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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...

Fame Can Influence Fake

Fame Can Influence Fake

Sophia Solorzano, Multimedia Editor

April 20, 2018

With numerous relationships starting in high school, it’s easy to be influenced by #Couplegoals. Celebrities often portray themselves as “perfect” couples that may seem to love one another; however, that is not always the reality. Today’s celebrities have gained a huge influence on social med...

This Concerns You Too

This Concerns You Too

Jazmyn Davis, DVC News Editor

April 20, 2018

“It was her fault”; “She lead them on”; “She shouldn’t have worn that”; “Boys will be boys.” These are often familiar phrases that correspond with rape culture, revealing the ignorance surrounding those with these perceptions. According to the Oxford English Living Dictionaries, r...

The Incompetent Mexico-U.S Border Wall

The Incompetent Mexico-U.S Border Wall

James Skinner, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Following many months of planning and preparation, the government is starting to construct prototypes of Trump’s promised border wall in San Diego, CA. Spending $21.6 billion-plus for a wall designed to block immigrants on foot when they can still proceed to dig tunnels is ludicrous. With the growing ...

The Great Divide Between Generations

The Great Divide Between Generations

Erica Bentley, DVC News Editor

March 23, 2018

There has always seemed to be a disconnect between generations, from the way they were raised to the technology used. This disconnect seems as if it has created a gap in our country today and an idle game of “Who’s to blame?” People are familiar with the concept of different generations, often separate...

“My bus broke down!” Is that my fault?

“My bus broke down!” Is that my fault?

Riley Arnold, Entertainment Editor

March 23, 2018

It’s finally nearing the end of senior year and unfortunately, things are beginning to get a little out of line. With prom, grad night and graduation right around the corner, seniors are a little on edge. Administration at Da Vinci Communications High School has put the senior contract in effect...

Distractions, Professionalism or Self-Expression?

Distractions, Professionalism or Self-Expression?

Milan Washington, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

In St. Louis, Missouri it was reported that, Savannah Keesee, a junior at West County High School in St. Francois County was sent home due to her hair not being a “natural color" which was said to be in violation of their school’s dress code. In the report, Savannah's mother told KTVI, “she...

A Woman’s Womb, A Woman’s Choice

A Woman’s Womb, A Woman’s Choice

Vanessa Hernandez, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

Due to respect and confidentiality, the names in this article have been changed as requested by the sources. It was a cold afternoon, the AC in the small waiting room making the setting much more terrifying. All that can be heard is the clicking of pens, the typing of computers and the nurses callin...

When It Comes to Feminism, Men Also Matter

When It Comes to Feminism, Men Also Matter

Christian Espinosa, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

Are you not a man if you have feelings? Are you not a woman if you are impervious? Yes, you are. Why does it matter to people whether a male displays his feelings and woman does not? Feminism is a term that has a huge umbrella; it can be for anyone, meaning that it is not only for women. It’s abou...

Addressing Gun Reform After Parkland, Florida High School Shooting

Addressing Gun Reform After Parkland, Florida High School Shooting

Janae Polk, Editor-In-Chief

March 2, 2018

School is home to learning; an institution where a student should be able to seek their curiosities and allow their inquisitive sides to beam. No student, at any school whether they are labeled “unteachable” or “far behind” should expect to fear for their lives. As students sit at their tables...

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