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Isolated and swamped with time to think, many teens began questioning their identities over quarantine.

Staying in and coming out: questioning and queerness during quarantine

Eva Shen, Editor in Chief November 21, 2021

*Names have been changed to preserve privacy. On the first day of Pride Month 2020, Isabella* came out to her mother. It was 4 a.m.; outside, it was dark and a pandemic was raging. The two sat on...

Though diners and restauranteurs often view the term as one of prestige, the concept of authentic food is misleading and restrictive.

Authentic food does not exist

Lauren Chen, Managing Editor November 19, 2021

“Authentic” is a sought-after buzzword on food review sites like Yelp. Eateries with this label might be mom and pop shops offering traditional family delicacies or Michelin-star establishments claiming...

High school students too often take on more than they can handle, thinking  its necessary to get into their dream school.

Dougherty’s over-competitive perspective on college admissions causes unnecessary stress among students

Ananya Pinnamaneni, Arts & Graphic Editor November 2, 2021

From filling their schedules with AP and Honors classes to joining every extracurricular they can find, Dougherty students are known for overburdening themselves for the sake of getting into a selective...

With vaccine mandates allowing society to gradually reopen, one way for us to reconnect is through gratitude.

Approaching post-quaratine social connections with gratitude

Grace Zhao, Assistant Opinions Editor October 25, 2021

It wasn’t long ago that I realized I kind of missed trick-or-treating. I had never hated it, per se — it was just that I could never come up with a good costume, there was always that one house with...

As a national minority in a community where I am the majority, being South Asian in America doesnt mean the same thing to me as it does to people around the country.

To Personify a Statistic: To Be or Not To Be (a true Asian-American)

Mahika Arya, Web Editor in Chief October 25, 2021

Dear Reader, Let it be known that my Indian-ness is defined by my love of samosas.  As the internet blew up about “Never Have I Ever,” one of the first major Netflix shows centered around an...

Poor representation of Asian characters in the media reflects terribly on the “real” Asians, concurrently feeding dangerous perceptions to the public.

Disentangling Asians from the media’s delusions

Daphne Wang, Kimberly Cui, and Grace Yang September 30, 2021

People often protest that the media does not include enough diverse representation, especially of Asian women. But growing up female and Asian, we could argue that we DID, in fact, have representation...

Overlooked issues within Dougherty Valley High Schools dress code foster the potential for unfair discipline.

Uncovering and examining Dougherty Valley High School’s dress code

Jade Wang and Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath August 16, 2021

In 2016, Leah John, a freshman at Dougherty Valley High School (DVHS), experienced her first interaction with the dress code.  While doing quiet work in one of her classes, John’s teacher called...

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