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New Bishop Ranch shopping center to open Nov. 8

New Bishop Ranch shopping center to open Nov. 8

Katie Williams, Social Media Manager & Multimedia Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

On Nov. 8, San Ramon is scheduled to open its new, high-end downtown, which has taken two years to construct. Over 20 stores are expected to open, featuring high-end brands like Anthropologie and M by Maggie Rizer as well as an extensive list of gourmet restaurants like Slanted Door and Mendocino ...

A closer look into the 2018 midterm elections

A closer look into the 2018 midterm elections

Daniel Shen, Elisa Fang, Megan Tsang, Katie Williams, Ronit Kumar, Sraavya Sambara, Amruta Baradwaj, Harshita Neralla, Sarah Kim, and Skyler Spears

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase

With the voting period for national, state and local elections alike coming to a close, it's time to reflect on the legislative and bureaucratic changes that may soon take place. Find all the important information you'll need about the ballot questions below.

Perk up with these quirky podcasts

Perk up with these quirky podcasts

Oce Bohra, Copy Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase

In ninth grade, I (along with a few hundred other students) sat down for a dozen hours to listen to “Serial,” a podcast that explored whether Adnan Syed, a teenager in Baltimore, was wrongfully convicted for murdering his ex-girlfriend. While I’ve done my best to block out all and any memories ...

Hear from Another World: Holocaust survivor Paul Smith still suffers 90 years later

Hear from Another World: Holocaust survivor Paul Smith still suffers 90 years later

Sraavya Sambara and Daniel Shen

October 24, 2018


Filed under Hear from Another World, People, Showcase

“I think the Holocaust is always going to be with me … My own family was murdered there.” He sits across from us in a worn, cerulean armchair, his wizened hands laced together on his lap and his translucent, lightly hazel eyes fixed on an impenetrable spot in the distance. His wrinkles are a...

“The End” provides an explosive beginning to AHS “Apocalypse”

“The End” provides an explosive beginning to AHS “Apocalypse”

Skyler Spears and Vikram Balasubramanian

October 23, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase

“I can’t believe we’ve come to this,” a newscaster cries as people swarm the streets and panic runs amok. Nuclear missiles have destroyed Hong Kong and London. The horror hasn’t even started. With “Apocalypse,” Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk craft a masterful opener to the last season of...

Youth make history in Juliana v. US

Youth make history in Juliana v. US

Taylor Atienza, Features Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Environment, News, Showcase

Three years ago, 21 plaintiffs between the ages of 8 and 19 challenged the federal government at the federal U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon in one of the most landmark environmentalism cases of the 21st century. This October, they are finally going to trial. Juliana v. U.S. began in Au...

Women’s Varsity Volleyball vacillates against Amador Valley and California High

Women’s Varsity Volleyball vacillates against Amador Valley and California High

Steven Deng, Copy Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

The Dougherty Valley women’s volleyball team lost to the Amador Valley Dons 3-1 at a home game on Oct. 4, winning the first set 25-23 but losing the remaining sets 25-15, 25-11 and 25-20, respectively. The Wildcats also suffered another defeat against the Grizzlies on Oct. 11, losing three sets 25-1...

Queering a path in STEM

Queering a path in STEM

Pranav Chillappagari, Public Relations Manager

October 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Social Issues

My biggest problem when deciding what I want to do in the future is narrowing down a wide range of interesting options between STEM and humanities. The decision was based on where I felt most comfortable, or to put it bluntly: which was more gay-friendly. Based on that criteria, it took me less than...

Hollywood takes a step toward Asian representation

Hollywood takes a step toward Asian representation

Caroline Lobel, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

People of color, specifically Asians, have had little to no representation in Hollywood, but it’s time for a change. Although America is home to countless ethnic groups, many of those groups are rarely cast on screen. Hollywood needs representation because people of color should be able to see the...

Season Five of BoJack Horseman: Nobody escapes unscathed

Season Five of BoJack Horseman: Nobody escapes unscathed

Sasha Hassan, News Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under A&E, Reviews, Showcase

Rating: 4.5 / 5 stars   “The last days of sunset superstars” Unsurprisingly, Netflix’s animated original “BoJack Horseman” strays further from resolutions as it dives into its devastating fifth season, touching on socially relevant topics in BoJack’s eternal struggle to be a ...

Dougherty Valley Varsity Football kicks off the season with two consecutive wins

Dougherty Valley Varsity Football kicks off the season with two consecutive wins

Harshita Neralla and Caroline Lobel

September 28, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

The Dougherty Valley Varsity Football team dominated their first two home games against the Arroyo High School Dons, 40-6, on Friday, Sept. 7, and against the Mt. Eden High School Monarchs, 41-6, on Friday, Sept. 14. This strong start could lead to a new season of recovery and growth from last year...

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