The Oarsman

Should Pop Music Have More Criticism?

Should Pop Music Have More Criticism?

Jay Reyes, Reporter

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With every new song that an artist releases, dozens of Instagrammers claim their favorite artist sho...

Venice Small Learning Communities Need More Collaboration and Less Competition

Julissa Ventureno, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Why is there so much tension between the academies and magnets? There doesn’t need to be truly one superior learning community at Venice. There are five learning communities at Venice High: Academy of Law and Public Service, Science Technology Engineering Math and Medicine Magnet, Sports Medicine Academy, Media, Arts and Techno...

Editorial: Power to the Student Press

Editorial: Power to the Student Press

Alicia Valenciana and Julissa Ventureno

October 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Many individuals may not know this, but we, as staff of The Oarsman student newspaper, are protected by a p...

Female Empowerment and the School Dress Code

October 4, 2018

This morning on Oct. 3, the entirety of Venice High’s female students were pulled from their first tw...

Breaking Down the “God Is A Woman” Controversy

Breaking Down the “God Is A Woman” Controversy

Nevan Campos, Opinion Editor

September 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Once again, pop star Ariana Grande is at the center of a brewing controversy in which religious people accus...

The Dangers of Shoulders

The Dangers of Shoulders

Julissa Ventureno, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I would like to take this time to thank the amazing person who created the Venice High dress code. I a...

Being an Outcast is Okay

Being an Outcast is Okay

Jennifer Romo, Entertainment Editor

June 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

We grew up as children hearing phrases such as ‘it’s okay to be different’ and ‘it’s okay to  stand o...

Religious People Should Respect Atheists

Religious People Should Respect Atheists

Ariel Reyes, Entertainment Reporter

June 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

  There’s no doubt that when a simple conversation leads to an uncomfortable situation, a f...

Let us Decorate our Grad Caps!

Let us Decorate our Grad Caps!

June 1, 2018

  Whether you’ve already heard or not, it is official that graduating seniors are not allo...

Femicide: the Epidemic

Femicide: the Epidemic

Sonya Curiel, Entertainment Reporter

June 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The highest rates of women killed on account of their gender are in many male chauvinistic countries suc...

Misconceptions of Feminism

Misconceptions of Feminism

May 30, 2018

  Why is it that when the topic of feminism is brought up in conversation, the response is u...

Central Americans Need More Acknowledgement in General Media

Central Americans Need More Acknowledgement in General Media

April 25, 2018

Take a minute to remember the last time you heard about a Central American country in the news. If you can...