The Bull's Eye

Brahmas win Branding Iron for second straight year
Brahmas win Branding Iron for second straight year
Charles Tam, Asst. Sports Editor
April 19, 2021

For the second consecutive year, the Diamond Bar High School Brahmas came out victorious in the annual Branding Iron game against long-time rivals Walnut High School Mustangs, 24-21. As the matchup between the two teams took a 602-day hiatus, the rivalry game was highly-anticipated. Led by junior running back Michael Gorbea, Diamond Bar ultimately came out on top by a close margin. Although the game started off slowly with a scoreless first quarter, things changed at the start of the second quarter, with the Brahmas coming out strong offensively. With two consecutive runs by Gorbea and an eight-yard keeper by sophomore quarterback Maddox...

School to begin in-person tutorial
School to begin in-person tutorial
Marcus Hsieh, Asst. News Editor
March 24, 2021

Marking the one-year anniversary of Walnut Valley Unified School District’s closure on March 16, Superintendent Robert P. Taylor announced via YouTube livestream that the majority of students at Diamond Bar High School will continue with distance learning for the remainder of the 2020-2021 academic year. The decision was made in an effort to maintain...

Brahmas triumph in first online Write-Offs
Jianlan Busteed, Contributing Writer
March 23, 2021

The Brahmas managed to secure the second place slot in the Super Sweepstakes due to their high placements in multiple categories during the Eastern Los Angeles Journalism Education Association write-offs last month.  In the first online ELAJEA write offs, Diamond Bar High School’s journalism and yearbook students competed against students from...

Raising funds for the senior class
Raising funds for the senior class
Connor Cho, Asst. Business Manager
March 23, 2021

While the pandemic has presented numerous challenges to high school students--especially the class of 2021, as many senior activities have been canceled--class committee officers are still hard at work, taking steps to remediate its financial state so they can finish off the senior year on a positive note. After the loss of its $6,000 prom deposit,...

Mesdjian named Wellness adviser
Mesdjian named Wellness adviser
Marcus Hsieh, Asst. News Editor
March 23, 2021

Diamond Bar High School English teacher Denise Mesdjian will be taking up the mantle from previous Wellness Center adviser and founder Sandy Davis, who retired last summer. Since the beginning of campus closures, athletic director and peer counseling instructor Albert Lim has been providing guidance for the center, acting as an interim adviser. The...

Stepping into his shoe business
Stepping into his shoe business
Anika Yatawara, News Editor
March 23, 2021

Wanting to provide an outlet for more exclusive, unisex clothing pieces, Diamond Bar High School junior Chris Mendoza started his reselling business Heat and Hype. Mendoza buys and resells sneakers and clothes from a variety of well-known brands such as Nike, Yeezy and New Balance. He explained that his business’ name was derived from common...

Makomae falls short of the bar
Makomae falls short of the bar
March 23, 2021

Hidden in a corner on Diamond Bar Boulevard, Japanese restaurant Makomae didn’t seem remarkable at first glance. After getting a taste of their food, I’m inclined to say that my assumption was correct. Entering, I was greeted with a rustic yet polished atmosphere that had a warm ambiance. A bar was off to the side for customers to view chefs...

Spring 2021 trends
Spring 2021 trends
March 23, 2021

With warmer weather and Easter around the corner, it’s time to leave behind the winter bundle you’ve grown used to. This year’s  hottest spring season trends are guaranteed to break you out of dull winter palettes and into a bold world of color. To start off, trade your thick winter hoodies for a pastel, cropped cardigan. Thinner tops are ideal...

A History of Women’s Rights
A History of Women’s Rights
Somiya Jajieh, Asst. Feature Editor
March 23, 2021

The United States has gone through a multitude of  changes since its inception, with one notable aspect being progress toward gender equality. In honor of Women’s History Month, here are four significant landmarks that kicked off the movement for equality between the sexes: Expanded voting rights The 20th century brought about many exciting...

Del Rey takes a victory lap
Del Rey takes a victory lap
Josh Chou, Editor-In-Chief
March 24, 2021

For most of my time as a casual Lana Del Rey listener, I’d come to associate her with a distinct sound: carefully presented and cinematic that was equal parts grandiose, melancholy and melodramatic. Around two years ago , del Rey truly entered my radar. The first reason lies in her 2019 album, where producer Jack Antinoff helped her shape ethereal...

COVID art receives recognition
COVID art receives recognition
Rachel Lee, Asst. Opinion Editor
March 23, 2021

Mon Rêve, or My Dream, is what Diamond Bar High School seniors Ariel Tran and Crystal Rustom decided to name the clothing brand they started in June, with the aims to spread creativity and inspire others to pursue their dreams. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, they have dedicated their brand to raising funds for impoverished families who have been...

Music industry in the TikTok era
Music industry in the TikTok era
Reyna Wan, Opinion Editor
March 23, 2021

With over one billion users worldwide, TikTok has quickly become this generation’s premiere social media platform, making internet sensations out of everyday people. Exactly why it’s so popular is how perfectly it caters to the short attention span of today’s generation, using 15 seconds to expose users to addicting songs in the form of trends,...

Letter to the Editors
Anonymous
March 30, 2021

Dear Editors, Mr. Desmond wrote that the February 23, 2021 Eye of the Editors opinion article, “GLC messaging invalidates student experiences”...

Uniforms bring gender inequality
Uniforms bring gender inequality
Victoria Artale, Sports Editor
April 19, 2021

To say the least, female athletes are not being treated equally in the world of sports despite the amount of records and medals earned. This...