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Opinion: Limited Netflix docu-series, “Tiger King,” gives viewers a rollercoaster

Graphic by: Yasmin Myers

Yasmin Myers

May 4, 2020

Murder, mayhem but mostly, madness. With students staying home due to Covid-19, Netflix presented a new addition to the selections they already offered on March 20. Among these new shows and movies lies the documentary series that immediately became a hit, “Tiger King”. There are 7 episodes and 1 “...

District Choir concert proves to be therapy for the ears

The last song of the evening,

Yasmin Myers and Riley Ramirez

January 23, 2020

A night filled with choral, pop and jazz selections. On Jan. 17, parents and friends gathered in Buena High School’s auditorium, ready to hear the musical chords sung by various school’s choir programs, including Balboa Middle, DATA, Ventura High and Buena High. With an opening greeting from Buena...

‘Tis the season to grab a blanket and watch “The Santa Clause”

‘Tis the season to grab a blanket and watch “The Santa Clause”

Yasmin Myers

December 19, 2019

 Every other Christmas movie is inferior and that’s just facts [dropcap size=small]o[/dropcap]nce Thanksgiving ends, the festive spirit grows, just like the Grinch’s heart did on Christmas day. Holiday lights go up and families that go all out, make a trip to purchase yet another light-up inflata...

Are you still gobblin’ da turkey?

Gobble, gobble, will you be eating turkey this Thanksgiving? Drawing by: Yasmin Myers

Yasmin Myers

November 20, 2019

Eating turkey for Thanksgiving: a less than saucy tradition [dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]hanksgiving, a holiday observed by the United States is usually a day of sitting down with family and filling your stomach full of food, including turkey...unless? As a new generation arises, tradition evolves. Our pr...

Anatomy of Gray practice has us hooked on a feeling

Junior Angelina Flum states that there are

Yasmin Myers

November 13, 2019

Actors and stage managers disclose the details before the curtains unfold [dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]alented actors and stage managers come together on Anatomy of Gray to create a great production. “Anatomy of Gray”, written by Jim Leonard Jr. and directed by Drama Department Head Stefoni Rossi...

VHS art students take a trip to ancient Rome

Was the Getty Villa too fire? Photo by Bella Young.

Yasmin Myers

November 6, 2019

Getty Villa welcomes VHS art students [dropcap size=small]C[/dropcap]hances are if you’ve driven on the Pacific Coast Highway, you’ve seen the cream colored, two-storied villa with Roman columns. Ventura art students made their way on a sunny Oct. Monday morning to the captivating Getty Villa. Although ...

Student creativity rings loud and clear

Juniors Daniel Navarro (pictured left) and Connor Blanda (pictured right) reppin' two of the colorways their brand has to offer. Photo by: Yasmin Myers.

Yasmin Myers

October 18, 2019

Brand “Clarity” takes hold on Ventura students Fresh, cool, and laid back. The easily noticeable, drippy, gothic-like logo from the brand, Clarity, has been circulatilating around Ventura High. Specializing in hoodies and other comfy attire, Clarity began here at Ventura High by two juniors. The creators, Dan...

The future is looking smoggy

Illustration by Yasmin Myers

Yasmin Myers

October 8, 2019

[dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap]t’s no question that global warming has been circulating for political and social debate lately. On Jan. 25, 2018, President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency unveiled its plan to reverse environmental regulations, making it easier for companies and industrial...

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