Oakton Outlook

States reopening: Will it be okay?

Grace Park, Staff Writer

May 23, 2020

   As of Friday in Alabama, people are allowed to go to a nail salon. In California, people are swimming at the beach. There are many states that are reopening public facilities. But the question is, is it okay to reopen this s...

Why the coronavirus vaccine will take months to commercialize

Grace Park, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

   The coronavirus (COVID-19) has been spreading all around the world. At this moment, more than 3,822,000 people have confirmed cases, and 265,100 people have died according to the worldometers website. The coronavirus is aff...

President Trump Pardons Eleven Convicted Criminals

Lindsay Greenspan, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

In the United States, nobody is above the law. However, President Trump has recently strained the presidential powers to their maximum potential to avoid this initial statement’s application to himself. Trump has recently pardoned or commuted the sentences of eleve...

What Party Does He Belong To Again? – Micheal Bloomberg Feature

Claudia Messina, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

This year’s presidential candidate race has had many surprises. One of the biggest ones being the addition and withdrawal of Michael Bloomberg from the race. Micheal Bloomberg, a 77-year-old billionaire, has had a successful life leadi...

The Problem With the Iowa Caucus

Eileen Lincoln, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

After the introduction of a disastrous new election system, it was as if nothing else could go worse for Iowa Democrats on February 3rd -  the night of the Iowa caucus. Due to a broken phone app, untested technologies, and a struggle to...

U.S. Schools Fall Behind in National Rankings

Olivia Garrone, Editorial Board

December 13, 2019

In an international test of education systems around the world, the United States fell behind top countries, remaining around the same level it has found itself for the past ten years as other countries skyrocket in rankings. Though t...

Addition and Subtraction: Presidential Candidate Edition

Claudia Messina, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

With election year rearing its dreadful but inevitable head, The final lineup for presidential candidates is beginning to solidify within each party. Each election season, at least one person joins the race later than others or d...

Subway: Eat Stale

Subway: Eat Stale

October 31, 2019

More charges pressed in the college admissions scandal

Kartik Mukalla, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

          A few months after the wave of scandals that caught celebrities like multiple their attempts to fraudulently enter their children into elite colleges, a new wave of accusations have appeared in the press. Lori ...

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