The Vitruvian Post

Living in a Multicultural Family

Isabel Umekubo and Cierra Pringle

September 18, 2019

Multicultural families have been stuck in the middle and have long faced struggles at home, in society, and in the world.  Out of the 127.59 million homes in the U.S., only 700,000 of them are multicultural or interracial. In the past, interracial couples have faced prejudice in all directions. ...

The Seniors’ Final Exhibition Hurrah

The Seniors’ Final Exhibition Hurrah

James Skinner

April 11, 2019

The class of 2019 experienced their eighth and final exhibition. After eight semesters at DVC they are left with many memories to carry with them into their future endeavors. Exhibition has been Da Vinci’s method of showing the community what the school is all about. Students take projects that...

The Last Bookstore—A Bookworm’s Daydream

The Last Bookstore—A Bookworm’s Daydream

Elena Marin

April 10, 2019

In Downtown Los Angeles, there is a bookstore that makes customers feel as if they’re walking through a bibliophile’s ultimate fairytale. As soon as I walked in, I imagined being in the Hogwarts Library in the Harry Potter series or the planet-sized Library in Doctor Who—a beautiful labyrinth of...

DVC’s First Day of Service

DVC’s First Day of Service

Hailey Reyes and Sarah Carrillo

April 8, 2019

https://www.scribblemaps.com/api/maps/images/450/450/6g1LLJrStJ.png March 29th marked DVC’s first day of service where advisories united together to help the community in various locations such as Santa Monica, Dockweiler Beach, Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, and the Los Angeles Regional Food...

The Impact of Growing Up in a Single-Parent Household

The Impact of Growing Up in a Single-Parent Household

Vienna Perez

April 4, 2019

Growing up in a single-parent household can take a toll on a child's life when it comes to how a child is physically, emotionally and mentally impacted. According to Single Parenting and Children’s Academic Achievement, “Of children born since 1984, more than 60% will spend an average of 5 years of their childhood in a single-par...

Driving As A Youth: Pros And Cons Of Student Driving

Driving As A Youth: Pros And Cons Of Student Driving

James Skinner, Web Editor

March 28, 2019

Student Driving has been a reality for decades and it comes with positives and negatives, students get a chance to gain driving experience while facing the dangers of the road. In California, students generally start getting their permits by the age of 15 after receiving drivers education. After...

Academic Coaches Undercover

Academic Coaches Undercover

Hailey Reyes, Copy Editor

March 4, 2019

A dark classroom is full of students. The projector is beaming on the wall, instructions are posted on as background. Students are chattering on about math problems, asking their peers for help and clarification while Geoffrey La Pointe walks around, clipboard in hand. He walks up to a table full of...

El Viaje (The Journey)

El Viaje (The Journey)

Geovani Espinoza, Social Media Editor

March 4, 2019

The Pedro Pan operation was established between the Catholic church and the U.S. government. Its purpose was to help Cuban children seek asylum in the United States. Anthony Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz took power in Cuba in 1959, six years after the start of the Cuban revolution. During this time,...

What The Case Of 21 Savage Reveals About Immigration In America

What The Case Of 21 Savage Reveals About Immigration In America

Hasan Daniels and Kayla Mitchell

March 4, 2019

Recently, the partial government shutdown has led to heated debates on how to handle immigration within the country, and the arrest of rapper 21 Savage has brought more light to the controversial topic. On Sunday, February 3rd, the same day as the Super Bowl, rapper and Atlanta native 21 Savage was...

Roma, A Triumph At The Oscars

Roma, A Triumph At The Oscars

Lesley Rodriguez, Photo And Video Editor

March 4, 2019

With its captivating black and white color and representation of indigenous culture, Roma was a big competitor at this years Oscars. Most notably competing with popular films like Bohemian Rhapsody and A Star is Born. This foreign film took the hearts of many film lovers this year, director Alfonso...

Shining the Light on BSU

Shining the Light on BSU

Sarah Carillo, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

The month of February is a time for students who are a part of the Black Student Union to educate students on issues in society to celebrate black history month through advisory lessons and a Community Dialogue. “When it comes to the black student union, we are required to organize club meetings...

10 Black Unknown Figures

10 Black Unknown Figures

Daphne Piña, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

1. Bessie Coleman- first African American female pilot Born- January 26, 1892, in Atlanta TX Death- April 30, 1926, in Jacksonville FL Brief Description- Bessie Coleman is known as the first African American and Native American woman pilot. Her piloting career didn't begin until later on in he...