Oakton Outlook

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...

Looking Back on the Kavanaugh Hearing

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Politics

Brett Kavanaugh was finally confirmed and sworn in on Saturday, which marks the end of the liberal witch hunt to prevent Kavanaugh from voting on the abortion issue. As this whole process comes to end, it is important to look...

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...

The Abortion Debate

Jacob Rutzick, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Politics

pexels.com Abortion is a very hot topic in the modern political sphere. Some people will say abortion should be acceptable at any point during a pregnancy. This is the official position in the democratic political platform, and it is disturbing. Abo...

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 ...

March for our Lives

Ashley Shepard, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Filed under Events, Feature, Politics

On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives took to the streets of Washington DC to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools. Student...

Nukes aren’t terrible

Jake Neuffer, Editor-in-Chief

March 23, 2018

Filed under Politics, Uncategorized

The threat of nuclear war hasn’t been so prominent in the national consciousness since the fall of the Berlin Wall. But Donald Trump’s tweet, where he cleverly uses the threat of nuclear war to imply that Kim Jong Un has ...

Trump fires Tillerson

Trump fires Tillerson

March 23, 2018

Czar of the NRA

Ashley Shepard, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Politics

A day after the Parkland Shooting, the CEO of the National Rifle Association (NRA), Wayne LaPierre, has already turned this tragedy into a way to pit the american people against one another. In his statement, LaPierre began to sland...

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