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Review: “Blade Runner 2049” is a beautifully chilling dystopia

Review: “Blade Runner 2049” is a beautifully chilling dystopia

Riley Bangs

October 16, 2017

A bleak dystopian monster of a movie like “Blade Runner 2049” is sure to please both fans of the original and fans of the science fiction genre. While for some it may seem to be a daunting task to sit in a theater for two hours and 43 minutes, nearly every scene is a visual delight and captivatin...

Cafe Ficelle serves a dish of fantastic flavors

Cafe Ficelle serves a dish of fantastic flavors

Sophia Parker

October 15, 2017

https://vimeo.com/236131209   A local business begins its mark on Mills road, adding in new mixes of food to Ventura. Cafe Ficelle is a French restaurant that opened a few months ago and has taken its new place as the cafe you must try. You walk into a grand area, themed black and white ...

“Battle of the Sexes” is the ace of movies

“Battle of the Sexes” is the ace of movies

Emma Yakel

October 12, 2017

A woman trying to prove her worth, a man trying to gain fame again, an organization that is against all women's rights and a tennis match that will change lives. “Battle of the Sexes” will empower and inspire all women while depicting the amazing journey of Billie Jean King. Billie Jean King, portrayed by E...

Freaky Fridays: Fall and Halloween inspired DIY’s

Freaky Fridays: Fall and Halloween inspired DIY’s

Sophia Parker

October 6, 2017

It’s that time of the year again;the season of decorating begins. Fall is here and Halloween is just around the corner. Every Friday in October, new fall or Halloween inspired decor DIY will be posted to make this month extra sweet and spooky. Stay tuned for more great ideas! This week our first D...

Cafe Du Suro delights Main Street with the perfect place to relax and recollect

Cafe Du Suro delights Main Street with the perfect place to relax and recollect

Sophia Parker

September 25, 2017

Looking for a new hangout for you and your friends? Cafe Du Suro is the perfect new place to study and relax. While releasing some stress from school you can munch on baked goods, savory foods and delicious drinks. In Downtown Ventura on Main Street, a new cafe takes its place as the cute, French han...

“Les Misérables” performed by PTYA shows the power of unity

“Les Misérables” performed by PTYA shows the power of unity

Emma Yakel

September 17, 2017

On the evening of Sept. 15, the lights dimmed in the Poinsettia Pavilion in Ventura, California and the play the audience came to see began. Everyone’s eyes were turned toward the stage, watching the Performance Theatre for Young Artists (PTYA) production of “Les Misérables” unfold. “Les Misé...

It, the clown of terror

It, the clown of terror

Sophia Parker

September 13, 2017

Are you looking for a scare to make you scream? The film “It” definitely causes you to shrill from exciting terror. The movie will get you on the edge of your seat and has little hints of humor to lighten the mood. The theater was filled with shrieks and laughter. It’s a great way to get your ...

Book Review: “One of Us Is Lying” takes “The Breakfast Club” to a new level

Book Review: “One of Us Is Lying” takes “The Breakfast Club” to a new level

Emma Yakel

September 9, 2017

Secrets. Everyone has them, and most don’t want them to be shared. The thing about secrets is that all can be exposed. If this happens, could the victim be angry enough to seek vengeance on the one that unveiled their doings? “One of Us Is Lying” studies this idea and brings topics that need t...

Review: Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” is ironically uninteresting

Review: Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” is ironically uninteresting

Riley Bangs

September 1, 2017

Taylor Swift has been regarded for easily shifting to the zeitgeist and easily thriving in the late 2000’s pop scene. She produces infectiously catchy songs. Whether or not you believe that they are any good, they are certain to get stuck in your head. She appeals to teenage girls everywhere with ...

First days at school expressed through fashion

First days at school expressed through fashion

Emma Yakel

August 26, 2017

It’s back to school time and there are many different styles around campus. Everyone is unique in their own way and some express it in their fashion. To honor everyone’s unique personalities and fashion, a gallery of students outfits from the first week have been gathered. That’s not all though, if y...

Summer Sippin’: Three new coffee shops to try

Summer Sippin’: Three new coffee shops to try

Julia Fickenscher

June 12, 2017

Summer is fast approaching, meaning days at the beach, shopping, barbecues and heat. With such busy days, most people are looking for an on-the-go breakfast that is not only tasty and energizing, but Instagram-worthy. Many coffee shops are popping up right and left in Ventura, making them the perfect sum...

Everything, Everything: A film with the intentions of portraying SCID but falls short

Everything, Everything: A film with the intentions of portraying SCID but falls short

Brooklyne Shepherd

June 9, 2017

An 18-year-old girl who has never been outside. A reader, a thinker, a lover of life despite her captivity in doors. A girl who learns to take risks and realizes that love is worth everything. The boy next door. The boy that teaches the girl that life is meant to be lived to the fullest. The boy tha...

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