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Recently opened Frontside Cafe provides excellent service and a variety of delicious food and drinks.

Frontside Cafe brings a hip and tasty new place to eat at in Ventura

Isabella Fortunati, Writer June 8, 2021

On East Front Street in Ventura, the new Frontside Cafe welcomes Ventura beach town customers to a cafe featuring Australian cuisine and a modern ambiance. Frontside Cafe brings community to Ventura,...

Amidst its variety of perspectives, many DC fans believe that Zack Snyders Justice League (Snyder Cut) does the franchise justice for the material that its based on especially in comparison to its 2017 counterpart.

Zack Snyder’s Justice League tells the story Justice League (2017) could not

Sean Quinn, Writer June 6, 2021

After years of campaigning, petitioning and begging, this near-mythical film is here: Zack Snyder’s Justice League (Snyder Cut).  Like most films by the director, it has proven to be divisive, with...

One critic for the Boston Review called the movie adaptation of The Book Thief, the Walt Disney version of the Holocaust from the German point of view.

Rhetoric Criminal: The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak

Lila Ettedgui-Scott, Writer June 3, 2021

Every year during the joint Holocaust unit in English and history, the sophomore class at Foothill Technology High School reads The Book Thief  by Markus Zusak. The fictional account of Nazi Germany follows...

Low tide and beginner friendly waves at Surfers Point.

Mild surf spots for the curious beginner

Malia Sanchez, Reporter June 1, 2021

Surfing is a coastal novelty because only people who can gain access to a beach have the ability to try. Ventura, California is fortunate enough to have a plenty of beautiful beaches and many people that...

Have you taken time to relax recently? Spice up your down time with these quarantine favorites featured by writers Ryann Liddell and Isabella Fortunati that are sure to help you relax to the max.

Extraordinary movies to enjoy during summer break

Ryann Liddell and Isabella Fortunati May 8, 2021

With summer break starting in nearly a month, Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) students and families can finally relax, do nothing and enjoy some fantastic movies! This list of marvelous...

 A photo complete with all sodas tried during the test, ranked from what we thought would be the worst (left) to the best (right).

Searching for a delicious soda: Rocket Fizz review

Alex Jannone and Ethan Sequeira May 7, 2021

Originating in 2009 from Camarillo, CA, Rocket Fizz has grown to become one of the most well-known soda and candy market(s) in America. With over 91 stores in 29 different states including two locations...

OPINION: Are award shows doing enough for people of color?

OPINION: Are award shows doing enough for people of color?

Noelle Villasenor, Writer May 3, 2021

After a year in quarantine that caused the entertainment industry to stop in its tracks, the 2021 award show season arrived to acknowledge the artists and creators who produced notable work in 2020, or...

Populated with water sports in the summer and fishing in the winter, Lake Casitas is a beautiful place to catch a breath of fresh air off the beaten path.

Grab your keys and start the car for COVID-19 safe outings around Ventura

Noelle Villasenor and Laura Liang May 2, 2021

Are you all dressed up with nowhere to go? Are you newly licensed and eager to refresh your mind by getting out of the house? We’ve got you covered with five destinations ranging from Ventura to Ojai,...

With the number of streaming services increasing by the minute, its hard to know which one is the best for your needs, so in order to make the best decision and to get the most out of your monthly spending, here is a complete breakdown of all existing streaming services from Netflix to HBO Max.

Netflix is no longer chill: Should you be rethinking your streaming service choices?

Jonah Billings, Writer May 1, 2021

When it comes to choosing how to watch your favorite shows and movies online, you can choose to be one of two types of people. You can be the extravagant spender who dishes out hefty sums of money each...

Netflix documentary Seaspiracy shocks viewers with its newfound discoveries about the ocean. (Credit:

“Seaspiracy”: Secrets of the Deep

Kami Kada, Writer April 30, 2021

A new documentary on Netflix called “Seaspiracy” has shocked viewers with its brutal facts and disclosed information regarding our ocean and the planet’s health. The director, Ali Tabrizi went out...

Rising in popularity, cold brew coffee can be found at big chains like Peets Coffee, The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf and Starbucks.

War of coffee: which is the best brew?

Claire Hernandez, Reporter April 30, 2021

With coffee brands fighting for customers’ attention, many of us don’t see the differences between them. Having the time to compare the commercial coffee shops around town may not be realistic, so...

While COVID-19 may still limit some of the activities that we can do this spring, there are still plenty of recreational ventures that we can partake in to spend some quality time with friends.

Enjoy a joyful spring with these lively activities

Isabella Fortunati and Ryann Liddell April 28, 2021

Winter has come to a clear close, and spring is starting to bring with it angelic weather, colorful flowers and green trees. COVID is predicted to stay here for a while, and it seems like spring will be...

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