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

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They could come for you next.

Nayja Shah, Staff Writer April 23, 2023

June 24, 2022 Roe v. Wade was overturned. Why should you care? Nation-wide limitation for the abortion pill mifepristone is being discussed. Why should you care? Just in 2023, 461 anti-LGBTQ+ bills were...

Word art reading The Illusion of a Blue Bay Area.

The illusion of a “blue” Bay Area

Lauren Chen, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2023

Recently I came across an Instagram account that made some disturbing—and blatantly false—claims. Among other issues, it argued 1) that the CDC and NIH “have no studies proving the safety of injecting...

Despite nuclear threats, possibilities of cooperation shouldn’t be stopped.

Normalized nuclear threats show us the path to peace

Nethra Dhamodaran, Opinions Editor April 3, 2023

It seemed somewhat unimaginable until the pandemic to see a war play out with a global power involved, yet the time finally came when after years of speculation, Russia invaded Ukraine. However, even with...

Iranian women struggle to take hold of their natural rights and freedoms.

International support reinvigorates women’s rights advocacy in Iran

Saanvi Haridas, Udita Jonnala, and Anya Ayyappan November 14, 2022

Ongoing protests On Sept. 16, Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish-Iranian, was traveling to Tehran, the capital of Iran, when she was stopped and arrested by Iranian morality police, who claimed that...

The voices of politically active and passionate non-citizens in San Ramon should be heard through voting on civic matters.

EDITORIAL: Non-citizen voting in San Ramon

“I’ve been living here for 18 years,” San Ramon resident Hiren Kotadia said. “I’ll be appearing for my citizenship interview this week.” After moving here in 2002 on an F1 Student Visa,...

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 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...

Professional sports takes a knee in honor of Jacob Blake and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement

US sports pause during powerful protests

Romir Chandra, Soham Kinhikar, and Lauren Chen September 29, 2020

Shock rippled through Kenosha, Wis. on Sunday, Aug. 23 after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, causing nationwide sports teams to protest police brutality and systemic racism. Officer Rusten...

The age gap between voters between countries is representative of youth voter turnout internationally.

State legislations restrict higher youth turnout

Sanjana Ranganathan, Opinions Editor August 4, 2020

Nine years ago, New Hampshire's Republican House Speaker William O’Brien promised to end voter fraud, proclaiming “kids voting liberal, voting with their feelings, with no life experience.” What...

Going into the 2020 elections, voters should consider policy positions on issues such as healthcare, the environment and the economy, rather than “electability.”

Prioritizing electability in politics eviscerates democracy

Sanjana Ranganathan and Vivian Kuang March 1, 2020

According to a Gallup poll from November 2019, 60% of Democrats surveyed prioritized a candidate with the best chance to beat the incumbent Donald Trump, even if the candidate differs from them on many...

Young voters have the opportunity to shape the 2020 election. Will they use it?

Young Americans should use their power to vote

Mehek Kandru, Public Relations Manager February 29, 2020

In March 1965, U.S. troops arrived on the shores of Da Nang, Vietnam, and the antiwar movement across the U.S. erupted in protest. Youth from across the country gathered with signs plastered with powerful...

The Citizenship Amendment Bill poses a threat to a secular India

The Citizenship Amendment Bill poses a threat to a secular India

Aditi Praveen and Drishti Upadhyaya February 19, 2020

On Dec. 11, 2019, the Rajya Sabha, India’s upper-house Parliament, passed the Citizenship Amendment Bill. The bill intends to fast-track the citizenship of Hindu, Jain, Sikh, Buddhist, Parsi, and Christian...

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