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DVHS and Cal High PTSA hold a screening of the movie “Bias”

Aria Khalique, Multimedia Editor February 14, 2021

On February 4 Dougherty Valley and Cal High PTSA held a screening of the movie “Bias” followed by a panel of students and staff to discuss and increase awareness of implicit bias. Video by Aria...

A gloved hand holds a dosage of COVID-19 vaccine and a syringe needle with a green checkmark to the left of the hand.

Three people who want the COVID-19 vaccine voice their opinions

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

On Dec. 11, 2020, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine. Since then, it has been a topic that many people have talked about, with some people voicing their opinions....

USDA’s Free Grab and Go meals allow students to access nutritional food and meals.

USDA provides waivers for free school lunches: A victory for food equity

Owen Spargo, Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath, and Hannah Wang February 12, 2021

Since President Harry Truman signed the National School Lunches Act in 1946, activists and child nutritionists alike have pushed for the government to bolster food services in an attempt to allow students...

Due to COVID-19, SAT testing sites have been forced to cancel tens of thousands of tests, sparking discussions about the future of standardized tests in the college admissions process.

SAT cancellations raise questions about the future of standardized testing

Aditya Arora and Mason Fang January 20, 2021

Update: The College Board announced on Jan. 19 that it will no longer be offering the SAT subject tests or optional essays in order to “simplify demands on students.”   After the COVID-19...

Sana Shehabi celebrates a thrilling victory after a hard set

Sana Shehabi’s meteoric rise serves as an inspiration to DV athletes

Soham Kinhikar, Sports Editor December 14, 2020

As a wild 2020 wraps up, Novak Djokovic has cemented his place as the best tennis player this year.  Of course this is nothing new. He’s been up there for a cumulative 293 weeks now. 293 weeks of...

Recent protests in Nigeria have brought the issue of police accountability to the forefront of a social movement named, #EndSARS

#EndSARS Protests in Nigeria usher in a new era of police accountability

Aditi Praveen, Web Features Manager December 8, 2020

On Oct. 3, a video circulated on Twitter, and eventually became viral, of a young Nigerian man being brutally shot by a SARS officer. Over a period of five days, the video amassed 10,000 retweets, with...

Entertainment businesses forced to shut down due to COVID-19 are eager to open.

Entertainment businesses face COVID-19 impacts

Shereen Ahmed, Journey Manager December 4, 2020

Update as of Nov. 13: As COVID cases are rising, Contra Costa County is now back to the red tier which means a limited amount of businesses will be allowed to open. On Friday, Nov. 13, businesses, including...

Modern-day protesting takes a turn as a new group of performative activists branch off from traditional activism’s past.

Performative activism rises as traditional activism becomes a trend for social media

Hannah Wang, Copy Editor November 3, 2020

As an increasing number of Americans have begun to spread awareness about the injustices of our country, there has arisen a new group who has learned to capitalize on this “trend”: performative activists. The...

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...

Sample ballots are included in the Contra Costa County Voter Information Guide, and they are a great place to read over all propositions before voting.

Tribune handy guide to ballot propositions

What are ballot propositions?    Ballot propositions, also known as ballot measures, are laws, issues or questions that appear on a state or local ballot. In order to change a state constitution,...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg left behind a legacy of advocacy and influential opinions.

RBG leaves behind a legacy of profound dissents in the face of societal injustices

Daniela Wise-Rojas, Social Media Editor October 29, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to be appointed to the court, passed on Sept.18, 2020 at her home in Washington D.C. She passed from complications of metastatic pancreatic...

The Born This Way Foundation released their book,

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way foundation “channels kindness” with new book

On September 22, 2020, “Channel Kindness,” a compilation of fifty-one stories of acts of kindness, bravery, and resilience from people all around the world, released and it spoke broadly to a young...

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