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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 [...]

Ask Athena: I am lonely.

Ask Athena: I am lonely.

In the Ask Athena column, readers can get their big questions answered by Athena, goddess of wisdom and bearer of the original Aegis. To ask Athena your questions, click here! Dear Athena, I have no friends and I am really lonely [...]

Bullying Affecting Oakland High Students

Bullying Affecting Oakland High Students

By Jhovana Delgadillo Oakland High students report having witnessed bullying at the school but aren’t exactly sure why it happens. Junior Josue Cruz said that bullying affects students “mentally and educational wise may lower their self [...]

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 [...]

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. To ask Athena your questions, click here! Dear Athena, So i had sex with my [...]

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 [...]

Take a knee to take a stand

Take a knee to take a stand

By Makayla Melles   What started as a controversy by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has turned into a national movement. Kaepernick “took a stand” by not standing for the national anthem in order to show his [...]