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Illustrator Lillian Li expresses the monotonous feeling that descends upon students as they leave the beginning of the year behind and approach the endless stream of classwork, studying and tests that is the middle portion of the year—the grind.

Cartoon 46: “The Grind Begins”

Lillian Li, Illustrator September 24, 2019

The idea of grades serving as a way to communicate with a student has long since been lost

Opinion: Why Grades Deserve an F

Zack Kinnaman, Writer September 21, 2019

Grades are something that seem unavoidable. How else would teachers give feedback to students, parents, colleges, and future employers? In this short article, I will provide an evidence-based critique...

Illustrator Kaelyn Savard believes that everyone know that feeling when you hear a song one too many times

Cartoon 45: “Repetitive Radio”

Kaleyn Savard, Illustrator September 17, 2019

Yahner argues the impossible burger will soon replace the traditional beef patty

Opinion: The New Wave of Plant-based “Meat” is the Future

Rebekah Yahner, Writer September 15, 2019

The year is 2025. It’s the Fourth of July, and Uncle Joe is grilling burgers while the kids throw little firework poppers at each other's feet. The sizzling patties finish cooking and are taken into...

Cartoonist Jordyn Savard, believes the weather in Ventura the past couple of days has closely resembled that of a dry, humid and unbearably hot desert.

Cartoon 44: “Dry as a desert”

Jordyn Savard, Illustrator September 9, 2019

Cartoonist Lillian Li depicts the scenery as well as the fun enjoyed by the Class of 2020 at this year's Senior Sunrise.

Cartoon 43: “Senior Sunrise”

Lillian Li, Illustrator September 2, 2019

Cartoonist Kaelyn Savard comments on the evolution of an average dragon's first day of school throughout their high school career.

Cartoon 42: “First Day”

Kaelyn Savard, Illustrator August 26, 2019

Credit: Dragon Press Editorial Board

Editorial: Ethnic Studies as a district-wide requirement

Dragon Press Editorial Board June 10, 2019

This Tuesday, June 25, 2019, the VUSD board will vote on whether to make the newly-conceived Ethnic Studies and Social Justice course a G-requirement for all high school students by the class of 2025....

Foothill Bad Faith Podcast Episode 4: free will?

Foothill Bad Faith Podcast Episode 4: free will?

Alex Dodos and Thomas Weldele June 2, 2019

This week we discuss the concept (or farce?) that is human free will, featuring special guest Thomas Weldele. What do you think? Is there something missing from this conversation? Are we both completely...

Opinion: Compromise is overrated

Opinion: Compromise is overrated

Alex Dodos, Writer May 27, 2019

You know what they say: Compromise, compromise, compromise—it’s what we do when we abandon our values. Whether you want to call it compromise, bipartisanship, or simply extending a gentle hand across...

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