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

Throughout the struggles and difficult experiences of life, please reach out to those who can support and care for you. It's okay to ask for help. You are not alone.
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 bro-country subgenre silences female voices, preventing country music from progressing forward

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

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

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.
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...

Are you part of the simp nation?

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

“Among Us” highlights a problem prevalent in online gaming

 When people online are referring to someone they don't know, they overwhelming use
October 26, 2020

A month ago, I began playing this popular video game called “Among Us.” In case you’re living under a rock, it’s a mobile and PC social deduction game. There are 4-10 players, and there can...

NPS threatens endangered tule elk at Point Reyes National Seashore: an exploration of sides and solutions

Tule Elk Population Distribution Maps of California, Past to Present
October 24, 2020

In the 1870s, there were ten tule elk left in the world.  These 10 individuals were leftovers, the ghosts of a species that had been hunted to near extinction by Europeans. Endemic to California, the...

Stop complaining about The College Board

Despite its faults, the College Board may not be so bad.
October 5, 2020

“F*ck College Board,” one Dougherty Valley High School junior said. “The College Board single-handedly ruined my entire high school experience,” another exclaimed.  Animosity towards The College...

Explicit and sexual songs leave lasting impacts on the youth of today

Exposure to explicit music to a younger audience causes changes over the years.
September 28, 2020

1980 “Oh, I wanna dance with somebody, I wanna feel the heat with somebody”  ( “I Wanna Dance With Somebody”, Whitney Houston, 1980) 2010 "When I see your face There's not a thing...

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