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Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month

Ula Peapea, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

November is not only a time of celebrating the National Holiday Thanksgiving, it’s also a time to celebrate the history of Native American Heritage. The National Native American Appreciation Month was created in 1990 to honor Native American contributions, sacrifices, achievements, and culture a...

LA Animal Save: The Truth Behind What Your Eating

LA Animal Save: The Truth Behind What Your Eating

Alison Howard, Web Designer

November 2, 2017

Driving down Vernon Street in Downtown Los Angeles, it is hard to miss the vibrant children, pigs, and cows all residing harmoniously on fields of grass. A brown barn has a billboard with the words “Farmer John Fair” and a white cross perched on its zenith.  This scene is depicted on murals surrounding...

Dia De Los Muertos

Dia De Los Muertos

Samin Champion, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Death, for some, is the finality of all things; for others, it’s the beginning of eternal life. For some Latin American cultures, death is celebrated and welcomed. Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the dead), a multi-day holiday that begins October 31 and ends November 2, focuses on the gatherings of fa...

What It Truly Means To Be An Angeleno

What It Truly Means To Be An Angeleno

Martina Flores, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2017

Many people around the world come to Los Angeles with the intention of seeking a better life. Some people want to make a name for themselves or explore opportunities that weren't revealed to them. Los Angeles is where creativity and acceptance are advocated. L.A is home to the most multicultural and m...

Novel Writing at DVC

Novel Writing at DVC

Alessandra Pacheco, Features Editor

November 2, 2017

During the month of November at DVC, the 10th grade English class will be writing and completing 50,000-word count novels as a new project. Not only are they getting an influx of creative writing at DVC, but they’re learning more about the great non-profit organization: NaNoWriMo.org. The organiza...

A Day in the Life of Natasha Morse

A Day in the Life of Natasha Morse

Milan Washington, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

In the year of 2013, Natasha Morse joined the Da Vinci Schools team as a resource specialist and later became our real-world learning director. Morse earned her bachelor's in international affairs at the University of Southern California (USC), an administrative services credential from Californi...

Awareness

Awareness

Vanessa Hernandez, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

Every year during the month of October we acknowledge and applaud the strength of women and their battles with breast cancer. Even with those who lost the battle, we continue to cherish their souls. Breast cancer is like any other type of cancer, it’s most likely to occur in women, but men can get ...

Trolls and Toxicity in the Gaming Community

Trolls and Toxicity in the Gaming Community

Casey Henderson, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017

In what has been described as a “heated gaming moment,” Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube alias PewDiePie, used the N-word to insult a fellow gamer while live streaming himself playing the popular video game Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds. He has released a public apology in light of t...

Pink and Lavender

Pink and Lavender

Sophia Solorzano, Multimedia Editor

October 13, 2017

September 28, 2017, was the first meeting of the Pink and Lavender club where Jane Earle and Chloe Abeyta, the leaders of the club, gathered information from the history of the LGBT+ community in which they chose their club’s central message, title and colors. According to Earle and Abeyta, the club’s ...

The Final Frontier

The Final Frontier

Alessandra Pacheco, Features Editor

September 22, 2017

New faces, new looks, and the new graduating class of 2018 has arrived on the Da Vinci Communications scene. It’s the final year, the year right before seniors take the plunge into adulthood and lead their own lives after their high school years are over. Before they leave, there are still a few thi...

Hispanic Heritage Month At DVC

Hispanic Heritage Month At DVC

Christian Espinoza, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time when we can celebrate Hispanic delicacies such as tacos, pupusas, enchiladas and tamales with family and friends. However, it is not always about the food, it is about celebrating Hispanic Heritage. There are many Hispanic countries that celebrate their independence days...

Latin American and Latino Art in LA

Latin American and Latino Art in LA

Samin Champion, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is an event hosted by the Getty Foundation that explores and celebrates Latin American and Latino art in SoCal. PST: LA/LA is the successor to the event called Pacific Standard Time: Art in Los Angeles 1945-1980.   Getty’s Media relations supervisor Julie Jaskol said that ...

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