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Pros of Having High School Relationships

Pros of Having High School Relationships

Alaina Fairley-Moore, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 25, 2020

High school relationships are infamous for being short, but does the fact that they are short-term c...

Editorial: Vote for Bernie Sanders

Editorial: Vote for Bernie Sanders

February 14, 2020

March 3 brings the Democratic primary election to California, but many are unsure who they should vote...

The Rise of Young Influence

The Rise of Young Influence

Dominic Fanaris, Layout Editor

February 14, 2020

Many students are at the cusp of adulthood this year, as seniors turn 18 throughout 2020. Becoming an...

Liberals Don’t Recognize Asian Americans’ Oppression

Liberals Don’t Recognize Asian Americans’ Oppression

February 13, 2020

A few months into the Trump presidency, a video was uploaded to YouTube of a group of anti-Trump protes...

Breaking Up Around Valentine’s Day is Good

Breaking Up Around Valentine’s Day is Good

February 12, 2020

With the arrival of arguably one of the most popular days of the year, many young couples are gearing ...

High School Relationships Are Bad

High School Relationships Are Bad

Nadera Powell, Opinion Writer

February 11, 2020

They say that “nothing lasts forever in high school,” and as racing hormones and constant new crush...

Prioritize Self-love over Relationships

Prioritize Self-love over Relationships

February 6, 2020

High school is a time when many teens are obsessed with finding love without having figured themselv...

We Still Need Feminism

We Still Need Feminism

August Bleiweiss, Opinion

February 4, 2020

Stronger feminism is needed because of the equality that it has given this diverse country. The word...

The Backbone of Popular Music

Marina Eskander, Reporter

January 29, 2020

Entertainment The Backbone of Popular Music Marina Eskander   Blues was a way people like slaves, criminals, poor people, and inner-city kids could express their troubles. With the spread of blues music, which originated in the South, across Western states, music began changing.  “If you don't know the...

Pro/Con: Should Venice Have An Open Campus?

Nadera Powell and Estefany Huerta

December 16, 2019

An open campus fosters a positive, welcoming environment and makes students feel like they belong. Nadera Powell, Staff Writer Venice High School stands out because of its great academics and athletics and its open campus. Students enjoy their ability to be so immersed in the surrounding community. Putting up a fence along th...

Fashion Nova Ruins Body Image

Fashion Nova Ruins Body Image

Nadera Powell, Opinion Writer

December 16, 2019

The fast fashion company Fashion Nova has dominated the social media site Instagram for the past few...

Editorial: The Benefits of Special Education Inclusion

Editorial Board

December 13, 2019

This year, Venice High School began a new program to integrate special education students into general education classes. About seven teachers, mostly teaching 9th grade classes, volunteered to participate in special education inclusion.  This meant that special ed students, with their aides, are now taking classes together...