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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

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....

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...

Cougar Catnip: Block schedule is NOT ideal!

Cougar Catnip: Block schedule is NOT ideal!

Belen Hibbler May 27, 2022

It’s nice only having three classes a day, but this new schedule doesn’t comply with my social needs. Block periods are 100 minutes while regular periods are 54 minutes. This makes sense because the...

Cougar Catnip: Taco Bell is coming back baby!

Cougar Catnip: Taco Bell is coming back baby!

Rowan Muñoz May 20, 2022

Y’all! The Taco Bell restaurant across from VHS is coming back! For four months, I have seen the building be abandoned, neglected! I think I even saw a ghost haunting it! But, I saw the HOLY Taco Bell...

Cougar Catnip: Where did the time go?

Cougar Catnip: Where did the time go?

Samantha Castañeda May 18, 2022

School went by so quickly! I don’t have to wake up at six in the morning to get ready for school. Summer 2020 and 2021 weren’t that great because some places were closed and I couldn’t really do...

Cougar Catnip: They’re starving us!

Cougar Catnip: They’re starving us!

Sophia Nacu May 17, 2022

I thought prom was going to be the most beautiful, magical night of my life… Until I found out I wasn’t going to be able to eat dinner! I understand that beverages are free and so is dessert, but I...

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