The Wildcat Tribune

Rambling reflections on high school

Graduations remains a sentimental time, even in quarantine.

Sraavya Sambara, Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2020

Dear Reader, I’ve wanted to write this article for a really long time. As a buoyant underclassman, I remember rehearsing the sage words I would offer as a weathered senior, the impossible advice I would dole out that I would only seem to understand myself. And now that I finally have the credib...

The COVID-19 Issue

The COVID-19 Issue

May 1, 2020

“Peer Support”

Thanvi Anand, Rhea Park, Dorothy Yeung and Calista Koo created the stunning piece on a brick wall. A heart is formed, encased within a lantern. Inscribed in small letters on the lantern: “You’re not alone.” On the reaching hand: “I’m here for you.”

April 29, 2020

Thanvi Anand’s first dalliance with public art was scribbling family portraits on her living room walls when she was 3 years old. Her art has undoubtedly matured since then, but has managed to retain that authenticity.  “Art was my first language,” Anand reminisces. “It’s the way I expres...

“A Glitch”

Seniors Jennifer Gee, Aarushi Vekaria, Tracey Ley and Tejal Thakral created the piece outside the 1000 building. Blue masking tape forms the silhouette of a human head that explodes into glitches.

April 29, 2020

The decision was obvious for senior Jennifer Gee: her topic would be mental health. It seemed clear, almost essential, for it to be so. Looking around herself, Gee saw her classmates struggling with heavy workloads, bearing up under stress of being a high school student — and a human being. That was...

Social Justice class reflects on its projects

April 17, 2020

The day after Uscian’s class conversation, the projects were removed, though it was due to the projects wearing down and getting vandalized.  Summarizing her stance on the controversy arising from the letter, Uscian believed that her students’ projects were ultimately successful because of th...

School administration steps in and students voice feedback

April 17, 2020

Ultimately, many projects covered delicate subjects that had to be dealt with carefully. Because of this concern, DVHS administration — represented by assistant principal Ms. Sarah-Acosta Landry — played a role in producing these projects. In addition to acting as a “sounding board” for proj...

Projects are put up, rampant with controversial topics

April 17, 2020

Suraj Malhotra, Shakthi Subramaniam, Zoya Abidi and Haidar Jafry selected the conflict in Kashmir, a region between Pakistan and India that has been disputed by the two nations for the past 50 years. The project displayed a mask with the Pakistani flag on one eye, the Indian flag on the other, bl...

Celebrity political involvement: more valuable than you think

Daniela Wise, Social Media Editor

March 19, 2020

Hollywood Stars. Fame. Glamour. Untouchable. At least, that’s what celebrities are depicted to be: isolated. From the moment they step out of that black Cadillac Escalade accompanied by bodyguards into a restaurant, these people are no longer on the same level as regular people. Sure. Fair point. But t...

King Palace presents a royal experience in food and culture

Ariel Wang, Social Media Editor

March 17, 2020

Established in 2009, King Palace, a traditional Chinese cuisine restaurant located in the Bollinger Canyon Safeway Plaza, hits home with its authenticity through a selection of East Asian dishes, from seafood to their reputed chow mein.   Atmosphere: 7/10  From an outside perspective, the pale yell...

Inquisitive and entertaining, Jeff Goldblum has it all

Soham Kinhikar, Sports Editor

March 15, 2020

Actor Jeff Goldblum, a favorite to many, stars in the TV documentary show “The World According to Jeff Goldblum” by Disney +, and provides a different angle to many of our treasured memories and hobbies, while touching upon the science behind why they are so treasured. The show is light-hearted and h...

March 5, 2020

Two male red-tailed hawks fight.  

March 5, 2020

A male red-tailed hawk screeches and soars through the air. It has seen another male and is heading to defend its territory.  

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