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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

Photo by: Trinity Taylor

PDA: kindly get a room

Trinity Taylor and Jessica Johnson March 17, 2019

Alright, we’re all for lovey-dovey stuff and “couple goals,” but if you’re going to get all kissy-kissy please, please don’t do it in the middle of a crowded hallway where literally everyone...

Transgender students, senior Alexander Crimes (left) and juniors Max Bolle (center) and Noah Tallent (right) use their clothing and mannerisms to express their gender identity.
Photo by: Miles Bennett

Stuck in the wrong body but staying strong

Miles Bennett March 2, 2019

“My breasts feel like cancerous tumors and my voice feels like the result of some horrible accident. I don't feel like I grew up with these things, and I feel like the ‘feminine’ things about me...

Slut-shaming stems from many situations, but is a common incident for many. Infographic by: Tatum Luoma

Opinion: Dress code, double standards, and slut shaming: Are they related?

Tatum Luoma and Sam Hicks March 2, 2019

Upon a quick Google search, the definition of slut-shaming given is “the practice of criticizing people, especially women and girls, who are perceived to violate expectations of behavior and appearance...

This contraceptive is birth control. Birth control is 99.9% effective if used correctly stated by http://www.plannedparenthood.org/ . Photo by: Julia Davies

Opinion: Wrap your willy before you get silly

Julia Davies March 2, 2019

Let's be honest here, getting pregnant as a teenager in high school isn't a goal for most teens. There are many effective ways to prevent pregnancy and it’s important for students that do not want to...

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