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The Hidden Figures of an Overnight Journey

The Hidden Figures of an Overnight Journey

Kayla Mitchell, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Coming into any Da Vinci School, the overnighter is definitely one of the most exciting events to look forward to. Many freshmen go to overnighter without knowing the significance behind it. Overnighter leaders do their best to show the freshman what it means to be a student at Da Vinci Communications. ...

New Faces, Better Representation

New Faces, Better Representation

Ashely Banks, Web Designer

September 21, 2017

As Da Vinci Communications High School continues to expand its class sizes, the school has also brought along new teachers with contrasting backgrounds. This diversity has been long awaited and many of the students here are glad to see that even the school’s teaching staff is just as inclusive as i...

Criminal Chefs-d’oeuvre

Criminal Chefs-d’oeuvre

Sarah Ceja, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017

In the words of Banksy, “art comes alive in the arguments you have about it.” No other form of art has managed to spur as much debate as graffiti; it has become both prevalent in many communities and popular among youths. Graffiti is an art form that has both allowed changing communities to maintai...

Who to Blame: Taking the Woman’s side

Who to Blame: Taking the Woman’s side

Brianna Willis, DVC News Editor

April 28, 2017

  “It’s been such a long week and all I want is pizza and Netflix.”   Kelly Jones went to Dominoes to pick up her pineapple and canadian bacon pizza where she saw her friends Katie and Ashley. They explained how they were headed to a party and Kelly should come with them. Initi...

Fathers and Daughters

Fathers and Daughters

Janae Polk, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

“A good dad is someone who doesn’t abandon their child in any situation, someone who is a rock for their child and is a prime example of what every man should be,” says Erica Bentley. The prevalence of black youth and their absent fathers has always been seen as comedic to the world, but while...

Surfing the Waves of Gentrification

Surfing the Waves of Gentrification

Debby Erazo, Student Choice Editor

March 31, 2017

California, which is notoriously known for its high tides, is facing a new kind of wave. It’s a wave so strong some believe it to be catastrophic.   Los Angeles, which lies at the epicenter of the madness, is rapidly going under, and no one dares claim responsibility.   Hord...

Learning to Cope

Learning to Cope

Sarah Ceja, Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2017

“One winter morning last year, when everything was covered in snow, I came to class and no one was there. That’s when I saw Khadija walking slowly towards the school carrying her backpack,” Maryam, Khadija’s teacher, tells Sahraa Karimi of UNICEF. “She fell a few times until she finally rea...

To the American People,

To the American People,

Sarah Ceja, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2016

I have never been more disgusted or disappointed in my entire life as I was on the night of November 8, 2016. That night, you proved to me that history means nothing, that hate and selfishness continue to rule our lives and the world we create for ourselves. For how much longer you will choose to ignor...

I be Code-Switching

Kamrie Anderson, Humans of DVC Editor

December 9, 2016

Yo eyebrows on fleek and yo outfit poppin. Have you ever walked past black people having a conversation using phrases that you have probably never heard of? Were they speaking in a way that you would consider improper? This is a type of vernacular that black people speak. Vernacular is the lan...

Who am I?

Who am I?

Jazmyn Davis, DVC News Editor

December 9, 2016

I was born into a world where being fair skinned and having a size 2 figure was the only option in order to be considered beautiful. I was never able to look up to someone that looked like me other than my mother. As time progressed, the media portrayed what the ideal woman or girl should look like;...

Trump takes the ‘W’

Josh Villa, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

Throughout the 2015-16 election, a few of us have had our doubts about Donald J. Trump. Okay, a lot of us have, but what might this billionaire, entrepreneur, and real-estate mogul have done to make us feel such a way? What could he have possibly done to lose the American voter’s trust? Let’s j...

The Politics of Love

Debby Erazo, Web Editor and Student Choice Editor

October 20, 2016

I wondered if I (a strong democrat), would be able to sit down and have a talk with a staunch republican, to find some sort of common ground through a game.

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