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Academic Decathalon Competition

Academic Decathalon Competition

March 19

The Academic Decathlon team participated in two competitions on the weekends of Jan. 28 and Feb. 4.

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Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

Emily Elias, Assistant Opinion Editor

March 17

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Women have so many rights in this day and age that women did not have before the 19th century.

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Delectable Brownies to Enjoy on St. Patty’s Day

Ren Juarez, Reporter

March 17

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If you're looking for a fun tasty treat to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, make sure to check out this easy-to-follow brownie recipe covered in green sprinkles!

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Students Participate in Chemistry Olympiad

Students Participate in Chemistry Olympiad

March 16

Venice High School students will be participating on this year’s Chemistry Olympiad on March 22 and 23. For AP and Honors Chemistry students, it is a great practice test before the AP tests. Students who do well will then take a national test and prepare themselves to compete internationally at a study camp with other students from all over the United States.   The U.S. National Chemistry...

Restorative Justice

Sofia Alonso, Reporter

March 2

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Have you ever heard of the term Restorative Justice around our school?  Most students have absolutely no idea what it is, and I was one of them until about a month ago. “Restorative justice is the paradigm shift to discipline; It’s an alternative approach to dealing with discipline, helping  students acknowledge the wrong that they do,” said Ms. Walker, Venice’s Restorative Justice advisor. The program takes the students through a process to discuss the issue that they are having and help bring it to a resolution.  Ms. Walker has been at Venice High School for two years now. Her first year she was get...

5 Historical Figures

Ren Juarez, Reporter

February 18

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February is dedicated to celebrating Black History Month.

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Students Run Los Angeles Preparing for the L.A. Marathon

Students Run Los Angeles Preparing for the L.A. Marathon

February 17

Students Run Los Angeles is a club that requires a serious amount of dedication and commitment. The SRLA team spends at least five hours a week practicing after school, training for upcoming races and preparing for the L.A. Marathon in March. Team members strive to complete the annual marathon along with thousands of other students from all around the Los Angeles area. As the marathon approaches,...

Dessert for Valentines

Dessert for Valentines

Michelle Gonzalez, Reporter/Photographer

February 14

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Who doesn’t love desserts? Here’s a nice recipe that makes 25 to 30 heart-shaped cake pops, ideal to share with your loved ones on Valentine’s Day. According to the website Hello Little Home, here is what you’ll need: 2 8- or 9-inch baked cake layers (any flavor you like) ¼ to ½ cup frosting two different color candy melts (they’re a type of coating similar to chocolate) ...

The Oarsman’s Top 10 Love Songs

The Oarsman’s Top 10 Love Songs

Emily Elias, Opinion Editor

January 31

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1. Love song – The Cure

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The Holidays Should Mean More than Receiving Gifts

Jennifer Romo, Entertainment Editor

December 8

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With all the stress and obligations holidays brings, I feel like they have lost some of their meaning.

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5 Ways to Enjoy the Winter Season

Andrea Garcia, Reporter

December 8

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Candy Cane Lane Candy Cane Lane is a block where homeowners display Christmas lights for the community. Where: 1200 E. Acacia Ave, El Segundo Price: Free Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. 2. Ice at Santa Monica  Ice at Santa Monica is an outdoor ice skating rink in downtown Santa Monica. Where: 1324 5th st, Santa Monica Price: $15 for skates and entry Time: Mon.-Thurs.: 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. Fri.: 2 p.m. - Midnight Sat.: 10 a.m. - Midnight Sun.: 10 a.m.- 10 p.m. 3. L.A. Zoo Lights L.A. Zoo Lights is a display of lights throughout the zoo with real reindeer in the park. Where: 5333 Zoo Dr...

Top 10 Songs to Get into the Holiday Spirit

Andrea Garcia, Reporter

December 8

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This list was put together based on a poll about what songs students loved listening to the most on the holidays. Santa Baby- Eartha Kit Jingle Bell Rock- Bobby Helms Mi Burrito Sabanero- Various Artists Rocking Around the Christmas Tree- Brenda Lee Santa Claus is Coming to Town- Michael Buble All I want for Christmas is You- Mariah Carey Baby, its Cold Outside- Ella Fitzgerald Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas- Mel Torme What's This?- Danny Elfman (Nightmare Before Christmas) Feliz Navidad- Jose Feliciano ...

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