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Cheer Season 2 Leaves Fans Flipping Out

Cheer Season 2 Leaves Fans Flipping Out

Arely Ocampo Bartolo, Managing Editor January 20, 2022

Many fans were anxious to see head coach, Monica Aldama, lead her Navarro Dawgs cheer team to their 15th national championship, and that’s just what we expected to see on the new season of Cheer on Netflix. We...

Halloween or Christmas: Which Fits Jack Skellington More?

Halloween or Christmas: Which Fits Jack Skellington More?

Kimberly Buelna, Reporter December 24, 2021

Jack Skellington is the main character in Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, a movie that came out in 1993 and remains a fan favorite of many today.  There’s much debate on whether this...

Euphoria To Debut Second Season In 2022

Euphoria To Debut Second Season In 2022

Emily Aquino, Reporter December 17, 2021

Euphoria is coming back for Season Two on January 9th, 2022. As many know, it’s different from most teen drama shows. The teaser for euphoria season two looks very interesting. It sounds like it’s...

Netflix’s ‘F is for Family’ Goes Out With A Bang

Netflix’s ‘F is for Family’ Goes Out With A Bang

Eric Lee, Editor-In-Chief December 16, 2021

Bill Burr has accomplished a wondrous feat with the success of F is for Family amidst the modern cultural climate. The show’s fifth and final season was released on Netflix on November 25. This dark,...

The Christmas Chronicles Should Be A Classic Holiday Movie

The Christmas Chronicles Should Be A Classic Holiday Movie

Julissa Alvarado, Reporter December 15, 2021

The Christmas Chronicles should be considered a Christmas movie classic. In the film, siblings Kate and Teddy must bring up the Christmas spirit and deliver all of the presents in time to all the homes....

Review: Still Over It By Summer Walker

Review: “Still Over It” By Summer Walker

Kenza Walkowiak-Chevalier, Reporter November 19, 2021

Summer Walker’s new R&B album Still Over It, reveals her vulnerability in a way none of her previous albums have. Throughout the twenty songs in her album, she sings about the frustration she feels...

Review: Eternals Pushes the Boundaries of the MCU

Review: Eternals Pushes the Boundaries of the MCU

T Lopez, Opinion Editor November 18, 2021

At first, I was hesitant to even go see Eternals. Was I about to waste my money on a movie that wasn’t even worth it? On one hand, the critics’ reviews were low. On the other hand,  the audience reviews...

Squid Game Takes Netflix by Storm

Squid Game Takes Netflix by Storm

T Lopez and Annette Vaipulu October 25, 2021

“무궁화 꽃이 피었습니다” (Translation: The Hibiscus Flowers Bloomed) The phrase that has been stuck in the heads of fans of the international sensation Squid Game: a nail-biting show...

The End Of An Era: On My Block Season 4 Review

The End Of An Era: On My Block Season 4 Review

Arely Ocampo Bartolo, Managing Editor October 25, 2021

Netflix has just released the final season of their smash-hit, On My Block which left many fans wanting more.  The show followed a group known as the “Core Four” which consisted of protagonists Jamal...

Venice Drama Presents A New Show Which Is Labeled “A Zoomdunnit Mystery”

Venice Drama Presents A New Show Which Is Labeled “A Zoomdunnit Mystery”

Arely Ocampo Bartolo, Engagement Editor June 11, 2021

Under the direction of theater teacher Bianca Andrews, Venice High School Drama premiered “The Virtual Killer: A Zoomdunnit Mystery,” a play performed and screened entirely through Zoom.  The play...

Poets Take the Final Stage Yet Again At Get Lit Competition

Poets Take the Final Stage Yet Again At Get Lit Competition

Tiffany Lopez, Reporter June 11, 2021

Not even a pandemic will keep these poets down.  On Saturday, May 1, Venice High’s Poetry Club participated in the virtual Get Lit competition placing 5th against GALA, San Gabriel, Cleveland, and...

Review: Pretend That You Love Me

Review: Pretend That You Love Me

Carter Nowak, Reporter May 5, 2021

What’s the future of cinema? I was unsure for a bit. Was the hyper-funded action movie headed for its demise as everyone in the world got a camera? Was arthouse headed for a renaissance like never...

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