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

ChatGPT raises questions about its implications on student learning for english subjects.

ChatGPT prompts concerns over academic integrity

ChatGPT, a new artificial intelligence chatbot launched by Open AI, raises concerns over academic dishonesty and student learning by teachers, especially at Dougherty Valley High School. Released to the...

The rise of automation and artificial intelligence in recent years has sparked debate regarding their economic and ethical implications.

Automation generates the future of the workplace

Allan Zhang, Copy Editor February 1, 2023

In an age of information and technological advancement, automation and artificial intelligence have made immense strides in the workplace, while raising questions about the effects and ethics of integrating...

DVHS seniors Sarvagya (Aryan) Srivastava and Arnav Soni are currently designing a biodegradable tampon using organic material from bananas.

DVHS seniors aim to create biodegradable tampon

Dougherty Valley seniors Sarvagya (Aryan) Srivastava and Arnav Soni recently launched their company EcoTamp in an attempt to further the fight for menstrual equity. Currently prototyping free, biodegradable...

The concept of lab-grown meat has the potential to solve the global challenges associated with climate change and food production, yet the high cost and shortage of available technology still obstruct widespread implementation.

Cultured meat paves the way for a more sustainable future

Allan Zhang, Copy Editor December 13, 2022

On Nov. 16, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first cultured meat product, lab-grown chicken produced by food technology company UPSIDE Foods. Faced with increasing concerns about the...

Mindy Lee discusses her experiences being a woman in STEM.

Female engineers shine the light for future generations of girls

Mitali Mittal, Social Media Manager November 8, 2022

Mindy Lee is a Site Reliability Engineer at Google who took time recently to answer questions about her experiences as a female in a STEM field, and also to give advice for future female engineers.  Question:...

DVHS protects students and staff against cybersecurity threats through various software applications.

SRVUSD strengthens cybersecurity in an effort to protect student privacy

Mitali Mittal, Social Media Manager October 27, 2022

During the 2020-2021 school year, students and teachers started using more online education applications due to remote learning. As many of these applications have become more prevalent even with the transition...

a doctor giving a booster shot to a patient

Getting booster shots is the new normal

Mason Fang, Mitali Mittal, Aditya Arora, and Allan Zhang October 26, 2021

On Sept. 22, the FDA authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot for individuals in specific demographic groups, resulting in high demand for the vaccine while experts consider a future with regular...

A gloved hand holds a dosage of COVID-19 vaccine and a syringe needle with a green checkmark to the left of the hand.

Three people who want the COVID-19 vaccine voice their opinions

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

On Dec. 11, 2020, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine. Since then, it has been a topic that many people have talked about, with some people voicing their opinions....

disruption of circadian rhythm can lead to fatigue and impaired cognitive abilities.

How To Maximize Your Performance On Exams: A Biological Overview

Faizan Azhar, PR Editor January 21, 2021

Oftentimes, students stay up late the night before an exam to get extra last-minute studying in. However, this extra study time that may seem to give an advantage the next day only hurts students.  There...

Masks in 1918 versus 2020

The situation from 1918 has been delivered to 2020

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

Just a bit after 2020 started, we found ourselves in a pandemic due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. COVID-19 is a threatening virus that was initially introduced as something passing, like the common...

Several research groups propose timelines for a COVID-19 vaccine, but next steps remain unclear

The race to find a COVID-19 vaccine: virologists are closer than expected

Faizan Azhar, PR Editor September 14, 2020

Rumors are spreading of a potential COVID-19 vaccine available for public use as soon as Nov. 2020. However, many issues come along with the discovery of this vaccine. It seems like an unlikely occurrence,...

New York National Guard members Reagan Long and Naomi Velez register patients at a COVID-19 testing location in Glenn Island Park, New Rochelle, on March 14.

States recruit health care professionals to combat COVID-19

Jiayu Zhan, Arts and Graphics Editor May 3, 2020
States have struggled to expand the workforce of medical professionals, thus resorting to deploying those waiting for licenses, retired or graduating from medical school.
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