Student Run News Site of Venice High School

The Oarsman

Student Run News Site of Venice High School

The Oarsman

Student Run News Site of Venice High School

The Oarsman

Music Program Adapts Harmoniously To New Changes
Amy Carranza and Zoe Woodrick April 22, 2024

On the east side of the Venice High campus, snugged between the band rooms and the East Building, Room 5 is home to many student musicians. In a bright yellow room, a number...

Back on the bus: Freshman Luca Devotto and seniors Jamie Lopez, Shai Hernandez, and Brian Santiago head to a swim meet at LACES Wednesday.
‘We Are The Waterless Gondoliers’
Aidan Brady and Sophia Parrish April 19, 2024

The Venice Gondoliers’ aquatics program has made impressive waves this year, despite not having a functioning home pool. The girls’ water polo team made Venice history...

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New Venice Phone Policy Does Not Do Its Job Effectively
Jack Bell, Staff Writer • April 22, 2024

When Venice’s new phone policy went into effect in early March, teachers jumped for joy and students started planning a revolution. The policy was almost entirely crafted...

OJ Simpson's Death Illuminates Injustice In Media
Mia D'Angelo, Staff Writer • April 22, 2024

In the records of Los Angeles history, there’s a small number of events that have left a mark as unforgettable as what happened with O.J. Simpson. O.J. Simpson was a...

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On the way to first place: Junior Paul Tranquilla takes over in the
mile at a home meet Wednesday, April 10.
Track To Send Two Athletes To Mt. San Antonio College
Aidan Brady, Co-Sports Editor • April 19, 2024

As track dashes through their season and heads into finals, most athletes will be taking this upcoming weekend to rest and recover. However, two athletes will be doing the...

Socks in the sand: Juniors Adalaide Groff and Savannah Rozell recieves the ball during a tournament, April 6.
New Beach Volleyball Team Is Ready To Make A Splash In Playoffs
Samuel Laxamana, Co-Sports Editor • April 19, 2024

Over the semester, Venice has debuted a brand new sport: girls’ beach volleyball. The team is currently being coached by math teacher Charles Styrbicki. The Gondoliers,...

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Kung Fu Panda Series Becomes Kung "Boo" Panda With Its Fourth Film
Dillon Raymond, Staff Writer • April 3, 2024

I grew up watching Kung Fu Panda. The first movie was the go-to film on our DVD player during every long road trip since it was released in 2008, and continued to be a comfort...

Bergamot Station Immerses Onlookers In Artistic Inspiration
Bergamot Station Immerses Onlookers In Artistic Inspiration
Violet Brooks, Staff Writer • April 2, 2024

A rainy Saturday in February, I took a trip down to the Bergamot Station Art Gallery, a unique art complex set up in Santa Monica. Taking advantage of the runoff from the...

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Teachers And Seniors Reflect On COVID-19
Brandon Granados, Staff Writer • March 19, 2024

With the Venice High School semester half way done, the Class of 2024 is three months away from graduating. Every senior is excited or getting nervous about graduating, because...

Luna Luna: The Forgotten Fantasy
Luna Luna: The Forgotten Fantasy
Imogen Rosenberg, Staff Writer • March 8, 2024

How does a whole theme park go missing for over three decades? It seems insane that a whole Ferris wheel and carousel painted by world famous artists can not be seen for...

Talking Money With Harry Delu
Coretta Wilkinson and Zoe Woodrick February 28, 2024

With a large white binder filled with endless papers and a never-ending ringing phone, finance manager Harry Delu is committed to teaching students how to use their money...

Las Buenas Vibras Viven Adentro De Gilbert’s El Indio
Ray LaFlam, Reportera • February 26, 2024

El 20 de Mayo de 1974, Gilbert’s El Indio abrió sus puertas con sus propietarios, Carmen y Gilberto Rodriguez, al mando. Desde entonces, ha sido un pilar en Santa Mónica,...

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