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My Lola and Lolo (Grandmother and Grandfather in Tagalog) sitting with my Dad and Uncle in Hong Kong after leaving the Philippines to flee martial law. That would be one of the last times they were in the Philippines for the rest of their lives.

What It’s like to Grow up White

Samuel Minioza June 12, 2021

I’m white. For anyone who’s looked at me before, that sounds almost like a ridiculous statement. My skin is tan, my nose is flat and I have almond shaped eyes. For even someone who’s heard of...

Even with the lesser amount of APs and honors classes, freshmen still experience self disappointment.

Self disappointment plants a never-ending cycle in freshmen’s minds

Ashley Lee, Staff Writer June 3, 2021

Ranting to my friend on FaceTime about a math test, I talked about how bad I did, expressing how stressed I was for doing so poorly. Attempting to make me feel better, my friend jokingly asked, “When...

When people feel lost and confused in this world, everything starts to look the same.

And the world turned upside down

Akilesh Kale, Copy Editor June 3, 2021

“If I look at the mass I will never act. If I look at the one, I will.”- Mother Teresa In the spring of 2020, my life and the lives of many other students changed irrevocably when the COVID-19 pandemic...

The social media body hair acceptance movement fails to recognize the complexities between groups of women.

The normalization of body hair is important, but social media is doing it wrong

Aditi Lappathi, News Editor May 28, 2021

Body hair. Everyone has it. But, it’s still taboo when on feminine bodies. While people are generally more accepting of grown out body hair than they were in 2018, the social media body  positivity...

Domestic terrorists leave a shadowy mark in our mind and our perceptions of evil.

What does it mean to be a successful Domestic Terrorist?

Udita Jonnala, PR Editor May 26, 2021

A “Domestic Terrorist” is more evil than a terrorist for a whole lot of reasons. The term “Domestic Terrorist” is used to describe a person who commits criminal acts to further their ideology;...

Many consider mutual aid to be a more effective way to support your community than charity due to its cooperative, socially-conscious structure.

How mutual aid offers an ethical, community-oriented alternative to charity

What is mutual aid? Mutual aid was a term coined and popularized by philosopher Peter Kropotkin in his magnum opus, a 1902 essay collection entitled “Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution.” But what...

Queerbaiting ensures shows gain fans without losing them and furthers the lack of meaningful LGBTQ+ representation in today’s media.

Queerbaiting hooks viewers for the wrong reasons

Aria Khalique, Multimedia Editor May 24, 2021

“Cas, not for nothing but the last person that looked at me like that, I got laid” -Dean Winchester to Castiel (Supernatural). This provocative quote is just one of countless examples of queerbaiting...

This is my last piece I’ll be writing for the Tribune; I want it to be raw and come full circle. I don’t often talk about myself and my stories, but I want to tell parts of it.

An open letter to young Daniela, the Dougherty Valley student body, and the class of 2021: a failed speech and reflections on privilege, accomplishments, differences & identities

Daniela Wise-Rojas, Social Media Editor May 19, 2021

I don’t often talk about myself and my stories, but I want to share parts of my stories. The point of journalism is to tell other people’s stories. Ironically, after doing that for a while, you start...

While unity amongst any Asians seems appealing at first, it only masks the stark differences between us instead of wiping them clean.

Recognizing the Asian American Identity for what it is: a myth

Samuel Minioza May 15, 2021

When we think about what defines Asian Americans, usually a couple of key traits will stand out: hard-working, well educated, on a path to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) or professional...

Bidens proposals of environmental justice fail to meet the need of the worlds current climate crisis.

Biden’s Climate Plans Running Low on Fuel

Hannah Wang and Owen Spargo May 3, 2021

With such a rapid change in policy from the far-right Trump to the moderate Biden administration, since his inauguration, Biden has implemented climate-aimed spending plans that represent a genuine step...

With the start of the pandemic, the four walls around us made us feel the most at home.

Why our rooms are our safe spaces

Owen Spargo and Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath April 26, 2021

March 13 known as the day when our worlds were turned upside down, initially seemed like any other day. In fact, after school ended, we FaceTimed each other talking about how excited we were to get an...

Though the pandemic has affected senior citizens in many negative ways, they are still finding ways to socialize during these trying times.

How COVID is affecting socialising at senior living facilities

Udita Jonnala, PR Editor April 10, 2021

My first visit to a senior living facility was when I was two-years-old, and the one thing I remembered was the atmosphere. How the atmosphere was warm and comforting and to see seniors at the dining table...

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