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The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

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Student gets a bad grade on a test, resulting in them wanting to drop the class.

Dougherty, it’s time to stop dropping classes

Namrita Iyyar, Features Editor September 28, 2023

DV students need to understand the negative impact that dropping multiple classes after school starts brings to the school and to themselves. In the first few weeks of school, students are given the opportunity...

My second birthday party in Daly City, CA in the three-bedroom house I shared with cousins, aunts and grandparents.

An ode to AP classes, “bahala na” and farts

Samuel (Sammy) Minioza May 30, 2023

I think my favorite memory from Dougherty has been all the times I’ve farted in class. In Orchestra, in APUSH and even last week in 4th period Econ; before I was the milk menace, I was the brigadier...

Strive for excellence, not perfection.

Perfectionism is flawed

Emily Wong, Arts and Entertainment Editor May 26, 2023

“Nobody’s perfect.” “Everybody makes mistakes.” These cliches are so often overlooked that the meaning behind it isn't truly understood. Leave behind the mindset of perfectionism and excellence...

Flip-flops don’t need a leap of faith, they’re just asking you to try something new.

Love flip-flops

Nayja Shah, Staff Writer May 25, 2023

Think about the first time you put on a pair of flip-flops. Do you remember the snap-crackle that follows every step? What about the marvelously loose grip they have on your feet? We live in a society...

When was the last time you introduced yourself to a neighbor? Offered them cookies you baked or helped them out with some work?

On Capri Suns, San Ramon and good neighbors

Grace Zhao, Opinions Editor May 24, 2023

I can always remember watching “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” as a kid. Mister Rogers would come on screen in his cardigan and polished dress shoes and start singing: “Won’t you be my neighbor?”...

Pretty Baby follows the high-profile life of actor and model Brooke Shields.

Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields uncovers the truth of the over-sexualization of children in the film industry

Shreya Jagannathan, Features Editor May 16, 2023

Life in front of the camera began at a very young age for Brooke Shields. In fact, it began even before she took her first steps. As the face of Ivory Soap at just 11 months old, Brooke Shields was practically...

Social media addiction can drive people away from their hobbies and into a monotonous waste of time.

Why social media is harmful

Daniel Lee and Jack Ke May 8, 2023

Social Media is a waste of time. It entices users by offering to connect them with friends, being a fun place to check out funny videos and downplaying the millions of dollars they spend to make the website...

This is the image of the milk menace of Dougherty.

It was me. I am responsible for everything wrong on campus

Samuel (Sammy) Minioza May 6, 2023

Yes, it was me. I cannot deny it any longer, all of the food related incidents were me. I take immense pleasure in saying that I alone am responsible for littering and throwing food around campus. It was...

Technological growth has impacted the next generation of toddlers to an unprecedented extent.

Subject to Change: Tech and toddlers

Srishreya (Shreya) Arunsaravanakumar, Opinions Editor April 30, 2023

Dear Reader,  As a current teenager, I have seen firsthand how technology has affected modern life. It’s not uncommon to go to a restaurant and see toddlers watching Cocomelon on a tablet instead...

To reach a more fair and just society, it is necessary for everyone to hold teenage boys accountable for inexcusable actions.

Less excuses and more accountability

Nishita Mukherjee, Managing Editor April 28, 2023

I absolutely despise the phrase “Boys will be boys.” I am sick of hearing how men’s uncalled for actions and inappropriate behavior is merely waived because of their gender. I don’t want to have...

Over-structuring writing curriculums pushes students towards uncreative and thoughtless work.

Writing shouldn’t fit in a box

Neetra Chakraborty, Art & Graphics Editor April 28, 2023

I hate Algebra.  I detest it, for the very same reasons some people adore it. It is formulaic and horribly unimaginative. You plug numbers into a given formula to get to the single correct answer....

A positive outlook on life and focus on happiness can lead to more satisfaction, instead of a success-driven mindset

Chase happiness, not success

Emily Wong, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 25, 2023

What is happiness? Since we were young, teachers and adults have been enforcing the idea that studying hard and landing a decent job will eventually lead us towards the feeling of “happiness” or fulfillment...

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