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Wellness Wednesdays introduced to DBHS

Wellness Wednesdays introduced to DBHS

Marykate Palaris, Asst. A&E Editor

October 19, 2020

To alleviate students’ stress and teach new skills, the Diamond Bar High School Wellness Team has introduced Wellness Wednesday to the school, a virtual event dedicated to spreading information about how to care for one’s mental and physical health. Taking place on a weekly basis during the tu...

In memory of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Max Buchanan, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2020

On Sept. 18, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died due to complications with pancreatic cancer, vacating her spot on the court after 27 years. She was 87.  In her time as a lawyer, Ginsburg fought and won many cases focused on gender discrimination, including Reed v. Reed (1971), in which she ...

Annual parent symposium event streamed online

Annual parent symposium event streamed online

Maia Pak, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2020

To educate parents and guardians on aiding their students both emotionally and academically, Walnut Valley Unified School District held  its fourth annual Parent Symposium on Sept. 26.  The event took place virtually and featured keynote speakers Dr. Michelle Borba, an author of parenting books, and...

USB adapts to distance learning

USB adapts to distance learning

Vera Wang, Staff Writer

October 18, 2020

Since the start of the new school year, many programs on the Diamond Bar High School campus have been struggling with financial stability and student engagement. Among them is USB, yet the group has been  one of the quickest to adapt.  With the uncertainty concerning vague estimates of returns to on...

Weighing in on 2020 elections

Weighing in on 2020 elections

Marcus Hsieh, Asst. News Editor

October 17, 2020

The 2020 presidential election on Nov. 3 brings to a close four years of a chaotic presidential administration led by Donald Trump that has seen an impeachment trial, an extensive investigation of the 2016 election, protests and riots in the streets of many cities and a deadly virus that has killed ...

Graduates participate in USB event

Graduates participate in USB event

Steve Qu, Asst. News Editor

October 17, 2020

In an effort to show Diamond Bar High School students a glimpse of their academic futures, USB presented an alumni Q&A event Sept. 7-16. “USB reached out to alumni they had connections to. Some were friends, some were siblings. A few of the [alumni] were USB students from prior years,” USB advis...

Record-breaking fires spread across West Coast

Courtesy of LA TIMES

Emily Koh, Feature Editor

October 17, 2020

The West Coast is well known for its sunny weather, beautiful beaches and its tendency to catch on fire. This year is already the worst fire season on record with sweeping blazes across California, Washington and Oregon.  As of Oct. 11, there have been over 8,400 wildfires in California, according...

Brahmas reflect on virtual AP tests

Courtesy of COLLEGE BOARD

Kyle Hong, Staff Writer

October 17, 2020

When quarantine began just one month before AP exams last year, changes had to be made in a very short amount of time, stirring uncertainty among both teachers and students. This led them to change to an online format. For the majority of subjects, the 2020 AP exams consisted of only one free res...

New officers shift focus to digital events

Steve Qu, Asst. News Editor

October 12, 2020

 Rather than adorning pillars and gates across campus with colorful campaign posters, Diamond Bar High School class officer-hopefuls decorated Instagram pages with digital flyers and witty campaign videos this year. Elections were held this September and despite the challenges of campaigning onl...

Mock Trial announces 2020 team members

Kyle Hong, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

With the new Mock Trial season approaching, the team has started to make preparations for a new, virtual setting.  Due to the pandemic, this season’s competitions will be held via Zoom. This change has added an extra layer to the coaches’  responsibilities. “The biggest obstacle is that ...