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Millennials in the Age of Trump

Kayla Mitchell and Sarah Carrillo

October 31, 2018

Immigration, abortion, terrorism, and other controversial issues have caused students at Da Vinci Communications to reflect on their own political views in the age of Trump. In November of 2016, businessman Donald Trump was elected as President of the United States of America. While some Americans...

Political Views From DVC

Political Views From DVC

Hailey Reyes, Copy Editor

October 31, 2018

With 2018 midterm elections coming up on November 6, students and staff at Da Vinci Communications have the opportunity to discover more about current politics and political climate in an effort to understand their own political doctrines. The 2018 elections, like past election years has been...

A Community’s Perception

A Community’s Perception

Hailey Reyes, Sarah Carrillo, and Jaylene Maldonado

October 15, 2018

On Wednesday, September 19th, students at Da Vinci Communications came together with their advisories to discuss the problems that have surfaced due to the reporting of student behavior around the city of El Segundo. The building that Da Vinci Schools currently occupies in El Segundo is surrounded...

Effects Of An Unhealthy Relationship

Effects Of An Unhealthy Relationship

Vienna Perez and Samin Champion

October 11, 2018

92% of 10 staff members and students across each grade at DVC self-reported in a survey that they’ve been in a toxic relationship whether it was with a friend, significant other, or family member. While DVC accredits itself on its open and friendly environment, the active threat of being engaged...

Stress: Healthy And Unhealthy Ways To Cope With It

Stress: Healthy And Unhealthy Ways To Cope With It

James Skinner, Web Editor

October 11, 2018

Stress: Healthy And Unhealthy Ways To Cope With It Students and staff at Da Vinci Communications are stressing more now that the school year is in mid-semester and exhibition is in one month. There are many healthy and unhealthy ways students can respond to stress. For freshmen, the amount of work...

The Meditation Pod

The Meditation Pod

Christian Espinosa, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

Da Vinci Communications is the fourth school in the U.S. to have the Somadome, an interactive pod made to give users a sense of serenity. The Somadome is for DVC staff and students to use in times of stress. Tyler Mar, junior Biology teacher, facilitated the partnership between the Somadome and DVC....

DVC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

DVC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Geovani Espinoza and Jaylene Maldonado

September 26, 2018

Over 5,979,000 people of either Hispanic or Latinx descent reside here in the Los Angeles area, according to Pew Research Center. National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated every year from September 15th through October 15th. Throughout the month people all over the nation recognize the importance...

Kaepernick Nike Ad, How does DVC feel about it?

Kayla Mitchell, Hasan Daniels, and Jordan Foster

September 26, 2018

In moments of strife and debate within the country, football player Colin Kaepernick's recent endorsement by Nike caused intense controversy as many feel that his kneeling protest was disrespectful and a blight on American veterans. The release of the Nike ad featuring Colin Kaepernick with the quote...

Tryout Before You Fry Out

Tryout Before You Fry Out

Samin Champion, Managing Editor

September 26, 2018

With the coming of a new school year, students at Da Vinci Communications find themselves with an abundance of opportunities to explore their interests and take on more responsibilities. For many students, that opportunity can be found in the new sports possibilities. This year the school has two...

The Red Burden: A Homeless Woman’s Tale

The Red Burden: A Homeless Woman’s Tale

Martina Flores and Riley Arnold, Opinion Editor and Entertainment Editor

June 5, 2018

Near Downtown Los Angeles in a city called Boyle Heights, Brittney and her boyfriend, “Spider,” live in a cramped, blue tent next to the Washington Boulevard Bridge. Both of them are currently homeless and repair broken bikes to make small cash for a living. Inside of their tent, there are two sm...

A Spectrum of Humans

A Spectrum of Humans

Kaelen Tynes, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018

Day to day life may be challenging for some people. The bright lights, the noise, being social, as well as the need for communication, these are things that may be challenging for people on the Autism spectrum. Someone with Autism may be overwhelmed by these situations, them having a set routine in th...

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