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A Woman’s Womb, A Woman’s Choice

The assumption that any person who is pro-choice is also pro-abortion is not only misleading, but also quite inaccurate 
Darius Miner
(Apr 26, 2016)

Vanessa Hernandez, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

Due to respect and confidentiality, the names in this article have been changed as requested by the sources. It was a cold afternoon, the AC in the small waiting room making the setting much more terrifying. All that can be heard is the clicking of pens, the typing of computers and the nurses callin...

When It Comes to Feminism, Men Also Matter

Feminism And Race byLindsey Yoo.nsions and challenges in feminism along issues of race (npr).

Christian Espinosa, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

Are you not a man if you have feelings? Are you not a woman if you are impervious? Yes, you are. Why does it matter to people whether a male displays his feelings and woman does not? Feminism is a term that has a huge umbrella; it can be for anyone, meaning that it is not only for women. It’s abou...

Addressing Gun Reform After Parkland, Florida High School Shooting

Protest taking place in Pittsburgh for Parkland shooting.

Janae Polk, Editor-In-Chief

March 2, 2018

School is home to learning; an institution where a student should be able to seek their curiosities and allow their inquisitive sides to beam. No student, at any school whether they are labeled “unteachable” or “far behind” should expect to fear for their lives. As students sit at their tables...

Is Colin Kaepernick Still A Free Agent?

Colin Kaepernick refuses to stand for the national anthem again by   
Cork Gaines. Fans previously seemed not to notice Kaepernick's silent protests. This time, however, he was booed by fans in the audience.

James Skinner, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

Colin Kaepernick, a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was named GQ Magazines’ citizen of the year in 2017, which shows how much of an impact he made in our country. Yet he still hasn’t been signed to an NFL team even though his stats were more exceptional than a fair amount of other quarterb...

Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

Janae Polk, Editor-In-Chief

March 2, 2018

I’ve had the ultimate pleasure to attend a school in which I’m able to express my opinions and openly tap into my inquisitive side. Every moment I’ve encountered at Da Vinci will never be forgotten; the friends I’ve made and the teachers I have created amazing relationships with made me view...

Black Panther: The Album, In All of Its Glory

Black Panther: The Album is a compilation of music from and inspired by the 2018 Marvel film. Music inspired by Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd & SZA

Martina Flores, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2018

“King of my city, king of my country, king of my homeland” Lamar recites in his song Black Panther. He continues into the song repeating the word “king” at least 25 more times, emphasizing the power, leadership, and compassion a true king possesses. Even before the release of Black Panth...

“Fight The Power That Be. Fight The Power”

Current President of the United States Donald Trump.  The nation's 45th president; 2018 CNBC

Alessandra Pacheco, Features Editor

March 2, 2018

For many, the 2016 presidential election left a mark of not only surprise but curiosity for the years to come. The world couldn’t help but wonder if the wall of separation was coming for sure, wondering if the government shutdowns would end soon, and what other adventures the Trump Administration could ...

“Beware The Slenderman”: An Opening Eye to Our Fractured Justice System

The legend of Slender Man. The one who befriends all and is portrayed as a hero with no face.

Janae Polk, Editor and Chief

February 9, 2018

In a recent case known as the “Slender Man Stabbing,” 12-year-old Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser brutally stabbed their friend, Payton Leutner. Leutner was left for dead by the two and crawled her way to the end of the road with multiple stab wounds. While being hastily treated, she was on the brink o...

Rise of the Black Panther

Black Panther poster new trailer for Marvel’s upcoming “Black Panther” film provides the most extensive look yet at life in the futuristic fictional African country of Wakanda.

Samin Champion, Staff writer

February 9, 2018

The lifestyles of Black and African communities have long been degraded with countless negative stereotypes and misrepresentations in films and in the media. This dominant narrative has been discredited time and time again by the Black Panther comics.

Dear White People

Photo provided by  a sad reality. White Privilege going on for many years now. Have things really changed?

Chloe Truhlar, Multimedia Editor

February 9, 2018

I'm white and privileged… what does this mean? White privilege is a term coined to explain a system in which white people possess certain societal privileges that provide them benefits that other groups are denied typically based on race. Some may argue that other factors play into this such a...

Grown-Ish: The Modern “A Different World”

Photos with the cast of 2018 Grown-Fish cast. The cast of A Modern World cast T.V. shows.

Kayla Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

The 90s, a generation of style, music, and most importantly entertainment. 90s sitcoms often become the topic of conversation when discussing this culturally revolutionary era. “A Different World,” a spin-off of ¨The Cosby Show”, was most popular for bringing awareness to many issues such a...

Let’s Address the Queer Elephant in Marvel’s Writers’ Room

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Tatiana Uribe, Assistant Editor in Chief

February 9, 2018

For me, absolutely no Marvel product has been as exciting as its 2017 Hulu series: Runaways. Don’t get me wrong, it can be so cringey and reminiscent of high school drama sometimes I catch my eyes reflexively rolling to the back of my head. It is definitely not the most perfect or even profound...

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