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Why parents shouldn't have social media

Why parents shouldn’t have social media

Sailor Hawes April 20, 2019

I will admit, I am guilty of being a social media crazed teenager. My life is constantly filled with updates from Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and even Facebook. And now it seems that my parents have...

Senior Hailey Elson's stick 'n poke tattoos.

Editorial: Are stick ‘n poke tattoos good or bad?

Juliana Jacobson March 2, 2019

Stick ‘n pokes are an easy access opportunity for teens to get tattoos before they’re legally allowed to walk into a small dark shop and make some bad decisions. At Ventura High School, these cheap,...

The Ventura High School snack bar is where the coffee can be purchased. Photo by: Garette Jaffe

Cafeteria coffee condemnation

Garrett Jaffe November 8, 2018

One day at the beginning of the school year, I made the poor decision of staying up all night studying for a quiz on “Scarlet Letter” in Erin Jones’ class. And as a result of my clearly excessive...

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