The Oarsman

Is Prom Essential to a High School Experience ?

Is Prom Essential to a High School Experience ?

April Cuarenta, Asst. News Editor

April 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As prom approaches, many are rushing to find a date and others are trying their hardest not to cringe at ...

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...

What Are You Doing for Spring Break?

March 19, 2018

For this issue, the Oarsman focused on asking staff and students about their plans for spring break,...

Does Venice Need a Gate?

Aaliyah Apilado, Features Reporter

February 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Yes: 16 No: 84 Venice High School is one of the only Los Angeles Unified School District high school to be an open campus. The Oarsman polled a total of 100 students and teachers on whether Venice High should put up a fence to keep people from coming onto the school campus with negative intentions. Overall the people...

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: How Can Venice High Be Improved?

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...