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

Nowadays feminism has two separate meanings, on one hand its about making a society where women and men are equal, but in contrast some believe its about making women more powerful than men.

Destigmatizing feminism

Shreya Jagannathan, Copy Editor January 31, 2023

When a boy kept repeatedly kicking me in the fourth grade, I was told “boys will be boys'’. So the next time he did, I kicked him back, and I ended up getting reprimanded. I was told “girls shouldn’t...

Dealing with population growth requires us to strike a careful balance between the needs of humans and nature.

The overpopulation myth obstructs meaningful climate action

Indra Deshmukh, Copy Editor January 24, 2023

Earth’s population just reached eight billion people, and many of them are upset about it. It’s hard to blame them: the environment is a hot topic, and overpopulation has contributed considerably to...

Renewable sources have been increasingly used for energy generation in the past two decades.

OPEC just gambled everything — and it’s working

Nethra Dhamodaran, Opinions Editor December 17, 2022

When the Middle East makes less oil, it can really only mean one thing: unmitigated disaster. Ever since the U.S. became the world’s leading oil addict in the early 20th century, we’ve involved ourselves...

True crime media consumption has grown over the years with the increasing viewership of documentaries and crime shows

We can enjoy the true crime genre without romanticizing killers

Saanvi Haridas, Social Media Manager November 16, 2022

Jeffrey Dahmer, Ted Bundy and John Wayne Gacy are merely a small number of the thousands of notoriously vile serial killers across the US. These serial killers, and others, are growing in fame as the true...

Students in foreign language classes spend their time learning from a textbook instead of practicing speaking the language.

High school foreign language classes should be reformed to better prepare students for the real world

Ananya Pinnamaneni, Features Editor November 13, 2022

My friends and I were waiting for our DoorDash order to be delivered, so we decided to call the delivery person to ask where they were. When they answered, we were surprised to hear them start talking...

Weirdness is only perceived as out of the ordinary due to the attention given to abnormality.

It’s only weird if you make it weird

Ananya Pinnamaneni, Nethra Dhamodaran, and Nayja Shah October 10, 2022

Eccentric orange highlights caught my eye as I (Nayja) walked down the hallway of the 1000 building at DVHS. I found a girl walking ahead of me sporting her newly gingered hair and a blazing orange outfit...

Andrew Tates influence on young men promotes a patriarchal view of society.

The downfall of Andrew Tate

Shreya Jagannathan, Copy Editor October 4, 2022

Trigger Warning: Contains mentions of sexual assault If you are on social media you definitely must have come across a misogynistic public star named Andrew Tate. Over the course of the last few months,...

Sticker showing the feminist rallying point “No means no,” protesting rape as a man’s responsibility to respect a woman’s consent, an opinion which Andrew Tate has advocated against.

Where is the truth in Andrew Tate?

Samuel (Sammy) Minioza, Opinions Editor September 27, 2022

Here’s a question. How many of you have actually watched an Andrew Tate debate in full? Of those people, how many have consumed content like his before? With those two questions, I can nearly guarantee...

Author intent is subject to change between stages of the publication process.

Non-consensual publication must weigh the author’s will over artistic value.

Sylvia Ho and Nayja Shah June 12, 2022

On the first day of junior year, my (Sylvia) AP Literature teacher, Justin Worley, broadcasted a poem by Emily Dickinson on the classroom projector and asked for volunteers to read it to the class. I was...

A faceless man (face instead has question marks) stands on a piller in the middle, an american flag on the left and mysterious flag on right

Feeling like a cultural “outsider”: three perspectives

Nayja Shah, Anaisha Das, and Mayukhi Katragadda June 9, 2022

Second-generation Americans, U.S.-born residents with one or more foreign-born parents, often struggle with feelings of alienation from both their ethnic heritage and American culture. Distraught with...

An illustration of a person, colored in white, hanging off a cliff, with a rope of red-colored words, such as fad diets, naps, bachalor party, etc.

The ultimate guide to mastering naps, beauty, love and productivity

Daphne Wang, Features Editor May 24, 2022

Mastering the nine-minute nap was the daunting task I vowed to overcome this school year. Between 11:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m., I’m bewitched with dizzying spells of mental exhaustion. The tantalizing lull...

Social media opens the door to increased connection, especially among teenagers, but that openness could exacerbate mental health issues

Mindsets and Movements: Trauma Dumping

Sneha Cheenath, Editor in Chief May 19, 2022

Netflix’s controversial “13 Reasons Why” sparked what felt like the largest, most complex discussion about mental health in my memory. The show, based on a novel of the same name, followed Clay Jensen’s...

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