The Bull's Eye

Gorbea works towards Division I recruitment offers
Gorbea works towards Division I recruitment offers
Taylor Joe, Asst. A&E Editor
October 6, 2021

Tackling the reputation that comes with the All-League MVP crown, senior Michael Gorbea II has continued to score touchdown titles while maintaining his spot as the number two rusher in California. Gorbea has won several awards, including head football coach Jeff Reitz’s Beast Award—an honor given to the strongest and most dominant player on the field. With the amount of yards he has rushed, Gorbea is on track to maintain his ranked spot in the top 100 national high school players.  In four games alone, Gorbea was able to reach at least 1,000 yards, even managing the notable feat of rushing 308 yards in a single game. To put this into...

The House of Blues, Anaheim, is one branch of an American chain of live music concert halls built with restaurants, where homecoming will be held on October 23.
Homecoming theme undisguised
Lauren Cheng, Asst. News Editor
October 6, 2021

After nearly two years of cancelled high school events, this year’s Homecoming dance has built anticipation for many Diamond Bar High School students. Although this year’s event will differ from previous years, the event will be held outside of school, as usual. Students will be dressing in accordance to this year’s theme, “A Night in Disguise,”...

Serena Shih, Akash George, Eileen Zu, Steven Tjandra and Julienne Nguyen are five out of the fifteen Diamond Bar High School students named semifinalists.
Seniors named national scholars
Lauren Cheng, Asst. News Editor
October 6, 2021

Exceeding standards once again, 15 Diamond Bar High School seniors have been named semifinalists for the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. The students who have achieved this honor include Emma Fu, Akash George, Brian Hsu, Irene Jin, Jaime Jin, Jason Kim, Han Lee, Nathan Lin, Ryan Lui, Erin Miyahara, Julienne Nguyen, Serena Shih, Steven Tjandra,...

Soap dispensers remain stolen despite staffs’ unsuccessful attempts at restoration.
Vandals deface campus property
MK Palaris, Asst. A&E Editor
October 6, 2021

A recent trend popularized by social media platforms that promotes property damage and vandalism has been sweeping schools across the nation, with Diamond Bar High School falling victim to such antics as well. The trend dubbed “devious licks” emerged around the beginning of September from social media platform Tiktok. The premise of the trend...

Music director Marie Santos of the Thundering Herd marching band guides the brass section in rehearsal of a performance.
Herd storms into musical review
Vash Chen, Asst. Photo Editor
October 6, 2021

Putting their best foot forward, Diamond Bar High School’s marching band, the Thundering Herd, prepares to step to the sound of their music for the upcoming Placentia Band Review on October 9. While musicality is the main aspect that is graded during the review, the overall performance and the marching skill of the band will also contribute to...

Influencers on the red carpet
Natasha Chang and Maia Pak
October 6, 2021

NikkiTutorials  Popular beauty youtuber Nikkie de Jager, better known as NikkiTutorials, exceeded expectations with her first ever Met Gala look. The makeup guru attended the gala in an Edwin Oudshoorn aquamarine tulle gown inspired by queer rights activist Marsha P. Johnson. The outfit was enhanced with colorful floral arrangements artistically...

Crafting through quarantine
Crafting through quarantine
Rachel Lee, Asst. Opinion Editor
October 6, 2021

For Diamond Bar High School alumna Charlotte Tu, what began as a way to sell off a pair of Among Us earrings evolved into a small business with about 22 thousand Instagram followers, all in less than a year. Tu, who officially opened her shop, @artsndinks on Instagram in November of 2020, sells handmade rings and earrings for prices ranging from...

Cruelty planted in animal processing industries
Cruelty planted in animal processing industries
Maia Pak, Asst. Feature Editor
October 6, 2021

Working to shed light upon the realities of animal processing industries, Diamond Bar High School students Lynea and Alexander Morton-Dyke are educating others on veganism through various protests and rallies. Though both siblings were raised vegetarians, they transitioned to veganism at the early ages of six and seven after learning about the unethical...

Frostys maze offers a chilling attraction
Frosty's maze offers a chilling attraction
Taylor Joe, Asst. A&E Editor
October 6, 2021

With Halloween approaching, Frosty’s Dark Harvest Corn Maze, located in Chino, has risen from its grave to offer  thrilling and frightening attractions with semi-scary jumpscares.  Open from 7pm-12am until Oct. 31, the maze costs $30 dollars per person and takes place in a cornfield behind a pumpkin patch and some kiddy rides. The dark setting...

A&E
A delve into your psyche
A delve into your psyche
MK Palaris, Asst. A&E Editor
October 6, 2021

While most independent video games are mocked for their poor graphics and pixelated designs, a handful of these games are hidden gems, ditching the cheap, in-your-face jumpscares that so many mainstream horror games are defined by, and instead capture the true essence of horror by threatening one’s psyche.   Yume Nikki  Opening the...

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Ryan Kung, Asst. Business Manager
October 6, 2021

Featuring Marvel’s first Asian superhero, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” met it's high expectation by integrating traditional martial arts, fantasy and Asian representation into mass media.  The supernatural martial-arts movie, which occurs within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is clad with thrilling fight scenes and heartwarming...

Tiffany Liu focuses on creating digitalized works for franchises she enjoys, such as the popular game, Genshin Impact.
Illustrating a passion in art
Nathan Chu, Asst. Sports Editor
October 6, 2021

With an iPad Pro in hand, Diamond Bar High School junior Tiffany Liu has illustrated over 10 pieces of work and shared them with her over 8,000 social media users. Since dedicating her, once personal, Instagram account to focus solely on her art, Liu has established connections with many other digital artists and created pieces for various brands. While...

Snobbishly Satirical: Protecting my homecoming innocence
Snobbishly Satirical: Protecting my homecoming innocence
Jeremiah Jung, Asst. News Editor
October 6, 2021

Everyone at school loves me, so social events like homecoming always present issues. There are simply too many people who want to go with me...

Brahmas slide into artistic competition
Brahmas slide into artistic competition
Ashley Park, Staff Writer
October 6, 2021

Gracefully gliding across the stage, three Diamond Bar High School athletes are venturing outside of traditional sports to something a bit more...