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Introducing the New Teachers At Venice High
Andrea Ramirez, Reporter • December 15, 2020

As a new year arrives with that comes new teachers as well.  Here are the newest additions to Venice this year.    Lorena Santos—9th grade English, Spanish Journalism,...

How Finals Have Affected Students and Teachers in the First Semester
How Finals Have Affected Students and Teachers in the First Semester
Z Ramirez, Reporter • December 14, 2020

This week, students and teachers at Venice High will finish off their last assignments,  and deadlines for finals week in the first full semester of distance learning.  Finals...

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Opinion: I Just Want A Normal Ho-Ho-Holiday
Opinion: I Just Want A Normal Ho-Ho-Holiday
Arely Ocampo Bartolo, Reporter • December 16, 2020

With COVID-19 numbers at their highest point ever, it’s safe to say many of us won’t be spending the holidays with our family.  On Friday, March 13, the Los Angeles...

Opinion: “Selena: The Series” At Risk Of Missing The Mark—Even Before Its Release
Opinion: “Selena: The Series” At Risk Of Missing The Mark—Even Before Its Release
Arely Ocampo Bartolo, Reporter • December 3, 2020

Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was without a doubt one of the most influential entertainers of the 20th century. She was an extremely gifted singer who paved the way for Latina...

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Balancing Beats and Books: Inside the Life of Rising Producer Aztro
Balancing Beats and Books: Inside the Life of Rising Producer Aztro
Rah-San Bailey, Reporter • December 15, 2020

Among the plethora of talent that can be found throughout the halls of Venice High, only a few get the pleasure of brushing against stardom. Senior Nikolas Rosenberg, who...

A Journey to a LAUSD COVID-19 Testing Site
A Journey to a LAUSD COVID-19 Testing Site
Carter Nowak and Julian Lopez-Albany December 11, 2020

Carter It’s late October in Los Angeles. You have no idea whether it’ll be in the mid 90’s one day or raining the next, and the forecast doesn’t offer much...

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Andy Morin at 5 a.m. performing his solo set at A2B2
A2B2’s Night of Fire: Attending a COVID-19 Concert Livestream
Antoine Chanfreau, Reporter • December 14, 2020

“It felt amazing seeing everyone go insane for me pulling out a drumstick and playing my guitar as a violin” said Composition Booklet, a teenage math-rock musician. In...

Venice High Students and Teachers Reflect on 2020 with Their Spotify Wrapped
Venice High Students and Teachers Reflect on 2020 with Their Spotify Wrapped
Sean De Los Reyes, Reporter • December 9, 2020

As Spotify continues their annual tradition of showing listeners what songs and artists they’ve mostly listened to throughout the year, many listeners began posting their...

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Venice Athletes Pursue Their Scholarship Dreams
Venice Athletes Pursue Their Scholarship Dreams
Xitlaly Rojas and Johanna Zamora December 14, 2020

As many seniors are preparing for college, some of the most inspiring athletes at Venice High are being recruited to play beyond high school based on their athletic ability. A great future lies ahead of them, with athletes from various sports standing...

LA: City of Champions
LA: City of Champions
Isaac Ng, Sports Editor • November 20, 2020

As the world continues to go through these tough times, no other city is happier than the City of Angels, at least at the moment.  In the sports universe, the City of Angels is now also the City of Champions. Last month, the Los Angeles Lakers...

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