Oakton Outlook

Healthy Eating? No Thanks

Healthy Eating? No Thanks

Zoe Sauger, Editorial Board

March 4, 2019

Healthy eating isn’t a new idea to most people. The average person tries to eat healthy and live a healthy lifestyle… for the most part. However, many high schoolers tend to not eat nutritionally balanced diets and will eat junk food, which can affect their performance in and out of school activities...

A senior’s bucket list

A senior’s bucket list

Sally Park, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

As the seniors of Oakton reminisce about their favorite memories such as our dedicated football team scoring a winning touchdown, why not create a senior high school bucket list? Here are a few ideas that could make a senior’s last few months in high school a memorable one. Take a selfie with a...

Kenan Murray interview

Kenan Murray interview

Sebastian Osea, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Background Kenan Murray is a senior at Oakton high school and a photographer. He started freshman year and shot both film and digital. His portfolio got featured among 8 other students at Oakton High School in the Virginia Art Education Association magazine, the winter edition. He was also featur...

Podcasts to start you off

Podcasts to start you off

Brendan Bellingham, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

 Podcasts are a refined medium where everyone can gather entertainment and information for free. Often podcasts are substituted in situations where music would often be present such as when you are in transit or trying to fall asleep. Being in the car or on the bus often warrants music to fill the sile...

Cute Bookstores

Cute Bookstores

Zoe Siamon, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

If you’re like me and live for a cute small town or a cozy cup of coffee, you probably love a good locally owned bookstore too. Something about the vibe of a hidden little place with millions of books and an area to sit and read all day is so appealing to me. So, I decided to go on a mission to find the ...

Nasa Rover Opportunity Declared Dead

Nasa Rover Opportunity Declared Dead

Aubrey Harrell, Editorial Board

March 1, 2019

Famed Nasa rover, Opportunity, was unfortunately confirmed dead on Feb 13. The rovers mission on Mars was initially supposed to last only ninety days, but actually ended up spanning fifteen years. Opportunity, nicknamed “Oppy” by scientists, definitely made its impact on the world, setting the recor...

Top 5 Songs of Our Childhood

Alexandra Martschenko, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

  Ten years doesn't sound like a huge amount of time but so many things have happened in that short amount of time that it's important to look back on all the advancements and changes we have seen. 2009 was an undeniably amazing year; Obama was inaugurated, the iPhone 3g was released, and the...

Alicia Keys 2019 Grammy’s Performance

Katie Le, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

This year, Alicia Keys hosted the Grammys and opened the show with a speech,Michelle Obama and Lady Gaga joining her on state. Keys has won around 15 Grammys of her own the past years, including Best Rap song and Best Rap/Sung performance. The 2019 Grammys is the first time Alicia Keys has hosted, an...

‘thank u, next’ Album Review

‘thank u, next’ Album Review

Olivia Garrone, Editorial Board

March 1, 2019

Ariana Grande’s new album “thank u, next”  immediately catapulted to the top of the charts. In fact, it made her the first artist since the Beatles to have her songs as number 1, 2, and 3 simultaneously on the Billboard top charts. The album created a lot of buzz for a reason; the bold singles ...

The PewDiePie vs T Series Online War

The PewDiePie vs T Series Online War

Nikhil Trivedi, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

PewDiePie, a solo YouTube content creator and the most subscribed to YouTube channel since 2013, has found some competition for the number one spot with T-Series, an Indian music record label company. With the rate that T-series was growing compared to PewDiePie, the corporation was supposed to surpass PewDieP...

How To Train Your Dragon 3 Review

Cole Starmer, Staff writer

March 1, 2019

With Pixar making smash hit after smash hit in terms of animated films, it’s only natural that their next film is another popular blockbuster. “How to train your dragon 3: The hidden World” is a casual and fun movie that is great for time spent relaxing after a hard week. The new film is definitel...

Cultural cuisine: a sense of home

Ashleigh Tain, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2019

In the small talk and common utterings of how important food is in our lives, it is true that food bears a more meaningful and extensive connotation. To many, it’s nourishment is a catalyst of energy and health. It can also be a source of joy and happiness or nostalgia and reminiscence. Further, it’s a ...

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