The Oarsman

Saying Goodbye to the Creators of Humans of Venice

Carmen Perez and Julia Escobar, Reporter and Photo Editor

June 2, 2019

Filed under Features, Humans of Venice

Julissa Ventureno, senior What are your goals in life? “My goal in life is to save someone. That sounds super dramatic, but I just want to help at least one person. I want to study psychology in college and come back to communities like mine that are under-resourced, regarding mental health. I think that in commu...

Mickey Asenas

Mickey Asenas

April 29, 2019

Filed under Humans of Venice

“I didn't grow up poor, but nothing was just handed to me. I grew up, if you want something you have to work for it. That's the way I learned. At the end of the day I can secure three jobs while going to high school. My sophomore year I had three jobs and a weekend job so in total that was four."

Destanee Smith

Destanee Smith

April 29, 2019

“Going through Hurricane Katrina, I was 3 years old. There was a lot of storms, everything floating, a lot of dead people around. It is not a really happy thing to see. People were screaming for help. It’s just tragic."

Ms. Lakisha Clark

Ms. Lakisha Clark

April 28, 2019

Filed under Humans of Venice

"[It] is all about perspective, the way you think about something. If there is something that you are really interested in and that you want to pursue, keep the mind set that you can achieve it."

Mr. Gabriel Griego

Mr. Gabriel Griego

April 28, 2019

"Overcoming and persevering and not giving up is important. Even though it took longer to finish school, I was still able to fulfill my dreams."

Aidan DelMedico

Aidan DelMedico

April 28, 2019

"Mainly elementary school were my most traumatizing years. Kids bullied me, I was attacked. But now since I've entered high school it’s been a lot better.”

Sreeja Ray

Sreeja Ray

April 28, 2019

"I haven’t figured out what I want to do in life yet. I am still going through that phase of 'who you are’ and ‘what do you want to do.’"

Humans of Venice: Administrators Edition

Humans of Venice: Administrators Edition

March 15, 2019

Humans of Venice High is a series of photographs and personal histories revealing the hidden emotions o...

Humans of Venice High: Valentine’s Special

Humans of Venice High: Valentine’s Special

February 19, 2019

Oarsman staff members Julia Escobar and Carmen Perez went around campus asking couples if they would li...

Humans of Venice: Sreeja Ray and Aidan DelMedico

Humans of Venice: Sreeja Ray and Aidan DelMedico

February 4, 2019

Oarsman staff Julia Escobar and Carmen Perez went around the campus asking random students if they would l...

Humans of Venice High: Coping with Depression and Driving to Succeed

Humans of Venice High: Coping with Depression and Driving to Succeed

Julia Escobar and Carmen Perez

December 12, 2018

Filed under Humans of Venice

Oarsman staff Julia Escobar and Carmen Perez went around the school campus asking random students if they ...

Humans of Venice: Absent Father and Dealing With Recovery

Humans of Venice: Absent Father and Dealing With Recovery

November 14, 2018

Oarsman staff Julia Escobar, Carmen Perez, and Naim Gordian went around the school campus asking random...