The Oarsman

Question man: Best Halloween Stories

Question man: Best Halloween Stories

Carmen Perez, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Filed under Features, Question Man

Halloween, the spooky season! Pumpkins, trick or treat, witches, vampires and zombies. We all have a scar...

Indigenous Day & M.E.C.h.A

Indigenous Day & M.E.C.h.A

October 25, 2018

On Oct. 8, 2018 Indigenous Peoples’ Day was celebrated alongside Columbus Day. Columbus Day has been ...

Celebrating LGBTQ History Month

Celebrating LGBTQ History Month

October 25, 2018

October is LGBTQ History Month! First celebrated in 1944, the month honors the contributions and successes of the gay community in pushing ...

Dealing with Family Issues and Homelessness

Julissa Ventureno and Alicia Valenciana

October 24, 2018

Filed under Features, Humans of Venice

Humans of Venice High is a series of photographs and personal histories, revealing the hidden emotions of students. Two Oarsman staffers went around school campus, asking random students if they would mind being interviewed regarding their personal stories. Samantha Pineda (Sophomore) Samantha Pineda. Photograph by Julissa Ventureno ...

Class of 2019 Update

Kylon Wade, Features Reporter

October 22, 2018

Filed under Features

The Class of 2019 club is off to a cautiously optimistic start. Their main focus right now is to fundraise enough money to pay back the $5000 deposit needed to secure a prom venue earlier this year. “I never really knew about it until it was brought to my attention three weeks ago,” said President Athena Koon about t...

Question Man: Embarrassing Stories

Carmen Perez, Features Reporter

October 22, 2018

Filed under Features, Question Man

As students, we all have embarrassing moments.Being late to class and falling down the stairs in front of someone you like can be tough. Venice teachers also went through some embarrassing moments during high school and here are some of them. Mr. Marcos Sandoval "I was in my senior year during high school,” Marcos S...

Oakgrove Retreat is Approaching

Oakgrove Retreat is Approaching

Elisa Martinez, Features Reporter

October 22, 2018

Filed under Features

Club Oakgrove organizes a retreat at a campsite every semester for everyone and anyone to attend. This seme...

My Experience Studying Abroad in Italy

My Experience Studying Abroad in Italy

Elisa Martinez, Features Reporter

October 18, 2018

Filed under Features

This past summer, I studied abroad for four weeks with CIEE. I took part in the language and culture pro...

Girls Build 2018

Girls Build 2018

October 18, 2018

Last Friday on Sept. 28, approximately 10,000 girls from all over Los Angeles County high schools gat...

Tips for Freshman Year

Tips for Freshman Year

Julissa Ventureno, Editor in Chief

September 8, 2018

Filed under Features

Ah, yes. I remember my first year at Venice with the excitement of a new beginning. I’m a senior n...

2018-2019 Clubs

September 5, 2018

Filed under Features

Academic Decathlon Evan Holter The school year is just beginning, so one club worth noting is the Academic Decathlon. “Aca-Deca” takes part in competitions with other schools to test their knowledge of a certain topic, differing from the year before. This year, the topic is the decade of the 1960s and it will be the b...

Saying Farewell to the Oarsman Seniors!

Sebastien Balembois, Sports Reporter

June 1, 2018

Filed under Features

  Questions: How many years have you been on the staff? What was your favorite Oarsman memory? What will you miss the most? What did you learn from being in journalism? Julissa Ventureno Bryce Rodriguez (Editor-in-Chief) 2 years Favorite Oarsman memory was travelling to Seattle for the conve...