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Film cameras; a comeback for the old form of photography is on the horizon

Film cameras; a comeback for the old form of photography is on the horizon

Jack Schatzman

February 3, 2020

With influencers and teens endorsing film photography, is it here to stay? [dropcap size=small]L[/dropcap]ong before the digital camera that we all know and use, film cameras were the only option for photography. Since then, trends of the past decades have come back, including film. One of the most popu...

Are the Students at Ventura High School overworked?

(From left to right) Sophomores Iman Costa, Yves Declerck, and Chiali Lavalle going over school work. Photo by: Jack Schatzman

Jack Schatzman

December 18, 2019

 I'm overworked, and most students say they are too  [dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap] think I'm overworked. Most of the students at Ventura High School can agree with me. I fair about three to four and a half hours of homework a night, and it's really draining. “I do have a big homework load, I g...

What’s the trend with high school having bathroom Instagram accounts

Jack Schatzman

November 25, 2019

The hot new trend of posting toilets and the contents in them on social media Usually schools have official instagrams for clubs or sports, but most schools also have unofficial school joke accounts. @vhsbathrooms is one of the more unconventional school Instagrams, that focus on the school bathrooms.&nb...

How does social media affect teen relationships?

How does social media affect teen relationships?

Jack Schatzman

March 11, 2019

People have always scrutinized each other’s lives on social media, whether it’s the photos people post or who they decide to hang out with. The same scrutiny falls on relationships, from who people decide to date to what they decide to do and post about it on social media. Social media can ha...

Stylistic trends take on VHS

Freshman Jayla Ramirez showing off her style. She commented,

Caroline Marsden and Jack Schatzman

November 20, 2018

Many styles dominate the Ventura High School campus, but the most prominent styles of the past two months have revolved around 90s grunge style, and second-hand styles that revolved around Depop, thrift stores and Buffalo Exchange. We have seen the current styles come to age once again. One of the t...

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