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The movie Priscilla had a box office gross of $19,602,138 dollars. Graphic by: Brody Daw

Cougar Critique: “Priscilla”

Brody Daw and Sophia Denzler December 3, 2023

Our thoughts and opinions on the movie “Priscilla” Written and directed by Sofia Coppola, the A24 film “Priscilla” released on Oct. 27 following Priscilla Presley and world famous singer Elvis...

Some students think Christmas should be celebrated as soon as possible while others think its best to wait. Graphic by: Ava Blau-Grinsel

Opinion: Too early for Christmas

Ava Blau-Grinsel November 18, 2023

How soon is too soon for students to begin thinking about Christmas? Many students think Christmas is the best time of the year, while others could care less about it. There are also students who have...

The Five Nights at Freddys movie is now available on Peacock, a streaming platform. Photo by: Sawyer Cameron

Cougar Critique: Five Nights at Freddy’s

Sawyer Cameron November 17, 2023

Why is the Five Nights at Freddy's movie nothing like the game I recently watched “Five Nights at Freddy's” by Jason Blum and Scott Cawthon and was disappointed that it was nothing like the game....

Taylor Swift announced 1989 (Taylors Version) on Aug. 9, 2023 on stage at Sofi Stadium during the last of her six Los Angeles shows during her Eras Tour. Swift followed up the on-stage announcement with one on her official Instagram account, @taylorswift. Swift said, The 1989 album changed my life in countless ways, and it fills me with such excitement to announce that my version of it will be out [Oct. 27]. To be perfectly honest, this is my most FAVORITE re-record I’ve ever done because the [five] From The Vault tracks are so insane. Graphic by: Isabella Fierros

Cougar Critique: “1989” never goes out of style

Isabella Fierros November 16, 2023

Almost a decade later, Taylor Swift reclaims her album, "1989" On Oct. 27, 2023, Taylor Swift released her highly anticipated album, "1989 (Taylor’s Version).” Following the sale of her masters to...

Action shots from the horror movies, Get Out (Top) The Shining (Bottom Left) and The Exorcist (Bottom Right) Graphic By: Isabelle Andrade

Horror on another level

Christian Montecino November 15, 2023

What are the top 5 horror movies of all time? It’s no secret that horror is one of the most popular genres in film there is to watch, even with a large number of people who can’t handle horror movies. Mike...

Popcorn buckets and re-usable cups available for purchase at Cinemark Theaters. Photo by: Journey Quan

Cougar critique: “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour”

Journey Quan November 11, 2023

This Oct. 13, “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour” opened, making itself the second highest grossing October movie ever  Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour” sponsored by Capital One, spanned all over the...

Lilly Montecino 26 participating in Bring Anything but a Backpack Day for Homecoming spirit week. Photo: Meray Touma

Opinion: Back to back spirit weeks

Meray Touma November 11, 2023

What are the students’ opinions on the spirit weeks?  According to ASB advisor Ann Larson, this is the first time, VHS had two back to back spirit weeks. The first spirit week was for the rivalry game...

LA Dodgers hats can no longer be worn at VHS. Graphic by: Sawyer Cameron

Opinion: Is banning the LA logo fair?

Sawyer Cameron October 11, 2023

Many single letter sport team logos are now banned at VHS VHS students returned to school this year to find that they can no longer sport the Dodgers logo. Students were brought into the grade assemblies...

Lockers are automatically assigned to underclassmen on the first day of school, which provides a secure and local place for storing equipment. Photo by: Nathan Lopez

Opinion: Some seniors are left locker-less

Nathan Lopez October 11, 2023

Where is your locker? Seniors who went to their orientation a week before the first day of school had the option to sign a piece of paper to request a campus locker. Now, a month later, some seniors are...

I love my knitted sweaters and stiped sweaters, said Malia Callahan 24. Graphic by: Elizabeth Gallo

Opinion: Say goodbye to summer, in style

Elizabeth Gallo October 6, 2023

Autumn is officially here, so the fun of fall fashion is near  October is here. Whether or not the weather will cool, many VHS students feel ready to dress for the season. You may be thinking that the...

Homework might not be very popular, but its the most efficient and effective way to solidify learning and knowledge in students. Graphic by: Isabella Fierros

Opinion: Homework or no work?

Christian Montecino September 22, 2023

Is homework actually beneficial for students? Whether we like it or not, homework is something that we’ll never get rid of. It may be tedious, boring and repetitive at times, but without homework, we...

Naima Tovar26 said My favorite part is the different friend groups. Graphic by: Isabel Andrade

Cougar critique: “Mean Girls”

Isabel Andrade June 15, 2023

“Mean Girls” is still the most iconic movie of the 2000s “Mean Girls” is a film that was made in the blank year and is one of the most iconic movies of the decade. The movie follows Cady Heron,...

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