The Oarsman

Who is your Favorite Superhero?

Aaliyah Apilado, Opinion Reporter

February 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With the amount of superhero movies that are coming out in these past and upcoming years, it has become more difficult to chose a favorite superhero. The Oarsman polled 100 students on their favorite superhero. Batman was the most popular superhero out of the five options of this poll. The most popular fictional superheroes...

Social Media and Relationships

Leslie Grijalva, Entertainment Reporter

February 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Social media doesn’t just affect how much time we spend with our loved ones and our social interaction, but it also affects our  relationships. Without a doubt, social media is one of the biggest downfalls in relationships nowadays. Social media does have some positive effects, for example people can meet people online ...

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...

H&M Controversy

H&M Controversy

Joshua Fenty, Web Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2018

Filed under Opinion

  When I first heard about the little black boy wearing the “coolest monkey in the jungle” hoodie ...

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.

What do You Want for Christmas?

What do You Want for Christmas?

December 4, 2017

The Oarsman interviewed teens around the school, asking what they want for Christmas.Their answers were...

How to be the Best Gift Giver

How to be the Best Gift Giver

December 4, 2017

  The holidays are around the corner, and so is the season of getting gifts for the people yo...