Oakton Outlook

Teen Vogue ceased in print— what does this mean for our youth?

Teen Vogue ceased in print— what does this mean for our youth?

Ashleigh Tain, Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

At a young age, Teen Vogue Magazine opened a new realm of maturity and culture to my life. It made reading more adventurous and purposeful, I felt like an accomplished adult, and honestly a crisp stack of Vogue magazines really does make your bedroom look that much better. But on a more serious note...

RIP Snapchat?

RIP Snapchat?

Payton Wozny, Editorial Board

November 22, 2017


Filed under A&E, News

Facebook and Instagram might be making the Snapchat ghost a little too literal.  Although Snapchat is part of most of our daily lives, Facebook and Instagram are stripping Snapchat of its users leading to a large decline in Snapchat’s income.   Surprisingly, Insta-stories are doing its part in taking users f...

Disney Movies Leaving Netflix

Disney Movies Leaving Netflix

Brendan Bellingham, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies & TV

  The Walt Disney Company is one of the largest media companies in the entire world. They produce multi-million dollar animated children's movies through Pixar, popular children's television shows on Disney Channel, and the movies that crush the box office year after year with the Star Wars series ...

Shows Leaving Netflix

Zoe Siamon, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under A&E, Movies & TV

When I first heard that my absolute favorite show, How I Met Your Mother, was leaving Netflix, I was more than disappointed. Many people I have talked to have agreed that this is a tragedy, but no big deal, right? After all, it is only one show. Well, not exactly. As I continued to look into it, I found m...

Top 5 AMA moments

Top 5 AMA moments

Courtney Te, Editorial Board

November 22, 2017


Filed under A&E

   If you were watching the 2017 American Music Awards (AMAs) last Sunday night, then odds are you probably weren’t studying for your upcoming tests this week. Over the past year, award shows are slowly getting a reputation for being notoriously boring and uneventful with fewer iconic attendees (I ...

Celebrating Cultural Exchange and Education Abroad: International Education Week 2017

Celebrating Cultural Exchange and Education Abroad: International Education Week 2017

Amy Dai, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

Many dream of the opportunity to meet students from all over the globe and interact amongst each other in the hopes of receiving inspiration for becoming future leaders of our world. Recognizing the importance of international education and studying abroad, the US Department of State and Education celebrat...

Positive Performances

Lindsey Katsaros, Editorial Board Member

November 20, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music, Web exclusive

At the 2017 American Music Awards, many actors and artists took the opportunity to share uplifting messages during their acts. Throughout the year, the media has been filled with news of devastating natural disasters, hate crimes, and tumultuous politics. While there were many performances honoring thos...

Amazon vs. Walmart

Amazon vs. Walmart

Juvianna Mullings, staff writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

During the holiday season, the demand for food increases significantly the need for turkey and stuffing. Large families make up the majority of the financial expenses present during shopping. Considering online shopping is becoming a norm for busy individuals around the holidays, Amazon has become a f...

‘Red Pill Blues’ album review

‘Red Pill Blues’ album review

Ashleigh Tain, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music

What do you think when you hear Maroon 5? The smooth agility of Adam Levine’s voice? Songs that remind you of your past self? The timeless sounds of fluid beats and retro tunes? Or maybe the fact that Maroon 5 isn’t timeless at all, possibly because their hits always make their way to mainstream radi...

The Dark Side of Thanksgiving

The Dark Side of Thanksgiving

Zoe Sauger, Editorial Board

November 14, 2017


Filed under A&E, Lifestyle

Thanksgiving has been an American tradition since the Plymouth pilgrims and the Indians shared an autumn feast in 1621. They spent three days celebrating the first successful harvest. This feast soon became a tradition for all Americans. Although Thanksgiving has changed from what the pilgrims and Indians...

Taylor Swift’s new reputation

Taylor Swift’s new reputation

Katie Thompson, Editorial Board Member

November 14, 2017


Filed under A&E, Music

Taylor Swift’s sixth studio album, reputation was released last on Friday, November 11 after months of calculated and mysterious promotion by Swift’s team. It all began in August when Taylor deleted all of her social media posts, and replaced them with creepy images and gifs of snakes in what many b...

Black Friday shopping

Gracie Mouzavires, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under fashion, Feature, Lifestyle

Hectic, dangerous and overwhelming, these are the words that come to mind when thinking of Black Friday. Every year people line up outside stores and wait for the good deals. Black Friday shopping can get very intense as people are desperate to find a good deal. People are fighting over all kinds of ...

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