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Self love on Valentine’s Day

Self love on Valentine’s Day

Aranza Naguanagua, Opinion Editor

February 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Every year when Valentine’s Day rolls around, people tend to fret about not being in a relationship. But...

Unrealistic Valentine’s standards for guys

Unrealistic Valentine’s standards for guys

February 13, 2015

Valentine’s Day; a day of romance, heartbreak and a lot of money being spent. As a guy I feel completely...

Non-violence is the solution to the problem with Charlie Hebdo

Harry Phillips, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2015

Filed under Opinion

“Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages,” Thomas A. Edison. Twelve people died in a terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine based in Paris, France on Jan. 7. Al Qaeda is claiming responsibility for the ...

Skateboarding Is Here To Stay

Chad Sharrieff, Asst. Photo Editor

December 11, 2014

Filed under Opinion

  In the spring of 2013, a student was riding a skateboard at school, fell, and hurt himself. School administrators responded by banning skateboarding on campus. The school or LAUSD could have been sued. The simplest way for the school to prevent further accidents was probably to ban skateboarding at Venice High. As...

Appreciate What You’ve Got

Appreciate What You’ve Got

December 11, 2014

I often hear: “I don’t like this food.” “I have a lot of homework.” “ I don’t want to clean...

Losing Communication

Losing Communication

December 10, 2014

Up until recent history, face-to-face talk was essential. There was no other way to communicate with...

Breakfast in the Classroom is thriving

Breakfast in the Classroom is thriving

December 3, 2014

In October, Venice High was introduced to the Breakfast in the Classroom (BIC) program. The program offers...

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