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

Ryan Gosling Falls Into Action With “The Fall Guy”

Giovanna Szewczyk, Staff Writer May 28, 2024

Though we’re witnessing the fall of Ken, fans of actor Ryan Gosling will fall in love with him even more after watching The Fall Guy.  This is Gosling’s first role after being known as Ken from...

TikTok Rizz Party Analysis

TikTok Rizz Party Analysis

Aidan Brady and Ammara Emran April 29, 2024

While scrolling through social media, you may have stumbled upon a video featuring a group of sweaty teenage boys raving to Kanye West’s new hit, “Carnival.” The clip has grown in popularity,...

Why Beyoncé ’s New Country Album Was ‘Not It’

Tali Soto, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

 I love Beyoncé—and we all do. But sadly, Cowboy Carter was not it.  There were only about two outstanding, beautiful, works of art songs out of the 27 songs—which means that the other 25 songs...

Chillax and Watch These 2000s Flicks With Ur BFFs

Roxane Gama, Photo Editor April 25, 2024

Movies are the best way to transport back in time. You could get lost for hours in another world, whether it’s by yourself or with your favorite person. From twenty years ago to now, we can all agree...

A Legendary Art Book’s Connection To Venice High

Violet Brooks, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

Former Venice art teacher, Betty Edwards, transformed the world of art education with her internationally famous book, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. In 1979, Dr. Betty Edwards was an art teacher...

Venice’s Theater Program Detects A Clue: On Stage

Venice’s Theater Program Detects A Clue: On Stage

Coretta Wilkinson, Co-New Media Editor April 25, 2024

Want a Clue? It’s On Stage this May. Venice’s theater program will be putting on a production of Clue: On Stage May 2 to May 4. Based on the original board game and film adaptation, Clue: On...

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 film as I grew older. When...

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 LA Frieze festival, this gallery...

The Crow Reboot Brings Back Cult Classic Film To Theaters

‘The Crow’ Reboot Brings Back Cult Classic Film To Theaters

Georgia Lopez and Andrew Ramirez April 2, 2024

Reboots and squeals in the world of film and television are often a hit or miss. Movies often hold a special place in people's hearts for a multitude of reasons. It may bring someone back to their childhood...

Robert Downey Jr. Wins His First Oscar

Robert Downey Jr. Wins His First Oscar

Jayden Derifield, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

The 96th annual Academy Awards ceremony happened last Sunday, and it was enjoyable for everyone who attended and watched them. I’m glad for everyone who won an award and that Oppenheimer won Best Picture....

Venice’s ‘Fantastic Voyage’ During Black History Month Assembly

Mia D'Angelo, Staff Writer March 11, 2024

BSAP’s Black History Month performance, “Fantastic Voyage,” took Venice High on a unique and uplifting journey.  “The hippiest trip in America” said by junior Nathan Santacruz, who emceed...

Music Artists Attempt To Regain Ownership After Losing Song Rights

Music Artists Attempt To Regain Ownership After Losing Song Rights

Scout Gornell, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

American greed: you don't have to look very hard to find cases of it anywhere.  From politics, to education, to now the music industry, industry titans such as Taylor Swift and Morgan Wallen have found...

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