AB Fusion, named after their...

Women’s History Month

Following Black History Month in February is Women’s History Month in March. Women’s History throughout time has been defined by a long fight for equality. Representation is important, and there have been many notable politicians, activists, movements, and events that have influenced people’s thoughts about a traditional role many females were expected to play.
March 29, 2018

An African American woman, Sojourner Truth was an abolitionist and a women’s rights activist. Also a powerful speaker, she advocated for freed people during the period after the Civil War because...

Tarte foundation takes a step backwards

February 23, 2018

Makeup brand Tarte’s new Shape Tape foundation instantly raised controversy and discussion over its limited shade range after its initial release on Jan. 15. The popular brand is known for its successful...

Cultural celebration sheds light on diversity

October 26, 2017

It was Sept. 15, the day of the Culture in the Community Celebration. In front of the Community Center was a wave of the flags of 27 different countries. Many DVHS student volunteers also showed up to...

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