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Venice High Band Marches On in their Competitive Season

Venice High Band Marches On in their Competitive Season

Kymia Freeman, Reporter

November 7, 2019

The Venice High School marching band, consisting of over 40 musicians and over 12 color guard members, has been making a name for itself across southern California in the past few months. After starting off the competitive season by placing first in its division at the South Bay Invitational on Sept....

Joker Review

Joker Review

Kymia Freeman, Reporter

November 7, 2019

The woes of Batman’s greatest villain are told in the 2019 version of Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Robert De Niro. The action-packed two-hour film details the life of Arthur Fleck, a failing, poverty-stricken comic living in late 1970s Gotham City. Beat up by society, Fleck begins to morph into t...

Backbone of Popular Music

Marina Eskander, Reporter

November 5, 2019

  Blues was a way people like slaves, criminals, poor people, and inner-city kids could express their troubles. With the spread of blues music, which originated in the South, across Western states, music began changing.  “If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guita...

Fall 2019 Horoscopes

Genine Chavez, Entertainment Editor

October 28, 2019

Capricorn Dec. 22-Jan. 20  You are about to receive a nudge in the right direction. Whatever you thought you could never finish, you will finish. Believe in yourself and you can accomplish what you need to. Things will end up okay.   Aquarius Jan 21- Feb 20  Understand your weakne...

Halloween Costumes For 2019

Daniel Ho, Layout/Web Editor

October 28, 2019

      As Halloween approaches, many students look forward to the opportunity to dress up to get in the Halloween spirit. But for many students, the question of “What should I dress up as?” always remains a problem.        While the classic costumes such as vampires, ghosts, and mummies...

Fright Fest v. Horror Nights: Venice Students Argue Which is Scarier

Fright Fest v. Horror Nights: Venice Students Argue Which is Scarier

Charity Grant, Reporter

October 24, 2019

As the Halloween season approaches, the public’s  favorite amusement parks are undergoing spine-tingling transitions and are being taken over by things you think you would only see in your nightmares. It’s time for Six Flags’ annual Fright Fest in Valencia, as well as Universal Studios’ annual ...

Fall Trends That’ll Get You Cozy This Season

Fall Trends That’ll Get You Cozy This Season

Charity Grant, Reporter

October 24, 2019

As the leaves start to change and temperatures begin to drop, you’ll start to see the newest, as well as everyone’s favorite fall trends.   Uggs Uggs have been a staple of fall fashion among West Coasters since the mid-1970s. The boot’s sheepskin interior and vibrant array of col...

More Diversity Displayed at This Year’s Emmys

More Diversity Displayed at This Year’s Emmys

Kymia Freeman, Reporter

October 22, 2019

Television’s biggest night was able to do more than just celebrate the best TV shows and short films of the past year. The 2019 Emmys, held on Sept. 22, were able to represent a larger trend shaping the  Hollywood of today: diversity. With lead actors Billy Porter and Jharrel Jerome from the FX dra...

Homecoming: Magical Night Oct 26

Homecoming: Magical Night Oct 26

Shia Wade, Staff

October 14, 2019

  Bring your wands and magic slippers to the Homecoming dance Oct. 26 because the theme is now Fairy-tale. Yes folks the theme was gonna be Halloween but it was changed after a discussion by the leadership class because Halloween turned out to be a controversial topic.  “Leadership struggled to find a name that ...

“It: Chapter Two” Review

“It: Chapter Two” Review

Kymia Freeman, Reporter

September 30, 2019

The members of Losers Club are back 27 years after their first encounter with IT, the shapeshifting evil force that wrought havoc on their town. Mike, a member of the Losers Club, is determined to hold his old friends up to the blood-bound promise that they made in the 1980s, to kill IT if it ever ca...

Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly Review

Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly Review

Daniel Ho, Web Editor

September 22, 2019

       Rapper Travis Scott’s documentary, “Look Mom I Can Fly” shows the process that he went through to make his critically acclaimed 2018 album, “Astroworld”. Released on August 28, the documentary goes through Scott’s life while making the album, showing him performing at his concerts, i...

Theater Set to Kick Off An Interactive Experience Unseen Elsewhere

Kymia Freeman, Reporter

September 19, 2019

Venice High’s Theater Department is already kicking their productions into high gear for the 2019-2020 season. The department plans to launch an “immersive” theater experience, which Theater Director Traci Nichols-Thrasher describes as “an [experience] where the audience moves from room to room, foll...