The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook

The student news site of Oakton High School

Oakton Outlook


Who Is Killer Mike?

TJ Parrillo, Staff Writer | February 29, 2024

   The rap category for Grammys has never been far from controversy. From allegations of racism to non-rap albums being nominated, massive upsets are no stranger to rap fans every year at this award show. This year was no different, with independent...

The Return of the Pumpkin King

Marianna McDevitt, Lifestyle Editor | October 12, 2023

Tune into September Tunes

Rachel Rivera, Staff Writer | September 26, 2023

     The transitional period between summer and fall has always been a popular music release time, whether releasing end-of-summer fun albums or cozy albums to get ready for fall. In September, there are six big-name artists releasing albums; Here's...

Did you hear that?

Did you hear that?

Olivia Lieberman, Editor-in-Chief | June 7, 2023

  Summer concerts are a fantastic way to spend time with friends and enjoy concerts by well-known artists. This summer there are many popular artists coming to the DMV area.    The most recent concert that happened was The Backseat Lovers, an...

Lana Del Rey Review

Lana Del Rey Review

Olivia Lieberman, Editor-in-Chief | April 11, 2023

 The two-year-long wait is over because Lana Del Rey has come out with her ninth studio album, Did You Know There's a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd. The album begins with a slow church gospel song titled “The Grants'' but by the end, transitions into a semi-electric,...

Rihanna’s 2023 Super Bowl Performance

Anisa Nur, Staff writer | March 2, 2023

The 2023 super bowl halftime show was unlike any other. Rihanna, 33 time Grammy nominee, performed in front of the country, much to her fans' delight. This performance marks Rihanna's first public performance since the 2018 Grammys with DJ Khaled's “Wild...

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Mean Girls: The Musical

Marianna McDevitt, Lifestyle Editor | December 7, 2022

     Preparations are being put in place to produce one of the most infamous musicals ever, Mean Girls. Based on the 2004 film, Mean Girls, starring Lindsay Lohan, Cady Heron is thrown into a new territory, high school, in suburban Illinois. She...

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Thumos: the student band of Oakton that’s full of spirit

Julian Otalvaro, Staff Writer | November 2, 2022

Ever since Cougar Kickoff, more and more people have come to know the name of the elusive student band Thumos. Made up of four seniors, this newly-formed rock group seeks to pave their way through Oakton, establishing themselves as something remarkable.  Now,...

Albums to Get You Into the Fall Spirit

TJ Parrillo, Staff Writer | October 26, 2022

Fall is the perfect time of year. The temperature allows people of all ages to be cozy by choice, not by force. Fun holidays like Thanksgiving and Halloween are just around the corner, and what better way to get you in that fall mood than some music?...

The Beatles “Revolver” Deluxe Edition

Ben Crutchfield, Staff Writer | October 21, 2022

   On October 28th, The Beatles will release an expanded deluxe edition of their 1966 album, Revolver. The set will contain a brand new stereo remix of Revolver, along with the album’s lead single, Paperback Writer, and its B-side, Rain. The set will...

Moonage Daydream Movie Review

Ben Crutchfield, Staff Writer | September 20, 2022

   David Bowie was one of the most visionary musicians of the 20th century. From the day he released his first single in 1967, to his final album, “★”, Bowie revolutionized the music scene. Unfortunately, there had yet to be an official documentary...

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