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OPINION: Brandy Melville, a broken bandwagon

Brandy Melville’s lack of variety in size and representation has negative effects on young buyers.
October 8, 2020

It’s a typical school day; your alarm wakes you up with a jolt as you drowsily stumble towards your closet to get dressed. A brand new top from the infamous Brandy Melville clothing store catches your...

OPINION: COVID-19 brings on the long overdue end to standardized tests

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, college admissions are changing the way they look at applicants, putting more emphasis on demonstrations of leadership and passion rather than scores that they achieve on standardized testing.
September 14, 2020

COVID-19 and the resulting restrictions have been challenging, but one good thing has come from this pandemic: the abolition of standardized tests for college. Yes, I am talking about the dreaded ACT and...

Editorial: COVID-19 school shutdown causes difficulties for students, contemplation about the upcoming school year

Credit: Dragon Press Editorial Board
June 17, 2020

Since March 13, 2020, Ventura Unified School District (Ventura Unified) students, as well as students around the United States have been participating in school online as a result of social distancing...

Opinion: What COVID-19 has revealed about us

The coronavirus has had a catastrophic impact on the livelihood of citizens around the world, affecting their educational and familial lives, as well as their mental and emotional health, prompting a response that humanity that has never been seen before.
May 11, 2020

What has COVID-19 revealed about us as a society? A lot actually, but sadly, not very much of what has been uncovered is positive. Our nation and the entire world has been largely unprepared, with the...

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