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Students debut DIY dresses at Prom

Students debut DIY dresses at Prom

Alicja Fowler and Kylie Torres May 18, 2018

So, prom may have come and left us, leaving many people with dresses and suits they bought or rented-- which were often expensive and are probably never going to be used again. This has caused some people...

Opinion: Coachella? More Like No-chella

Opinion: Coachella? More Like No-chella

Alicja Fowler April 24, 2018

Everyone knows about the music festival Coachella, the music festival that happens during two weekends in April near Indio, California. Coachella is expensive and sells out almost instantly; a general...

Kai Torres and Alicja Fowler, Art Freaks hosts

Art Freaks Episode #1: Punk vs. Emo

Alicja Fowler, Kylie Torres, and Miles Bennett April 23, 2018

Art Freaks Podcast The first episode of Art Freaks, the VHS Arts and Entertainment podcast. This week we're exploring the topic of Punk v. Emo. Featuring, Keanu Marquez! https://soundcloud.com/cugrpress/art-freaks-episode-1-punk-vs-emo  

Opinion: Can’t see Rocky Horror anymore? What a drag

Opinion: Can’t see Rocky Horror anymore? What a drag

Alicja Fowler and Miles Bennett March 28, 2018

Once, every few months at the stroke of midnight, the Ventura Theatre presents people with a film of which has never been seen before. This film features amazing musical spectacles, a spooky mansion, aliens...

Students with their protest signs after the march. Photo by Brooke Stevenson

VHS students March for Our Lives

Alicja Fowler March 27, 2018

On Saturday, March 24 hundreds of activists marched throughout downtown Ventura, in support of a nationwide movement started by students, in efforts to combat gun violence. March for Our...

Gays? In my Community? It's more likely than you think

Gays? In my Community? It’s more likely than you think

Alicja Fowler and Kylie Torres March 6, 2018

The LGBTQ+ community has many places in Ventura County where people can hang out and access resources, including the Diversity Collective (DCVC). DCVC is a collection of therapists and support groups...

Opinion: for and against on teen drinking

Opinion: for and against on teen drinking

Alicja Fowler and Clayton Currie November 17, 2017

Alcohol’s okay, I guess (For) Teen drinking is something that's usually seen as a terrible thing. It's typically associated with excessive drinking, partying and blacking out which honestly, shouldn't...

GSA helps celebrate Coming Out Day

GSA helps celebrate Coming Out Day

October 20, 2017

Coming Out Day is an LGBTQ+ event celebrated across the world on October 11. Gender Sexuality Alliance club hosts an event for Coming Out Day every year, as it is tradition every year. This year...

Graphic by: Miles Bennett

Opinion: Stop asking us to enlist

Alicja Fowler and Kylie Torres September 22, 2017

Juniors and seniors have had to fill out a certain section on the Annual Notice, asking for permission to release student information to the Armed Forces. Having this section on a school form is...

Photo by: Alicja Fowler of sophomore Miles Bennett

Opinion: I know about college, and I can get a job, but where the heck is Denmark?

September 5, 2017

As everyone who isn’t a freshman knows, last year, Geography was removed and replaced with a Career and College Prep class.   The College and Career seminar course offered at VHS this year...

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