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The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star

The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star

Genine Chavez, Entertainment Editor

December 19, 2019

  Well known Youtube star Shane Dawson created a Youtube series about social media influencer Jeffree Star. The first episode of the nine- part series aired on Oct. 1. The documentary focuses on Star's life and career as the founder and CEO of Jeffree Star Cosmetics and will follow him and Dawson...

Fashion Trends of the Decade

Fashion Trends of the Decade

Graham Wells

December 17, 2019

The fashion world has changed wildly throughout history, and as we come to the end of the 2010 decade, here are some of the most popular styles and accessories from each year:  2010 - Retro Sunglasses One of the most defining trends of the decade is tiny sunglasses—those Matrix-inspired ones spotted o...

Pumpkin Pie Quest

Pumpkin Pie Quest

Graham Wells

December 17, 2019

Every year, spanning from the beginning of October to early January, bakeries, restaurants, and pie shops all over Los Angeles sell their version of the classic pumpkin pie. I have spent the past three years searching for the best pumpkin pie Los Angeles has to offer. The best pie I’ve had to date...

Venice Marching Band Earns Their Highest Record of The Season

Venice Marching Band Earns Their Highest Record of The Season

Charity Grant, Reporter

December 16, 2019

The Venice High School marching band’s successful competition season has come to an end. On Nov. 23, the band finished their final competition of the year. Even with the band’s spectacular performance and high hopes of winning, to their misfortune they did not place. They  did however beat their s...

Students Describe Their Highlights of The Decade

Charity Grant, Reporter

December 16, 2019

With the decade coming to an end, it’s a time to look back and reflect on all the memories we created. Here are some students’ most memorable moments from the past 10 years.   Mya Edwards, Senior 2015 “My favorite memory from the past decade was the second time I went to San Franci...

The Decade’s Biggest Artists

The Decade’s Biggest Artists

Kymia Freeman, Reporter

December 12, 2019

As we inch closer to the end of the decade, many are reflecting on what the 2010s have brought to our culture. With the explosion of music-streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music, the way we enjoy music is far different from decades in the past.  Because of this increased access to differen...

Venice Thespians Prepare for Latest Production Despite Postponement

Venice Thespians Prepare for Latest Production Despite Postponement

Kymia Freeman, Asst. Entertainment Editor

December 12, 2019

Take a step back in time as you’re welcomed to the ‘80s in this fall’s play “That’s Not How I Remember It,” starring Yareli Jara, Christopher Magallanes, Alexandra Hall, and Kaveh Hadat. The play is set to premiere in the student cafeteria on Jan. 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. Set in Kansas d...

Venice Community Weighs in on A.C.E. Family Scandal

Charity Grant, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

The Oarsman asked 70 Venice High students on their awareness of the ACE Family scandal and their opinions. Even though the majority of Venice students are not tuned into the popular YouTube couple, those who are active viewers say they are interested in the drama.  On Oct. 14, Youtube personality Cole Carriga...

Layton Greene’s ‘Tell Ya Story’ Shares Her Story of Heartbreak and Success

Layton Greene’s ‘Tell Ya Story’ Shares Her Story of Heartbreak and Success

Marina Eskander, Reporter

November 29, 2019

In Layton Greene’s recent album “Tell Ya Story,” she shares her story with her listeners about her struggles with poverty and homelessness. In this album, she says she wants to share her music to the world. In her music, the lyrics are what pulls the listeners into a heartfelt string of emotions ...

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...

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...