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Opinion: Uncut Gems will have you on edge in more ways than one

Opinion: Uncut Gems will have you on edge in more ways than one

Charlotte D'Orsi

February 4, 2020

Adam Sandler’s vulgarity in his new movie is comedic but slightly uncomfortable.   Adam Sandler demonstrates one of his best acting performances yet in the recently released movie “Uncut Gems.” I only say that because most people recognize Sandler for his comedic roles in films such as ...

Why I’m marching

Why I'm marching

Talia Wilcox

February 5, 2019

On January 19, 2019, I found myself marching in downtown Ventura in the 3rd annual Women’s March. Surrounded by signs and chants about freedom and rights, I felt part of the battle to which so many women before me have dedicated their lives. Marchers waved signs bearing the image of one woman in pa...

“Mary Queen of Scots” Movie Review

Unlike the film Mary Queen of Scotts, one may find a middle ground in reading about history or learning about it in such classes that use this book rather than in a film.

Garrett Jaffe

January 20, 2019

"Mary Queen of Scots," released Dec. 7, 2018 is directed by Josie Rourke and stars Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie, is a film taking place in 16th century England about the cat-and-mouse power struggle between Mary Stuart, the queen of Scotland and Elizabeth I, the queen of England. It was very int...

Was “IT” actually scary?


October 11, 2017

The remake of “IT” was released on Friday, September 8. This movie is the second remake of Stephen King’s novel, IT,  which was published in 1986. Once the trailer was released it was shared and reposted all over social media. Ventura High School students have been discussing whether or not...

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