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Fight Back Against the Robot Invasion!

Fight Back Against the Robot Invasion!

AI is leading to loss of jobs By Jalyn Jefferson & Brianna Williams Recently around the U.S., there has been an increase in self check-outs throughout the stores. As technology advances, jobs that don’t require more [...]

OHS Enters the Sandwich Wars

OHS Enters the Sandwich Wars

By Jalyn Jefferson and Kari McCoy In a recent O-High survey, a majority of the community members polled said that they prefer Chick-Fil-A chicken sandwiches rather than Popeyes chicken sandwiches. People in our community thought Chick-Fil-A [...]

City Needs to do More to Create Safety

City Needs to do More to Create Safety

By Elisha Sparks On April 25, Oakland was in the top 10 most dangerous cities in the country, according to KTVU. Oakland is known for its diversity, culture, food and more but it’s also known for [...]

Is O-High too dependent on wifi?

Is O-High too dependent on wifi?

Christina Jim & Julie Fehilly  This school year, Oakland High School has been dealing with a lot of internet shutdowns, causing teacher lesson plans to be canceled and delaying students’ their assignments and projects. We have [...]

Regulate vapes, don’t ban them

Regulate vapes, don’t ban them

By Jackie Chen A controversy around vaping and the negative health effects caused by it has led to several states quickly passing laws to ban e-cigarettes with addictive nicotine. According to Time Magazine, these states include Michigan, [...]

Justice for All

Justice for All

By Elisha Sparks In Dallas, Texas, a police officer named Amber Guyger shot and killed Botham Jean on Sept. 6 , 2018. Jean was her neighbor and they lived on different floors. Guyger claims she walked [...]

Every student deserves outdoor adventures

Every student deserves outdoor adventures

By Jackie Chen During the weekend, on September 7 and 8, science teachers Matthew Fields and David Mangiante took eight students on a camping trip at the Bicentennial Campground in Marin County, above San Francisco. Fields [...]

For the Students!

For the Students!

Teachers from around the OUSD district may strike soon; students should be ready to support them By Cindy Ho On Feb. 8, students from all around the school district skipped school to have a student walkout. [...]

GRAMMYS should be more inclusive

GRAMMYS should be more inclusive

By: Jacqueline Dominguez The GRAMMY awards aired on Feb. 10 of this year at LA’s Staples Center. The public is devastated about the favoritism the Recording Academy has put towards certain artists and left out others [...]

“Bird Box” pushes the limits

“Bird Box” pushes the limits

By: By Jacqueline Dominguez “Bird Box” is a psychological thriller on Netflix that came out on Dec. 13. It became viral on Instagram and Twitter and became a trend that inspired people to make a “blindfold [...]