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What Is Coding?

What Is Coding?

Coding, in the simplest terms, is telling your computer what you want it to do by typing in commands for the computer to follow. It is what makes it possible for programmers to create your browser, your favorite computer games and apps, and even this...

March 23No Comments

Russian to Debate: What is Model United Nations?

Russian to Debate: What is Model United Nations?

Jake Neuffer, Staff Writer

What is Model UN? In Model UN (or MUN, as it’s affectionately called by those in the club) students from different schools are assigned countries to represent. They are then assigned a committee where they will have to debate different topics. For exa...

March 21No Comments

Can YouTube TV take over cable TV?

Can YouTube TV take over cable TV?

Yara Mohamed, staff writer

There was a time when the whole neighborhood would gather around the TV. The people were all in awe that the voices inside their radio now had faces that they could watch all day long. When TV were first getting popular in the late 1940s, they were expensive...

March 17No Comments

Outwit, Outplay, Outlast

March 17

Speech, Religion, And…?!

Speech, Religion, And…?!

March 17

What Is DECA?

March 16

Ryan’s story

Ryan’s story

March 15

DECA dimes dominate States

March 14

What it means to be a “third culture kid”

What it means to be a “third culture kid”

March 13

Oakton TSA places first at regionals

March 13

Oakton ends the word

Oakton ends the word

March 11

Speech, Religion, And…?!

Speech, Religion, And…?!

   In elementary school, it’s a given that all students learn about the shaping of our nation and study monumental documents like the Constitution and Declaration of Independence...

March 17

The Institutionalization of Pop

  Pop music has a distinct sound. Many people recognize the similar patterns and instruments used in each song. “Halo” by Beyonce and “Already Gone” by Ke...

March 7

Americans not Getting Enough Sleep

Jake Neffer, Staff Writer

Americans don’t get enough rest and they know it. According to a Gallup poll, Americans get, on average, 6.8 hours of sleep a night. The recommended amount of time adults should b...

March 1

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Major League Baseball’s 2017 Top Prospects

Major League Baseball’s 2017 Top Prospects

Arthur Kennington, Sports Editor

The 162 game grinding season is back, with Major League Baseball back in full motion through it’s Spring Training outlets. This year must be one of the most suspenseful years in the recent decade as a lot of the teams ar...

March 2No Comments

Swimming for the team

Swimming for the team

It’s time to get in the zone. Lie down and put on your headphones. Layer up in clothes to get sweaty. Start getting mentally prepared. It’s time to swim. Senior Tommy Hallock competed in 4 events for the 6A state meet o...

March 1No Comments

Oakton Soccer Preview

Oakton Soccer Preview

Owen McCarty

  The defending Concorde District champion Oakton Boys Soccer is gearing up for the start of their season. The team is looking to have another successful season with many of their star players returning. Although the team is...

March 1No Comments

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Moonlight won, so why are we still talking about La La Land?

Moonlight won, so why are we still talking about La La Land?

Finlay Kuester, Staff Writer

It’s hard to explain that feeling we get as gay people when we see media that is, for once, aimed towards us. It’s something more significant than just a “hey, that’s m...

March 15No Comments

What it means to be a “third culture kid”

What it means to be a “third culture kid”

Nikhil Mahajan, Staff Writer

*Disclaimer: this article was not written to brag about my life or what I’ve done, it is simply written to share my experiences and what it means to be a third culture ki...

March 13No Comments

When transgender students are thrown under the bus, who is next?

Finlay Kuester, Staff Writer

  Late last Wednesday, Trump removed federal Title IX guidelines, put into effect by former president Barack Obama, that allowed transgender students nationwide to use the...

February 27No Comments

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