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New coach, new team!

New coach, new team!

Lady Wildcats soccer is making a comeback by Brenda Elizalde After a disappointing season for the Lady Wildcats last 2015-2016 school year, Oakland High’s girls’ soccer team is determined to make a comeback and return to [...]

Model Minority Stereotype Should Be Eradicated

Model Minority Stereotype Should Be Eradicated

By Ky Tran   “If you are Asian, you must be smart.” “Asians are nerds.” “They are overachievers,”   People often regard Asians through a stereotype that all Asians are studious, intelligent, and successful. However, this [...]

Seniors Should Have the Privilege of Off Campus Lunch

Seniors Should Have the Privilege of Off Campus Lunch

Fauzia Begum 21 April 2016 Ever since I have been attending Oakland High School since my freshman year and the years before me, off-campus lunch has been prohibited. As a new school year would pass by [...]

Oakland High School: Many Seniors Rejected From Universities of California

Oakland High School: Many Seniors Rejected From Universities of California

By Katie Hin  2016 is an upsetting year for Oakland High School seniors. This year, many OHS seniors were not accepted to any of the UCs they applied to. Many seniors were incredibly saddened and frustrated [...]

The Problems With Our Generation

The Problems With Our Generation

By Shantra Smith Here in Oakland, I have witnessed some very important things that need to be addressed. When us young people are being rude to the ones that are older than us also known as [...]

Debate at church emphasizes forgiveness

By Deja Carter LOL (Living Out Loud), a youth ministry at Praise Fellowship Christian Church, had a debate or discussion on Sunday, April 2, on whether to not be mean to people when they were mean [...]

Seniors Should Have the Privilege of Off Campus Lunch

Fauzia Begum Ever since I have been attending Oakland High School since my freshman year and the years before me, off-campus lunch has been prohibited. As a new school year would pass by me, I did [...]

Students Late to Class

Precious Time Wasted By Victoria Truong Tardies in the morning during first period are often made by the same regular students and is a habit that needs to be changed. Personally, I am one of these students [...]

Leave litter alone no longer

By Chris La OAKLAND ‒ You can’t walk more than ten feet at Oakland High without seeing some piece of trash on the ground, whether it be a wrapper, a worksheet, or some dropped food. The increasing [...]

OUSD Graduation Rates Too Low

By Bryant La When I first set out to write this op-ed, I asked myself, “What’s the most depressing issue I can possibly cover?” For lack of any good puppy orphanages burning down recently, I decided [...]