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Yondr policy saves us from ourselves

Yondr policy saves us from ourselves

By Selim Jones It was five minutes before my biology test, Ms. Spoto was reviewing what was going to be in the test which, by the way, accounted for twenty percent of my grade, and I [...]

Editorial: Rethink the vote

Editorial: Rethink the vote

Our diverse school needs to make diverse student government a priority Aegis Staff As midterm elections at the local and state level approach, so are elections here at Oakland High School. Students are making posters to [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Time To Pull Away The Black Mask

Time To Pull Away The Black Mask

Iris Ard Media is what strongly influences children of color  in this century, like our black entertainment such as musicians and television and it’s time we take a closer look at how these mainstream things present [...]

“The Last Key” is good, but not scary

“The Last Key” is good, but not scary

By Jhovana Delgadillo “Insidious: The Last Key”, the PG-13-rated fourth movie in the “Insidious” horror series, came in a with a lot of hype. People were excited because the last three “Insidious” movies were really good [...]

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 [...]

Long-running “Minds” still thrills

Long-running “Minds” still thrills

By: Emily Liang “Criminal Minds” is an American drama series on CBS, produced by The Mark Gordon Company, that focuses on FBI profilers who solve the most heinous crime cases. According to IMDb, the show’s rating [...]

Spirit Week or nahh?!!

Spirit Week or nahh?!!

By: Tamelah Hardley, Jhovana Delgadillo and Taliah Long SPIRIT WEEK! Everybody is ready to represent their class this year, or not. Spirit Week is the time when students are supposed to dress up at Oakland high [...]

Dove’s Huge Mistake

Dove’s Huge Mistake

By: Harvey Pham and Kim Zhen Dove is a personal care brand that is really popular in the United States. It was first introduced in 1955 and ever since then, most people has been using Dove [...]