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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 [...]

Ask Athena

Ask Athena

I am scared of going to college on my own. What are some ways that can help me feel better about such a life-changing decision? Soldier Dear soldier, Going to college can be scary and to [...]

Opinion: Journalists need access to information

Opinion: Journalists need access to information

By Cindy Ho Journalism is an important way of reporting news. Journalists travel far and wide to receive their information for their articles. They write news about politics and world issues, among other topics. They write [...]

Opinion: Yondr policy saves us from ourselves

Opinion: 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 [...]