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For Patricia Angelica, an American dream slowly deteriorating

For Patricia Angelica, an American dream slowly deteriorating

Daniel Shen, Managing Web Editor

September 15, 2018


Filed under People, Showcase

If you glanced at her as she strode down the hallway or saw her laughing with her friends, she might just seem like the average San Ramon teenager. Her black hair is tied back in a ponytail. She cradles two textbooks in her left arm. Her t-shirt reads “The Pride,” printed in a Dougherty blue. ...

SRVUSD implements pilot program for multi-gender multi-stall bathrooms in district high schools

Armaan Rashid, Amanda Su, Anumita Jain, Elisa Fang, Megan Tsang, and Vikram Balasubramanian

June 8, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase, Student Life

On May 22, at a district board meeting, a pilot program for the conversion of one multi-stall bathroom at each high school to an all-gender restroom was approved with a 4–1 vote; at DV, the downstairs 2000 bathroom was converted during the last week of the 2017-18 school year. Assistant Superintendent...

An in-depth view of the vaping epidemic

Amanda Su, Elisa Fang, and Anumita Jain

May 27, 2018


Filed under Community, Investigations, News, Showcase, Student Life

*Names have been changed to protect identities. It was 10:43 a.m. on May 16, around the end of brunch. The AP English Language and Composition exam was taking place in the Auxiliary Gym. I [Amanda Su] was waiting outside of Officer Katie Williams’ office, hoping to conduct an interview with her...

Day of Silence highlights GSA’s persistent defense of LGBTQ+ students

Day of Silence highlights GSA’s persistent defense of LGBTQ+ students

Daniel Shen, Managing Web Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase, Student Life, Web Exclusive

Over 300 students demonstrated their empathy for LGBTQ+ students during Day of Silence on Friday, Apr. 27 at Dougherty Valley High School as they voluntarily put duct tape over their mouths and refused to speak, a representative gesture of the social censorship that this minority faces on a daily basis.

“The Great Gatsby” prom is more than just a party

Vikram Balasubramanian and Megan Tsang

April 28, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase, Student Life

This year’s prom is designed to be the most glamorous and fun event of the school year. Hosted at the San Francisco City Hall and put on by Leadership for the junior and senior classes, it is the most popular of any school-hosted event. Maryam Siddiqi, the current ASB Treasurer and member of the...

Racquetball player Nikita Chauhan “serves” success on the court

Racquetball player Nikita Chauhan “serves” success on the court

Amanda Su, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018


Filed under People, Showcase, Sports

Making waves as a young athlete in a sport not often recognized, Dougherty Valley High School junior Nikita Chauhan, a Team USA racquetball player, dominates daily on the racquetball court.

Women’s History Month

Skyler Spears, Caroline Lobel, and Pranav Chillappagari

March 29, 2018


Filed under Culture, International, News, Showcase

An African American woman, Sojourner Truth was an abolitionist and a women’s rights activist. Also a powerful speaker, she advocated for freed people during the period after the Civil War because she believed women deserved a better life. Her iconic “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech, delivered at the O...

Behind barbed wire: Remembering Japanese Internment in America

Megan Tsang, Taylor Atienza, and Vikram Balasubramanian

February 22, 2018


Filed under News, People, Showcase

Tribune reporter, Megan Tsang, sits down with her maternal grandmother, Takeko Murano Tanisawa. “Betty”, as she was known to friends, spent her formative years incarcerated with her family of 14 after the signing of Executive Order 9066 in 1942. “Follow me.” My grandma leads me thr...

What we’re not talking about

Miguel Dickenson, Assistant Opinions and Sports Editor

January 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The cultural genocide in Myanmar In mere weeks, over 650,000 Rohingya people of Myanmar have fled their homes in response to an attack by Myanmar military and police. In October 2016, a fringe Rohingya militia group staged an attack on Myanmar border posts. This offensive sparked an all-out persecut...

“HEAR OUR VOICE:” Women’s March Contra Costa Anniversary March

“HEAR OUR VOICE:” Women’s March Contra Costa Anniversary March

Amanda Su and Anumita Jain

January 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at 10:02 a.m., several hundred marchers were already present at Civic Park in Walnut Creek, eagerly anticipating the start of the Women’s March Contra Costa Anniversary March, just under an hour away. The song “Waiting on the World to Change” by John Mayer played in the background.

A first for Contra Costa

Vikram Balasubramanian, Opinions Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Diana Becton is the first African-American and the first woman to be the Contra Costa District Attorney Every four years, the country is up in arms over the presidential election. The shiny seat of executive power captivates the populace in bread and circuses. In turn, it’s not uncommon to lose sight...

Football fumbles last four games against EBAL powerhouse teams

Football fumbles last four games against EBAL powerhouse teams

Sarah Kim and Elaine Park

October 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

DV Football endured a tough losing streak across their past four games, including losses to powerhouse EBAL teams Livermore High School on Sept. 29, Monte Vista High School on Oct. 6, California High School on Oct. 13 and Foothill High School on Oct. 20.

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