Oakton Outlook

DIY Dog Halloween Costumes

Maddie Flickinger, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under A&E

Halloween is just around the corner, and for the dog lovers in Oakton, time is running out to find the perfect costume for your pooch. Don’t worry if you haven’t found the costume fit for you and your dog. I have just the thing for you! A DIY Halloween dog costume! Not only will your dog’s cost...

The Popularity of Haunted Houses

Veronica Preaskorn, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


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Halloween is a time for candy and costumes. It’s a time for trick-or-treating with friends and parents. For little kids, it means staying up late and eating too much candy, but for teenagers and young adults, it means parties and haunted houses. What makes these haunted houses and trails so popular? D...

The Fitting Design

Claudia Messina, staff writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Art, Lifestyle

It’s that time of year again where you need to start thinking about how to decorate for spooky season. Luckily, there are many things to decorate your home with that are fun to make. One of those decorations is carved pumpkins. Carving pumpkins is a great activity to do with family and friends, but...

The Death of Snapchat

The Death of Snapchat

Courtney Te, Editorial Board

October 16, 2018


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Take a moment and think back to 2015—well, you probably don’t want to considering you were most likely an awkward, embarrassing middle schooler at the time, but just bear with me for a second. Odds are in 2014, you and your friends held an incredibly special and meaningful bond that existed in the heart ...

How ‘Bout Them Apples?

How ‘Bout Them Apples?

Haley Longfellow, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

With the essence of fall upon us, we are just beginning to be caressed with the artfully drifting leaves and chilly skies the season is adored for. Something about autumn seems to stir up a sense of magic; it winks at the promise of new beginnings and warm memories, presenting fun experiences courtesy of the...

Cardi B Arrested

October 11, 2018


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    On October 1 of this year, rapper Cardi B turned herself into the police and was charged with reckless endangerment and assault. In late August, the 25-year-old rapper, was seen in New York at a club. She was allegedly throwing heavy objects such as chairs, bottles, and hookahs at two bartenders. ...

Halloween costume ideas

Katie Le, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

  Every year Halloween comes around and people dress up as anything they want, but some people have a hard time deciding what to dress up as. Halloween is coming up and you’re probably trying to figure out what you should go as. Well, here are some Halloween costume ideas. First costume...

HOW TO OVERCOME BAD HABITS

Abudukadier Zainaipuguli, staff writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Bad habits are simple response to stress and boredom. Whether it is biting nails, eating junk food, or wasting time on the internet, you can replace bad habits to a good one. Bad habits interrupt our daily lives and prevents us to accomplish our goals. The question is: how can one overcome bad habits...

Choose Your Own Adventure Story Coming to Netflix

Aubrey Harrell, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies & TV

  A general rule in the entertainment industry is in order to maintain popularity, impressive new ideas and innovations are necessary to keep relevance. A recent example of this is Netflix, which has begun to release interactive specials. So far these have been done on a small scale with kids...

Lyrical rap vs Mumble rap

Lyrical rap vs Mumble rap

Sebastian Osea, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Music

It’s the age old debate—lyrical rappers versus mumble rappers. Many ask if rappers like Future, Desiigner and Lil Uzi Vert are mumbling or they just lack the lyrical prowess of rappers like Kendrick Lamar or J Cole. Mumble rap is undoubtedly the ultimate punch in the guts to hip hop purists. Others...

The History of Halloween

The History of Halloween

Andres Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under A&E

Oh Halloween, what's not to like about this spine-tingling holiday? For those who live under a rock, this marvelous festivity allows for one to receive tasty treats, preferably candy, by dressing up in a costume that is either delightfully silly or nightmarishly terrifying. However, this holiday wasn't al...

The story behind Tha Carter V

October 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Music, Uncategorized

A project five years in the making, Tha Carter V shows Lil Wayne in a much better state artistically and mentally than he has been recently. Due to his recent label troubles and the music he’s outputted, along with some ignorant comments about racism and a general disappearance from the public eye, a l...

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