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What the girls of The Cougar Press think about school dances

What the girls of The Cougar Press think about school dances

Trinity Taylor and Saida Delgadillo

June 5, 2019

Trinity Taylor’s side: Imagine this: It’s your freshman year of highschool and you don’t know anybody walking in on your first day. You’re small, scrawny and innocent. Luckily, you managed to make some friends through sports and are clinging to them for dear life. The first school dance is co...

Discover the details on Beyoncé’s new film, “Homecoming”

Discover the details on Beyoncé’s new film, “Homecoming”

Caroline Marsden and Audrey Flynn

June 5, 2019

Beyoncé made a bang with her new Coachella documentary “Homecoming.” The film consists of Beyoncé’s 2018 Coachella performance and the preparation to get there. The film includes long segments of her performance at Coachella and her behind the scenes look at what went into the performance. ...

Billie Eilish’s new album: Hot or not?

Billie Eilish's new album: Hot or not?

Caroline Marsden and Audrey Flynn

May 24, 2019

I was certainly taken by surprise when I heard Billie Eilish had dropped a new album, titled “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” In my mind, she was known for putting out a single song at a time, so this overload of Eilish’s songs made me take a step back. For those who don’t know, Billie Eilish i...

“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...

Sub Zero review: Ventura’s new HOT spot to CHILL?


Samantha Franks and Bailey Peck

November 13, 2017

Sub Zero Ice Cream and Yogurt shop recently opened on Main Street in downtown Ventura.  It opened its doors on October 26 and has already created quite a buzz. Ice cream enthusiasts, science buffs and people looking for a unique dessert experience have all stopped in ...

It’s not a Demogorgon it’s a Demodog

Infographic by: Brooke Newman

November 8, 2017

“Stranger Things” made its return to Netflix on October, 27 of 2017. Fans were beyond excited after waiting over a year to see their favorite characters make their big screen debut. Last year, the show appeared out of nowhere combining a thrilling horror series with Science fiction. All of the characters r...

VHS alumnus drops her self-titled debut “Ego Sunshine.”

VHS alumnus drops her self-titled debut

November 7, 2017

“We really wanted the band to be named Areola 51 but that name was unfortunately taken,” Ventura High School alumnus Izzie Clark says of the name of her band, “Ego Sunshine.” “We laid on the beach, you were kissin’ me and for a moment everything was fine,” Clark belts out on track one ...

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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