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Another memeingful club created at Dougherty

Steven Deng, Copy Editor

May 27, 2018

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

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 about the vaping epidemic that has spread across hi...

Destigmatizing DV mental illness

Riya Bindlish, Features Editor

May 15, 2018

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, Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2018

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

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...

2018 Relay for Life celebrates life and fights cancer

As sophomore Sarah Mun performs her solo guitar act, “Heal” by Tom Odell, during the Sunset Serenade, her friends provide attention and support. Pictured center is sophomore Bea Ocampo, an earlier singer, in a moment of reflection.

Daniel Shen, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2018

Starting 8 a.m. on March 24, 2018, for 24 straight hours, dozens of high school students gathered at Dougherty Valley to partake in the annual nationwide rally against cancer that is Relay for Life.

Idea of class ranking ranks last in minds of Dougherty students

Steven Deng, Copy Editor

November 27, 2017

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

A senior proudly sports Chinpreme attire, unique to the movement. Chinpreme: it is not a cult.

Armaan Rashid and Amanda Su

October 26, 2017

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, Multimedia Editor

October 10, 2017

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

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...

Aquapalooza makes a splash for a good cause

Anumita Jain and Megan Tsang

February 12, 2017

On Feb. 17, 2017, DVHS Leadership is holding its second annual Spring Dance, titled Aquapalooza. For the first time ever, proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to a charity, Charity: Water. Charity: Water is a non-profit organization that builds wells in developing nations to provide clean and safe drin...

By crossing a border, we built a home and bridged a divide

Amanda Su, Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2017

In a first-person narrative style features article, Amanda Su recounts and reflects on her experience building a home in Tijuana  As I walked through the aisles of my local Home Depot, I gazed upon shelves and walls full of massive hammers, saws and wrenches. While nervously setting sharp tools back to...

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