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MAMMA MIA: AUDITIONS TO OPENING NIGHT

MAMMA MIA: AUDITIONS TO OPENING NIGHT

Ryan King

June 12, 2019

Click the link below to watch a documentary on the production of Ventura High School's spring musical, Mamma Mia! The documentary follows the leads of the production over a course of about three months from their auditions to the musical's opening night. Disclaimer: The documentary contains occasional...

Do you know what Flamin’ Hot Cheetos are made of?

Do you know what Flamin’ Hot Cheetos are made of?

Ryan King

April 25, 2019

Here at Ventura High School, vending machines are labeled with the words, “Healthy Choices.” Yet these vending machines are filled with products that could not be farther from a respectable healthy snack.   I think it can be reasonably assumed that the funds received from vending machines ar...

Editorial: How cool would it be if colleges told you why they rejected your application?

Drawing by: Summer Yovanno

Ryan King

March 29, 2019

This isn’t sarcastic-- it would actually be cool. It is the month where the majority of seniors have received official notices from the colleges they applied to in the fall and winter on whether they got accepted or rejected. And this month is likely filled with a variety of combinations of ups ...

Festival of Talent 2019

Festival of Talent 2019

Ryan King and Summer Yovanno

March 26, 2019

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Editorial: Is college mandatory?

Senior Olivia Miller wants to join a ballet company and tour nationally and internationally. After high school, she plans on going to community college, while also dancing within a company. However, she believes she doesn't need a college degree to get where she wants to go. Photo by: Ryan King

Ryan King

December 23, 2018

Nope! But it can often feel that way, right? As high school students, we are pushed through a variety of classes that have the intention to prepare us for college and help us figure out what exactly we want to do for the rest of our lives. So as a 17 to 18 year old, soon-to-be high school gr...

Proposition Six and the environment

Proposition Six and the environment

Ryan King

October 19, 2018

On Nov. 6, city council leaders, school board members and propositions are being voted on. One of these propositions is Proposition Six, which addresses whether the gasoline tax should stay or be eliminated. To sum up the two arguments, voting “YES” pushes to eliminate the recent California gasoline ...

Prop 6: Consider both sides before you “speed up, gas pedal, gas pedal, gas pedal”

Prop 6: Consider both sides before you “speed up, gas pedal, gas pedal, gas pedal”

Ryan King

October 19, 2018

“We’re just in high school! The majority of us can’t even vote in this upcoming election! Why should we even care what happens?” While naysayers would argue all of these things, the 2018 midterm elections include propositions, city council leaders and school board candidates that will affect our...

When in doubt, go for a hike

When in doubt, go for a hike

Ryan King

October 18, 2018

There are some places in the world that the only way for humans to get there is to hike. And Ventura High School senior Bennett Cvijanovich is one of those people that can tell you all about some of those places. Cvijanovich first got into hiking because he has “always been surrounded by it.”...

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Ryan King, Acacia Harrell, Ian McWeeney, Diego Roberto, Miles Bennett, Sam Coats, and Saida Delgadillo

October 7, 2018

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Ryan King, Acacia Harrell, and Lola Bobrow

August 26, 2018

HIKING MT. WHITNEY

HIKING MT. WHITNEY

Ryan King

August 21, 2018

Seniors Bennett Cvijanovich and Ryan King hiked with a small group to the top of Mt. Whitney, the highest mountain in the "lower 48 states." It was a multi-day hike, August 8 and 9, and consisted of about 6,000 feet of vertical incline in 22 total miles.

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Ryan King, Acacia Harrell, and Lola Bobrow

August 21, 2018

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