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LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner, California Department of Education Superintendent Tony Thurmond, LAUSD District 6 board member Kelly Gonez, VNHS Principal Yolanda Gardea, address students in biology teacher Peggy Shim
LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner and CED Superintendent Tony Thurmond visit campus
By Andre Davancens, Sports Editor • Published April 29, 2021
"When you can do this at what is the largest district in the state and the second largest in the country, I think that sends a powerful message for what is possible for in-person instruction"
Social media giant, TikTok, failed find the original video users claimed to have started the trend
National R*pe day: Fake News!
By Shaan Bhatia, Current Events Editor • Published April 23, 2021
“This is a video going around on TikTok of disgusting men — rapists, child molesters, predators, just disgusting human beings — and they literally came up with a date to go around and rape women and children. You literally heard me right: women and children.”
Mr.Ferrin is the asb advisor and will be working with the new elects.
School announces Associated Student Body election results
By Andrew Vega, Staff Writer • Published April 19, 2021
The elects of the thrilling ASB Student Council, Junior Board and Senior Board elections have finally been disclosed.
SEEKING MEDALS The Academic Decathlon team placed fourth among LAUSD teams in the Nov. 14 scrimmage.
VNHS Academic Decathlon team scores first place
By Angelina Gevorgyan, Staff Writer • Published April 16, 2021
The team at Van Nuys High School achieved first place in the California Academic Decathlon for the first time ever.
Tidy room, tidy mind
Tidy room, tidy mind
By Angelica Venturina, Staff Writer • Published April 15, 2021
Here are some tips to help you get started in organizing cluttered spaces at home.
“My favorite part about being a business owner is being able to see everyone’s faces when they come to pick up their order or when I go deliver it to them.” -Amira Hassan
A look behind Ur Fave Sweets, a growing student owned small business
By Jazlyn XocoxicPublished April 13, 2021
Small business Ur Fave Sweets by Amira sells a variety of desserts including colorful sprinkle coated cake pops.
I gave up social media for seven days
I gave up social media for seven days
By Briana Jasso, Staff Writer • Published April 5, 2021
Seven-day social media cleanse
A tent is put up on a Van Nuys sidewalk. A person
Homeless & vulnerable
Published March 25, 2021
A pandemic is affecting the entire nation, here's an insight into how it's affecting the homeless
CDC issued vaccine passport after taking a covid-19 vaccine.
One step closer to normal
By Shaan Bhatia, Current Events Editor • Published April 7, 2021
With just two doses of the covid-19 vaccine, people are becoming resistant to the virus that seems to have no end while trying to return to normalcy.
SB793 needs to happen
SB793 needs to happen
By Felipe Rodriguez, Staff Writer • Published February 19, 2021
"This ban needs to remain in effect as it is one step closer to preventing youth from having access to menthol tobacco as a whole."
Pro-Con: from Snapchat to Supreme Court
Pro-Con: from Snapchat to Supreme Court
By Felipe Rodriguez, Staff Writer • Published February 8, 2021
Students are protected by the First Amendment and should not be punished for their social media posts as it invades their privacy.
The U.S Capitol building is seen picking up broken pieces from the violent riot on January 6th, 2021 as we welcome President-elect Joe Biden into office.
It’s out with the old and in with the new
By Gwen Langi, Pro & Con Editor • Published January 20, 2021

Today is the inauguration where President-elect Joe Biden officially becomes the 46h President of the United States. Many have waited for...

Two blockers from Kennedy try desperately to block Varsity Captain Jake Stanley
Wolves Volleyball defeats Kennedy Cougars
By Andre Davancens, Sports Editor • Published April 29, 2021

On April 29, boys varsity volleyball had the second game of the 2021 season. From the start the Wolves filled the grass volleyball court with an unwavering energy. The players on and off the court were constantly communicating with one another keeping positivity. The team had to be quick to adjust with the court being outside, the day brought around windy and smokey conditions making the ball’s...

What the NBA looks like in 2021: With new guidelines comes lesser restrictions on players and staff
The NBA is Loosening its covid-19 Guidelines
By Sam Eusebio, Staff Writer • Published April 27, 2021
"Fully vaccinated teams are no longer required to wear masks at team-practice facilities. Teams are now allowed to hold in-person meetings in certain locations."
Lebron James is the newest partner of Fenway Sports Group
Lebron James is the newest partner of Fenway Sports Group
By Melanie Contreras, Staff Writer • Published April 15, 2021
In August 2018, FSG turned down a $2.6 billion offer for the company, leaving James with tens of millions of dollars in profit from his original investment.
Sack! Number 99 J.J. Watt celebrates after tackling the opponents quarterback.
J.J Watt signs with the Cardinals
By Sam Eusebio, Staff Writer • Published March 16, 2021
Watt is now reunited with DeAndre Hopkins, a former Texans Wide-Receiver who played with Watts.
The Most Anticipated Films of 2021
The Most Anticipated Films of 2021
By Terrence Lazo, Staff Writer • Published April 13, 2021

Within the last year, the experience of watching a new movie has been completely transformed. With the current uncertainty of the movie theater industry due to the pandemic, viewers across the world have adapted to online streaming services. While it is a strange time for cinema, there is still a lot to be excited about. Film production companies like the Warner Brothers have partnered with streaming...

A silhouette of a woman stands in front of the sun with her right fist up.
Wonder women who've left their marks
Published March 29, 2021

A brown-haired woman is playing the bass guitar on a stage. There are purple lights surrounding her and stage equipment.
Playlist: Women's History Month
By Terrence Lazo, Staff Writer • Published March 8, 2021

March is known as Women’s History Month. To celebrate the occasion it is important to identify and remember the contributions women have made to our pop culture. Out of the many genres, one category...

Childhood Nostalgia: Students reminisce about their favorite childhood toys
Childhood Nostalgia: Students reminisce about their favorite childhood toys
By Angelica Venturina, Staff Writer • Published February 25, 2021
Treasured Times: Students pay homage to tossed and forgotten toys that helped shape character and overcome childhood fears.