The Vitruvian Post

Our Responsibility

Our Responsibility

Tatiana Uribe, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

October 12, 2017

Although Puerto Rico has been a part of our country for over 120 years, many are unaware of the fact that all Puerto Ricans are U.S. Citizens. However, their state of citizenship is not parallel to what someone born or naturalized to the mainland (the rest of the United States) would experience. Thei...

Fast Food Isn’t the Best Option

Fast Food Isn’t the Best Option

Jimmy Martir, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

Imagine listening to your doctor telling you that you have type 2 diabetes or high cholesterol because you eat too much fast food every day. You might think to yourself that eating that delicious burger will not affect you because you can’t spot the external effects; however, in the long run, consu...

The Kardashians’ Biggest Scandal Yet

The Kardashians’ Biggest Scandal Yet

Martina Flores, Opinion Editor

October 12, 2017

In today’s society, it’s unfortunate that it has become more common to be concerned about which Kardashian is pregnant rather than real tragedies happening around the world. The Kardashians have influenced people nationwide to fall to the knees of social media and unrealistic beauty standards to...

Confederacy Is DEAD

Confederacy Is DEAD

Jazmyn Davis, News Editor

September 22, 2017

The Charlottesville march sprouted from one conflict that should have been eliminated years ago: the eradication of Confederate statues.  The symbolism demonstrated through these statues is white supremacy. This has weighed heavily on African-American citizens, driving them to tear down the never end...

Rage, Hate, Violence: Racism

Rage, Hate, Violence: Racism

Martina Flores/ Janae Polk, Opinion Editor/ Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2017

Unlike the rest of the world, America is a boiling pot of culture and diversity and is home to people of all races. This should leave opportunity for people to be more understanding and appreciative of everyone’s culture; however, the increase in racial tensions begs to differ. Ever since former...

Respeta Mi Existencia o Espera Resistencia

Alison Howard, Web Designer

September 21, 2017

We are all dreamers.   English, Polish, Mexican, Iranian.   The wealthy.   The underprivileged.   Everyone has hope for their future, a desire to do more, passions awaiting to be unlocked. On September 5th, the Trump administration announced it would form...

Our Founding Father

Our Founding Father

Editorial Staff

May 17, 2017

A great teacher inspires and exhibits the resilient characteristics of someone driven by passion and curiosity. It is through the cultivation of patience, passion, and curiosity that Nathan Barrymore, who graduated from Claremont McKenna in 2009, challenged what it meant to be an educator. Often...

Did You Get Into the College of Your Dreams?

Did You Get Into the College of Your Dreams?

Makaila Conley, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017

Senior year is stressful as it is and on top of that, it is filled with college applications, a collection of assignments, and finals that are a huge part of your grade. Tylaina Alford, who was denied from all the UC’s she applied to, was unable to make it into her dream school, UCLA. Alford...

Letter From the Editor

Sarah Ceja, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2017

As we began this first year in journalism, I don’t think anyone knew just quite what we were in for. Da Vinci’s first journalism class got to test drive a system that will continue to change and improve as the years go by.  I’ve seen articles written about racism and heavily debated issues in the media a...

Criminal Chefs-d’oeuvre

Criminal Chefs-d’oeuvre

Sarah Ceja, Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 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 27, 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...

Was KeKe Palmer’s Response the next Movement for Equality ?

Was KeKe Palmer’s Response the next Movement for Equality ?

Donyaih Thomas, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

“America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way round. Human rights invented America.” - Jimmy Carter Each individual is entitled to human rights, which generally consist of respecting one another. These rights are designed to help people know their individual va...

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