The Bull's Eye

New coaches pursue competitive success
New coaches pursue competitive success
Taylor Joe, Asst. A&E Editor
September 8, 2021

After a year and a half of COVID- 19 related scheduling conflicts, the Diamond Bar High School athletics department is facing numerous coaching changes in regards to the fall season. Such coaching changes include Roberta Garcia as the girl’s golf head coach, Becky Bevans as the new girl’s volleyball coach and Jason Bae as the new girls basketball assistant coach.  With these changes, the Brahmas look forward to a successful upcoming season.  Girl’s golf has long been one of the most successful teams on campus. Accompanied by the dedication and passion put into practices, Garcia hopes to continue the work of former coach Anthony...

Giovanna Santiago (left) and Geraldine Chan bring their expertise to campus.
Teachers start new legacies
Lyndon Kaneko, Staff Writer
September 8, 2021

Following a mass departure of retiring teachers last year, Diamond Bar High School has managed to fill their positions just in time for the new school year.  Seventeen staff members have joined DBHS this year include history teachers Katy Larson and Gizelle Hernandez, Spanish teacher Sergio Navarro, dance instructor Jill Riley, photography teacher...

AP scores dwindle over pandemic
Ryan Kung, Asst. Business Editor
September 8, 2021

Despite having previously switched to a strictly digital format, the 2021 AP exams were administered both in-person and online this year. In order to accommodate students who could not take the tests in-person due to the pandemic, College Board provided test-takers with the option of taking their exams physically or digitally. However, due to the...

School implements technology guidelines
Lyndon Kaneko, Staff Writer
September 8, 2021

After years of using pen and paper, Diamond Bar High School has begun transitioning into a new era of learning. Following distance learning, many instructors have reapplied their findings from teaching online to their physical classrooms by continuing to assign work digitally. The new Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy, which was introduced in August,...

Marcus Hsieh
Vaccination statuses raise concerns
Kyle Hong, Staff Writer
September 8, 2021

With the reopening of Diamond Bar High School, the staff have taken various precautions to ensure the safety of students. However, due to the amount of students on campus in contrast to the amount of staff left to oversee them, and several students going mask-less when outdoors or out of teachers’ line of sight, a new question arises among brahmas:...

From distressed to well-dressed
From distressed to well-dressed
Natasha Chang, Asst. Feature Editor
September 8, 2021

While many of us fell victim to the pandemic slump following the initial distress, alumni Ace Greene was one of the few exceptions-- successfully launching his clothing brand “Distressed Los Angeles” in August of 2020. Since then, the brand has grown exponentially, receiving nothing but love and support from loyal customers. Though Greene has...

Inspiring a new wave of activism
Ashley Park , Staff Writer
September 8, 2021

Controversial topics such as LGBTQ+ rights, racial injustice and suicide are often brushed under the rug, but Diamond Bar High School junior Olivia James is already in action to spread awareness and make changes. In order to address these social justice issues, James joined Melanted Youth— a community and social media platform that provides teenagers...

DBHS Sunshine Club hosted a volunteer event last October where club members packaged Halloween goodie bags for pediatric patients.
Instilling a ray of hope
Edward Kim, Business Manager
September 8, 2021

The passing of an 11-year-old boy due to leukemia— such a heartbreaking moment has somehow led to an on-going legacy of bringing happiness and increased awareness. In honor of 11-year-old Bryson Yang passing away from leukemia, class of 2020 alumni Breanna Yang created Diamond Bar High School’s Sunshine Club. The club fulfils both her and her...

Bridging a gap in education
Maia Pak , Asst. Feature Editor
September 8, 2021

 As an extension of the Sacred Valley Project in Peru, a coalition of Diamond Bar High School students are working to provide financial aid to indigenous Andean girls in receiving a secondary education. Though the Peruvian government provides all children in Andean communities a free primary education from grades one to six, most families cannot...

A&E
Solar Power comeback generates dim response
Solar Power comeback generates dim response
Ryan Kung, Asst. Business Manager
September 8, 2021

On August 20, singer-songwriter Lorde released “Solar Power,” her highly anticipated third studio album showcasing the artist’s personal evolution since her 2017 release. This album displays Lorde's take on folk-pop and psychedelia.  Although the artist gained popularity for her unconventional style, this release was even more out of the box...

#FreeBritney and Conservatorships
#FreeBritney and Conservatorships
Niko Yatawara, Editor-In-Chief
September 8, 2021

By now, we are all familiar with #FreeBritney; and let’s face it, we were all quick to jump onto this bandwagon to protect the queen of pop herself. But, what exactly is a conservatorship and why was Britney Spears in need of saving?  To break things down, a conservatorship is the appointment of a guardian for an individual deemed unfit to manage...

Skip It or Stream It: Nevertheless
Skip It or Stream It: Nevertheless
Vash Chen, Asst. Photo Editor
September 8, 2021

Adapted from a popular Korean webtoon, the Netflix original drama, “Nevertheless,” effortlessly pulled me into the life of two fine arts students and the red strings tying their hearts together. The story follows Yoo Na-Bi (Han So Hee), a quiet art student majoring in sculpting who rejects love after a bad breakup but tragically falls for Park...

Photo Courtesy of SAMANTHA SOPHIA/UNSPLASH
Embedded misogyny in political society
Reyna Wan, Editor-in-Chief
September 8, 2021

Women are to be touched not seen; alluring but quiet; obedient and complacent— these are the age-old allowances of women in society. While...

Professionalizing Pronouns
September 8, 2021
Cartoon Courtesy of VICTORIA WANG
Commuting cross-country
September 8, 2021
Brahmas win on home turf
Ethan Ro, Staff Writer
September 17, 2021

After opening their season with three consecutive losses, the Brahmas were victorious in their first home game last Friday against the Montclair...