The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

Tiktok influencer Nessa Barretts newest album young forever released on Oct. 14. In the album, Barrett wrestles with themes of suicide and depression.

TikTok influencer Nessa Barrett opens up about mental health struggles with her debut album “young forever”

Srishreya (Shreya) Arunsaravanakumar, Staff Writer November 19, 2022

Warning: Sensitive topics such as suicide, mental health struggles and disorders are mentioned in this article. It’s not new for an influencer to venture into different industries to broaden their...

Sophomore Peter Gagea plays a vital role as the accompanist for DV’s choir.

For Dougherty Valley’s music department, community is instrumental

Lauren Chen, Boomika Velineni, Saanvi Haridas, and Emily Wong November 16, 2022

Students and teachers performed at their Fall Concert on Oct. 4 and Oct. 6, showcasing their musical talents from the on-campus band, choir and orchestra classes. Shortly after, Jazz Band and Chamber Singers...

The Saturday night crowd chatters excitedly during the intermission of Almost, Maine.

DVHS Drama kicks off the year with heartwarming performance in “Almost, Maine”

Tanvi Rao and Neetra Chakraborty November 8, 2022

It’s 7 p.m. on a Saturday night. The theater lights dim and the crowd hushes. On stage, a boy and girl sit side by side on a bench. This is the introduction to “Almost, Maine,” the first DVHS drama...

The three Elven rings form the crux of Amazon Prime’s latest series, “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.” The series explores the events leading up to the creation of the Three Rings, containing mysteries as to what force of darkness may be returning over Middle-Earth.

“Rings of Power” falls short of enhancing Tolkien’s world

Mitali Mittal, Rikin Patel, and Grace Zhao November 7, 2022

“The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,” Amazon Prime’s new prequel-style series that takes place before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” (LOTR), released on Sept. 1....

Edgerunners provides a beautifully balanced story that tells the tale of a rising mercenary star — and his meteoric downfall.

“Cyberpunk: Edgerunners” deconstructs Bittersweet Notoriety

Akilesh Kale, Copy Editor November 5, 2022

Warning: Spoilers for Cyberpunk: Edgerunners It’s another beautiful day in Night City. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping (or, at least the ones who are left), and the Tyger Claws murdered...

Rina Sawayama sings of hurt and healing in “Hold the Girl

Rina Sawayama navigates fury and forgiveness in “Hold the Girl”

Lauren Chen and Tanvi Rao October 9, 2022

Released on Sept. 16, Japanese-British singer Rina Sawayama’s second studio album, “Hold the Girl,” is a personal testimony of hurt, healing and her inner child. Written entirely during the pandemic,...

Kuang is unafraid to confront the dark truths behind Oxford’s ornate beauty and characters’ secretive minds.

“Babel” is an explosive critique of colonialism

Indra Deshmukh, Copy Editor October 3, 2022

“Traduttore, traditore: An act of translation is always an act of betrayal.” R.F. Kuang’s daring historical fantasy novel “Babel”, released Aug. 23, explores historical narratives of colonialism...

Blackpink, a four-member kpop girl group, released their second studio album “Born Pink” after much anticipation.

Blackpink’s “Born Pink” somewhat shines but does not surprise

Mayukhi Katragadda, Anaisha Das, and Olivia Phongsa September 29, 2022

Following an informal two year hiatus, K-pop girl group Blackpink is back with their long-awaited second studio album “Born Pink,” released on Sept. 16.  Blackpink debuted in August 2016 with the...

an illustration of Moon Knight in white superhero outfit.

Moon Knight uncovers the complicated persona of a superhero

Anaisha Das and Olivia Phongsa June 9, 2022

With its first release on March 30, 2022 on Disney+, “Moon Knight” showcases the multifaceted personality of its titular protagonist. The show has released one episode every week until the end of season...

The exterior of Lilikoi Boba invites customers to visit for a slice of paradise.

Lilikoi Boba presents a refreshing take on paradise

Jia Takayoshi and Praneetha Bhogi June 9, 2022

On Mar. 8, a new boba place opened in Danville, Lilikoi Boba – the second boba place in the town. Inspired by Hawaiian and tropical aesthetics, Lilikoi Boba offers a variety of fruity and traditional...

Kendrick Lamar, a popular rapper, released his latest album, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, on May 13th.

Kendrick Lamar highlights societal issues through meaningful lyrics that opens up about his own experiences

Rhea Master, Staff Writer June 9, 2022

Contributions by Yashwanth Ravipati   Kendrick Lamar released his latest album, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, on May 13th after much anticipation since the release of DAMN in 2017. The...

Illustration of Charli XCX on the left wearing a black dress with arm muffs, SOPHIE in the middle wearing a rainbow fluffy dress, and Rosalia in the right with her signature ponytails, helmet, and a red dress.

Female artists lead music into the future through experimental pop

Lauren Chen and Tanvi Rao May 23, 2022

Experimental pop, inherently, cannot be defined. Also called avant-pop and including genres as diverse as glitchcore and art pop, the term is usually meant to describe music that deviates from common song...

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