The Bull's Eye

Breaking a two year streak
Breaking a two year streak
Ethan Ro, Staff Writer
November 3, 2021

Unable to carry on the momentum from their four-game winning streak, the Brahmas lost their annual Branding Iron game against the Walnut High School Mustangs, 27-17. Junior quarterback Ryan Lewis led the offensive charge for the Brahmas, throwing for 177 yards and two touchdowns—both of which connected to sophomore wide receiver Kai Jenkins. On the defensive end, senior Victor Flores led the team with 13 tackles, followed closely by senior Cole Watson with 12.  Lewis fired up the Brahma crowd early in the first quarter after completing a 33-yard touchdown pass to Jenkins. A successful one-point conversion followed, giving the Brahmas...

Exam allows for early graduation
Kyle Hong, Staff Writer
November 3, 2021

Providing an alternative academic path, the California High School Proficiency Exam was created for students who intend to graduate high school early. The test includes a reading and writing portion in addition to a math section that covers topics from Pre-algebra, Geometry and Algebra 1. A unique aspect of the exam is that, once passed, students...

Marcus Hsieh
Breaking cultural barriers
Marcus Hsieh, News Editor
November 3, 2021

In an effort to expand cultural awareness among students, Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed Assembly Bill 101 into law. The bill requires school districts to create a curriculum that focuses on four historically overlooked minority groups: Indigenous, Asian, Latino and Black Americans. According to the bill, schools must announce plans to implement...

Senator Josh Newman and Councilmember Andrew Chou speak to FBLA and HOSA students about their experiences in office.
Local politicians visit DBHS campus
Lyndon Kaneko, Staff Writer
November 3, 2021

In hopes of getting its members more involved in their local government, Diamond Bar High School clubs Future Business Leaders of America and Health Occupations Students of America invited Senator Josh Newman and Diamond Bar councilman Andrew Chou to a community forum. The forum is a part of the FBLA chapter project. These projects cover an array...

Michael Pribadi was awarded for his professionalism towards parents in the office.
Rewarding students for acts of kindness
MK Palaris, Asst. A&E Editor
November 3, 2021

Several Diamond Bar High School students have been caught in the act— of doing the right thing. On Oct. 7, USB kicked off the campaign by distributing “Caught in the Act” (CIA) cards as a means to promote kindness on campus. “USB started this because so much has happened during quarantine, and we’ve had a lot of people struggle getting...

Tiktok food trends
Tiktok food trends
Taylor Joe and Maia Pak
November 3, 2021

Despite the increased popularity of dancing and comedy content, food Tiktok trends have yet to be removed from their pedestal of motivating people with DIY easy recipes. Here are the few that have been trending recently: Emily Mariko- Tik Tok Salmon Rice Trend Going from 100k to almost 5 million followers in one month on TikTok, Youtube vlogger...

A magical culinary introduction
A magical culinary introduction
Jianlan Busteed, Asst. Opinion Editor
November 3, 2021

With cameras watching their every move and the clock ticking down faster and faster, Isabella Santiago and her partner hurried to finish their cake in Disney’s new show, “Disney Magic Bake-off.” In preparation for this moment, the Diamond Bar High School student had been sketching designs and baking cakes every week for the past three months...

Hijabs and haute couture
Hijabs and haute couture
Somiya Jajieh, Feature Editor
November 3, 2021

From white models strutting down their runways in turbans, to the sexualization of indigenous and traditional Chinese garments, the fashion industry is no stranger to appropriating and rebranding culturally significant clothing for its benefit. Now, the industry has found its newest target: the hijab.  Well-known labels including Gucci and Calvin...

Copping a place at DBHS
Copping a place at DBHS
Natasha Chang, Asst. Feature Editor
November 3, 2021

Utilizing skills acquired over a decades-long career in law enforcement, Forensics Chemistry teacher and Pathways advisor Kenneth Carlson has made himself the resident jack-of-all-trades at Diamond Bar High School.  Despite having only joined DBHS as an official staff member for three years, DBHS is far from Carlson’s first experience with a new...

A&E
The necessity of a bi-Superman
The necessity of a bi-Superman
Kyle Hong, Staff Writer
November 9, 2021

For decades, comic book heroes have represented the morals that society values most at the time of their debut. As the acceptance of minorities becomes more common, DC comics’ introduction of a bisexual Superman is a fitting reflection of the increase in LGBTQ+ support. While DC has been known to include queer LGBTQ+ characters in their comics...

Now Showing: Dune
Now Showing: Dune
Lyndon Kaneko, Staff Writer
November 3, 2021

Dust, spice and fire congest both the sky and ground. Mysteriously draped warriors emerge from the sands as the sound from their rifles are muffled by a mixture of explosions and towering metal monstrosities. Within the span of just a little over two minutes of eye-catching visuals, the verdict is clear: Dune is worth the watch. Though once considered...

Pedophilia on a pedestal
Pedophilia on a pedestal
Niko Yatawara, Editor-In-Chief
November 3, 2021

From depictions of wide age gaps between love interests in films to celebrities engaging in relationships with underage partners; if the entertainment industry has taught us anything, it’s that age may very well be “just a number.”    In truth, pedophilia has been, and continues to be, deeply rooted in American society. And, while we as...

Dividing America through Gerrymandering
Julian Medina, Contributing Writer
November 20, 2021

Since 2000, the political powerhouse known as California has possessed 53 seats in the House of Representatives. However, the 2020 National Census...

Murray takes athletic talents to collegiate level
Murray takes athletic talents to collegiate level
Vera Wang, Asst. Sports Editor
November 3, 2021

Large splashes ring through the stadium as two players grapple underneath turbulent waters for the upper hand. Suddenly, one surges up, rears...