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“Lights,” camera, Homecoming

“Lights,” camera, Homecoming

Sarah Kim, Elaine Park, and Harshita Neralla

October 4, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Featuring a theme of “Lights,” 2018 Homecoming will take place on Oct. 6, promising unique features in the form of vendors, video game stops, and more yet to be uncovered at the event. The theme was announced at last year’s Summer Rally, and preparations for the dance have been going on ever s...

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...

Another memeingful club created at Dougherty

Steven Deng, Copy Editor

May 27, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Amidst a jumble of volunteering, science and math clubs at Dougherty, the new Meme Culture and Internet Safety Club will be charting a new path into Dougherty at the start of the 2018-2019 school year. Founded by sophomores Andrew Cheng, Shady Henry, Nirmal Ayyagari, John Pluth, Zackery McCrann,...

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 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.

Destigmatizing DV mental illness

Riya Bindlish, Opinions Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under On-Campus Perspectives, Opinion, Social Issues, Student Life

The hallways look a lot different now — at least to me. I see something that I didn’t see before. It prowls around, consuming us, slowly, and attacking us at our weakest moments. Yes, there’s a creature hidden in the shadows. One that is constantly overlooked, yet omnipresent and deadly: mental...

A few tips for your AP exams

Daniel Shen, Managing Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Even though there’s only 19 days left in the DV school year, so much has yet to happen — prom, spring concerts, the end-of-the-year rally, Powderpuff, finals, my birthday, and, of course, AP exams. Over the course of two weeks (May 7-11 and May 14-18), just under 3,000 individual AP tests of the...

“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...

Idea of class ranking ranks last in minds of Dougherty students

Steven Deng, Copy Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Student Life

A class ranking system, which measures a student's performance comparatively against others, usually by comparing GPA, is largely unfavored by the majority of students at Dougherty. The main reason behind this is mainly that it will create even more competition and stress at Dougherty. A recent poll...

The Rise of Chinpreme: From inside joke to schoolwide movement

The Rise of Chinpreme: From inside joke to schoolwide movement

Armaan Rashid and Amanda Su

October 26, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Student Life

Chinpreme is not a cult. At the heart of “Chinpreme” — the name a portmanteau of the popular clothing brand Supreme and senior Chinmay Pulapa’s own name — are Pulapa’s friends, who started the loose movement as, mostly, a joke. “It’s just a hype thing,” senior Nimish Madhure said. ...

The history of Homecoming

Aria Khalique, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Student Life

It’s that time of year again. All buildings are decorated, leadership is getting ready for rallies and all anybody can talk about is the game. Homecoming is an age-old tradition that takes place a few weeks after school starts. It traditionally consists of rallies, parades, crowning of royalty, a...

California Academy of Sciences: Where the Wild(cat) Things Are

Anumita Jain, Managing Web Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Community, News, Student Life

As students scramble, figuring out who they’re going to Prom with, the prom committee frantically tries to finalize everything in order to ensure this year’s Prom is the best that the school has ever seen. Randomly selected in October, this year’s prom committee comprises of members who usuall...

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