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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

On April 12 at the Chevron on East Main Street in Ventura, the price of regular fuel was $5.79 per gallon. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, that price is over a dollar more expensive than the average California gas price of Feb. 2022. Photo by: Alejandro Hernandez

Opinion: Gas prices shouldn’t be this high

Alejandro Hernandez April 19, 2022

The United States needs to nationalize its oil industry to lower gas prices and more Gasoline. It is a commodity that is also known as gas or fuel. It has sharply risen in price, while the corporations...

Opinion: Tip to employers: stop accepting tips and start paying fair wages

Opinion: Tip to employers: stop accepting tips and start paying fair wages

Alejandro Hernandez February 25, 2022

Picture this. You’re at a mediocre chain restaurant and the bill comes. You thought that the total would come out to a clean 20 dollars. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case for a variety of circumstances....

Infographic by: Brooke Newman

Opinion: Students, what are you worth?

November 9, 2017

I recently heard that Ventura High School students are worth 37 dollars. I didn’t know what that meant, so I looked it up. After many different pages I read I found that schools are given money...

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