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Student creativity rings loud and clear

Juniors Daniel Navarro (pictured left) and Connor Blanda (pictured right) reppin' two of the colorways their brand has to offer. Photo by: Yasmin Myers.

Yasmin Myers

October 18, 2019

Brand “Clarity” takes hold on Ventura students Fresh, cool, and laid back. The easily noticeable, drippy, gothic-like logo from the brand, Clarity, has been circulatilating around Ventura High. Specializing in hoodies and other comfy attire, Clarity began here at Ventura High by two juniors. The creators, Dan...

Spring break: School’s out, but will you be out?

Spring break: School’s out, but will you be out?

Saida Delgadillo and Tanya Turchyn

March 20, 2019

Whether you're jumping on a plane, staying in bed for a week straight, or working 24/7, Ventura High School students are setting their intentions for the upcoming week of vacation. Many students interviewed revealed, however, that they won’t be getting much rest from school due to their busy work sch...

Taking a seat in Senate

Mercado (right) sat next to Caitlin Herring (left) in the Senate, who went on to represent California in Girls Nation. Photo from: Jezel Mercado

Sarah Clench and Sailor Hawes

August 1, 2018

Each year, at many high schools across the country, one girl per high school is chosen to go to Girls State. This year, soon-to-be senior Jezel Mercado was chosen to represent Ventura High School for Girls State at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California. When asked to describe Gi...

From the field to the ring

Oritz, Hoss, and Gonzales and other Knucklehead members all spar train together to build a family in their gym.

October 13, 2017

Ventura High School senior Aaron Gonzales competes by stepping into a ring with someone, whose only goal is to punch him until they can’t stand anymore. This is the sport that Gonzales chose to pour his heart and soul into: the art of boxing. He began boxing when he was a little kid, but was always...

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