The Bull's Eye

Alumni Spotlight: Jason Wright
Alumni Spotlight: Jason Wright
Victoria Artale, Sports Editor
September 18, 2020

Nine years ago, Diamond Bar High School alumnus Jason Wright retired from the NFL as a part-time player. Now he’s back in the league as the first African American team president in league history. The 38-year-old was hired by the Washington Football Team, which recently dropped its longtime nickname, Redskins,  due to mounting pressure over the name’s racist overtones. By hiring Wright, the team is taking another step toward equality within the world of  football. He will also become the youngest team president in league history. “The transformation of the Washington Football Team is happening across all aspects of the organization — from football to operations to branding to culture — and will make us a truly modern and aspirational...

16 brahmas honored as semifinalists
16 brahmas honored as semifinalists
Kelsey Wu, Asst. Feature Editor
September 27, 2020

Sixteen Diamond Bar High School seniors were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists this month.  The recipients are Sritaran Bondada, Emily Chen, Aaron Hao, Brandon Kam, Caitlin Lee, Camille McCurry, Celine Shen, Nathan Song, Claire Wang, Derek Wang, Benjamin Wu, Chelsea Wu, Breanna Yang, Jacob Zhi, Erin Zhou and Luke Zhou.     Every...

Construction restarts in music and science buildings
Construction restarts in music and science buildings
Tiffany Lee, Asst. Photo Editor
September 23, 2020

Although the Diamond Bar High School campus is closed to students, doesn’t mean all operations have halted. During this time, construction on the 500 building and instrumental music building has been ongoing as the school continues to prepare for students’ eventual return to campus. When Measure WV passed two years ago, the music program received...

Brahmas adapt to virtual semester
Brahmas adapt to virtual semester
Steve Qu, Asst. News Editor
September 20, 2020

As school continues  in a virtual setting this semester, students and teachers have varying opinions on this new learning format's success. The new school day consists of 40-minute periods with five-minute passing periods between them, and hour-long 1A and 6A classes. It isn't until after the school day is over, at 12:30 p.m., that there's a 30-minute...

Annual club rush goes virtual
Annual club rush goes virtual
Tiffany Lee, Asst. Photo Editor
September 20, 2020

In lieu of the usual club rush event, during which students roamed from table to table in the upper quad, Diamond Bar High School’s USB came up with a different way for students to find out about the different extracurriculars on campus--a virtual club rush.  In preparation for the Aug. 31 to Sept. 10 event, Inter-Organization Council Chairperson...

Apps for a New School Year
Kyle Hong, Staff Writer
September 19, 2020

With the virtual school year starting, it can be difficult to get back into the swing of things. But there are many apps and websites that can be used to make things easier, from learning new material to keeping up with academic tasks. Here are a few that can help make distance learning more convenient: Khan Academy With distance learning, understanding...

Seniors Unlock New Life Skills
Seniors Unlock New Life Skills
Connor Cho, Asst. Business Manager
September 19, 2020

While most students spent their summer break locked in their homes, four Diamond Bar High School seniors found interesting internships to liven up their summer experience. Senior James Wu had the opportunity to assist former California Assemblywoman Young Kim with her campaign for Congress, to represent California’s 39th District. Starting on June...

A Cultural Experience
A Cultural Experience
Natasha Chang, Asst. A&E Editor
September 19, 2020

Given that a majority of Diamond Bar High School’s student population identifies as Asian American, junior Kyle Shiroma and senior Joshua Shiroishi decided to start a club that accentuates one of Asia’s popular cultures.  “It started in chemistry class, where we found out that we were both Japanese Americans,” Shiroishi said. “Soon after,...

Boy Scouts of America
Boy Scouts of America
Marcus Hsieh, Asst. News Editor
September 19, 2020

Years of giving back to the community have earned multiple Boy Scouts at Diamond Bar High School their Eagle Scout ranks. The Eagle Scout rank is the highest any Boy Scout can achieve and is carried for life after completion. It requires a capstone volunteer Eagle Project as well as a leadership position and board interview. Senior Evan Thomas...

The show must go on
The show must go on
Natasha Chang and Marykate Palaris
September 20, 2020

While sitting down and teaching through a screen has become the new normal for teachers who cover traditional academic topics, things are more complicated for those classes whose very objective is to perform. In order to adapt, performing arts classes on campus have taken unique approaches to maintain their skills from home. SHOW CHOIR During...

"Mulan" sees backlash from students
"Mulan" sees backlash from students
Natasha Chang, Asst. A&E Editor
September 20, 2020

As a major film intended to represent Asian culture and those in the entertainment industry, the movie “Mulan” was highly anticipated. However, following its release, the film has become involved in many controversies, causing outrage among its targeted audience.  Because some of the filming was done in China, Disney cooperated with the Chinese...

Gaming in quarantine
Gaming in quarantine
Lyndon Kaneko and Edward Kim
September 20, 2020

With teens spending more time at home than ever, video games have grown  in popularity like never  before. Viewership on Twitch and YouTube has also skyrocketed as players  found themselves cooped up at home, looking for some interaction. Over the past few months, a few games have stood out in popularity amongst Diamond Bar High School  students...

Camera Policies Do Not Infringe on Personal Privacy
Camera Policies Do Not Infringe on Personal Privacy
Rachel Lee, Asst. Opinion Editor
September 20, 2020

Everyone feels differently about how much of their private life they prefer to share with their peers; however, being required to show one’s...

Distance Learning Enviroment
Distance Learning Enviroment
September 19, 2020
L'mio Edqards runs for charity
September 25, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has been particularly challenging for those already facing economic hardships, inspiring  L’mio Edwards to work toward ...