Archive for '2016-2017'

Should I go to a continuation school?

Should I go to a continuation school?

What struggling students need to know about their high school options By Jason In Currently, high school students in the Oakland Unified School District who have had difficulty with their classes in a normal high school [...]

Latinos Unidos fights hunger

Latinos Unidos fights hunger

By: Brenda Elizalde On January 26, 2017, Oakland High’s Latinos Unidos headed down to the Alameda County Food Bank to help out by packing fruit for families who would receive it later on in the day. [...]

The Aegis Asks: 2016

The Aegis Asks: 2016

The Aegis Asks: How would you define 2016? Daniel Michael-Connely Senior “There was some good, but it was mostly, like, bad. Lost a lot of people. Hopefully 2017’s going to be better.”   Andrew Phanh Junior [...]

Remembering Antwaun

Remembering Antwaun

By Makayla Melles A light rain fell as hundreds of students gathered in a giant circle at Jackie Jensen Field on Wednesday, Dec. 7, to celebrate the life of Antwaun Williams, a senior, scholar, and athlete. [...]

Homecoming Week wows with  O-High Wildcat spirit

Homecoming Week wows with O-High Wildcat spirit

By Noel Laulu Oakland High students celebrated their annual Homecoming Week with Spirit Days from Oct. 17-21. Monday was pajama day, Tuesday throwback, Wednesday dress to impress, Thursday class theme day, and finally Friday class colors [...]

Ask Athena: I might be pregnant!

Ask Athena: I might be pregnant!

In the Ask Athena column, readers can get their big questions answered by Athena, goddess of wisdom and bearer of the original Aegis. Dear Athena, So i had sex with my boyfriend a month ago. Since then, [...]

¡Viva el orgullo Latino!

¡Viva el orgullo Latino!

Expanded assembly highlights culture and career opportunities By Brenda Elizalde Rodriguez On Oct. 12, Latinos Unidos held their annual assembly which was hosted by seniors Fatima Cervantes and Randy Contreras. The assembly started off with a [...]

The Day Will Come When You Won’t Be: Review

The Day Will Come When You Won’t Be: Review

By Jason In On Oct. 23, “The Walking Dead” kicked off its seventh season after Season 6 left us with a huge cliffhanger that showed a main character meeting his/her maker. (Warning, there will be spoilers. [...]

Clown threats aren’t funny

Clown threats aren’t funny

Skip the red nose this Halloween By Rodolfo Sanchez   If you were afraid of clowns now or in the past then this might give you the chills. Many of you may know about clowns in [...]

US needs to embrace refugees

US needs to embrace refugees

By Tommy So   Many Syrians have lost their homes to the ongoing civil war in Syria. Now these refugees are going to Europe,  United States, and Canada. In the US, there’s a controversy about whether [...]