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  • 75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
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
Cougie maze

Cougie maze

Ruby Lacques September 23, 2022

Cougar Catnip: Having to use our IDs to get lunch is a nightmare

Cougar Catnip: Having to use our IDs to get lunch is a nightmare

Kinda Mehael September 21, 2022

Since the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, students have had to have their ID cards to get lunch. I think that’s very unnecessary and frankly, stupid. Most students don’t even carry their IDs,...

Cougar Catnip: Whats up with the dress code?

Cougar Catnip: What’s up with the dress code?

Brody Daw September 14, 2022

We all went to the grade-level assemblies and naturally, the dress code discussion came up. What is up with the photos of breaking dress code all being girls? If they really are going to enforce the dress...

Cougar Catnip: GoFan needs to go away

Cougar Catnip: GoFan needs to go away

Leslie Castro September 13, 2022

Whose idea was it to have sports tickets online? I love the idea of paying for my ticket in-person, but now I have to pay for my tickets online. I think the school should keep in mind that half of the...

Book review: Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe

Book review: Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe

Julian Martinez June 16, 2022

“Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” is a young adult fiction novel about two Mexican-American teens living in El Paso, Texas. The book is full of emotion, hopefulness and self-discovery....

Book review: My Body

Book review: My Body

Sophia Nacu June 10, 2022

“My Body” by Emily Ratajkowski is my favorite book. To keep this simple, this book is a series of essays regarding the complexity of womanhood—the ins and outs of what it means to have a body that...

Book review: The Glass Castle

Book review: The Glass Castle

Brody Daw June 10, 2022

“The Glass Castle” by Jeannette Walls is arguably one of the best memoirs that has ever been published. Beginning at the impressionable age of three, Walls recounts her beautiful and heartbreaking...

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Book review: Down and Out in Paris and London

Alejandro Hernandez June 10, 2022

“Down and Out in Paris and London” is a memoir written by British author George Orwell, published in 1933. The book details accounts of poverty in Paris and London during the late 1920s. The first...

Cougar catnip: Shorter lunches are the bane of my existence

Cougar catnip: Shorter lunches are the bane of my existence

Avea Baker June 8, 2022

During the past three weeks of state testing, everyone has been scammed out of lunch. They were cut down to 30 minutes instead of the regular 45. Now it may not sound that life altering, but I’m here...

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