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Opinion: Momo needs to go-go

Opinion: Momo needs to go-go

Avenlea Russian and Janelle Chavira March 15, 2019

The POV of a scaredy-cat… Janelle Chavira I think the “MoMo Challenge” is not of a joking matter. We’ve seen these internet trends come and go, but something about Momo’s appearance is creepy...

Political message, or just another Nike ad?

Political message, or just another Nike ad?

Tatum Luoma and Sam Hicks September 12, 2018

On September 6, during the NFL opener, Nike aired their newest ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick. The release of this ad led to nationwide controversy. Kaepernick’s decision to protest police brutality...

Is school safety a thing of the past?

Is school safety a thing of the past?

Sam Hicks and Sally Niebergall September 11, 2018

According to a VUSD report, on Thursday August 23, a former Ventura County high school student indicated the desire to commit a shooting at an undetermined high school in Ventura County. This caused many...

Think you know Dr. Seuss? Well THINK Again!

Think you know Dr. Seuss? Well THINK Again!

Samantha Franks April 30, 2018

Thursday, April 26 was opening night for the Ventura High School Theater Department’s spring show, “Seussical the Musical.” The play is a compilation of different Dr. Seuss characters and story lines...

The extent of eyelash extensions

The extent of eyelash extensions

Sarah Clench April 19, 2018

Watch the slideshow to see VHS students and their experiences with eyelash extensions. [huge_it_slider id="31"] More and more female students at Ventura High School have been seen wearing 2018’s...

Weather hazards shift VHS students' schedule

Weather hazards shift VHS students’ schedule

Brooke Newman March 19, 2018

        Minimum Day Bell Schedule According to Ventura Unified School District, the City of Ventura has issued voluntary evacuation notices which include three VUSD school sites; Ventura High...

Do cougars like boba?

Do cougars like boba?

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VHS: Dodging bullying

VHS: Dodging bullying

Liliana Lara March 9, 2018

At Ventura High school, teachers wear shirts and hang black and gold striped posters and signs in their classrooms that say, “Hate Free Zone?” However, do students know what the “Hate Free Zone”...

“No More,” says Cresswell

Ryan King March 9, 2018

Due to the recent altercations at Balboa Middle School, Superintendent David Cresswell, spoke to the public about what he has in store to help Ventura Unified School District progress forward and make...

Opinion, for and against: Is cyberbullying worth VHS addressing?

Opinion, for and against: Is cyberbullying worth VHS addressing?

Acacia Harrell and Miles Bennett March 9, 2018

Yes, it is by Acacia Harrell. Bullying has existed since the beginning of public schooling. The combination of insecure and immature children being placed in the same vicinity five days a week consequently...

Graphic by: Ryan King

Panic buttons or armed teachers: which would you feel safer with?

Ryan King March 9, 2018

How can teachers be better prepared in a situation where a threatening, possibly armed figure, comes on to Ventura High School’s campus? One option is implementing a panic button system district-wide...

Graphic by: Kai Torres

When asked about guns, what do students say?

Ryan Brocklehurst March 9, 2018

In the wake of recent events, gun control appears to be a prominent discussion in politics. With differing opinions on gun acquisition, control and usage  many people are offering different solutions. One...

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