The Bull's Eye

America's next top star politician
Lauren Park , Contributing Writer
January 25, 2023

If Chris Evans ran for president of the United States, there’s no doubt that he would win by a landslide. Afterall, celebrities are the most influential people on this rather large floating rock, their boundless talent making them the best and most qualified candidates for political office.  While politicians often gain enough fame through their campaigns, they usually are corrupt, unconcerned and uncaring about the interests of the people in the way that real celebrities are. Take the comedian-turned-president of Ukraine, Zelenskyy, as an example. Who wouldn’t want a humorous president that’s struggling to fight against the Russians? The...

Verdict falls on mock trial
Kyle Hong, Asst. News Editor
December 15, 2022

Continuing on from last year, the Diamond Bar High School Mock Trial team took part in the LA County Mock Trial competition, placing within the top eight out of 122. Leading up to the event, the team practiced for two hours a day afterschool, four days a week. In addition, the team spent extra time outside of practice meeting with each other in person...

Experimenting within new frontiers
Vash Chen, Photo Editor
December 15, 2022

For the first time in the history of the program, the higher-level Diamond Bar High School science International Baccalaureate (IB) program students were invited to conduct their mini-project experiments at the Huntington Library on Nov. 16 as part of their science curriculum this year. The project’s purpose is to help the students connect science...

DBHS honored for excellence
Lyndon Kaneko, Staff Writer
December 15, 2022

Diamond Bar High School officially received the National Blue Ribbon award in Washington, D.C., commemorating its commitment to closing achievement gaps between students and accomplishing overall academic excellence. Dr. Reuben Jones accepted DBHS’ first-ever Ribbon award on Nov. 11 with math teacher Dena Lordi, who was nominated by staff as a...

Adding on to their previous success
Maia Pak, Business Manager
December 15, 2022

Beginning with a strong start to their season, the Diamond Bar High School math team exceeded expectations compared to previous years, placing 22nd overall at the Math Madness tournament, with competitions taking place every Wednesday from October to December. As a large portion of the team graduates each year, the team is constantly changing and...

Helping students learn more about the scientific field through research
Ashley Shiau, Asst. Feature Editor
January 26, 2023

This was the year for new clubs to emerge, including Diamond Bar High School’s Research Club. Thanks to junior club president Mary Zhang and vice president Joanna Liu, the club helps people gain the experience they need in scientific fields.  The club’s main goal is to help students who struggled to get professionally involved in the STEM field...

Celebrating Chinese New Year with traditions
James Yang , Staff Writer
January 26, 2023

To a majority of the world, Jan. 1 marks the start of the next year. According to the ancient Chinese lunisolar calendar, however, the placement of the sun, moon and stars creates the opportunity for another New Years’ occasion. From Jan. 21 to Feb. 5, Chinese New Year is celebrated throughout most of Asia, accompanied by exciting traditions, dazzling...

Donating to help the Philippines
Donating to help the Philippines
Lyndon Kaneko, Staff Writer
January 14, 2023

After being discontinued last school year due to most of its members graduating, the Diamond Bar High School Filipino Cultural Club rose from the ashes last September with the help of sophomore Ryan Garcia and senior Maia Tordillo.  Advised by Pathways Communication Academy teacher Mario Enriquez, the Filipino Club seeks to introduce Filipino culture...

Re-defining the closet
Mk Palaris, Editor-in-chief
January 13, 2023

The early 2000s—a turning point for top fashion, with cowl neck tops, low-rise jeans and raccoon tail hair making its way into the mainstream. But in the awkward yet charming Y2K era of fashion, wearing clothing that doesn't conform to gender norms was a rare sighting. In stark contrast, the public eye today—for the most part—embraces women...

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Taking Orchestra By the Strings
Hilary Hui, Contributing Writer
January 27, 2023

Starting off the new year on a high note, Diamond Bar High School’s Orchestra Department is preparing for their upcoming SCSBOA performance on Jan. 20 and 21, marking their 15th consecutive year of having the top number of students get into All-Southern Honors. Through rigorous auditions, juniors Arin Yi and Ian Kim were two of the 41 students...

Dress like your idol
Dress like your idol
Jeremiah Jung, News Editor
December 15, 2022

It’s no secret that people love imitating those they want to be. Some fanbases of music artists take this to the next level, becoming known for dressing in a certain manner. A few such representative fanbases are listed below. Playboi Carti King Vamp wouldn’t be the king of anyone without his loyal, almost cult-like following of “Vamps.” ...

Thundering Herd stomps through competitions
Ashley Shiau, Asst. Feature Editor
December 15, 2022

With their spirits high, Diamond Bar High School’s Thundering Herd marching band and color guard breezed through competitions with ease, winning sweeps continuously this year in several parades.  Throughout the year, marching band has been transitioning to the new music building which will help them improve and will ensure they do well during...

Memories made with money
Ryan Kung , Staff Writer
January 25, 2023

Senior year: the final year of K-12 education, which has been characterized in American media for decades, involves creating “priceless”...

Self-care is the new normal
December 19, 2022
Finding wins through struggling season
Joanne Lee, Asst. Photo Editor
January 25, 2023

After a rough start, Diamond Bar girls water polo regained their footing, racking up their first three wins in recent games. In one of their...

Adjusting to new faces
Adjusting to new faces
January 25, 2023