The Bull's Eye

Asian Indie Hits
Asian Indie Hits
Josh Chou, Editor-In-Chief
April 28, 2021

Though Asian American youth are diverse in many aspects, an ever-increasing number are no longer satisfied with be- ing seen as an ethnic monolith by Western gaze. It’s no wonder, then, that descendents of Asian im- migrants all across the U.S. have resonated so much with labels like 88rising. The reason? A success- ful formula for Asian artists has arisen, between representation that feels genuine and non-pan- dering, coupled with some really banging, catchy songs. These two things together create music that speaks to the next generation of AAPI teens, as they navigate their relationship with their identities in the context of a white-dominated...

Campus return includes tutorial
Campus return includes tutorial
Lyndon Kaneko, Staff Writer
April 28, 2021

Since April 19, Diamond Bar High School has allowed in-person tutorial sessions to provide students with extra guidance from their teachers. Previously, teachers could only host online Zoom calls for the 80-minute period, but students now have the option to make an appointment and visit their teachers on campus. However, Zoom calls will still remain...

Uniting against Asian hate
Uniting against Asian hate
Rachel Lee, Asst. Opinion Editor
April 28, 2021

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, which began in Wuhan, China, hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have risen to new heights. A recent study by the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at Cal State San Bernardino reported that from 2019 to 2020, hate crimes against Asian Americans rose by 149 percent nationwide....

TEDx speeches featured virtually
Somiya Jajieh, Asst. Feature Editor
April 28, 2021

Although the annual TEDxTalks were held virtually this year, Diamond Bar High School students still had the opportunity to give speeches on topics they are passionate about via YouTube. To promote the event, which was hosted by the Wellness Center, presentations were posted on the DBHS Instagram account and administration posted the event on the Google...

Taurus navigates school closure
Taurus navigates school closure
Marcus Hsieh, Asst. News Editor
April 28, 2021

Like many extracurricular programs at Diamond Bar High School, the yearbook team has been forced to quickly adapt to new conditions this year. As a publication heavily relying on photographs, the Taurus has come to count on sparse in-person events and self-submissions to fill pages. The organization’s primary concern has been the lack of in-person...

Spring Arts and Crafts
Spring Arts and Crafts
Kelsey Wu, Asst. Feature Editor
April 28, 2021

Those who think that the era of making arts and crafts ends at the start of high school are sadly mistaken. Designing and fashioning material into your own creation is an activity that many high school students still partake in during their free time. If you’re looking to get started, or are simply craving some inspiration, look no further. Here are...

 Jeon often enjoys substituting plant-based ingredients for popular meat dishes.
A feed for the foodies
Marykate Palaris, Asst. A&E Editor
April 28, 2021

Cooking up a storm, Diamond Bar High School junior Carissa Jeon has created a social media account to showcase her culinary works. Initially, Jeon didn’t intend to show off her meals online. However, with more time on her hands, Jeon said she needed a way to get rid of her boredom during quarantine. As a result, she made an Instagram account (@carsa.cooks)...

Fried chicken showdown
Fried chicken showdown
Kyle Hong, Staff Writer
April 28, 2021

When  craving fried chicken, there are many options to choose from, making it hard to pick the one with the best price and flavor. Here are some chicken options in the Diamond Bar area. Kokio Chicken        Kokio Chicken is located in the H Mart plaza in Diamond Bar. I ordered the Love Combo ($32), which came...

Club member Isabelle Hurtado won first place in the DIY mask competition the club hosted.
Sharing a world of fashion
Steve Qu, Asst. News Editor
April 28, 2021

By fostering Brahmas’ passion for clothing design and outfit creation, the Diamond Bar High School Fashion club hopes to inspire more interest in the industry. With a leadership of six officers and about 50 active members, Fashion Club is actively trying to expand. The president, senior Daisy Lu, created the club in 2019. A large portion of the club...

Theater begins final production
Kyle Hong, Staff Writer
May 11, 2021

As meetings in-person begin to become more common, the Diamond Bar High School theater department has begun holding more on-campus practice as they prepare for their performance of “The Phantom of the Opera,” set for the weekend after school ends, May 29- 30.  “The Phantom of the Opera” is a classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical about a masked...

Classes for creativity
Classes for creativity
Marykate Palaris, Asst. A&E Editor
April 28, 2021

With a stroke of a brush, Diamond Bar High School junior Elisa Lopez transformed her hobby of painting into a business--not by means of selling her work, but by teaching her craft to others. Ever since October 2020, Lopez has been giving art classes to children ages 4-12 years old for $60 per month, while providing any needed materials such as easels...

Dizon
Animating new interests
Lyndon Kaneko, Staff Writer
April 28, 2021

With the interest in animation among students steadily growing, Diamond Bar High School will be offering a class in the filmmaking art next school year. English and art teacher Rhoda Dizon will be teaching the new addition to the school’s variety of applied art classes during the 2021-2022 school term. Though she is already teaching Intro to...

Sanitarily Satirical: Worried sick about COVID
Sanitarily Satirical: Worried sick about COVID
Josh Chou, Editor-In-Chief
April 28, 2021

The house is dead silent when I begin to feel that dreadful sensation, an itch at the very base of my throat, clawing maliciously to be let out....

Gym bag must-haves
Gym bag must-haves
Deesha Pathak, Asst. Sports Editor
May 10, 2021

As gyms are reopening, it is important for athletes to carry specific essentials in their duffel bag that will help them with their workouts...

AOTM: Daniel Solis
AOTM: Daniel Solis
April 28, 2021