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YouTube's algorithm is propelling far-right content into unassuming viewers' lives.

How YouTube’s algorithm ends up promoting far right content

Arya Patel and Akilesh Kale February 20, 2021

On Jan. 6, 2021, a group of armed insurrectionists laid siege to the Capitol. They believed a conspiracy theory that the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump and stormed the Capitol...

The standard of getting accepted into elite colleges uncovers the ambiguous state of students' passions.

Elite colleges are not worth it

Sarah Han, Copy Editor February 17, 2021

Staying up until 3 a.m. Barely getting any sleep or eating enough food for school is perceived as okay because it’s going to be worth it in the end. It may be tough right now, but it’s okay; this is...

The importance of thanking your teachers: letters of recommendation

Daniela Wise-Rojas, Ariel Wang, Aria Khalique, and Geneva Xie February 14, 2021

College application season is coming to a close. March and April loom in February's shadow; the months where most seniors start to hear back from schools. An often overlooked piece of the application process-letters...

Shopping today has commodified the once niche subcultures of grunge and punk.

The loss of accessibility in punk and grunge subcultures

Tessa Galeazzi, Staff Writer January 19, 2021

Subcultures like punk and grunge aren’t new, but in recent years, recognition for both styles have been apparent in inspiring more mainstream fashion trends like leather jackets, decorative safety pins,...

Recognizing works in new languages can open us up to greater ones.

Being more open-minded towards foreign works

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer January 17, 2021

As I watched BTS receive an award at the Billboard Music Awards for the first time in 2017, I wondered how many non-english speaking works were recognized in the United States. Then I found that BTS was...

Throughout the struggles and difficult experiences of life, please reach out to those who can support and care for you. It's okay to ask for help. You are not alone.

You are not alone: an open letter to the DVHS student body

Rachel Decker, Adviser December 17, 2020

Dear Wildcats, I want to preface this by saying that if I offend you in any way or seem disingenuous, I deeply apologize. Perhaps it’s selfish of me to want to write to you, but after recent events...

Voters are forced to wait in line to vote in person while someone can research elections at home before mailing in their ballot.

Early and mail in voting should be promoted even after the pandemic

Arya Patel, Staff Writer December 8, 2020

The pandemic has changed several aspects of life. Some things such as remote learning and mask mandates will go away however others such as remote working in the tech industry will and should persist even...

Recent protests in Nigeria have brought the issue of police accountability to the forefront of a social movement named, #EndSARS

#EndSARS Protests in Nigeria usher in a new era of police accountability

Aditi Praveen, Web Features Manager December 8, 2020

On Oct. 3, a video circulated on Twitter, and eventually became viral, of a young Nigerian man being brutally shot by a SARS officer. Over a period of five days, the video amassed 10,000 retweets, with...

Affirmative action was a hot topic in 2020 elections because of conflicting opinions on how it affects minorities.

The affirmative action proposition fails in 2020 elections. Why? An Asian-American and (biracial) Latina perspective

Daniela Wise-Rojas and Megan Xu December 7, 2020

Proposition 16, the California ballot measure that would have repealed the ban on affirmative action, didn’t pass. 56.1% of California voters voted no while 43.9% voted yes. We were stunned, expecting...

Teen night owls live in a society that constantly demands them to be early birds.

Night owls deserve to be understood — not shamed

Jade Wang and Owen Spargo December 1, 2020

Many would say that COVID-19 is the only major public health crisis that anyone has experienced at our age. But that assumption is not necessarily correct. For years, we have been (and still are simultaneously)...

Donald Trump continued to ignore global warming and his environmental rollbacks caused the downfall of the environment.

Economy over environment: Former President Donald Trump’s four years of environmental rollbacks prioritizes the economy over the environment

Leanne Park, Staff Writer November 28, 2020

Former President Donald Trump reversed nearly 100 environmental policies that could have altered the major problem of global warming. Donald Trump’s hopes of a “skyrocketing” economy have caused...

Despite a year of unimaginable challenges, there is still so much to be thankful for.

The worse the world gets, the greater my gratitude

Eva Shen and Shereen Ahmed November 22, 2020

Introduction 2020: what a year. And it’s not even over yet. Between lamenting over the past, worrying about the future, and biting our nails down to stubs in the present (it’s election day as...

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