Archive for '2017-2018'

O-high keeps new prom tradition going

By Buna Poeng On March 13, Oakland High School’s Pride Club and senior class office came to a consensus to de-gender prom royalty positions, putting an end to the school’s long tradition of “kings” and “queens.” [...]

The walk to City Hall

The walk to City Hall

OHS students bring the walkout all the way to the mayor’s office By Iris Ard On March 14, there was a national 17-minute walkout to honor students killed in the February school shooting in Parkland, Fla. [...]

Wildcats walk out

Wildcats walk out

OHS joins schools across the country in protesting gun violence By Taliah Long On Wednesday, March 14, students at Oakland High School walked out to acknowledge the deaths of the students killed in the school shooting [...]

Badminton players gear up for cuts

Badminton players gear up for cuts

Shortened season to begin in April by: Gieanne Aldana Our girls’ Badminton team started conditioning back on Feb. 5 and is starting to make cuts this week. Their season starts after the spring break. They have [...]

Thoughts and prayers aren’t keeping kids alive

Thoughts and prayers aren’t keeping kids alive

Continued school shootings reinforce the need to change U.S. gun laws By Leonel Guillen & Buna Poeng The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, left 17 people dead and dozens injured. This [...]

Students learn about lunch

Students learn about lunch

By Princess Paulmerie  The Oakland High students have mixed feelings on why they chose to get or not to get the school lunch. Here are a some of the students reasons why they choose not to [...]

buildOn to run half marathon

buildOn to run half marathon

By Angie Nanphosy The OHS buildOn club are getting ready to volunteer and to run the half marathon at the Oakland Running Festival on March 25. The 13.1-mile half marathon starts at 9:30 a.m. Those that [...]

Ask Athena: Dropping Out and Getting Annoyed

Ask Athena: Dropping Out and Getting Annoyed

Dear Athena, I have this urge to drop out of high school because it’s a simple solution, but I want to go to UC Davis, but I messed up my GPA after I transferred and now [...]

Aegis Asks: Will you walk out?

Aegis Asks: Will you walk out?

Will you participate in the school wide walkout supporting gun reform? Willie Arnold Yes, because I want to be in solidarity with my peers. Do you believe the walkout will spark change? No, because it takes [...]

Stopping suicide and self-harm

Stopping suicide and self-harm

By Gieanne Aldana Did you know that suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S.? Each year, 44,965 Americans die because of suicide, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. On average, [...]