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Avengers: Endgame Review

Jack Wiener, reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

After the mad titan Thanos’ snap wiped out half of all living organisms in the universe at the end of the 2018 film  “Avengers: Infinity War,” the remaining Avengers look for redemption in “Avengers: Endgame.” It was one of the most memorable three hours I have spent in recent memory. The...

“Pet Sematary” is the Revival of a Stephen King Classic

“Pet Sematary” is the Revival of a Stephen King Classic

Genine Chavez, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

What if your favorite pet died and you buried it in a place where it could come back to life? The remake of “Pet Sematary,” released on April 12, brought us another Stephen King classic, leaving viewers wanting more of Kings’ demented scares. Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke)  and his wife Rach...

TV Review: “The Act”

TV Review: “The Act”

Genine Chavez, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Every mother wants the best for their child, especially Dee Dee Blanchard (Patricia Arquette). She is who you would label as an overprotective mother who only wants the best for her daughter, Gypsy (Joey King). However, her daughter is trying to escape the toxic relationship that she has with her mothe...

Students Respond to Nipsey Hussle’s Death

Students Respond to Nipsey Hussle’s Death

Mariana Salinas, Reporter

April 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom was fatally shot and killed on March 31 but the impact continues to hit some students of Venice High. Hussle was an entrepreneur helping the community. He helped individuals by giving them jobs at businesses he owned, a Fatburger restaurant and a seafood market lo...

Five Book Recommendations

Five Book Recommendations

Ariel Reyes, Entertainment Editor

April 26, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Reading isn’t always a favorite for people, especially when it’s mandatory. For those who know they’ll have to read a book over the summer or are just looking for something interesting to dive into, here are five books that may suit your literacy needs. The novels listed are the Oarsman staff’...

What’s Trending at Venice High

What’s Trending at Venice High

Minerva Theresa, Features Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Features

If you’re in high school, chances are, you have seen at least one of these items on your fellow classmates. Want to keep up with the trend? Keep reading.   Hydro Flasks These aesthetic water bottles are a staple for many at Venice High. The brand carries a wide range of colors and sizes to choos...

Winter is Here: “Game of Thrones” Final Season

Winter is Here: “Game of Thrones” Final Season

Jack Wiener, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

*Warning: Contains spoilers for seasons 1-6* Winter is finally here. The battle between the living and the dead is among us. Everything that will happen will be for the throne. “Game of Thrones,” the hit HBO series, brings together everything great about medieval times, from great battle sc...

Eugenia Cooney

Eugenia Cooney

Daniel Ho, Asst. Website Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Popular Youtube star Eugenia Cooney addressed rumors of her death from anorexia in a February tweet. Fans of her account at Venice expressed relief that she is getting help. Cooney, who has 1.5 million subscribers on Youtube, came to fame when she posted the video, “My Mom Turns Me PREPPY,” in Fe...

St. Patrick’s Day Crossword Puzzle

St. Patrick’s Day Crossword Puzzle

Naim Gordan, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

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TV Review: The Umbrella Academy

TV Review: The Umbrella Academy

Desmond Andersen, Website Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

“The Umbrella Academy” is centered on the Hargreeves, a dysfunctional family of seven adopted children with super powers. Their guardian Sir Reginald Hargreeves raised them to work as a team of kid superheroes, known as the Umbrella Academy. However, the team has long since been disbanded and the no...

Netflix Series Documents the Life of Serial Killer Ted Bundy

Netflix Series Documents the Life of Serial Killer Ted Bundy

Sonya Curiel, Asst. Entertainment Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Netflix usually entertains us, but now we’re in for a scare with its incoming wave of crime shows. Netflix Original shows such as “Money Heist,” “I am a Killer” and “Inside the Criminal Mind” have all been trending. This month, Netflix’s “Conversation with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes...

Album Review: “thank u, next”

Album Review: “thank u, next”

Genine chavez, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

As any die-hard Arianator knows, Ariana Grande’s last album “Sweetener,” which came out six months ago, was a huge hit. Little did we know she had more songs in the making. So say “thank u, next” to her old album; here is her new biggest hit. Grande goes in depth with her feelings conce...