Oakton Outlook

Capitalism and Socialism

Nour Al-Kaaby, Staff Writer

October 20, 2020

We’ve all heard of capitalism and socialism, but do we even know what those words mean? After asking a marketing major what capitalism and socialism were, and hearing that her answer was “how should I know?”, I was deeply...

The First (un)Presidential Debate

Sara Boddie, Editorial Board

October 7, 2020

Succeeding weeks of rising coronavirus cases and social injustice unrest, President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden faced off in their first presidential debate. Moderated by Fox News’ Chris Wallace, the debate t...

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 Trump Acquittal: a Reshaped USA

Charlie Williams, Editorial Board

February 19, 2020

Image courtesy of Business Insider Two weeks ago, the US Senate voted to acquit President Trump of crimes involving the confirmed request for dirt on Joe Biden from Ukraine. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you should know that that’s significant. The fallout from the acquittal has yet to be seen in full, but effects are already being felt. As to how this could impact the 2020 election remains to be seen, but voter reactions might determine it sooner. From...

What The Impeachment Trial Means for Trump

Claudia Messina, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

The past few years with Trump as president have been nothing short of a soap opera. Filled with unexpected twists and turns and drama beyond belief. The current president has insulted and falsely accused several people and take...

The Rise and Fall of the Women’s March

Emily Bach, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2020

Pink pussyhats painted the grounds of Freedom Plaza this Saturday, as thousands of women and allies came together for the 2020 Women’s March. Accompanied by a slew of clever protest signs, they united around a desire fo...

Opinion: How Youth Activists Handle Technology is the Question of the Century

Emily Bach, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2020

24 hours after Donald Trump chose to strike Gen. Soleimani, a choice that was considered by some to be an act of war, a collective of over 50 youth activists from across the country began organizing student anti-war protests. Un...

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