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The unpopular benefits of distance learning

The unpopular benefits of distance learning

Anthony Gose, Personality Section Editor November 13, 2020

Since the start of the school closures, students all over California have had to deal with the implementation of remote learning. Although there have been struggles, there are a variety of benefits that...

A visual example of a teenage boy working at a movie theater food counter.

A trend in teen jobs during COVID-19

Gabriel Gamino, Staff Writer October 15, 2020

Many teen students are finding themselves lost and bored throughout this long quarantine break, so they are finding jobs to compensate.  What was initially supposed to be a couple weeks away from school...

A set up consisting of (from left to right) a sage bundle, a jasper healing stone bracelet, three heart-shaped crystals, and a candle.

Are Healing Crystals Worth the Hype?

Sedona Brickley, Writer's Staff October 12, 2020

Crystals and sage bundles have made quite the comeback on social media, especially on the pages of large influencers and chain companies like Urban Outfitters. Coming in all shapes, colors, and sizes these...

Holiday gatherings may not look the same as they have for decades this 2020 holiday season.

Holiday Gatherings: Are they worth the risk?

Sahel Schaab, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2020

The holiday season is just around the corner, although this year it could definitely strike some controversy. Thanksgiving and Christmas are some of the most popular holidays in America for families to...

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Canvas Vs. Edgenuity, a Battle Between Mediocre and Awful

Nick Harman, Staff Writer July 27, 2020

Over the past 3 months, schools across the Ventura School District have switched to distanced education. At Buena, we’ve switched to the two learning platforms, Canvas, and Edgenuity. Both websites have...

For the Future of every student: Where are our voices?

For the Future of every student: Where are our voices?

Myka Austin, Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2020

For as long as I can remember I have always favored English classes over any other. The amount of learning and thought that is provoked inside of an English class is extremely rewarding. However as each...

Why Umbrellas?

Why Umbrellas?

Nicholas Washington March 14, 2018

Every new year on Buena’s campus has seemed to bring some sort of new change with it. Whether it was the removal of gum from the quad or a weight room, the addition of umbrellas euphemistically named...

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