Creativity Summit

Creativity Summit

April 5, 2018

On March 2, 29 specially-picked Venice students from the media academy, along with students from school...

Apple vs Android

Apple vs Android

April 4, 2018

I always hear people arguing that their iPhones or Samsung phones are the best and comparing each of...

Machismo in the Latinx Community

Machismo in the Latinx Community

March 22, 2018

Machismo is strong and aggressive masculine pride within the Latino community. Machismo is men having...

Make Sure You Have a Healthy Relationship

Make Sure You Have a Healthy Relationship

Nevan Campos, Asst. Opinion Editor

March 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Something that I find happens a lot but doesn’t get acknowledged often is abuse and unhealthy habits i...

Question Man

Mya Gates, Features Reporter

March 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Question Man

For this issue, the Oarsman focused on asking staff and students about their plans for spring break, which is one week long. The Oarsman also asked if they thought spring break should be longer. Here’s what they said! Maddy Reiner, 12th Grade: Over spring break I’ll be doing homework and volleyball practice, and then I’ll hang out with friends. I’m excited to sleep in and not go to school. I also don’t thi...

How To Confess Your Love

How To Confess Your Love

Nevan Campos, Opinion Reporter

February 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

It’s hard to tell your crush you like them. Whether you’ve started having feelings for your best...

Question Man

Mya Gates and April Cuarenta, Asst. Web Editor, Asst. News Editor

January 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Question Man

Now that it’s a new year and the start of the second semester at Venice High, two Oarsman staff members went around campus and asked a variety of faculty and students what improvements they would like to see at Venice High. Eduardo Lopez, 9th Grade: “I’m fine with how things are. I really settled down. The teachers...

Time’s Up Campaign

April Cuarenta, Asst. News Editor

January 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion

  On Sunday, Jan. 6, Hollywood’s biggest stars attended the 75th annual Golden Globes, many of them wearing black in solidarity to advocate against sexual harassment. Actors and actresses, such as James Franco, Justin Timberlake, Aziz Anzari and Natalie Portman, were wearing pins with the logo “Time’s Up.” ...

Latino and Black Animosity

Latino and Black Animosity

January 30, 2018

Growing up in a Mexican and Salvadorian household, I always hated hearing certain family members making...

Are LGBT YouTubers Doing Enough For The Community?

Are LGBT YouTubers Doing Enough For The Community?

Nevan Campos, Opinion Reporter

January 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

  In recent years, many queer people have taken to YouTube to have an outlet for voicing thei...

The Tide Pod Challenge

Leslie Grijalva, Entertainment Reporter

January 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Recently, a challenge has been circulating on the Internet that is dangerous and dumb. It’s called the Tide pod challenge and the “challenge” started in late December on Twitter where people posted videos of themselves eating the detergent pod, filming it and daring others to eat it. There has been at least eight...

The Year in Review: A Political Analysis

The Year in Review: A Political Analysis

December 11, 2017

If 2017 had a face, its expression would almost certainly be a contorted mix of fear and anger. This year has been rough for all Americans and the worst thing we can do right now is let ourselves fall apart.

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