The Oarsman

Dancing For a Cause: Venice “Think” Dance

February 3, 2019

Teachers at Venice High organized a dance event 3 days after the strike ended on Jan. 25. During the...

The only funny Christmas story

The only funny Christmas story

Rene Torres, Reporter

December 11, 2015

This adult-comedy Christmas movie is a tale about three friends who end their last Christmas reunion in a blaze of hurrah!

Legally Blonde Hits the Stage

Legally Blonde Hits the Stage

June 3, 2015

Venice High’s spring production “Legally Blonde the Musical” was based on the 2001 film “Legally...

The Tardy Sweeps

Jacqueline Payan, Reporter

April 24, 2015

Whenever the bell rings and the music starts to play, it signifies a tardy sweep. Students begin to walk at a quicker pace, not wanting to get caught up in the tardy sweep. It is understandable that staff wants everyone to get to class on time but when caught in the sweep, it takes time for students to get a pass when they...

50 Shades of Abuse

Jacqueline Payan, Reporter

April 24, 2015

“Fifty Shades of Grey” is a terrible movie and book. It gives an inaccurate message to readers and viewers, especially younger ones. Of course the R rating for the movie makes it harder for people under 17 to see it, but when there’s a will, there’s a way. Whether its by sneaking into a movie theater or reading the...

The Cost of Prom is Not Worth it

Jacqueline Payan, Reporter

April 24, 2015

While many of my peers are renting their party buses and spending hundreds of dollars on dresses, I’ve decided to skip prom. Don’t get me wrong, I like the idea of having an end-of-high- school dance, but honestly I’d rather spend my money at about a thousand other places than at our high school prom. After hair,...