• March 8, 2013

The balancing act, classes and athletics.

Lexie Mink
January 14, 2014
Filed under Journalism, News, People, Sports

All athletes know that balancing classes and sports is a common struggle. From maintaining good grades to working up the energy for big games, school can be very stressful and overwhelming for an athlete. “It’s really hard to keep up with my classes and sports at the... Read more »

Vandalism before Vacation

Caleb Ronning, Reporter
January 14, 2014
Filed under News, NewsFlash

  You see it in the hallways. You see it in the bathrooms. You see it on the floor, and on the sidewalk. But you don’t do anything about it. If it doesn’t affect you, then you think that you shouldn’t care. This is called vandalism. They vandalize... Read more »

Students lack of fundraising

Elena Kalina, Reporter
January 14, 2014
Filed under News, NewsFlash

Students and faculty have organized a few events to raise money for charitable purposes. So far, we have had one big and successful fundraiser. The Feed My Starving Children quarter collection raised a few thousand dollars that went completely to the organization, but it is really nothing compared to... Read more »

Taking On the Test

Daniel Carmack, Reporter
January 10, 2014
Filed under News

Tests are a big part of high school, so they severely impact your grade if you don't do well. Some high school students struggling with these tests, an issue that is called test anxiety. Test anxiety is normally caused by thinking about the test too much, not getting a good night's... Read more »

Balancing it all can be difficult for some to manage

Leo Crowder, Reporter
January 10, 2014
Filed under Journalism, News, People

Many students work part-time jobs,  for lots of reasons. And for those who are contemplating applying for a job, now is definitely the time. The start of a new year is a great time to apply for jobs. Though all working students do it for the money, they need it (or want... Read more »

Feed my starving children quarter collection is ending

Feed my starving children quarter collection is ending

Elena Kalina , Reporter
December 12, 2013
Filed under Daily Announcements, People

M&M tubes are used for more than just M&M's. The recycled tubes help raise money for Feed My Starving Children. With our help, families can feed themselves with nutrient-oriented food packages. The collection for quarters ends Friday, December 13. Academic labs have been using M&M... Read more »

New Tukee pizzeria offers job opportunities to DV students

New Tukee pizzeria offers job opportunities to DV students

Tanner Kujawa, Reporter
December 6, 2013
Filed under News

Jimmy & Joe’s pizzeria recently opened its third location on 48th & Elliot in Ahwatukee. The pizzeria is famous for its 24-inch pizza, including slices large enough to share and ingredients customers enjoy to the last bite. Even more important than the delicious smells originating... Read more »

Staying active in these winter months: Athlete edition

Caleb Ronning, Reporter
December 5, 2013
Filed under Life, News, People, Sports

Yes ladies and gentleman, it is that time of year again. Soccer, basketball, hockey, and even cheer begin to flash before your eyes. “Runners and other athletes from different climates brave the elements every day to pursue their passion,” according to coxhealth.com. “Some looking for a competitive... Read more »

Thunder Marching Band rolls in with another state championship

Thunder Marching Band rolls in with another state championship

Tanner Kujawa, Reporter
November 22, 2013
Filed under Campus Clubs, News

The Desert Vista Marching band came back from the state finals competition at Glendale Community College with their fourth consecutive state championship. “A few weeks back, we competed at semi-finals for state," said sophomore Kelly Baker. "We performed in the morning,... Read more »

Tornadoes rip through Illinois

Tornadoes rip through Illinois

November 20, 2013
Filed under Features, News

The severity of Sunday's tornadoes became clearer this week; 6 dead, hundreds of homes leveled, 81 tornadoes sighted, 358 reports of extreme wind and 40 reports of large hail. Fortunately, the persistent people of tornado alley plan to rebuild and move on from the tornadoes that ravaged their homes... Read more »