The Vitruvian Post

Book Review: Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James

Elena Marin, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the first novel of Marlon James’s new, Dark Star trilogy, that is engulfed in fantasy, action, myths, and history, focusing on a mercenary named Tracker who is hired to find a mysterious missing child. When I was browsing through the bookstore, Black Leopard, Red Wolf ...

Diversity at DVC

Diversity at DVC

Hasan Daniels and Jordan Foster

May 24, 2019

It is very important that in a school setting, a place where one receives an education, there is a diverse background of students, teachers, staff, and faculty workers. DVC is host to many different ethnic groups. There is a large abundance of Hispanic/and or Latino, African American, Asian, Caucasia...

BurgerIM Review

BurgerIM Review

Sarah Carrillo, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

BurgerIM, a new fast food restaurant located in El Segundo, has just opened up to the public on Douglas and Maple. This restaurant is located in the plaza where many students purchase their favorite Starbucks drink or their usual Subway sandwich. The BurgerIM restaurant is quite different than your...

The Last Bookstore—A Bookworm’s Daydream

The Last Bookstore—A Bookworm’s Daydream

Elena Marin

April 10, 2019

In Downtown Los Angeles, there is a bookstore that makes customers feel as if they’re walking through a bibliophile’s ultimate fairytale. As soon as I walked in, I imagined being in the Hogwarts Library in the Harry Potter series or the planet-sized Library in Doctor Who—a beautiful labyrinth of...

‘How to Train Your Dragon: A Hidden World’ Sets Fire to Cinemas

‘How to Train Your Dragon: A Hidden World’ Sets Fire to Cinemas

Daniela Calderon, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden world, is the final installment to the astounding How to Train Your Dragon trilogy. Bringing to close in the most breathtaking way, a franchise which has spanned nine years. Loosely based on books by the same name, authored by Cressida Crowell, and directed by ...

An album that is a treat for your ears

An album that is a treat for your ears

Lesley Rodriguez, Photo and Video Editor

April 5, 2019

The long-awaited debut Wallows album, Nothing Happens is finally out now. This indie band released its first ever studio album which many fans had waited for a long time. Wallows is constructed of three band members, Dylan Minnette (guitar/vocals), Braeden Lemasters (guitar/vocals) and Cole Preston (drums). ...

GPA’s Just Don’t Cut It Anymore

GPA’s Just Don’t Cut It Anymore

Sophia Szekely, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

If you don’t live in Bel Air and have mass amounts of money to bribe administrators, then the aching eyes and stiff fingers you get from doing hours of school work might not be enough to get you into the ideal college. Actors Felicity Huffman from the show Desperate Housewives and Lori Loughlin ...

A Bit of Italy in Gardena

A Bit of Italy in Gardena

Vanessa Hernandez

March 24, 2019

Living in Gardena, you quickly learn its routes. You learn that if you make a left on Western you’ll be met with an array of Asian and Korean restaurants. A pho house next to a ramen house, a Japanese cafe next to a boba cafe. It may take you a couple of wrong turns, and maybe going in the opposite...

Watts Coffee House

Watts Coffee House

Geovani Espinoza, Social Media Editor

February 27, 2019

When most people think of the city of Watts, the first thing that comes to mind is the notorious Watts riots that took place in 1965. However, Watts is also known for its hidden gem, Watts Coffee house, located on 1827 E 103rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90002. At first glance, the exterior may not seem like...

The Injustices Black Men in America

The Injustices Black Men in America

Jordan Foster and Hasan Daniels

December 5, 2018

The constant prejudice, discrimination, and unjustified killings of unarmed African American men seem to be a reoccurring story in America. According to PolitiFact, police officers have killed 853 people so far in 2018, and 25% of those people happen to be African American, yet African Americans only...

The Women Of Politics

The Women Of Politics

Sophia Szekely, Vanessa Hernandez, and Jaylene Maldonado

October 31, 2018

Qualified women are not hard to come by in the United States and yet there is a huge gender gap in politics; the numbers, however, are gradually diminishing with more women running in the 2018 midterms. On August 18, 1920, The 19th Amendment was put in place and allowed women to vote in elections....

The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

Ale Pacheco, Features Editor

June 5, 2018

As a senior class, we’ve had about a thousand and one individual memories we can recall in the coming years. From the terror that was the Civilization project to the only thing teachers remember us for, the Green/Brown Space, we’ve got a story unlike the previous graduating class to tell. The class of...