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

Trash piles up on the sides of the freeways in the Bay Area.

Littering on freeways brings harm back to humans

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer October 25, 2021

Leaning my head on the car window on a sunny day, and occasionally looking out at the freeway, I didn’t immediately recognize what it was on the shoulders of the freeway. Looking closely for several...

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...

Women gather together in union at downtown Danville to protest against the abortion laws.

San Ramon Valley residents protest to defend women’s reproductive rights

Jennifer Sheng and Praneetha Bhogi October 19, 2021

The Mississippi abortion law, followed by the Texas abortion law, threatened women’s decisions about their own bodies and led to nationwide protests, one of them being the Women’s March held in Danville,...

Racial stereotypes in Dungeons & Dragons characters can have far-reaching effects.

The history of negative stereotypes within Dungeons and Dragons

Arya Patel and Akilesh Kale February 9, 2021

A party of first-time adventurers is traveling across the land. Their latest quest is to remove a drow encampment. The Dungeon Master (DM) describes how the angelic Aasimar has been viciously attacked...

“I Am Not Okay With This” is not your typical coming of age story

Tessa Galeazzi, Assistant Web Manager February 9, 2021

With a cliffhanger finale, “I Am Not Okay With This” follows the origin story of Sydney Novak, a teenager who has to learn to handle her superpowers and puberty. Despite the show’s imperfections,...

The rise and fall of the star behind the rainbow.

Renee Zellwegger portrays Judy Garland, the legend behind the rainbow

Thyra Beckley, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

“Somewhere over the rainbow” is a song that has never been forgotten by anyone either old or young. Though the Wizard of Oz was made back in the 1930s, the songs are unforgettable, the storyline is...

If you are going out to trick-or-treat, you should take some precautions for safety. //Istock

Beating the Odds for Trick-or-Treating During the Pandemic

Aatif Ahmed, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

Halloween is a popular event that almost 172 million people partake in. It is a fun way to celebrate Halloween with your friends or family. Trick-or-treating on Halloween night first started in the 1930s,...

SuperM unleashes a new persona in their album and establishes themselves as the “Avengers of Kpop”.

SuperM becomes “one” with Kpop in the release of their sophomore album, “Super One”

Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath and Helen Kang November 4, 2020

In a collaboration between South Korea’s largest entertainment company SM Entertainment and American label Capitol Records, Kpop boy band SuperM released their first full studio album, “Super One”,...

Wecom is a messaging platform created by Tencent Inc, a technology company based in Shenzhen, China.

Wecom offers the next best alternative to Wechat

Jiayu Zhan, Arts and Graphics Editor November 4, 2020

You’ve probably never heard of Wecom before, but you’re probably familiar with its former name — Wechat work. Like Wechat, Wecom is a messaging platform created by Tencent Inc, a technology company...

The decision to ban the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat is purely politically motivated and would threaten the rights of American consumers while harming the Asian-American community.

Possible TikTok and WeChat bans harm First Amendment rights and U.S.–Chinese relations

Lauren Chen, Managing Editor November 2, 2020

This summer, the Trump administration proposed bans on Chinese social apps TikTok and WeChat due to supposed privacy concerns, but a nationwide ban is a bad course of action because it will damage U.S.–Chinese...

A group of people from many different ethnic backgrounds stand together, representing the growing increase in cultural diversity in Japan.

Reactions to Black Lives Matter protests in Tokyo expose Japan’s hidden discrimination

Owen Spargo, News Editor October 31, 2020

Black Lives Matter protests took place in Tokyo this September, which caused backlash from Japanese citizens and raised questions about Japan’s treatment of not only people of color, but foreigners and...

In the pressure to stand out among peers, creating a nonprofit may seem like the best choice in hindsight, but in reality it selfish and does more harm to the community than good.

Starting a nonprofit to say that you started a nonprofit is selfish — not service

Riya Mehta and Helen Kang October 31, 2020

When the recent pandemic hit SRVUSD in early March, the uncertainty of high school students’ futures was put into question. Students demanded answers, and for the most part, there was no definitive answer....

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