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Surviving High School

Surviving High School

Michael Shi and Paul Shin

October 3, 2014

New year, new faces. Freshmen: welcome to your first year of high school, where everybody looks down on you (only joking). High school can be challenging, mysterious and even frightening. Fortunately, the Wildcat Tribune has your back. Here are 10 tips that will help you cope with this new environment (but n...

Overqualified graduate adjusts to college life

Bianca Johnson and Nikhila Cherukuthota

October 3, 2014

High school students can only remain high school students for a limited time before they venture out to live on their own. Mallory Schneider, a sophomore attending the University of Alabama is a perfect example of this. During a recent interview with Schneider, she spoke about how to better prepare yourself...

The Teacher Point of View

Ishaan Khemani, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

At Dougherty Valley High School, many students fall into routines and build habits including stressing over grades, yet getting lazy on assignments, and coming late to class. The students miss out on a few key components to help understand what they are being taught; they also transcend in other areas...

Dougherty’s Mirage Clubs

Michael Tobin, Web Editor

October 3, 2014

It is an undeniable truth that DVHS students prize their grades and resumes above their very lives.  In fact, only at Dougherty do we find ourselves nodding our heads in agreement to Hermione Granger’s humorous quote, “We could have been killed, or worse, expelled.” We know that along with grades...

The Tribune Reflects: Top 14 Memories of the Year

The Tribune Reflects: Top 14 Memories of the Year

June 3, 2014

1. Putting (and finding) the first issue everywhere. 2. The short-lived Hey You table. Hey You, kid who was only willing to do it if we had food, we did have food. You missed an opportunity. 3. Ms. Decker when she said “I think this is our best issue yet.” 4. The fashion issue still makes me s...

A Faculty Advisor Looks Back… and Forward

A Faculty Advisor Looks Back... and Forward

Rachel Decker, Faculty Advisor

June 3, 2014

A few months ago, after Issue 8 or 9 dropped, one of my colleagues said (and I’m paraphrasing here), “This paper is great.  People go the “Hey You”s first, then flip through the articles; they’re hooked.  This is a really good thing here.” This moment, along with so many others this y...

Is Nicki Minaj a Joke or an Icon?

Is Nicki Minaj a Joke or an Icon?

Liya Khan, Op-Ed Editor

May 21, 2014

First things first: you are lying to yourself if you claim to have never learned or at least tried to learn the entire rap in “Super Bass” by Nicki Minaj. You don’t have to be proud of the fact that you and your fellow thirteen year old friends bumped her choruses in your mom’s car. And as eleva...

Top 10 Reasons It’s Harder to Be a…

Top 10 Reasons It's Harder to Be a...

Michael Tobin and Esra Ozturk

May 9, 2014

Guy Around Prom Time: The “promposal” pressure:    Similar to the guy getting down on one knee in wedding proposal style, the “promposal” is a big deal.  Consider how one guy asked my neighbor to prom a few years ago.  One Saturday morning she awoke to find a note and a red rose taped t...

Hey You, Yes You, Thank You!

Hey You, Yes You, Thank You!

March 12, 2014

It takes a village to produce the Tribune, and we want to thank everyone for their support. Specifically, we would like to thank: Ms. Decker, for your layout-making, snack-hiding, sanity-fixing prowess. We truly couldn't publish without your advice, experience and typo-finding abilities. We could w...

Top 10 hardest classes at DVHS

Top 10 hardest classes at DVHS

March 12, 2014

10) Concert Band This class is mentally exhausting, and requires the ability to tolerate the loud, uncoordinated screeching of many wind instruments, while many in the saxophone section compete to see who can say a crude word the loudest before the teacher notices. This class is known to cause the dev...

Gifts for Your Bae: Advice for Valentine’s Day to Guarantee Love

Gifts for Your Bae: Advice for Valentine's Day to Guarantee Love

Ifedunni Segun-Abugan, Managing Editor

February 13, 2014

Do you have a boyfriend or girlfriend? Do you not know what to get him or her for Valentine’s Day? It’s okay, you are not alone; it happens to everyone, though for some a lot sooner than others. Here’s a little something that might help you out, if you have absolutely no idea what to get. DO ...

PDA: A PSA

PDA: A PSA

Paul Shin, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014

As the air gets tainted by the fresh scent of spring, and love bubbles start becoming dangerous projectiles, we see an increasing number of people who become doe-eyed and engaged in an interlocking embrace with their boyfriend/girlfriend. Most of those people are probably too involved in it to see how...

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