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How COVID-19 is Affecting the Olympics

Serena Hirani, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

After a historical postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympics due to COVID-19, there is still some doubt whether they will take place this year in Tokyo. After all, the pandemic continues to rage on despite...

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How to pick the right college for you

Struggling to choose the best place?
Lucy Holt, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Graduation caps flung into the air- symbolic of the culmination of years of schooling- marking the end of an influential year for high school seniors. It’s nearly that time of the year. But before teenagers...

The Semi-Normal Spring Break

How Oakton students spent their spring break
Claudia Messina, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Although there are still heavy COVID restrictions in place, Spring Break of 2021 may have been the closest to normalcy that many students have experienced in over a year. With the vaccine being administered...

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Who let Cruella out?

Anticipating a take on One Hundred and One Dalmatians when live-action movies may be losing their appeal
Haley Longfellow, Editorial Board March 11, 2021

In the context of its long and rich history of films, it seems that Disney has been obsessed with making live-action movies, lately. These movies essentially reuse characters and storylines from animated...

Marvel’s Wanda Vision has just concluded, are you caught up in the MCU?

How are you ready to prepare yourselves for Marvel's Phase 4?
Aubrey Leverett, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

As the release of Marvel's final Avengers movie (Avengers: Endgame) still lingers slyly in the back of everyone's mind, Marvel posted their scheduled release for several new shows and movies to come for...

The NBA’s risky attempt at an All-Star game during a pandemic

March 11, 2021

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to take hold of the United States and the world, the NBA and NBPA’s leadership reached an agreement to create a truncated version of the league’s famed...

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To All the Boys: Always and Forever Review

A review of the third and final installment in Netflix’s To All the Boys series
Shevany Moharir, Editorial Board March 11, 2021

The long awaited third installment of Netflix’s extremely popular teen romantic comedy series, To All the Boys, is finally out. The finale, titled To All the Boys: Always and Forever, premiered on the...

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TV and movie revivals: remade for a new generation or simply unoriginal?

Creativity in the film industry has gone with the wind
Lucy Holt, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Every generation can name a handful of classic TV shows and movies they enjoyed growing up, but now those nostalgic feelings have given way to endless reboots and remakes. While some attribute this development...

Ginny & Georgia Review

March 11, 2021

The new Netflix original, Ginny & Georgia, has rapidly gained attention from many types of audiences around the world. The show is often renowned for illustrating layers and layers of complex issues...

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The making of movies during COVID-19

Serena Hirani, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

As the pandemic gained presence in early 2020, many industries took a hit and had to shut down for safety reasons. This unfortunately included the movie industry, a large source of entertainment during...

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To All the Toxicity I’ve Loved Before

How Lara Jean and Peter’s relationship grew toxic
Veronica Preaskorn, Editorial Board March 10, 2021

When To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, originally came out in 2018, many teens fell in love with the plot and the characters. Lara Jean Covey was sweet, and albeit a little naive, and Peter Kavinsky...

Why Everyone Should Take The Race IAT at Least Once in Their Life

What is the Race IAT and how does it relate to current events?
Claudia Messina, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

This summer citizens across the world witnessed and participated in a powerful demonstration of civil rights in America. The Black Lives Matter Movement inspired many people of this country and called...

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Payton Wozny
Editor-In-Chief

Hey, I'm Payton! This is my fourth and final year with the Oakton Outlook; I'm super excited to be an Editor-In-Chief this year. I love to write feature stories and investigative pieces. You can also catch...

Artin Saadat
Staff Writer

Hey, I'm Artin! I'm a freshman, and this is my first year writing for the Oakton Outlook. I love writing sports stories, news articles, feature pieces, and opinion pieces— basically, I like writing about...

Haley Longfellow
Editorial Board

Hey, I'm Haley! I'm a senior, and I'm super excited to join the Editorial Board for my third year on the Outlook. I often write feature and news stories pertaining to Oakton, as well as A&E stories....

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