The Bull's Eye

Eye of the Editors: Computer literacy
April 25, 2022

Whether you’re programming computers for Apple or having an art show in New York City, technology is now embedded into practically any field of the 21st century. Of course, different fields require varying skills in technology, but a basic education in Powerpoint and Excel is no longer enough. Yet, for Diamond Bar High School students, that’s all the required computer course really is—a glamorized tutorial of basic skills that we’ve been taught since elementary school. Known as CTE, or Career and Technology Explorations, students must complete this requirement at some point in their four years to graduate. For students outside of Brahma...

A new timetable for a new semester
A new timetable for a new semester
Kyle Hong, Staff Writer
April 25, 2022

With the next school year on the horizon, new laws have made it mandatory to adjust high school bell schedules within the state, causing staff to have to make decisions quickly. In accordance with Senate Bill 328, next year all high schools must shift their start times so that school days start after 8:30 a.m., resulting in a 30-minute pushback of...

Heading to a bright future
Heading to a bright future
Lyndon Kaneko, Staff Writer
April 25, 2022

A culmination of their efforts throughout high school, several Diamond Bar High School seniors have been invited to pursue their dreams at some of the most storied schools in America. Throughout high school, Han Lee was a member of the tennis team while also dedicating time to practicing kendo, a modern Japanese martial art, and volunteer work. Despite...

Pointing a mirror at Wonderland in Prom
Pointing a mirror at Wonderland in Prom
Ethan Ro, Staff Writer
April 25, 2022

From a flurry of colorful dresses and sharp tuxedos, to high-energy mosh pits and photo opportunities, this year’s Diamond Bar High School students experienced the annual prom event in-person for the first time in two years.  Held at AV Irvine on April 2, the event’s theme was “Through the Looking Glass,” inspired by the 2010 adaptation...

Cheating threatens academic integrity
Ryan Kung, Asst. Business Manager
April 25, 2022

Similar to past cheating scandals, leaked test questions have wreaked havoc in Diamond Bar High School’s Calculus AB classes once again. On March 2, first and second period students began discussing and disseminating information about their AP style review exam. Soon after, the following periods found test content online from past College Board...

Black figures in fashion
Black figures in fashion
Natasha Chang, Asst. Feature Editor
February 15, 2022

Like much of the entertainment world, the fashion industry is largely influenced by Black culture and artists. In most cases, however, this community is credited incorrectly, if at all, leading to a lot of obscured talent. In light of Black History Month, here are some prominent Black artists that have taken the world by storm.  Virgil Abloh (1980-2021) A...

A hobby for the records
A hobby for the records
Ryan Kung, Asst. Business Manager
February 15, 2022

Starting with only a few CD’s and an MP3 from his teen years, Diamond Bar High School English teacher Cage Morgan has turned his passion of music into a life-long hobby of record collecting.  As of 2022, his collection consists of well over 1,000 vinyl records, which includes an original pressing of Kate Bush’s “Hounds of Love” and Talking...

Artificial intelligence translated into chess
Artificial intelligence translated into chess
Lauren Cheng, Asst. News Editor
February 15, 2022

Making their mark one limb at a time, this year’s Printed Works club is adding to their challenge of 3-D printing a complete human body with an extra feature: programming a robot that plays chess independently.  Heading the project, which started three years ago, is senior Jack Carpino, working with his team to assign roles for constructing the...

Eat your heart out: Heartprint cookie recipe
Eat your heart out: Heartprint cookie recipe
Maia Pak, Asst. Feature Editor
February 15, 2022

Looking for a sweet way to spread the love? Based on Sugar Spun Run’s thumbprint cookies recipe, these buttery shortbreads filled with just the right amount of sweet fruit jelly are sure to fulfill your cravings.   Ingredients (makes 30 cookies) 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature ⅓ cup brown sugar, packed ⅓ cup granulated...

A&E
Summer 2021 Binge List
Summer 2021 Binge List
Natasha Chang, Asst. A&E Editor
February 22, 2022

With summer vacation right around the corner, plenty of time will soon be available to binge-watch your way through shows. Selecting quality series to watch, however, can often prove to be a difficult and time-consuming task. Here are some recommendations to guide you in the right direction, reducing your decision-making time to give you more time to...

Black History Month reads
Jianlan Busteed, Jeremiah Jung, MK Palaris, Kyle Hong
February 15, 2022

When learning about the history of Black Americans, it’s easy to fall into the misconception that racism is a thing of the past, but complacency is a privilege. In honor of Black History Month, we have compiled a list of literature written by Black authors to provide insight and promote conversations on Black struggle. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison Blue...

Sharpening his skills in martial arts
Sharpening his skills in martial arts
Taylor Joe, Asst. A&E Editor
February 15, 2022

While most associate martial arts with various kinds of hand-to-hand combat, sophomore Kevin Liu’s passion for this practice manifests itself in a more unique form: dance. Dedicating three days of his week to Wushu, Liu spends two hours every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at Jing Wu Tang martial arts studio.  Originating from ancient China,...

Redefining views on masculinity
Redefining views on masculinity
Jeremiah Jung, Asst. News Editor
April 25, 2022

The last thing I expected to hear while running out of the Chick-fil-A playground with blood dripping onto my Crocs was a complete stranger telling...

Preparing further down the line
Preparing further down the line
Maia Pak, Asst. Feature Editor
March 15, 2022

Intentionally outmatched by stellar teams during their preseason, the Diamond Bar High School boys tennis team is swinging into league strong,...