Archive for '2011-2012'

The Aegis Asks: Where are you going for college?

The Aegis Asks: Where are you going for college?

OHS seniors discuss where they are going for college and their deciding factors By Thanh Nguyen Elihamira Hassizilon Accepted By: CSU Monterey Bay, UC Davis, Clark Atlanta University, Howard   University, Lincoln University, University of Washington Bothell, [...]

Downward Bound?

Downward Bound?

Directorial changes plague UC Berkeley program Winnie Looc, Guest Writer UC Berkeley Upward Bound is a program designed to help low-income high school students prepare for and pursue higher education. If you join Upward Bound, during [...]

Respect yourself on Facebook

Respect yourself on Facebook

Posting nude photos puts you in danger Naa Kwale Quartey Lately, Facebook nudity has escalated, meaning girls are using this social site to promote their bodies to gain unnecessary attention, also putting themselves in danger. Girls [...]

Brooms and stones on ice

Brooms and stones on ice

Curling comes to Oakland By Tommy Tran The Oakland Ice Center is giving curling lessons to the public on Saturdays on behalf of the San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club. Curling is a 500 year old [...]

Korra will satisfy old fans and gain new ones

Korra will satisfy old fans and gain new ones

By Rachelle-Ann Esmele The Legend of Korra is an animated series that continues from the popular show Avatar: The Last Airbender. Viewers have eagerly anticipated this series, which they hope will conclude the open-ended stories from [...]

BAMN reaches out to OHS students

BAMN reaches out to OHS students

BAMN’s class speeches rub some the wrong way Thanh Nguyen By Any Means Necessary (BAMN), “a coalition to defend affirmative action, integration, and immigrant rights and fight for equality by any means necessary,” is reaching out [...]

PHA promotes bus use

Free bus passes for youth? Edith Ponce In April 2012, Public Health Academy students met up with AC Transit and collaborated with them to make positive changes to student transportation options. AC Transit plans to take [...]

Movie Review: This Means War

Movie Review: This Means War

Kitwana Nwagwu The movie This Means War  is about two CIA agents, FDR Foster (Chris Pine) and Tuck (Tom Hardy), fighting over a woman they both claim to love. Lauren (Reese Witherspoon) didn’t know who to [...]

Wing Stop opens up in Lake Shore

Wing Stop opens up in Lake Shore

Jesus Medina What’s new around Oakland High? Just down the street, a new business has been constructed. Its aviation theme has captivated the eyes of those people who go in to eat the variety of wings [...]

It’s spring, let’s go green

It’s spring, let’s go green

What are Oakland High School students doing to keep our environment green? Rachelle-Ann Esmele It’s March! The trees are green, the flowers are blooming the sun is shining, but it’s not what it used to be. [...]