The Oarsman

Millie Zarate

Question Man: COVID-19

April 5, 2020

COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people around the world. Businesses have either closed leaving peop...

Question Man: Unpopular Opinions

Rita Gamboa, Reporter

March 6, 2020

Everyone has opinions. What makes them interesting is when they are completely different from others. The Oarsman asked students, “What’s an unpopular opinion you have and why?” Philip Beniam, Senior:  “Relish is the best condiment to put on a hotdog because it actually has texture and flavor.” Fr...

Question Man: Valentine’s Day

Question Man: Valentine's Day

Rita Gamboa, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Valentine's Day is a day where people celebrate romantic love, friendship and admiration. People often go...

Question Man: Holidays 2019

Rita Gamboa, Reporter

December 13, 2019

Winter break is coming up which means the holidays are right around the corner, whether it is traveling or just staying locally and spending time with friends and family. The Oarsman asked students how they celebrate during the holidays. Kaylee Howze, Senior: “During the holidays I usually fly back East to Pittsburg with my family because that’s where I’m from. I...

Question Man: Homecoming

Rita Gamboa, Reporter

November 7, 2019

The Homecoming Dance took place Oct. 26 from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Students from all grades got to spend time with friends or significant others to enjoy time with them. The Venice Oarsman asked students what their favorite part of homecoming dance was. Catherine Gallegos, Junior:  “My favorite part was when they playe...

Question Man: Climate Change

Rita Gamboa, Reporter

October 11, 2019

  Recently a global crisis has been on the rise and it's causing people to fight for climate change action. On Friday Sept. 20 students from around the world walked out of their classes to participate in the Youth Climate Strike to address the issue. The Oarsman asked students and teachers what they do to prevent climate...

The Oarsman Tests Student’s Geography Knowledge

June 5, 2019

Using a large map, The Oarsman interviewed about 15 students to gain an understanding of how much th...


Question Man: Worst Dates

March 11, 2019

Have you ever been on a terrible date? Dating can be fun, but it can also lead to awkward situations...

Question Man: Holiday Memories

Carmen Perez, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

Christmas and New Year's Eve are just a few of the festivities celebrated during this season. The Oarsman asked Venice students about their best holiday stories.   Donovan Agee, Junior “During Christmas, my entire family comes to visit us from Malibu. Since we see each other once a year, it’s a really special moment. My little cous...

Question man: Best Halloween Stories

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Ms.Tachiki's family

Carmen Perez, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Halloween, the spooky season! Pumpkins, trick or treat, witches, vampires and zombies. We all have a scar...

Question Man: Embarrassing Stories

Carmen Perez, Features Reporter

October 22, 2018

As students, we all have embarrassing moments.Being late to class and falling down the stairs in front of someone you like can be tough. Venice teachers also went through some embarrassing moments during high school and here are some of them. Mr. Marcos Sandoval "I was in my senior year during high school,” Marcos S...

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,...