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DVHS Music Department showcases musicians in virtual Fall Extravaganza

Olivia Phongsa and Grace Zhao December 20, 2020

To display the talents of DVHS musicians during the COVID-19 pandemic, the DVHS Music Department hosted its online Fall Extravaganza on Nov. 6. The Fall Extravaganza is a virtual music showcase in which...

Dylan O'Brien stars as Joel Dawson in this apocalyptic romance with great comedic timing as usual.

“Love and Monsters” offers a twist in the apocalypse

Boomika Velineni and Geneva Xie December 9, 2020

“Love and Monsters” is an apocalyptic movie directed by Michael Matthews and was released and distributed by Paramount Pictures on Oct. 16. It mingles romance, like the name suggests, and comedy into...

Voters are forced to wait in line to vote in person while someone can research elections at home before mailing in their ballot.

Early and mail in voting should be promoted even after the pandemic

Arya Patel, Staff Writer December 8, 2020

The pandemic has changed several aspects of life. Some things such as remote learning and mask mandates will go away however others such as remote working in the tech industry will and should persist even...

Affirmative action was a hot topic in 2020 elections because of conflicting opinions on how it affects minorities.

The affirmative action proposition fails in 2020 elections. Why? An Asian-American and (biracial) Latina perspective

Daniela Wise-Rojas and Megan Xu December 7, 2020

Proposition 16, the California ballot measure that would have repealed the ban on affirmative action, didn’t pass. 56.1% of California voters voted no while 43.9% voted yes. We were stunned, expecting...

TikTok songs are ever-popular with the app growing, but some songs remain iconic throughout the years.

Quarantivities & Stories #13: The top 10 TikTok songs that live in my mind rent-free at all times

Mahika Arya, Web Manager December 7, 2020

Quarantine has made us all super nostalgic for the good old days, with the revival of childhood memories like Avatar, baking and Animal Crossing — it’s only expected that we’d return to music to...

Ariana Grande released new studio album Positions on October 30, providing a unique spin to her usual music.

Ariana Grande exhibits her emotional growth through hit album “Positions”

Ariel Wang and Jiayu Zhan December 6, 2020

American singer and pop star Ariana Grande released her sixth studio album, “Positions,” on Oct. 30, 2020. The 14-track album fuses pop with R&B, expressing her admiration for her current boyfriend...

The declining value of female voices in the country music industry can be easily seen through radio airplay statistics.

The bro-country subgenre silences female voices, preventing country music from progressing forward

Aria Khalique, Multimedia Editor December 2, 2020

“Slide your sugar-shaker over here… shake it for me girl… let me see you do it in the bed of my truck.” Those are just some of the offensive, sexist and poorly written lyrics consistently heard...

Released on Nov. 3, Mamamoo’s tenth mini-album “Travel” conveys relatable messages in their lyrics.

Mamamoo’s “Travel” provides truthful messages

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer December 2, 2020

Following the members’ individual solo comebacks, South Korean girl group Mamamoo dropped their message filled tenth mini album “Travel” on Nov. 3 after a year of releasing their second studio album,...

“Do You Like Brahms?” is a slow-burn romance that explores the comfort that music can bring.

K-drama “Do You Like Brahms?” explores the subtleties of human interaction

Claire Zhang, Features Editor December 2, 2020

The famous love triangle between composers Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, and Clara Schumann is often named as one of classical music’s greatest romances. Some interpret it as a great tragic love,...

Teen night owls live in a society that constantly demands them to be early birds.

Night owls deserve to be understood — not shamed

Jade Wang and Owen Spargo December 1, 2020

Many would say that COVID-19 is the only major public health crisis that anyone has experienced at our age. But that assumption is not necessarily correct. For years, we have been (and still are simultaneously)...

Donald Trump continued to ignore global warming and his environmental rollbacks caused the downfall of the environment.

Economy over environment: Former President Donald Trump’s four years of environmental rollbacks prioritizes the economy over the environment

Leanne Park, Staff Writer November 28, 2020

Former President Donald Trump reversed nearly 100 environmental policies that could have altered the major problem of global warming. Donald Trump’s hopes of a “skyrocketing” economy have caused...

Despite a year of unimaginable challenges, there is still so much to be thankful for.

The worse the world gets, the greater my gratitude

Eva Shen and Shereen Ahmed November 22, 2020

Introduction 2020: what a year. And it’s not even over yet. Between lamenting over the past, worrying about the future, and biting our nails down to stubs in the present (it’s election day as...

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issue 3: 2020-21