Oakton Outlook

What Trump’s Shutdown Means for the Future of American Democracy

Emily Bach

January 21, 2019

Filed under National News, News, Opinion, Politics

  Throughout the government shutdown, Trump has repeatedly bashed Democratic leaders for their inability to compromise on border security. The shutdown, fueled primarily by Trump’s demands for funding for a border w...

Climate change takes a turn for the extreme

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

Filed under Local News, National News, News, Web exclusive

It seems as though recent headlines are flooded with stories about tropical storm activity, the latest hurricane death toll, how to be prepared for inclement weather, evacuation warnings, and the bleak storm season ahead. La...

Atlanta Now Ranks as the City in America With the Highest Income Disparity

Connor Maloney, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

Filed under National News

   Atlanta now ranks as the city in America with the highest income inequality. This study comes from Bloomberg, who defined large cities as cities with over 250,000 people living in them based on the U.S. Census Bureau. ...

Teenage Trick-or-Treaters

Pari Abdollahi, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Filed under Local News, National News

Halloween is here and people are getting ready for it. Many have started decorating their houses and buying candy for the kids that will be going trick-or-treating. However, no candy for teenagers. A lot of people think that teen...

Saudi Arabian Journalist Disappearance

Portia Dai, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Filed under National News, News, World News

A Saudi Arabian journalist went missing two weeks ago on October 2nd and it is now speculated that he was murdered. Turkish officials have investigated the situation and say that Jamal Khashoggi entered a building to conduct an interrogation an...

Hurricane Michael – Updates and Aftermath

Sarah Jeffries, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Filed under National News, News

You’re probably well aware of the category 4 turned tropical storm Michael that has been barreling down on Florida’s panhandle and parts of Mexico, eventually moving up north to hit Georgia, South, and North Carolina as a ...

Uncle Sam wants YOU to vote this election!

Wendy Gao, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

Filed under Local News, National News, News, Politics, Web exclusive

For the class of 2019 at Oakton, being a senior brings a number of new privileges. Senior privileges entail leaving school five minutes early on Fridays, going to the cafeteria for Cougar Time, standing at the front of the bleach...

USMCA

Sahithi Jammulamadaka, Editorial Board

October 9, 2018

Filed under National News, News, Politics

   USMCA, the new NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement), is the United States Mexico and Canada trade agreement. According to Trump, NAFTA was “the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere” and turned it into “a...

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