75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
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The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

The Student News Site of Ventura High School

The Cougar Press

75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
VHS students (left to right) Isaac Saldano 25, Isaac Ramirez 23, Carlos Simbara 25, Cody Joseph Ortiz 24, Brianna Hames 25, Alessia Moreno 25, Johanna Rames 25 and Ansleigh Foster 25 all wear one-size-fits-all clothing. Photo by: Lia Hersh

What do VHS students think about the one-size-fits-all trend?

Lia Hersh, Santiago Gonzales, and Christopher Morrison February 2, 2023

In the eyes of VHS students, are one-size-fits-all clothes a hit or miss? Lately, the “one-size-fits-all” clothing trend has risen in popularity. We wanted to know VHS students’ opinions on it.  The...

Collage of recent pictures of singer/songwriter Ye West in one of his hit singles Follow God and him at a Make America Great Again rally.

“Ye” in the hotseat

Christian Montecino, Halle Gentry, and Jayden Gentry February 1, 2023

What do students think about the recent outbursts across Kanye West’s social media? Kanye West, who legally changed his name to “Ye West'' in 2021,  who has been in the culture’s crosshair for...

As the show ends the dancers take their final bows. Several in the audience gave the performance a standing ovation. Photo by: Brody Daw

Ballet Academy Ventura’s “Nutcracker:” Behind the curtain

Ava Mohror, Brody Daw, and Sophia Denzler January 25, 2023

Ballet Academy Ventura dances their way through the 2022 Nutcracker season Ballet Academy Ventura (BAV), one of Ventura’s two ballet schools, held their annual performance of “The Nutcracker,” at...

Seasonal depression can make people feel stuck in their house and their thoughts. Darkness makes people feel much more tired making them stay in bed and be less productive. Graphic by: Lourdes Almalab

Seasonal Depression affecting VHS students in the winter season

Lourdes Almalab January 24, 2023

Dialing in on why weather can affect our emotions Seasonal depression is characterized as a mood disorder that reoccurs at the same time every year and it is a serious mental health issue that affects...

UGGs have reinvented themselves to be up to date with 2022 fashion trends. Graphic By: Kendall Garcia

Opinion: Are UGGs overrated?

Kendall Garcia January 23, 2023

Since the winter season is here, VHS students and staff are breaking out their winter wardrobes The brand UGG, often referred to as “UGGs,” is a unisex shoe brand specializing in “Uggs,” an Australian...

VUSD teacher and VUEA member Alicia Verdades said, “I think for teachers, part of it [the offer] is the validation that our time and energy is worthwhile as professionals. And part of it is just being able to pay bills.

New VUEA raise: What does this mean for VUSD teachers?

Ava Mohror and Brody Daw January 18, 2023

VUEA teachers voted to accept a 10 percent raise offer after months of negotiation On Dec. 18, Ventura Unified Education Association (VUEA) voted yes on an offer from the school board for a 10 percent...

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Ruby Lacques January 18, 2023

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