Oakton Outlook

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...

First-hand account of the March for Our Lives

aubrey harrell, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018

Filed under National News, Politics

  On March 24, thousands from all over the United States came together in Washington DC to take a stand against gun violence. As of late, I have come to the realization that my peers and I are highly capable of making ...

Russian Investigation takes a new turn

Sahithi Jammulamadaka, Editorial Board

April 12, 2018

Filed under National News, News, World News

On Tuesday Apr. 3rd, a Dutch lawyer tied to former Trump deputy campaign, chairman Rick Gates, became the first person to be sentenced in Robert Mueller’s investigation when a federal judge sentenced him to 30 days in prison and a ...

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Lindsey Katsaros, Editorial Board Member

April 10, 2018

Filed under National News, News, Web exclusive, World News

On April 4, it was announced that as many as 87 million Facebook user’s had their information with Cambridge Analytica. This unauthorized sale took place nearly three years, yet it was not until this month that users found out...

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