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Is Colin Kaepernick Still A Free Agent?

Is Colin Kaepernick Still A Free Agent?

James Skinner, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018

Colin Kaepernick, a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was named GQ Magazines’ citizen of the year in 2017, which shows how much of an impact he made in our country. Yet he still hasn’t been signed to an NFL team even though his stats were more exceptional than a fair amount of other quarterb...

Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

Janae Polk, Editor-In-Chief

March 2, 2018

I’ve had the ultimate pleasure to attend a school in which I’m able to express my opinions and openly tap into my inquisitive side. Every moment I’ve encountered at Da Vinci will never be forgotten; the friends I’ve made and the teachers I have created amazing relationships with made me view...

Black Panther: The Album, In All of Its Glory

Black Panther: The Album, In All of Its Glory

Martina Flores, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2018

“King of my city, king of my country, king of my homeland” Lamar recites in his song Black Panther. He continues into the song repeating the word “king” at least 25 more times, emphasizing the power, leadership, and compassion a true king possesses. Even before the release of Black Panth...

“Fight The Power That Be. Fight The Power”

“Fight The Power That Be. Fight The Power”

Alessandra Pacheco, Features Editor

March 2, 2018

For many, the 2016 presidential election left a mark of not only surprise but curiosity for the years to come. The world couldn’t help but wonder if the wall of separation was coming for sure, wondering if the government shutdowns would end soon, and what other adventures the Trump Administration could ...

“Beware The Slenderman”: An Opening Eye to Our Fractured Justice System

“Beware The Slenderman”: An Opening Eye to Our Fractured Justice System

Janae Polk, Editor and Chief

February 9, 2018

In a recent case known as the “Slender Man Stabbing,” 12-year-old Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser brutally stabbed their friend, Payton Leutner. Leutner was left for dead by the two and crawled her way to the end of the road with multiple stab wounds. While being hastily treated, she was on the brink o...

Dear White People

Dear White People

Chloe Truhlar, Multimedia Editor

February 9, 2018

I'm white and privileged… what does this mean? White privilege is a term coined to explain a system in which white people possess certain societal privileges that provide them benefits that other groups are denied typically based on race. Some may argue that other factors play into this such a...

Let’s Address the Queer Elephant in Marvel’s Writers’ Room

Let’s Address the Queer Elephant in Marvel’s Writers’ Room

Tatiana Uribe, Assistant Editor in Chief

February 9, 2018

For me, absolutely no Marvel product has been as exciting as its 2017 Hulu series: Runaways. Don’t get me wrong, it can be so cringey and reminiscent of high school drama sometimes I catch my eyes reflexively rolling to the back of my head. It is definitely not the most perfect or even profound...

Minorities Rejecting Their Own

Minorities Rejecting Their Own

Erica Bentley, News Editor

December 1, 2017

According to research by FS magazine, 80% of black men, 79% of Asian men and 75% of South Asian men have experienced racism in the gay community. People of color in the LGBT+ community are neglected and underrepresented even though they suffer the same reality. The culture of minority families cen...

Are the Crazy Sales Really Worth It?

Are the Crazy Sales Really Worth It?

Rocio Handal Rodriguez, Humans of DVC Editor

November 2, 2017

We give up sleep, we give up family time, and we give up many other things just to be able to get the discounts on items we’ve been waiting months to buy. Sales such as Back To School Discounts or Black Friday can make us, the consumers, behave in ways we usually consider aggressive and abnormal....

Healthcare is a Human Right

Healthcare is a Human Right

Ashely Banks, Web Designer

November 2, 2017

“A healthier life, the liberty to pursue happiness free of the constraints that lack of healthcare might provide to families … under the Affordable Care Act, you have that ability – that liberty to pursue your happiness,” states Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the United States House of Repr...

Only Read if You Have an IQ of 200

Only Read if You Have an IQ of 200

Casey Henderson, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

“To be fair, you have to have a very high IQ to understand Rick and Morty.” This Reddit post is a perfect personification of the obnoxious science fiction fans seeking to kill the show they adore so heavily. Rick and Morty is the disgustingly lovable science fiction sitcom on Adult Swim ...

The “Magic” Bean

The “Magic” Bean

Alessandra Pacheco, Features Editor

October 12, 2017

Another Starbucks just opened up across your street, you’re a big coffee fan, and you couldn’t be more excited at the prospect of coffee being closer to you. Every morning, now, you can have an iced blended mocha at your fingertips and start your day right. However, is the cost of drinking that mo...

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