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many people resort to riots and violence as a mechanism for change

Mindsets and Movements: Exploring the endlessly negative perception of rioting

Sneha Cheenath, Editor in Chief October 23, 2021

The narrative surrounding rioting is fairly consistent: it’s unacceptable, discredits your movement and is never a legitimate tool for change. I didn’t have any issues with this sentiment; being anti-violence...

The Countdown: a series

The Countdown: a series

Eva Shen, Editor in Chief October 14, 2021

Caring is the hardest part. Which is ironic, given the outstanding consequences of the alternative. When I think about the things I care about most—or that trigger the most guilt—I think about...

Asian Americans lack the history to find a tangible understanding of their purpose in America, leaving many feeling stranded.

Lack of Asian American history festers prejudice

Nayja Shah, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

It wasn’t until my English teacher had my class read the article “The Truth Behind Indian American Exceptionalism” during a literature unit that I realized Indian history wasn’t just a random mass...

In spite of societys constant pessimism, incredible progress was achieved in the past few decades and it will be again.

Mindsets and Movements: an introduction

Sneha Cheenath, Editor in Chief September 28, 2021

“I have a new mantra,” I explained to my friend as we walked out of A period US Government in the first week of school. “At the beginning of the school year, I always tell myself that I have to start...

In 118 images, recordings of music and natural sounds, and greetings in 55 languages, scientists attempted to capture the whole of humanity.

The Museum of Us: an introduction

Eva Shen, Editor in Chief September 27, 2021

Dear reader, In 1977, we launched a record of ourselves into space.  The Voyager spacecraft carried a 12-inch, gold-plated phonograph record which would travel beyond our solar system. It would...

The intersections of social media and homecoming ask culture have impacted the acceptable demonstration of teenage relationships.

The false nature of social media renders homecoming asks more complex than posters and flowers

Hannah Wang, News Editor September 26, 2021

The elusive homecoming proposal. The ultimate public declaration of love, or maybe just friendship in high school. I don’t know how many times I’ve walked down the halls mid-September to early October...

A number of Hindus have protested against their representation in the academia and advocate for fair treatment.

Hinduism remains misrepresented in academia despite protests

Soham Kinhikar and Amrita Himmatraopet May 28, 2021

As an American Hindu growing up in the United States, my faith and my identity have gone hand in hand. Living in San Ramon, and seeing hundreds of other kids who are like me has definitely helped me feel...

DVHS students voice their experiences with safety protocol during the PSAT

Jade Wang and Aria Khalique April 26, 2021

On Tuesday, Jan 26th, SRVUSD administered the PSAT (Preliminary SAT) for high school juniors with numerous safety precautions as a result of COVID-19. Students had varied experiences and opinions about...

Throughout the struggles and difficult experiences of life, please reach out to those who can support and care for you. Its okay to ask for help. You are not alone.

You are not alone: an open letter to the DVHS student body

Rachel Decker, Adviser December 17, 2020

Dear Wildcats, I want to preface this by saying that if I offend you in any way or seem disingenuous, I deeply apologize. Perhaps it’s selfish of me to want to write to you, but after recent events...

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...

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...

The word “simp” is excessively used out of context.

Are you part of the simp nation?

Leanne Park, Staff Writer October 31, 2020

TikToker, @polo.boyy, posted a video on December 16th welcoming men who comfort girls to the simp nation. “Simp,” a term that was popularized by the ever so famous TikTok, is now commonly used without...

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