Oakton Outlook

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...

Fall DIYs

Sarah Jeffries, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

The revolution of DIYs have taken over the nation, sweeping over social media, websites, videos, and blogs. DIYs, or Do-It-Yourselfs, are meant to be crafts or projects that you can, in fact, do yourself. Some DIYs, however, have a reputation of being too complex, confusing, or just an idea that doesn’t ...

Fall Fun

Maddie Flickinger, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

 Even though the weather hasn’t hinted that fall is in the air, the first day of Fall has come and gone and many Fall lovers in Northern Virginia are starting to celebrate. Whether you are a nature lover, total foodie, or crazy crafter, Fall definitely has something for everyone. For years Cox ...

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

Olivia Garrone, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

Fall brings more than just colorful leaves; in the past few years, each autumn season has also brought a plethora of new pumpkin-inspired products. These pumpkin spice products have evolved from the latte to include everything from bagels to chips to hand soap (yes, even your hands can smell like pumpk...

Fall Season Upcoming Concerts in DC

Kariann Tan, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Music

As the leaves begin to shed and the weather begins to cool, the abundance of artists never fails to swiftly pass by the city of Washington D.C. From the 9:30 Club to the Filmore Silver Spring in Maryland, check out this highlight of music stopping by our area at your pleasure: Friday October 12th @ The Anthem - Lil Pump K...

Gender Roles and Jack-o-Lanterns

Annabelle Rosse, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

On an average Halloween night, you may come across boys in superhero costumes and girls as princesses, or male teenagers portraying famous movie characters and then teen girls, dressed in over-revealing costumes. Then, walking down the other side of the street is a little boy dressed up as a unicorn. As...

The real trash littering our movie theaters: an analysis of what sells

Emily Richardson, Editorial Board

October 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

There’s more than just empty popcorn containers and candy wrappers trashed around our movie theaters— lately, it seems as though it’s been what we’re there to see.

“Searching” Movie Review

“Searching” Movie Review

Zoe Siamon, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies & TV

After Margot Kim, a 16 year old girl goes missing, it is up to her father, David Kim, to understand what happened. The investigation goes over 37 hours with no real leads, until David finally understands what no one else saw, his daughters computer. In all honesty, this is one of the best movies I...

The student news site of Oakton High School
A&E