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Stopping suicide and self-harm

Stopping suicide and self-harm

by : Gieanne Aldana Did you know that suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S.? Each  year, 44,965 Americans die because of suicide, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. On [...]

Devastating Budget Crisis

By: Emily Liang and Eva Li On Dec. 13, the Oakland Unified School District announced that $9 million will be  reduced in total and $3.8 million will be cut from school sites. Exactly $349,251 will be [...]

O-High student stabbed on campus

Staff and students concerned about safety By Leonel Guillen   On Monday, Nov. 6, around 1:45 p.m., a non-student and a former student got into an altercation with a current student when they walked into school [...]

 Can you hear me now?

 Can you hear me now?

Screenings catch students’ health needs By Jason Chuong Oakland High’s Wellness Center offered vision and hearing screenings for students that need it, and Asian Health Services provided free dental screenings for all of OUSD on Nov. [...]

Northern California Fires leave 10,000 homes destroyed

Northern California Fires leave 10,000 homes destroyed

Fires leave 42 dead By Leonel Guillen California has been hit by one of the most devastating wildfires in state history, which burned huge sections of Sonoma and Napa counties from Sunday, Oct. 9 to Thursday, [...]

Earthquakes remind us of need to prepare

Earthquakes remind us of need to prepare

Earthquake hits San Jose  By Emily Cien On the evening of Oct. 9, a 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Southern Bay, mainly hitting the city of San Jose. Many people in San Jose at the time [...]

7.1 Earthquake hits Central Mexico

7.1 Earthquake hits Central Mexico

By: Leonel Guillen Disaster struck when a magnitude of a 7.1 earthquake hit Central Mexico on Sept. 19, and left Mexico City and other areas in rubble. The earthquake left over 200 people dead and the [...]

An Unpleasant Surprise

An Unpleasant Surprise

Unexpected high temperatures haunt Wong Building By: Emily Cien The temperatures in the Wong Building have been extremely hot and unpleasant this past month according to students and teachers who unfortunately have class in the steamy [...]

1 in 2 Californians Developing Cancer

1 in 2 Californians Developing Cancer

By: Jhovana Delgadillo The University of California said cancer is going to affect more people within this year in California, and it’s becoming the leading cause of death because Californians are living longer. The University of [...]

Spanish class opens up possibilities

Spanish class opens up possibilities

By Jason Chuong   Spanish teachers at Oakland High School are recommending that students take more than two years of any world language classes, because the extra language learning will benefit students in the future. These [...]