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Coping With Having an Alcoholic Parent

Coping With Having an Alcoholic Parent

Valeria Mendoza and Milan Boykins

November 12, 2019

Many adults suffer from alcoholism, and children who are greatly affected by alcoholic parents are often overseen by society.   Due to the topic of growing up with an alcoholic parent being very personal, some of the sources would like to remain anonymous. Each story is extremely personal to students at DVC and the...

Young in Love Relationships

Young in Love Relationships

Milan Boykins

November 6, 2019

Love is a common feeling us humans may feel for another. A feeling that makes you happy, motivated and can even shape you into a better person. Puppy love is usually seen as “young love” or something that can be temporary. In high school, love and relationships can be viewed by others as somethin...

Women Empowerment Society Club

Club Leaders from left to right (Isabel Umekubo, Bianca Sanchez, Kaitlyn McCalebb, Cierra Pringle)

Kailey Torres and Ashley Quic

October 2, 2019

Four junior girls took it upon themselves to create a safe space for all genders to discuss any local and global issues women are facing today in their society. This club provides a social and academic outlet for anyone and everyone. The environment allows them to not be afraid to speak their mind...

Kareem Maddox Found The Balance In Passion And So Can You

Nolee Bugarin, Copy Editor

September 30, 2019

The blaring hum of the bell echoed throughout the festival as Kareem Maddox and teammates reached victory after winning the final round at the 3x3 tournament at the Los Angeles Street Festival.  After the first announcement of the event that was introduced as a global basketball competition, Madd...

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

James Skinner/VP

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...

DVC’s First Day of Service

DVC’s First Day of Service

Hailey Reyes and Sarah Carrillo

April 8, 2019 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

Geovani Espinoza talking to academic coach, Jeff. Photo taken by Hailey Reyes/VP

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)

Sandra Martin (left) with her niece having a good time.

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...

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