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With Growth and Expansion, Will DVC’s Culture Remain the Same?

With Growth and Expansion, Will DVC’s Culture Remain the Same?

Sophia Solorzano, Multimedia Editor

March 2, 2018

Da Vinci Communications High School was founded in 2013, since then the school has expanded, with an extra class of freshmen and staff to become permanent members of the Da Vinci family. Next year, the sophomore class will also be doubling in size. “The classrooms in the future will all be filled up and that...

Love Is In The Air

Love Is In The Air

Lesley Rodriguez, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Teddy bears holding hearts with “I love you”, candy heart boxes splattered across the walls of stores and sparkling jewelry is something that couples can't escape. It’s February, the month of love. Valentine's Day can date back to A.D during the peak of the Roman Catholicism. Many people beli...

Punk Rock Lives On

Punk Rock Lives On

Sophia Szekely and Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Mosh pits, loud music, sweaty teens, and the desire to be different. Even those who don’t consider themselves to be punk can understand what it's about. “It can be incredibly diverse,” said Jake Pavlica, the drummer for Street Play, a punk band from Venice. “Its really cool seeing divers...

Our Corporate Neighbors: Mattel, Inc.

Our Corporate Neighbors: Mattel, Inc.

Ashely Banks, Web Designer

February 9, 2018

With the move into the new school also comes a new setting, and because we are often stuck in our own world, we never take the time to look into what businesses are right in our own backyard. There are an array of businesses that encompasses our school, many of which have rich histories within this ...

AI Robots: A Helping Hand To Our Working Society

AI Robots: A Helping Hand To Our Working Society

Jimmy Martir, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Robots designed to assist in improving the convenience of major companies such as Google, Samsung, Amazon, and others around the world. Currently, artificial intelligence is making its way into our working capacity. Robots have been advancing continuously over time and are now even in some of our l...

Connecting the Past to the Present: Letting the Unsung Heroes Sing

Connecting the Past to the Present: Letting the Unsung Heroes Sing

Jazmyn Davis, News Editor

February 9, 2018

I am sure that we are familiar with Madam C.J. Walker, the first female self-made millionaire in America; Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to the United States Congress; Daniel Hale Williams, an African American general surgeon, performed the second documented, successful pericardium surgery ...

Scars Do Not Define Them

Scars Do Not Define Them

February 9, 2018

*Names in this article have been changed to respect the privacy of sources. The women interviewed will remain anonymous, and names you see with an asterisk have been changed. First thing’s first: sexual harassment is not mutual and is unwanted. You have probably heard this definition constantly in t...

The Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year

Alessandra Pacheco, Features Editor

February 9, 2018

To most, the new year rang in on January 1st. The first day of 2018 has begun and we’re getting used to writing the year on our essays and schedules; however, to the Chinese community, the Chinese Lunar New Year is right around the corner. With preparations already begun, the Chinese New Year usually fa...

It’s Nifty To Be Thrifty

It’s Nifty To Be Thrifty

James Skinner, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

“I'm gonna pop some tags only got twenty dollars in my pocket,” said artist Macklemore in his song titled “Thrift Shop.” Thrift shopping is a cheap and fun way to shop for unclaimed pieces of clothing, but not everyone does it for the same reason. According to the Association of Retail Pr...

Anything for Selenas

Anything for Selenas

Lesley Rodriguez, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

“Anything for Selena” as said from the Selena film, was in full force November 3, 2017. The Texan-Mexican singer, Selena Quintanilla Perez, was finally recognized with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame after 22 years, which was long awaited by supporters. Her sister, Suzette Quintanilla, and her hu...

#Metoo

#Metoo

Chloe Truhlar, Multimedia Editor

December 1, 2017

At 1:21 pm on October 15, Alyssa Milano took to Twitter and tweeted, “If you've ever been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.” Her intent, as stated by a phone interview with the Associated Press, was "My hope is people will get the idea of the magnitude of just ho...

Performance Team

Performance Team

Riley Arnold, Entertainment Editor

December 1, 2017

5, 6, 7, 8…. Give me a P, E, R, F, O, R, M, A, N, C, E! Da Vinci Communications (DVC) and Design (DVD)  High Schools have just started a new club called the Performance team. This is a cheer and dance club that will perform at Community Dialogues (CD) along with Exhibition to showcase their sk...

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