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As long as you maintain social distancing guidelines and remain responsible around others, you shouldn’t feel guilty for going out every once in a while during a pandemic.

Continuing the Conversation: Why social interaction is necessary during COVID

Caroline Lobel, Editor in Chief March 26, 2021

Dear Reader, As March rolls around again, we’ve spent almost an entire year in quarantine and social isolation. Within that year, 25.5% of people ages 18 to 24 have seriously considered suicide, a...

Many people struggle with balancing to speak two languages, ultimately causing them to feel lost and empty.

Balancing identities between the two worlds of bilingualism

Sarah Han, Copy Editor March 25, 2021

Every time my family and I watch a Korean drama, I find myself closely looking at the English subtitles while the rest of my family members effortlessly laugh at the Korean jokes. I ask my mom what one...

Pop star Sia made her directorial debut with the film “Music” on Feb. 10. The film explores the themes of finding a voice and creating a family with autistic representation. Or at least, that was the goal. Unfortunately, it fell short.

Sia’s directorial debut “Music” pains me: the perspective of someone with a sibling on the autistic spectrum

Daniela Wise-Rojas, Social Media Editor March 24, 2021

Pop star Sia made her directorial debut with the film “Music” on Feb. 10, casting former Dance Moms star Maddie Ziegler to play a girl on the autism spectrum, named Music, and actress Kate Hudson to...

Human impact played a significant role in the devastating 2020 wildlife season.

How humans worsened California’s 2020 wildfire season

Ella Shen, Photo Editor March 23, 2021

The dramatic increase in California’s 2020 wildfires might just be the consequences of human actions and climate change.  There are three conditions that a wildfire needs: fuel, air and a heat source,...

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 15, 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 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...

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