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Shop local without leaving the couch

Shopping local could me made just as easy to access through just a click on your phone.

Bella Hall, Writer

February 10, 2020

It’s 2030, where the idea of local businesses is a faded fad. What ever happened to those? Thank the power of Amazon, for being the option that, although it is not supportive of the community, is so convenient! Buying local is a trek, and not worth the visit when Amazon has a bookmarked tab on your co...

The Dragon Press Crossword: Ventura

The Dragon Press Crossword will periodically publish new editions.

Thomas Weldele, Writer

January 15, 2020

 Editor's Note: The platform used to embed the crossword may not be compatible with Ventura Unified School District's internet search policies....

Hollow Knight: Video Game Review

The Hollow Knight is a popular video game that allows the player to explore vast terrains of unique scenery.

Zack Kinnaman, Writer

January 12, 2020

As a critically-acclaimed video game, Hollow Knight definitely lives up to its reputation. It is a game from the Metroidvania genre, but it’s distinct from the endless flood of Metroidvania type games that have been released in recent years. Firstly, the game is endlessly subtle with the way it...

“Cats” is a failure worth abandoning

Dance scene featuring the main characters of Cats / Credit: Universal Pictures

Emma Yakel, Writer

January 9, 2020

I have never watched a movie in which I wished for a train to come while I, along with the characters, were tied to the track, waiting to end my misery. But I guess everything must happen once, and this wish arose as I sat in the theatre and watched humans act like cats, dancing around the stage in ski...

2019 – The Best and Most Memorable Media

As 2019 comes to a close, it becomes necessary to look back on the years best moments.

Zen Li, Writer

January 8, 2020

As 2019 comes to a close, more and more entertainment becomes increasingly anticipated for the upcoming decade. Before we enter a new decade, let’s take a look back at some of the most mark-making and memorable media from the last year.

Outer Worlds: An Adventure Worthy Of Praise

Credit: IMDB

Julio Hernandez, Writer

January 7, 2020

Outer Worlds is an action role-playing game brought to you by the same studio that made Fallout: New Vegas, the one and only Obsidian Entertainment. When I played New Vegas as a kid I knew there was something special about it, so I knew what to expect when it came to Obsidian. Although much of the game was f...

It’s Boba Time brings a popular drink to Ventura County

The store front of It's Boba Time offers the option of ordering right off the street

Zen Li, Writer

January 7, 2020

It’s a humid 80-degree summer day in Ventura, and you’ve got one thing on your mind: boba. That milky, refreshing drink with chewy pearls is unlike any other beverage out there. But there’s one issue—the nearest boba shop is a few hours away, in the Santa Monica area—a long way to go for a d...

A Christmas playlist without the repetitive holiday hits, a Christmas miracle

It seems some of the best Christmas songs are the ones played the least.

Bella Hall, Writer

December 24, 2019

The holiday season has arrived, and how do we know this? Maybe it’s the Christmas lights down every street or maybe it’s the evergreen tree living in your house attired in the ornaments you made in preschool. But, the inescapable, ear-bleeding repeats are what keep me reminded that Christmas is i...

Homemade stocking stuffers for everyone to enjoy

Share your newly made DIY gifts with your friends and family, perfect for the holiday season!

Isabella Fortunati, Writer

December 23, 2019

With Christmas right around the corner, ‘tis the season for people to procrastinate on their gifts. So why not create something and handmade to add the extra special effect for your loved ones? Here are some simple handmade stocking stuffers that are affordable and easy to obtain. Brown-sugar Sugar S...

Schooling From the Small Screen

Just from watching tv shows, viewers can learn many lessons.

Kaelyn Savard and Jordyn Savard

December 13, 2019

We can’t tell you how many summer days we’ve spent binge watching TV. Although it is easy to assume that we have wasted those countless hours away, from all of those binged episodes, we learned a couple of things. Friends We learned 2 incredibly important lessons. One, don’t lie. Just be hones...

Knives Out: A Killer Whodunit

Credit: Lionsgate

Isabella Fortunati, Writer

December 11, 2019

If you want to see an exciting, exhilarating and mystifying movie this holidays Knives Out is the movie for you. Knives Out, directed by Rian Johnson, is a classic whodunit film, but not your mediocre mystery where the perpetrator is predicted just from watching the commercial. Knives Out is cent...

Thanksgiving with allergies: Recipes that meet your dietary needs

Around a traditionally food-based holiday like Thanksgiving, it can be hard to find recipes that fit dietary restrictions.

Elie Bufford, Writer

November 27, 2019

It’s Thanksgiving time, which means it’s time to enjoy hanging out with family, having time off of school and, most importantly, food. Unless, of course, you have dietary restrictions. Traditional Thanksgiving recipes are a landmine of potential allergic reactions. However, with these allergy-fre...

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