Archive for 'Arts & Entertainment'

A K-pop coup

A K-pop coup

Breakthrough group BTS wows the crowd at AMAs By: Gieanne Aldana One of the biggest international pop boy bands, BTS (방탄소년단) performed their hit song “DNA” in the American Music Awards (AMAs) last Sunday, Nov. 9. [...]

Realistic and thrilling “Mindhunter” is a Netflix Gem

Realistic and thrilling “Mindhunter” is a Netflix Gem

By Buna Poeng One of the most gripping images from the first episode of “Mindhunter,” a man blowing his head off with a shotgun, still sticks in my mind. However, this show focuses less on shock [...]

Music assembly celebrates Halloween

Music assembly celebrates Halloween

By: Emily Liang, Eva Li, Jason Chuong, & Kearra Shaw On Oct. 31, Oakland High band teacher David Byrd is hosting a Jazz and Orchestra concert during fourth period, in celebration of Halloween in the lower [...]

Apple surprises with two new phones

Apple surprises with two new phones

By Emily Liang On Sept. 22, Apple’s iPhone 8 was released to the general public. In addition, Apple announced that on Nov. 3, the iPhone X will be released as well. Although the release dates are [...]

New art teacher embraces creativity

New art teacher embraces creativity

New art teacher embraces creativity  By Jason Chuong   The new art teacher Tiffany Allen has started her first year at Oakland High teaching Art 1 and Ceramics. In Art 1, Allen teaches her students how [...]

Horror Film that has Everyone Going Crazy

Horror Film that has Everyone Going Crazy

By: Kearra Shaw On Sept. 8, the movie “It” came out which started a lot of buzz and sparked interest since people remember the scary killer clown attacks in 2016. The new movie is a remake 27 [...]

Jazz Band

Jazz Band

Jazz Band By Jason Chuong   The Oakland High jazz band has 20 people in it this school year, according to music teacher David Byrd, who teaches multiple instruments including his favorite, guitar. In the jazz [...]

VAAMP Field Trip

VAAMP Field Trip

By Emily Liang On Sept. 28, students in Oakland High School’s Visual Arts Academy went on a bonding field trip to Redwood Regional Park. As the new school year begins, bonding field trips are common throughout [...]

I am Groot.

I am Groot.

Here come the Guardians once again to save the Galaxy. By: Brenda Elizalde   “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2”, directed by James Gunn, was released on May 5th, 2017. It is part of a series of [...]

Duckpond politics

Duckpond politics

By Bryant La Once upon a time, there was a pond full of ducks. The ducks lived happily, without a care, largely in part because of the benevolent, yet stern rule of their beloved duck leader, [...]