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College Opinions: Part Seven

Picture of The University of Indiana in the fall. Source: University of Indiana Website

Garrett Jaffe and Douglas Sandford

June 4, 2019

This is the seventh article in a series interviewing current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college-bound seniors. In this article, I interview Aaron Ezra, a graduate of The Unive...

What’s with the blue clocks on the classrooms?

The blue clock that sits facing the senior lawn from the office side of it. Photo by: Garrett Jaffe

Garrett Jaffe and Douglas Sandford

June 3, 2019

This article looks into what the unused clocks that are built throughout Ventura High School’s campus are used for. If anyone has noticed there are out-of-function clocks placed high up on the school buildings. What the clocks are for, at first appears to be somewhat of a mystery, as they appear to...

College Opinions: Part Six

Snowy view of The University of Chicago. Source: the University of Chicago website

Garrett Jaffe

May 28, 2019

This is the sixth article in a series interviewing current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college-bound seniors. In this article, I interview Jordan Olson, a student at the Univ...

College Opinions: Part Five

This is part of the campus of UCSB. Source: UCSB's website.

Garrett Jaffe

May 22, 2019

This is the fifth article in a series of interviews with current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college-bound seniors. In this article, I interview Ventura High School alumn...

College Opinions: Part Four

Photograph of one of The University of Pennsylvanias student thoroughfares. Photo by Thom Carroll /Philly Voice

Garrett Jaffe

May 22, 2019

This is the fourth article in a series interviewing current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college-bound seniors. In this article, I interview Lauren Kleidermacher, a student at ...

College Opinions: Part Three

This is he school seal of Cal Poly. Source: Cal Poly Website

Garrett Jaffe

May 22, 2019

This is the third article in a series of interviews with current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college-bound seniors. In this article, I interview Ventura High School alumn...

College Opinions: Part Two: UCSD

The school seal of UCSD, of which this articles subject Lindsey Clark attends.

Garrett Jaffe

April 29, 2019

This is the second article in a series interviewing current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college bound Seniors. In this article, I interview Ventura High alumni Lindsey Clark. ...

College Opinions: Part One: UC Berkeley

The school seal of UC Berkley; the University is the subject of this interview Gracie Morrison attends.

Garrett Jaffe

April 29, 2019

This is one in a series of articles interviewing current college students and past graduates, asking them about their insights and experiences in college. This series of articles aims to aid Ventura High School’s college-bound seniors. In this article, I interview Foothill Technology High School alu...

Opinion: Tardy forgiveness for scholars?

There are only so many hours to sleep and study. Photo by: Doug Sandford

Garrett Jaffe and Douglas Sandford

April 26, 2019

It is true that time management is a cornerstone of productivity; productivity, being an essential skill a student should leave school with. But there is a point at which, no matter how time savvy and efficient a person is and no matter how much time hacks obtained, there simply is not enough time. ...

A look at Cougar Water Polo through the ages: part four

Senior Jackson Ellis going to block a goal. Photo by Julie Ellis 2019.

Garrett Jaffe

March 29, 2019

This is the fourth of four articles interviewing four different generations of  Ventura Water Polo players ranging from 1980 to present. Thirty years since Mark Schmidt played his last Buena ventura water polo game, the Cougar team has grown more popular and more competitive but continues the tradi...

A look at Cougar Water Polo through the ages: part three

Tyler Grey going for the goal. Photo by Bill Grey circa 2009.

Garrett Jaffe

March 28, 2019

This is the third of four articles interviewing four different generations of  Ventura Water Polo players ranging from 1980 to present. Me: Ok, I have a few questions: When and where did you play water polo in high school? Mason: I played Water Polo at Ventura High School from 2008-2012.Me: So what made you want...

A look at Cougar Water Polo through the ages: part two

A look at Cougar Water Polo through the ages: part two

Garrett Jaffe

March 28, 2019

This is the second of four articles interviewing four different generations of  Ventura Water Polo players ranging from 1980 to present.   Ventura Water Polo in 1990 Interview with Mark Schmidt As the sport of water polo grew in popularity in our country, the Ventura Water Polo teams attracted...

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